Mediolateral postural stability when carrying asymmetric loads during stair negotiation Wang, Junsig Gillette, Jason Gillette, Jason
dc.contributor.department Kinesiology 2020-01-27T14:55:42.000 2020-06-30T05:45:46Z 2020-06-30T05:45:46Z Wed Jan 01 00:00:00 UTC 2020 2021-05-01 2020-01-19
dc.description.abstract <p>The purpose of this study was to assess postural stability in the medial-lateral (ML) direction when carrying unilateral and bilateral loads during stair negotiation. Twenty-four healthy young adults were instructed to ascend and descend a three step staircase under three load conditions: no load, 20% body mass (BM) bilateral load, and 20% BM unilateral load. A modified time-to-contact (TTC) method was proposed to evaluate postural stability during stair negotiation. Carrying unilateral loads required more rapid postural adjustments as evidenced by lower minimum ML TTC and ML TTC percentage as compared bilateral loads and no load during stair descent. In addition, lower ML TTC and TTC percentage were found for loaded limb stance for stair descent. Taken together, unilateral loads and the loaded leg during stair descent are of concern when considering postural stability during load carriage. These results illustrate differing postural control challenges for stair ascent and descent during load carriage.</p>
dc.description.comments <p>This accepted article is published as Wang, J., Gillette, J.C., Mediolateral postural stability when carrying asymmetric loads during stair negotiation., <em>Applied Ergonomics</em>, 85(May 2020); 103057. Doi: <a target="_blank">10.1016/j.apergo.2020.103057</a>. Posted with permission. </p>
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dc.subject.disciplines Exercise Science
dc.subject.disciplines Kinesiology
dc.subject.disciplines Motor Control
dc.subject.disciplines Musculoskeletal System
dc.subject.disciplines Somatic Bodywork and Related Therapeutic Practices
dc.title Mediolateral postural stability when carrying asymmetric loads during stair negotiation
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