Balance Assessment Using the Balance Error Scoring System: 10 Seconds versus 20 Seconds Evaluation Time

Author(s)

Ryan Z. Amick, Danielle C. Stern, Samantha D. Jansen, & Jeremy A. Patterson, FACSM

Year

2014

Abstract

The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) is a subjective clinical balance assessment frequently used by various healthcare providers. A test administrator records the number of pre-defined errors committed by the test subject as they perform a number of balance stances.

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