Comparison of a Mobile Technology Application with the Balance Error Scoring System


Jeremy A. Patterson, Ryan Z. Amick, Priyanka D. Pandya, Nils Hankansson, & Michael J. Jorgensen




The most widely used method for postural balance assessment relies on the subjective observations of a test administrator. Accelerometry has been shown to provide a valid and reliable method for assessment of balance, and recent advances in microelectromechanical systems have made the technology available in mobile electronic devices.

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