Normative Data for the Sway Balance System

Author(s)

Benjamin L. Brett, PhD, Scott L. Zuckerman, MD, MPH, Douglas P. Terry, PhD, Gary S. Solomon, PhD, & Grant L. Iverson, PhD

Year

2018

Abstract

Static balance, postural stability, and reaction time are commonly impaired after a sport-related concussion. The Sway Balance System assesses postural sway (ie, stability) and simple reaction time using the triaxial accelerometer built into iOS mobile devices. The purpose of this study was to provide normative data for children and adolescents and to examine for age and sex differences on the Sway Balance System.

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