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Increasing postural sway in balance test is related to locomotive syndrome risk: a cross-sectional study

S. Tanaka et al.
Used Parameters : BMI, SMI, PBF

Publication Year : 2019

Country : Japan

Journal : Journal of Orthopaedic Science

Background Locomotive syndrome risk level has been recently proposed to evaluate physical ability. Impaired balance control is one of the most important risk factors for falls. However, the relationship between locomotive syndrome risk and postural sway according to the balance test is unclear. This study aimed to investigate the relationship between locomotive syndrome risk and balance test results, including muscle mass and physical function, in a large-scale prospective general health checkup. Methods We enrolled 292 …
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