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Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2012;2012:6145-8. doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2012.6347396.

Vibrotactile feedback of mediolateral trunk tilt or foot pressure increases locomotor performance in healthy older adults--a pilot study.

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Department of Otology and Laryngology, Harvard Medical School, and the Jenks Vestibular Diagnostic Laboratory, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Boston, MA, USA. cwall@mit.edu

Abstract

Sensory substitution devices can provide body orientation and somatosensory information through vibrotactile feedback. This pilot study compares the effects of two vibrotactile feedback devices during a locomotor task using similar groups of elder subjects.

PMID:
23367331
DOI:
10.1109/EMBC.2012.6347396
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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