Gait Posture 2021 Mar 13;85:191-197. Epub 2021 Feb 13.
KITE, Toronto Rehab - University Health Network, 520 Sutherland Dr., M4G 3V9, Canada; Rehabilitation Sciences Institute, University of Toronto, 500 University Ave, Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7, Canada; Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto, 500 University Ave, Toronto, ON, M5G 1V7, Canada. Electronic address:
Background: Individuals with incomplete spinal cord injury (iSCI) demonstrate greater postural sway and increased dependency on vision to maintain balance compared to able-bodied individuals. Research on standing balance after iSCI has focused on the joint contribution of the lower limbs; however, inter-limb synchrony in quiet standing is a sensitive measure of individual limb contributions to standing balance control in other neurological populations. It is unknown if and how reduced inter-limb synchrony contributes to the poor standing balance of individuals with iSCI. Read More