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Strength, Balance and Mobility in Children

16th January, 2013

Thank You to Your Therapy Source for sharing this abstract

Gait and Posture published research regarding the relationship between lower extremity muscle strength, balance and mobility in 21 children ages 7-10.  Each child’s isometric and dynamic strength was tested in addition to their steady-state, proactive, and reactive balance and mobility (single and dual task conditions).  The results indicated the following:

  • significant positive correlations between dynamic and isometric lower extremity muscle strength

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