> Objective: > To study the effect of position of the feet on posturography.
> Method: > The quantitative significance of the standing position in posturographic measurements was evaluated with 30 healthy volunteers studied under nonvisual conditions, using 5 foot positions: heels toghther with the toes 30 degrees apart or at an angle of the voleer’s own choice, and the feet parallel and 0.5 or 10 cm apart were studied respectively.
> Result: > Five test methods showed different results. The feet parallel and 10 cm apart is the most stable position among 5 test methods, the most unstable position is feet parallel and together.
> Conclusion: > Feet position can influence the results of test. For those who can hardly stand with the feet parallel and together can choose the feet apart position.
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