Sports Balance Test
Balance is the ability to maintain equilibrium when stationary or moving (ie not to fall over) through the co-ordinated actions of our sensory functions (vision, hearing and proprioception).
Balance comprises of static balance (the ability to retain the centre of mass above the base of support in a stationary position) and dynamic balance (the ability to maintain balance under changing conditions of body movement).
The following are examples of balance tests:
Mackenzie, Brian. 2005. 101 Performance Evalution Test. Electric World Plc. London.
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