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Understanding and preventing falls after stroke: spotlight on reactive balance control (Basement lecture theatre, 550 University Ave (Toronto Rehabilitation Institute), Toronto, ON)

Le 21 novembre 2017 - Le 21 novembre 2017 12-1pm

Organisme d’accueil: Safe Independent Mobility Lab, Toronto Rehabilitation Institute (simbl-to.org/)

Type d’activité: Présentation ou atelier

Auditoire visé: Professionnels des soins de santé travaillant auprès des personnes âgées


By the end of this presentation, the audience will understand: 1) why reactive balance control is important for preventing falls in daily life; 2) how reactive balance control is impaired among people with stroke; and 3) how to use perturbation-based balance training to improve reactive balance control and prevent falls.