hig.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard-cite-them-right
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • sv-SE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • de-DE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Postural muscle responses and adaptations to backward platform perturbations in young people with and without intellectual disability
Swedish Development Centre for Disability Sport, Bollnäs, Sweden; Umeå universitet.ORCID iD: 0000-0002-2995-4428
Department of Community Medicine and Rehabilitation, Physiotherapy, Umeå University, Umeå, Sweden.
Department of Research and Evaluation, Swedish National Agency for Education, Stockholm, Sweden.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-7998-9744
2014 (English)In: Gait & Posture, ISSN 0966-6362, E-ISSN 1879-2219, Vol. 39, no 3, p. 904-908Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

This study examines postural muscle responses to backward perturbations in young people (16-20 years) with and without intellectual disability (ID). The study included 56 young people with ID and 43 age-matched without ID volunteers. The subjects stood on a platform that was moved backwards in a surface translation. Lower and upper leg muscles and lower back spine muscles were recorded with surface electromyography (EMG). Muscle onset latency, time to peak amplitude (EMG), adaptation of muscle responses to repeated perturbations (using integrated EMG (IEMG) for epochs), and synergies and strategies were assessed. The result showed no differences between the two groups in muscle onset latency, synergies, and strategies. Young people with ID reduced their time to peak amplitude in investigated muscles, a response that was different from the group without ID. Also, young people with ID tended to adapt their IEMG less compared to the controls. These findings suggest that young people with ID have limited ability to use somatosensory information and adapt their postural muscle responses to repeated external perturbations.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. Vol. 39, no 3, p. 904-908
Keyword [en]
Balance perturbations, EMG, Mental retardation, Postural control, Young adults
National Category
Other Medical Sciences not elsewhere specified
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:hig:diva-18188DOI: 10.1016/j.gaitpost.2013.11.018ISI: 000332960600013PubMedID: 24373785Scopus ID: 2-s2.0-84895891407OAI: oai:DiVA.org:hig-18188DiVA, id: diva2:766257
Available from: 2014-11-26 Created: 2014-11-26 Last updated: 2018-03-13Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

No full text in DiVA

Other links

Publisher's full textPubMedScopus

Authority records BETA

Blomqvist, SvenRehn, Börje

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Blomqvist, SvenRehn, Börje
In the same journal
Gait & Posture
Other Medical Sciences not elsewhere specified

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar

doi
pubmed
urn-nbn

Altmetric score

doi
pubmed
urn-nbn
Total: 42 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard-cite-them-right
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • sv-SE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • de-DE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf