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Accelerometric assessment of postural balance in children: a systematic review

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dc.contributor.author García Soidán, José Luis
dc.contributor.author Leirós Rodríguez, Raquel
dc.contributor.author Romo Pérez, Vicente
dc.contributor.author García Liñeira, Jesús
dc.date.accessioned 2021-06-07T09:52:18Z
dc.date.available 2021-06-07T09:52:18Z
dc.date.issued 2020-12-22
dc.identifier.citation Diagnostics, 11(1): 8 (2020) spa
dc.identifier.issn 20754418
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11093/2229
dc.description.abstract The correct development of postural control in children is fundamental to ensure that they fully reach their psychomotor capacities. However, this capacity is one of the least studied in the clinical and academic scope regarding children. The objective of this study was to analyze the degree of implementation of accelerometry as an evaluation technique for postural control in children and how it is being used. Methods: A systematic search was conducted in PubMed, SpringerLink, SportsDiscus, Medline, Scopus, and Web of Science with the following terms: balance, postural control, children, kids, accelerometry, and accelerometer. Results: The search generated a total of 18 articles. Two groups of studies were differentiated: those which exclusively included healthy individuals (n = 5) and those which included children with pathologies (n = 13). Accelerometry is being used in children mainly to assess the gait and static balance, as well as to identify the differences between healthy children and children with developmental disorders. Conclusions: Accelerometry has a discrete degree of implementation as an evaluation tool to assess postural control. It is necessary to define a systematic method for the evaluation of postural control in pediatrics, in order to delve into the development of this capacity and its alterations in different neurodevelopmental disorders. spa
dc.language.iso eng spa
dc.publisher Diagnostics spa
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.title Accelerometric assessment of postural balance in children: a systematic review eng
dc.type article spa
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess spa
dc.identifier.doi 10.3390/diagnostics11010008
dc.identifier.editor https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4418/11/1/8 spa
dc.publisher.departamento Didácticas especiais spa
dc.publisher.grupoinvestigacion Repercusións Educativas, Saudables e Psicomotrices da Actividade Física spa
dc.publisher.grupoinvestigacion Equipo de Investigación en Rendemento e Motricidade do Salvamento e Socorrismo spa
dc.subject.unesco 2411.01 Fisiología del Equilibrio spa
dc.subject.unesco 2406.04 Biomecánica spa
dc.subject.unesco 3201.10 Pediatría spa
dc.date.updated 2021-06-03T12:10:34Z


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