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Balance testing and training.



Balance System SD from Biodex Medical Systems incorporates both static and dynamic balance testing and training capabilities. The system features four test protocols, five training modes, and intuitive touch-screen operation. It provides fast, accurate fall-risk screening and conditioning, as well as closed-chain, weight-bearing weight-bearing adjective Referring to the ability of a part of the body to resist or support weight.  assessment and training.

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The Balance System SD also serves as a training device to enhance kinesthetic kin·es·the·sia  
n.
The sense that detects bodily position, weight, or movement of the muscles, tendons, and joints.



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 abilities that may provide some degree of compensation for impaired proprioceptive reflex proprioceptive reflex
n.
A reflex induced by stimulation of proprioceptors.
 mechanisms following injury. Comparisons with the stored normative nor·ma·tive  
adj.
Of, relating to, or prescribing a norm or standard: normative grammar.



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 data can be made for population-specific tests.

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Title Annotation:Biodex Medical Systems
Publication:Nursing Homes
Article Type:Brief article
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:Jun 1, 2006
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