The effect of blindfolded horseriding simulation on balance

What effect does training on a horseriding simulator while blindfolded have on balance and gait?

Walking is the most common form of human motion, and requires balance to maintain the centre of mass within the base of support. Among the sensory organs required to maintain balance, vision plays a significant role.

Horseriding simulation exercise is a feedback exercise to stimulate correct postural changes. This study investigates the effects of horse riding simulation with blindfolding on the gait and balance of healthy subjects.


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