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BioMed Research International
Volume 2015, Article ID 561243, 9 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2015/561243
Research Article

Strength, Multijoint Coordination, and Sensorimotor Processing Are Independent Contributors to Overall Balance Ability

1Department of Biomedical Engineering, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089, USA
2Division of Biokinesiology and Physical Therapy, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA

Received 14 January 2015; Accepted 25 October 2015

Academic Editor: Akito Tanoue

Copyright © 2015 Emily L. Lawrence et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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