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Daniel Leightley, Moi Hoon Yap, Jessica Coulson, Mathew Piasecki, James Cameron, Yoann Barnouin, Jon Tobias and Jamie S. McPhee

Older adults have unstable balance compared with younger adults, and the amount of body sway increases with more challenging foot positions that reduce the base of support and also with removal of vision ( Gill et al., 2001 ). The altered posture control in older people is also evident during the

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Noemi Moreno-Segura, Celedonia Igual-Camacho, Yéntel Ballester-Gil, María Clara Blasco-Igual and Jose María Blasco

Life expectancy has increased and reached an average of 71.4 years ( World Health Organization, 2015 ). The aging process involves changes in body structures and function that can lead to decreased strength and flexibility as well as a decline in coordination and balance. Indeed, unstable balance