Busy. Please wait.

show password
Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

Username is available taken
show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.
We do not share your email address with others. It is only used to allow you to reset your password. For details read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.
Don't know
remaining cards
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards
Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Equilibrium Test

Neuro Test 2 - Equilibrium Test

What are equilibrium coordiantion test heavy involved with? Gait
Equilibrium Test #1 Standing in a normal, comfortable posture
Equilibrium Test #2 Standing, feet together (narrow BOS)
Equilibrium Test #3 Standing, with one foot directly in front of the other in tandem position (toe of one foot touching heel of opposite foot)
Equilibrium Test #4 Standing on one foot
Equilibrium Test #5 Arm position may be altered in each of the above postures (ie. arms at side, over head, hands on waist, and so forth)
Equilibrium Test #6 Displace balance unexpectedly (while carefully guarding pt)
Equilibrium Test #7 Standing, alternate btw forward trunk flexion and return to neutral.
Equilibrium Test #8 Standing, laterally flex trunk to each side.
Equilibrium Test #9 Standing, eyes open (EO) to eyes closed (EC); ability to maintain an upright posture w/out visual input is referred to as a Positive Romberg Sign.
Equilibrium Test #10 Standing in tandem position, EO to EC; Sharpened Romberg.
Equilibrium Test #11 Walking, placing the heel of each foot directly in front of the toe of the opposite foot (tandem walking).
Equilibrium Test #12 Walking along a straight line drawn or taped to the floor, or place feet on floor markers while walking.
Equilibrium Test #13 Walk sideways, backward, or cross-stepping.
Equilibrium Test #14 March in place.
Equilibrium Test #15 Alter speed of ambulatory activities; observe pt walking at normal speed, as fast as possible, and as slow as possible.
Equilibrium Test #16 Stop and start abruptly while walking.
Equilibrium Test #17 Walk and pivot (turn 90, 180, 360 degrees).
Equilibrium Test #18 Walk in a circle, alternate directions.
Equilibrium Test #19 Walk on heels or toes.
Equilibrium Test #20 Walk with horizontal and vertical head turns.
Equilibrium Test #21 Step over or around obstacles.
Equilibrium Test #22 Stair climbing with and without using handrail; one step at-a-time vs. step-over-step.
Equilibrium Test #23 Agility activities (coordinated mov’t w/ upright balance); jumping jacks, alternate flexing and extending the knees while sitting on a Swiss ball.
Created by: srussel