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A common perceptual parameter for stair climbing for children, young and old adults.

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In this paper we examine whether a common perceptual parameter is available for guiding old adults, young adults and children in climbing the highest stair mountable in a bipedal fashion. Previous works have shown that the ratio between the height of the stair and the hip height was the body-scaled invariance adopted as information for selecting the highest stair by young adults [Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance 10 (1984) 683-703] but not by older adults [J...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Neuroscience
Olivato, P More by this author
Journal:
Human movement science
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Pages:
111-124
Publication date:
2003-02-05
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EISSN:
1872-7646
ISSN:
0167-9457
URN:
uuid:a34c297b-0eb1-4446-a7bd-5a16050ff97a
Source identifiers:
374525
Local pid:
pubs:374525

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