Relations between postural sway & visual performance

Randy J. Pagulayan, Thomas A. Stoffregen, Minoru Ueda

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The hypothesis that posture is a facilitator toward supra-postural behaviors and that it is our supra-postural goals that influence behavior, not just sensory stimulation, was studied. Variations in looking distance were examined in an `online' manner between a near and far fixation distance. The looking task between fixating a blank target was also varied, including counting letters in a block of text. Results show that constraints on visual performance can adaptively influence the control of standing posture.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
JournalProceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society
StatePublished - Dec 1 1998

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