Reliable & Validated Star Excursion Balance Test (SEBT)

Reference:Gribble PA, et al Using the Star Excursion Balance Test to assess dynamic postural-control deficits and outcomes in lower extremity injury: a systematic review. J Athl Train. 2012 May-Jun;47(3):339-57.

In the past decade a number of studies have investigated the Star Excursion Balance Test (SEBT). Researchers and clinicians have suggested that the SEBT can be used to reliably measure dynamic postural-control and help predict the risk of lower extremity injuries.

The systematic review concludes, “The SEBT has been shown to be a reliable measure and has validity as a dynamic test to predict risk of lower extremity injury.”

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Posted on: March 10, 2014

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