Static balance and proprioception evaluation in deaf national basketball players


Çobanoğlu G., Suner Keklik S., Gökdoğan Ç. M. , Kafa N., Savaş S., Güzel N. A.

Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity (Emerging Sources Citation Index), vol.13, no.1, pp.9-15, 2021 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 13 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2021
  • Doi Number: 10.29359/bjhpa.13.1.02
  • Journal Name: Baltic Journal of Health and Physical Activity (Emerging Sources Citation Index)
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index
  • Page Numbers: pp.9-15
  • Keywords: deaf basketball, hearing impairment, static balance, postural stability, proprioception, POSTURAL CONTROL, HEARING, SPORTS, CHILDREN, SOCCER

Abstract

Background: Because of the proximity of anatomical structures involved in auditory and vestibular functions, complications concerning the inner ear may lead to problems involving both systems. This study investigated whether static balance and knee proprioception in deaf basketball players are different from those in individuals with normal hearing.