Human beings in their course of phylogenetic & ontogenetic development have evolved progressively to maintain balance in body and mind in the circumstances faced in development to bipedalism. Bipedalism has challenged the force of gravity to maintain not only an upright posture but also move, walk, run, jump, skip etc. With the increase in life span and emerging life style disorders across the globe, prevention and management of disorders causing balance importance has been increasingly gaining importance.
Fundamental research both animal and human studies viz; Neuro Kinesiological with force plates, EMG analysis ,perturbation studies, functional MRI etc reflects the multisystem view on balance & has given us new insights in understanding balance.
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