Researchers within this cluster study the mechanistic principles of healthy balance control and origins of balance deficits and falls.

This research is crucial for developing new tools, therapeutic interventions and technologies to reduce the likelihood and impact of balance instability and falls.

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  1. World Viz
    May 23, 2023

    Hands-On VR Workshop in Santa Barbara July 17-21, 2023

    This is an opportunity for OBDAF members to experience a special hands-on VR workshop with WorldViz experts in Santa Barbara July 17-21 in conjunction with BIOPAC’s 4T|Phys Human Physiology Conference. This workshop is for you if you are interested in getting started with or learning more about…

  2. Five members of research team - three behind a monitor, two in front
    June 15, 2022

    A Rebalancing Act - OBDAF Cluster Researchers Featured

    Congratulations to cluster researchers Dr. Brain Dalton and Dr. Vicki Komisar and their trainees, who were recently featured in a UBC News article for their research work on human balance and falls. Drs. Dalton and Komisar have ongoing collaborations to understand balance and falls from different research lenses, including biomechanics, motor control, and gerontology.

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The UBC Point Grey campus is situated on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm.

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