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sway

to rock, teeter, wobble, or swing back and forth.
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17) found a decrease in postural sway and also noted the importance of foot pressure receptors in the control of standing posture.
One method used to evaluate the contribution of proprioceptive inputs to postural control and the integrity of the integrative mechanisms within the CNS is to measure changes in postural sway during or following vibration applied over the muscle belly or tendon.
The patients with osteochondrosis exhibit bigger sway amplitudes.
The sway amplitude can be calculated as Ampl = [square root of [Ampl.
By poetic authority I mean the rights and weight which accrue to a voice not only because of a sustained history of truth-telling but by virtue also of its tonality, the sway it gains over the deep ear and, through that, over other parts of our mind and nature.
The authoritative sway of his opinions on poetry is both dependent on and challenged by the swaying and swerving, the semantic shiftiness, of Heaney's chosen vocabulary.
Because the vestibular system senses head motion, it is less sensitive to body sway than is the visual or the somatosensory system.