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NIH Toolbox Standing Balance Test
This task is designed to assess postural sway and to determine participants’ vestibulo-spinal function. Children ages 3-6 are asked to complete the first four poses; participants ages 7 years and above are asked to complete all five poses.

The task order is always the same:
• Pose 1: flat surface, feet together, eyes open
• Pose 2: flat surface, feet together, eyes closed
• Pose 3: on foam, feet together, eyes open
• Pose 4: on foam, feet together, eyes closed
• Pose 5: flat surface, tandem stance, eyes open