Star Excursion Balance Test (SEBT)

The Star Excursion Balance Test (SEBT) is a test of dynamic balance, using in a single-leg stance that requires strength, flexibility, core control and proprioception. The test requires subjects to balance on one leg and reach as far as possible in eight different directions. The similar Y-Balance Test was derived from this test.


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