Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 1 Vibration detection thresholds (dB) form the four sites tested in all young and elderly subjects

From: Effects of aging on vibration detection thresholds at various body regions

Stimulus and age group Group size Fingertip Forearm Shoulder Cheek
  n μ SE μ SE μ SE μ SE
30 Hz          
young 22 22.58 0.88 32.09 0.92 32.35 0.90 29.10 0.94
elderly 22 25.51 1.34 40.59 1.32 43.46 1.43 40.65 1.79
200 Hz          
young 22 13.80 1.02 23.20 0.89 23.12 0.76 21.78 0.86
elderly 22 13.33 1.62 29.12 1.76 30.80 2.23 34.03 2.11