Dr. Katharine Forth


About Dr. Katharine Forth

Katharine Forth is an expert in postural stability. She conducted a postdoctoral fellowship at NASA and has created award-winning balance training programs for older adults.

Tracking Balance: a Tool to Enhance Engagement

Everyone’s balance can be improved with the right interventions. Quantifying your client’s balance empowers you and them to make personalized changes that work.


1. Understand why balance measurement is important and how to use it to inform training plans, especially for older adults

2. Understand the multiple factors that affect balance, and to adapt training accordingly

3. Learn to use your clients’ balance score as a motivational tool


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