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Bess

Porgy’s “temporary” woman; she knew weakness of her will and flesh. [Am. Lit.: Porgy, Magill I, 764–766; Am. Opera: Gershwin, Porgy and Bess]
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During the 30 Hz frequency, the dancers Caption: Figure 3 Effect of intervention and frequency on Balance Error Scoring System Score (*significant difference).
Systematic review of the balance error scoring system. Sports Health.
Modified Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) on one leg (Z = -3.068, p = 0.002) and tandem (Z = -2.149, p = 0.032) stances, tandem gait (Z = -3.233, p = 0.001), and the Finger-to-nose (Z = -3.234, p = 0.001) scores improved after the intervention.
Mancini et al., "Instrumenting the balance error scoring system for use with patients reporting persistent balance problems after mild traumatic brain injury," Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, vol.
(2011) Systematic review f the balance error scoring system. Sports Health 3, 287-295.
The Balance Error Scoring System (BESS; [10,14-16]) uses a combination of three stances (narrow double leg stance, single leg stance, and tandem stance) and two footing surfaces (firm surface/floor or medium density foam).
The 'Balance Error Scoring System' (BESS) (Riemann et al 1999) found that deficits in concussed athletes were best identified by testing single leg stance in the condition of eyes closed, on foam (Riemann and Guskiewicz 2000).
However, we also recognize that LE power, work, and balance can be examined using different outcome measures; for example, triple leg hops for distance, multiple hop tests and countermovement vertical jumps for power and work, and the Balance Error Scoring System (BESS) test, standing Romberg test, and airplane test for balance.
ONATE, J.A., BECK, B.C., VAN LUNEN, B.L., 2007, "On-Field Testing Environment and Balance Error Scoring System Performance during Preseason Screening of Healthy Collegiate Baseball Players", J Athl Train, 42(4), 446-51.