Effects of m-xylene on human equilibrium measured with a quantitative method

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  • K. Savolainen
  • M. Linnavuo

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  • Finnish Institute of Occupational Health


Swaying during normal upright posture in 17 young males and the effect of m-xylene exposure on the body sway of six of the 17 has been studied by a quantitative Romberg test, conducted with an equipment consisting of a strain gauge transducer platform and of an electronic unit. The exposures were conducted in a dynamic exposure chamber. The sway of the 17 subjects was larger when their eyes were closed than when they were open (P


Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)315-318
Number of pages4
JournalActa Pharmacologica et Toxicologica
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1979
MoE publication typeA1 Journal article-refereed

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