Exploring visual-vestibular interaction during postural control


Exploring visual-vestibular interaction during postural control.

  • Objective: To measure the influence of repeated vestibular perturbation on sensory reweighting.

Looking for participants aged between 18 and 60 years old

Healthy participants

  •  No history of dizziness or vertigo
  • Normal hearing (will be assessed by audiogram)


Nature of the participation:

As a participant of this study, you will have to fill in a questionnaire regarding your general health. You will also complete hearing tests and evaluation of your vestibular system (balance system in your inner ear) and your postural control.

Duration of participation:

1 visit with a duration of approximately 2 hours.


2222 Avenue Laurier E, Montréal, QC H2H 1C4, Canada

crir researcher:

Maxime Maheu, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, School of Speech-Language Therapy and Audiology, Université de Montréal;
Regular Researcher, CRIR—Institut universitaire sur la réadaptation en déficience physique de Montréal (IURDPM), CIUSSS du Centre-Sud-de-l’Île-de-Montréal




If you have any questions about the research project or if you are interested to participate in this study, please contact Antonio Sam Pierre MPA, PhD student, Faculty of Medicine, School of Speech and Language Pathology and Audiology :(514) 699-2538 or antonio.sam.pierre@umontreal.ca