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BALANCE, com. law. The amount which remains due by one of two persons, who have been dealing together, to the other, after the settlement of their accounts.
     2. In the case of mutual debts, the balance only can be recovered by the assignee of an insolvent, or the executor of a deceased person. But this mutuality must have existed at the time of the assignment by the insolvent, or at the death of the testator.
     3. The term general balance is sometimes used to signify the difference which is due to a party claiming a lien on goods in his hands, for work or labor done, or money expended in relation to those and other goods of the debtor. 3 B. & P. 485; 3 Esp. R. 268.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Because changes in balance as a function of somatosensory challenge create balance difficulties in dancers, future studies should consider using only BESS foam balance positions for testing static balance.
Our study showed that restricted mobility of the lumbar spine and advanced kyphosis impaired both dynamic and static balance in subjects with AS.
In the second step, a regression model was used to assess the effect of static balance, in each one of the eight conditions, on dynamic balance.
Outdoor group activities positively contributed to improvement in total balance, dynamic balance and static balance. Outdoor activities with large facilities had a positive impact on only 180-degree jump-and-clap skills.
The findings related to static balance (SI) are related to the directional play required in rugby.
However, the test is based on a static balance sheet and Lloyds said it did not reflect the signifi-cant progress made this year.
Break dance significantly increases static balance in 9 years-old soccer players.
Design and implementation of a closed-loop static balance system for the YICAL Leg 2 biped.
only assessed static balance. Another consideration for our study is that in the pre condition, we did not have participants perform static squats with no vibration for a better comparison, however previous research has shown no differnce is balance measures following static squats alone [29].
However, what the authors did find was that better static balance was associated with higher levels of affluence and educational attainment.
Compared against the two controls, the LiFE group saw significant improvements in dynamic balance, and in five-level and eight-level static balance measures.
The balance error scoring system (BESS; [10,14-16]) is a rapid, relatively easy-to-administer, and inexpensive measure of static balance and postural stability.