About Your Balance

Technology and Science of Balance

balance_graphBalance is vital to a healthy, active lifestyle. Almost all activities, from walking to playing tennis, require good balance.

Unfortunately, balance peaks in your 20’s and declines slowly thereafter. This decline can be delayed with appropriate exercise that both improves muscle strength and cognitive processing.

NymblScience was founded to help you understand balance, know your balance score, and suggest an exercise regime to help you keep the balance curve above the “Disability Threshold” where you are more prone to a serious accident.

What your score means:

Here are some baselines for the tests you took on getnymbl.com

Test 1: Timed Up and Go (Stand up, walk three steps, return, sit down)

Age

25th percentile

50th percentile

75th percentile

Under 30

10 seconds

8 seconds

5 seconds

30 – 44

11 seconds

9 seconds

6 seconds

45 – 59

13 seconds

10 seconds

7 seconds

60 – 75

15 seconds

12 seconds

8 seconds

Above 75

20 seconds

13 seconds

9 seconds

Stand ups (How many times one can stand up and sit down in 20 seconds)

Age

25th percentile

50th percentile

75th percentile

Under 30

11 standups

15 standups

18 standups

30 – 44

10 standups

12 standups

14 standups

45 – 59

9 standups

10 standups

12 standups

60 – 75

7 standups

9 standups

11 standups

Above 75

4 standups

7 standups

9 standups

 

Stability (How long can one can stand on one foot with eyes closed)

Age

25th percentile

50th percentile

75th percentile

Under 30

0 seconds

13 seconds

15 seconds

30 – 44

0 seconds

10 seconds

15 seconds

45 – 59

0 seconds

0 seconds

5 seconds

60 – 75

0 seconds

0 seconds

0 seconds

Above 75

0 seconds

0 seconds

0 seconds