Robert Barany

(redirected from Barany chair)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Robert Barany - Austrian physician who developed a rotational method for testing the middle ear (1876-1936)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
* Take the opportunity to experience spatial disorientation illusions in a Barany chair, a Vertigon, a GYRO, or a Virtual Reality Spatial Disorientation Demonstrator.
In the absence of the Barany chair the test took place as follows: a pirouette passe 360[degrees] is executed, then the gymnast must walk on a line on the floor towards a target.
If this proves unsuccessful, later phases can involve everything from temporary prescriptions of medication, biofeedback testing and even riding a mechanical device known as the Barany Chair. Used as a spinning platform to simulate movement encountered in flight, the chair tests a student's ability to perform standard in-flight tasks of varying complexity while learning to overcome sensory conflict.