Accession Number : AD0695997

Title :   THE RESULTS OF AN EXPERIMENTAL STUDY TO MEASURE SOME OF THE PARAMETERS OF SPASTICITY.

Descriptive Note : Final technical rept.,

Corporate Author : CORNELL AERONAUTICAL LAB INC BUFFALO N Y

Personal Author(s) : Miller,J. S.

Report Date : 01 MAY 1968

Pagination or Media Count : 51

Abstract : An experimental program was conducted using the Myotron to quantitatively measure some of the parameters of spasticity in hemiplegic patients. The elbow joint behavior of four normal subjects and three hemiplegic subjects was measured. The engineering measurement methods and data results are presented in this report. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES, PARALYSIS), (*PARALYSIS, *MEDICAL EXAMINATION), (*MEDICAL EQUIPMENT, MEASURING INSTRUMENTS), CONTRACTION, MUSCLES, ARMS, MUSCULOSKELETAL SYSTEM, NEUROMUSCULAR TRANSMISSION, ELECTROMYOGRAPHY, NERVOUS SYSTEM DISEASES, REFLEXES, MOTION, RANGE(DISTANCE), FORCE(MECHANICS), EXPERIMENTAL DESIGN

Subject Categories : Medicine and Medical Research
      Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies
      Biomedical Instrumentation and Bioengineering

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE