Search for dissertations about: "Electrogoniometry"

Found 4 swedish dissertations containing the word Electrogoniometry.

  1. 1. Wrist and thumb joint postures and motions: Measurements using electrogoniometry and EMG

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Institute of Medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg

    Author : Per Jonsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Wrist joint; Finger joint; Electromyography; Accuracy; Electrogoniometry; Input device; Information and communication technology; Mobile phone; Muscle activity; Posture; Thumb; Wrist;

    Abstract : Correct measurements of the joints’ extreme postures, velocity and repetitiveness are important for studies of the origin of musculoskeletal disorders. Posture measurements of wrist and thumb joints may also provide insights into input device designs that may reduce effort and/or facilitate productivity. READ MORE

  2. 2. Physical exposure, musculoskeletal symptoms and attitudes related to ICT use

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Institute of Medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg

    Author : Ewa Gustafsson; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; Input device; Wrist movements; Electrogoniometry; EMG; Muscle activity; Thumb movements; Working technique; Information and communication technology; Computer mouse; Mobile phone;

    Abstract : High prevalence of musculoskeletal symptoms/disorders in neck and upper extremities are reported among computer users. Considering the widespread use of information and communication technology (ICT) and mobile phones becoming more and more like computers with small keyboards it is of importance to identify the factors and conditions related to this use, that influence our health. READ MORE

  3. 3. Surgical restoration of grasp control in tetraplegia

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Institute of Medicine at Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg

    Author : Carina Reinholdt; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2013]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; tetraplegia; tendon transfers; alphabet procedure; spasticity; grip and release; electrogoniometry; distal intrinsic release; ECU-tenodesis; grip strength; intrisic tightness; pinch strength;

    Abstract : Surgical Restoration of Grasp Control in Tetraplegia Carina Reinholdt Department of Orthopedics/Hand Surgery, Institute of Clinical Sciences, The Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Göteborg, Sweden ABSTRACT Aim: The overall aim of this thesis was to improve the grasp and release function of patients with tetraplegia undergoing reconstructive hand surgery. In order to reach this objective, new and more cost-efficient surgical concepts with maintained patient safety were designed. READ MORE

  4. 4. Advanced technology in the evaluation of chronic neck impairment

    University dissertation from Linköping : Linköpings universitet

    Author : Martin Ålund; Linköpings universitet.; Linköpings universitet.; [1993]
    Keywords : MEDICIN OCH HÄLSOVETENSKAP; MEDICAL AND HEALTH SCIENCES; MEDICINE; MEDICIN;

    Abstract : An electrogoniometrical method was modified for clinical motion analysis of the head and neck. Simultaneous measurements of neck motion range and motion pattern in the three planes could be obtained, and a graphical illustration of the movements was possible. The equipment showed high reliability and validity. READ MORE