electrogoniometer

electrogoniometer

(ē-lĕk″trō-gō″nē-ŏm′ĕ-tĕr)
An electrical device for measuring angles of joints and their range of motion.

electrogoniometer

a device for measuring angles (usually joint angles) directly, giving an electrical output (often interfaced to a computer). electrogoniometry the use of this device.

electrogoniometer

an instrument for measuring angles, e.g. the angle of a joint. Used in gait research. See also goniometer.
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During the exercise tasks, the hip joint angles were measured using an electrogoniometer (SG110; Biometrics, UK) and recorded together with the EMG activities and stored on a personal computer.
An electrogoniometer was used for standard joint angle, and the MIVC was also performed for all the studied muscles.
She assessed thumb movements with a so-called electrogoniometer, and the muscular activity through electromyography (using electrodes to measure electrical activity in muscles).
In 1972, Kinzel et al described a mathematical formulation for treating and interpreting data from a 6 degree-of-freedom electrogoniometer (5, 6).
A reliability study of the universal goniometer, fluid goniometer, and electrogoniometer for the measurement of ankle dorsiflexion.
Kinematic data were recorded by means of a biplanar electrogoniometer (Biometrics, UK) placed on the leg lateral surface that permitted the collection of the flexion-extension angle of the right knee.
Kinematic assessment: We assessed frontal plane motion of the right knee using a biaxial electrogoniometer with a four channel amplifier (Penny & Giles K100 & XM180, Santa Monica, CA).
In these experiments, the subject's wrist joint was securely attached to a custom-made electrogoniometer, which was placed on the worktable and supported by padding at the forearm (Figure 2(a)).
We positioned an electrogoniometer (Angle transducer TM5110; TOYO Physical Co, Ltd, Fukuoka, Japan) over the right knee and fastened it to the thigh and shank to monitor the knee joint angle.