Biomechanical approaches applied to the lower and upper limb for the measurement of spasticity: a systematic review of the literature.

@article{Wood2005BiomechanicalAA,
  title={Biomechanical approaches applied to the lower and upper limb for the measurement of spasticity: a systematic review of the literature.},
  author={Dr David Wood and Jane H. Burridge and Frederike M J van Wijck and Cheryl McFadden and Rebecca Anne Hitchcock and Anand David Pandyan and Andrew Haugh and J de J Salazar-Torres and Ian D. Swain},
  journal={Disability and rehabilitation},
  year={2005},
  volume={27 1-2},
  pages={19-32}
}
PURPOSE To review and characterise biomechanical approaches for the measurement of spasticity as one component of the upper motor neurone syndrome. METHOD Systematic literature searches based on defined constructs and a four-step review process of approaches used or described to measure spasticity, its association with function or associated phenomena. Most approaches were limited to individual joints and therefore, to reflect this trend, references were grouped according to which body joint… CONTINUE READING

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