Kinetic analysis of expertise in spinal manipulative therapy using an instrumented manikin.

@article{Descarreaux2005KineticAO,
  title={Kinetic analysis of expertise in spinal manipulative therapy using an instrumented manikin.},
  author={Martin Descarreaux and Claude Dugas and Jean Raymond and Martin C. Normand},
  journal={Journal of chiropractic medicine},
  year={2005},
  volume={4 2},
  pages={53-60}
}
OBJECTIVE The goals of this study were to measure the kinetic profile of thrust in different groups of subjects with various levels of expertise and to quantify general coordination while performing thoracic spine manipulation. PARTICIPANTS A total of 43 students and chiropractors from the Chiropractic Department of the Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières participated in this study. METHODS Participants were asked to complete ten consecutive thoracic spine manipulations on an instrumented… CONTINUE READING