Objective measurement of synergistic movement patterns of the upper extremity following stroke: An explorative study

  title={Objective measurement of synergistic movement patterns of the upper extremity following stroke: An explorative study},
  author={T. Krabben and G. Prange and B. Molier and J. Rietman and J. Buurke},
  journal={2011 IEEE International Conference on Rehabilitation Robotics},
The majority of stroke survivors have to cope with deficits in arm function, which is often monitored with subjective clinical scales during stroke rehabilitation. The aim of this study is to examine whether robotic outcome measures obtained during circle drawing are suitable to objectively measure upper extremity function of stroke survivors, especially regarding synergistic movement patterns. Stroke survivors (n = 16) and healthy subjects (n = 20) drew circles, as big and as round as possible… Expand
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