Smartphone and Universal Goniometer for Measurement of Elbow Joint Motions: A Comparative Study

@inproceedings{Behnoush2016SmartphoneAU,
  title={Smartphone and Universal Goniometer for Measurement of Elbow Joint Motions: A Comparative Study},
  author={Behnam Behnoush and Nasim Tavakoli and Elham Bazmi and Fariborz Nateghi Fard and Mohammad Hossein Pourgharib Shahi and Arash Okazi and Tahmineh Mokhtari},
  booktitle={Asian journal of sports medicine},
  year={2016}
}
BACKGROUND Universal goniometer (UG) is commonly used as a standard method to evaluate range of motion (ROM) as part of joint motions. It has some restrictions, such as involvement of both hands of the physician, leads to instability of hands and error. Nowadays smartphones usage has been increasing due to its easy application. OBJECTIVES The study was designed to compare the smartphone inclinometer-based app and UG in evaluation of ROM of elbow. MATERIALS AND METHODS The maximum ROM of… CONTINUE READING
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