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2001 Conference Proceedings of the 23rd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society
As a component of upper motor neuron syndrome, assessment of abnormality in muscle tone, including spasticity and rigidity, is a routine clinical examination. The aim of this study is to extend a sophisticated motor-driven measurement system, developed in our previous research, as a validation platform for developing a portable muscle tone measurement system. The main features of hand-held muscle t one measurement device are small angular-rate sensor for recording stretch velocity and lightdoi:10.1109/iembs.2001.1020411 fatcat:qeviz6ae7zcq7jmlmpjpnlwqmm