Biology of Sport
pISSN 0860-021X    eISSN 2083-1862
Archival Issues
Volume 34, 2017
Volume 33, 2016
Volume 32, 2015
Volume 31, 2014
Volume 30, 2013
Volume 29, 2012
Volume 28, 2011
Volume 27, 2010
Volume 26, 2009
Volume 25, 2008
Volume 24, 2007
Volume 23, 2006
Volume 22, 2005
Volume 21, 2004
Volume 20, 2003
Archival Issues 1984-1998
Search
Newsletter
Information for Authors
Special Information
 » 
Journal Abstract
 
A new instrument for recording the spine contourograph
V Hein
Biol Sport 2003; 20(1):79-89
ICID: 6707
Article type: Original article
IC™ Value: 10.26
Abstract provided by Publisher
 
The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the acceptability of a new instrument for recording the contourograph of spine curvature. The instrument based on distance measurements from the points of the spine curvature to the vertical line by the infrared optical sensor. The acceptability of measurements was assessed. The agreement of the test-retest measurements recorded using the designed instrument was analysed by the limits of agreement techniques. The validation of the lumbarsacrum angle calculated on the spine contourograph was evaluated against the measurements of the inclinometer. The amount of disagreement between test-retest values of the measured points on the spine contourograph calculated using the limits of agreement technique statistics ranged from 4.9% to 6.2%. The results of this study allowed to suggest that the designed instrument was a sensitive tool in assessing a different impact on the spine curvature.

ICID 6707
 
FULL TEXT 210 KB


Related articles
  • in IndexCopernicus™
         Measurement method [0 related records]
         Vertebral angle [1 related records]
         Spine contourograph [1 related records]


  •  

    Copyright © Biology of Sport  2017
    Page created by Index Copernicus Ltd. All Rights reserved.