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Description and Validation of a Non-Invasive Technique to Measure the Posture of All Hand Segments

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Margarita Vergara, Joaquı́n L. Sancho-Bru, Antonio Pérez-González

Departamento de Tecnologı́a, Campus de Riu Sec, Universitat Jaume I, 12071 Castellón, Spain Phone 34+ 964 72 81 21 Fax: 34 + 964 72 81 06

J Biomech Eng 125(6), 917-922 (Jan 09, 2004) (6 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1635403 History: Revised June 06, 2003; Received November 02, 2003; Online January 09, 2004
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Markers and reference postures. (a) Fingers RP with drawn lines and markers; (b) Thumb RP with drawn lines and markers; (c) Markers used for fingers: Δ for index finger, □ for medial finger, ○ for ring finger and × for little finger; (d) Markers used for thumb.
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Taking photographs for the postures: (a) fingers RP, (b) thumb RP and (c) grasping posture
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Coordinate systems for fingers (a) and thumb (b)

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