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TECHNICAL PAPERS: Joint/Whole Body

Determining Dual Euler Angles of the Ankle Complex in vivo Using “Flock of Birds” Electromagnetic Tracking Device

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Ning Ying, Wangdo Kim

School of Mechanical and Production Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

J Biomech Eng 127(1), 98-107 (Mar 08, 2005) (10 pages) doi:10.1115/1.1846072 History: Received March 14, 2002; Revised October 25, 2002; Online March 08, 2005
Copyright © 2005 by ASME
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Figures

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Experiment rig for guiding ankle complex motions
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Experiment set-up when the ankle complex at the neutral position
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Anatomical coordinate system of the shank
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Schematic diagram for representing the relative motion of the foot with respect to the shank using three screw motions through Cartesian coordinate axes of the foot and interpreting in clinical motion pattern (For rotations, plantarflexion, inversion, and adduction are positive; for translations, medial shift, anterior drawer and compression are positive)
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Inter-tester variability for the dorsiflexion-plantarflexion, eversion-inversion, and abduction-adduction DP: dorsiflexion-plantarflexion; EI: eversion-inversion; EIR: abduction-adduction Rz: dorsi-plantarflexion angle; Ry: eversion-inversion angle; Rx: abduction-adduction angle Tz: lateral-medial shift; Ty: anteroposterior drawer; Tx: compression-distraction
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Intra-tester variability for dorsiflexion-plantarflexion, eversion-inversion, and abduction-adduction DP: dorsiflexion-plantarflexion; EI: eversion-inversion; EIR: abduction-adduction Rz: dorsi-plantarflexion angle; Ry: eversion-inversion angle; Rx: abduction-adduction angle Tz: lateral-medial shift; Ty: anteroposterior drawer; Tx: compression-distraction
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Kinematic coupling during dorsiflexion-plantarflexion (for rotations, plantarflexion, inversion, and adduction are positive; for translations, medial shift, anterior drawer and compression are positive)
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Kinematic coupling during eversion-inversion (for rotations, plantarflexion, inversion, and adduction are positive; for translations, medial shift, anterior drawer and compression are positive)
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Kinematic coupling during abduction-adduction (for rotations, plantarflexion, inversion, and adduction are positive; for translations, medial shift, anterior drawer and compression are positive)
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Procedure for obtaining marker’s coordinates

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