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akapron58
11-20-2009, 03:04 AM
Dear Biomch-L subscribers,

I am trying to measure lower limb kinematics during a hip exam on a supine patient. Traditional motion analysis techniques estimate the hip joint center from four skin markers placed on the anterior and posterior superior iliac spines (ASIS/PSIS). On a supine subject, the PSIS markers are not visible. Are there alternative bony landmarks or different methods that could be used?

All advice will be greatly appreciated. I will compile and post all responses.

Thanks in advance,

Ashley Kapron
Graduate Research Assistant
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University of Utah
Department of Bioengineering
Orthopaedic Center
590 Wakara Way, A100
Salt Lake City, UT 84108

work: (801) 587-5200
email: Ashley.Kapron@utah.edu
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