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11-25-2009, 06:42 PM
We're looking for an efficient and reliable tool for measuring ankle plantar flexion in weight bearing (gettting up on toes) in a "nonlab" environmet for assessing dancers. We prferer a validated tool, with an option of a remote control unit to record the data.

If anyone have any expreience with measuring ankle ROM with electro-goniometers we would love to recieve feed-back.

We would also appreciate suggestions regarding tools or ways to measure acceleration of ankle plantar flexion movement (which is performed fast in our case) and/or vertical gorund reaction forces.

Any information, ideas and relevant literature will be very much appreciated.

Amit Abraham B.P.T, MAPhty, PhD Candidate

Department of Physical Therapy
Faculty of Social Welfare and Health Sciences
University of Haifa
Mount Carmel, Haifa

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