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Use of inertial sensors to measure upper limb motion: application in stroke rehabilitation

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Stroke is the largest cause of severe adult complex disability, caused when the blood supply to the brain is interrupted, either by a clot or a burst blood vessel. It is characterised by deficiencies in movement and balance, changes in sensation, impaired motor control and muscle tone, and bone deformity. Clinically applied stroke management relies heavily on the observational opinion of healthcare workers. Despite the proven validity of a few clinical outcome measures, they remain subject...

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University of Oxford
Research group:
Biomedical Instrumentation Group
Oxford college:
Keble College
Department:
Mathematical,Physical & Life Sciences Division - Engineering Science
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Publication date:
2010
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
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Oxford University, UK
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