Journal : Acta of Bioengineering and Biomechanics
Article : A 3-space electromagnetic tracking device – a useful method in an in vitro study

Authors :
Pezowicz, C.
Wrocław University of Technology [Politechnika Wrocławska], Institute of Machine Design and Operation, Wybrzeże Wyspiańskiego 27, 50-370 Wrocław,
Dindorf, R.
Tadeusz Kościuszko Cracow University of Technology [Politechnika Krakowska], Institute of Machinery Technology and Production Automation, al. Jana Pawła II 37, 91-864 Kraków,
Pozowski, A.
Specialistic Rehabilitative-Orthopaedic Health Care Centre, Orthopaedic Department, Wrocław,
Trębacz, H.
Medical University of Lublin, Department of Biophysics, Al. Racławickie 1, 20-059 Lublin, trebacz@panaceum.am.lublin.pl,
Pomianowski, S.
State Clinical Hospital, Department of Traumatology, Konarskiego 13, 05-400 Otwock,
Abstract : A 3-space electromagnetic tracking device is used for determinating the position and orientation of a sensor relative to a source by utilizing the principle of low-frequency magnetic field technology. A general description of the application of this system to biomechanical analysis of a spatial rigid body (cadaver elbow as an example) motion is provided. The analysis based on Eulerian angle description has been performed. The system has been found to be quite accurate and easy to use, and it would be a useful tool in kinesiologic research.

Keywords : biomechanika, łokieć, biomechanics, elbow, in vitro study,
Publishing house : Oficyna Wydawnicza Politechniki Wrocławskiej
Publication date : 2001
Number : Vol. 3, nr 2
Page : 49 – 53

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DOI :
Qute : Pezowicz, C. ,Dindorf, R. ,Pozowski, A. ,Trębacz, H. ,Pomianowski, S. ,Pomianowski, S. , A 3-space electromagnetic tracking device – a useful method in an in vitro study. Acta of Bioengineering and Biomechanics Vol. 3, nr 2/2001
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