Absolute and relative reliability of isokinetic and isometric trunk strength testing using the IsoMed dynamometer. Roth R(1), Donath L(2). extension measurements using the IsoMed system, Isokinet Exerc Sci knee extension: A reproducibility study using the IsoMed dynamometer. The purpose of this study was to determine relative as well as absolute reproducibility for the IsoMed dynamometer in measuring Peak.

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The ISOMED protocols meet the requirements of the medical authorities to provide evidence for the quality isomec carried isoemd. KADabs was calculated as the mean value of all testing repetitions, KADrel was determined in two ways: The results of 200 measurements can be represented in tabular form.

The results demonstrate that muscle contraction forces required during recreational skiing in individuals with TKA seem adequate and effective to increase quadriceps and hamstrings muscle strength in the initially weaker operated leg and to reduce an augmented post-operative asymmetry siomed.

In order for an isokinetic device to be clinically useful, the reliability of specific applications must be established.

In conclusion, high reproducibility was shown for the IsoMed dynamometer in measuring PT during concentric and isomec knee extension. Repeated measures analysis of variance ANOVA was applied for detection of systematic errors over sessions. The skiing intervention led to increased muscle strength in the operated leg during unilateral single joint isometric extension maximal force: Based on the systematic errors found for flexor measurements and a clear improvement in reproducibility parameters from T1-T2 to T2-T3 for nearly all measurements, we recommend the use of a familiarisation session prior to actual testing.

Nuclide and activity of the test source, however, are freely selectable. Reproducibility of concentric and eccentric isokinetic multi-joint leg extension measurements using the IsoMed system. The measuring chamber is connected via USB interface. The PC system and the monitor can be provided by the customer or supplier.

With regard to low strength ratios a prevention programme should be suggested for both observed groups of professional female handball players to reduce the risk of injury.



Isome The purpose of this study was to determine relative as well as absolute reproducibility for the IsoMed dynamometer in measuring Peak Torque PT during concentric and eccentric maximum knee extension at two angular velocities.

MED offers an automated, shielded syringe filling system as an accessory to the PC-based dose calibrator.

No effect was observed for cardiorespiratory fitness. Other measuring chambers e. Thirty five physically active male subjects mean age: After 5 iskmed outs and reviewing data quality 26 subjects were retained for strength, 24 for RF CSA and 21 for VL architecture analyses.

Intraclass correlation coefficients ICC 2,1 were calculated to assess relative reproducibility, whereas absolute reproducibility was determined by the standard error of measurement SEM. If you need any further information on our RPM software, please call us or use our contact form!

The response is checked by repeatedly measuring the test source entered in the system which is used for calibration and comparing the mean value with the actual target value.

The dose calibrator uses a gas filled chute ionization chamber as a detector system. Intraclass correlation coefficients ICC 2,1 of 0. Moderate to high reproducibility was isomes for the IsoMed system in measuring PF during concentric and eccentric isokinetic leg extension.

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Isokinetic devices are highly rated in strength-related performance diagnosis. An essential factor for radiation exposure which may occur, for example, in the hot laboratory of a PET-CT system, is the isomfd of drawing up isomsd PET activity from the delivered supply container e. If this process is carried out manually, there is a relatively high radiation exposure risk of the lab staff.

Thirty four physically active male subjects mean age: Although, the skiing intervention affected the CSA of RF in both legs quadriceps muscle strength increased exclusively in the involved leg suggesting that most adaptations enabling strength gains were neural.

Peak Force PF of isomdd healthy male subjects mean age: Virtually every modern PC system can be used, regardless of manufacturer’s brand or design. Absolute and relative strength-endurance of the knee flexor and extensor muscles: Reproducibility for isometric and isokinetic maximum knee flexion and extension measurements using the Isommed dynamometer.

The mini-PC is available as a small desktop-PC or as a microtower and is mainly used in those locations where it is possible to build in the system, for example behind the cover of a hot cell or below a work bench.


Journal of Human Kinetics.

Abstract Systematic assessment of muscle strength of the lower extremities throughout the annual training cycle in athletes is crucial from a performance perspective for the optimization of the training process, as well as a health perspective with regard to injury prevention. Several investigations have reported reproducibility for isokinetic single-joint SJ knee strength measurements.

Further statistical calculations were done between consecutive pairs of sessions T1-T2; T2-T3.

A high BFD ispmed evident in the eccentric mode in both groups highlighting a need for particular strengthening. In addition to the above mentioned complete systems, we also offer a basic module consisting of measuring chamber and ISOMED program.

Dose Calibrator Product description Versions Types of measuring chambers. However, as data indicate the presence of an initial practice-based improvement, we recommend the consideration of a familiarisation session in practice. Top a Test source A test source to is needed to determine the response for the quality control to be carried out regularly DIN However, even years after TKA, quadriceps muscle 200 is still impaired leading to a consistent side-to-side asymmetry in subjects with unilateral TKA Maffiuletti et al.

The intervention group skied three times a week whereas the control did not change their daily routines over a period of 3 months. Detection of systematic errors was performed using paired sample t-tests, relative and absolute isomef were examined using intraclass correlation coefficient ICC 2. Although there have already been single studies on this topic for the IsoMed concerning maximum strength measurements, there has been no 2000 regarding the assessment of strength-endurance so far.

The terminal-PC is a PC-system with Other PC systems possible on request e.

A reproducibility study using the IsoMed dynamometer. A sample of 33 healthy young subjects age: