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Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2019, vol. 25, issue2
Subject Area: Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2019252.2465
Published online: 03 April 2019

Original article

J of IMAB. 2019 Apr-Jun;25(2):2465-2470
Stefka P. MindovaORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Irina KaraganovaORCID logo, Denitza VassilevaORCID logo,
Department of Public Health and Health Care, Faculty of Public Health and Social Activity, University of Ruse Angel Kanchev - Ruse, Bulgaria.

The Muscle Test is an important tool for all healthcare team members who are committed to restoring the patient's physical health and a fundamental element in identifying motor disorders. The outcomes obtained from this test are the basis for choosing an optimal therapeutic approach, a strategy for rehabilitation and tracking of the recovery process in dynamics. The lack of objectivity and quantitative data for comparison in muscle strength measurement in manual testing creates prerequisites for inaccuracies and subjective judgment on the part of the examiner. This has given rise to the search for additional tools to support standard muscle assessment methods, such as apparatus muscle testing. It provides more accurate, quantitative and objective assessments and creates a prerequisite for refining the muscle test and preserving it in an electronic database accessible to a team of specialists.

Keywords: apparatus muscle testing, electronic database, physiotherapy,

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Please cite this article as: Mindova SP, Karaganova I, Vassileva D. Procedures for Apparatus Muscle Testing - Essence and Performance. J of IMAB. 2019 Apr-Jun;25(2):2465-2470.
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2019252.2465

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Stefka P. Mindova, Department of Public Health and Health Care, Faculty of Public Health and Social Activity, University of Ruse Angel Kanchev; 97, Alexandrovska str. 7004, Ruse, Bulgaria; E-mail: smindova@uni-ruse.bg

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Received: 05 October 2018
Published online: 03 April 2019

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