Human Physiology

, Volume 31, Issue 6, pp 724–727 | Cite as

Procedure for Investigating the Patellar Reflex under Isometric Conditions

  • V. A. Safronov


A procedure for investigating the patellar reflex is described for isometric conditions when the position of the shin relative to the thigh is rigidly fixed by a special device. The sensors of the device record the development of the moment of force in each knee joint separately. The results obtained with an electromyogram and a mechanogram are compared.


Human Physiology Knee Joint Special Device Device Record Isometric Condition 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Safronov
    • 1
  1. 1.Burdenko Institute of NeurosurgeryRussian Academy of Medical SciencesMoscowRussia

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