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Kinematic Study of the Inferior Cervical Spine in Sagittal Plane

  • J. P. Gonon
  • G. Deschamps
  • J. Dimnet
  • L. P. Fischer

Abstract

Using a refined kinematic method, it is possible to precisely determine the rotation centers of the cervical vertebra when they are moving on a sagittal plane. These measures are directly applicable to kinesiology and to pathology.

Keywords

Vertebral Body Sagittal Plane Cervical Vertebra Rotation Center Instant Center 
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© Springer-Verlag 1987

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. P. Gonon
    • 1
  • G. Deschamps
    • 1
  • J. Dimnet
    • 2
  • L. P. Fischer
    • 1
  1. 1.LyonFrance
  2. 2.EcullyFrance

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