E.G. Martin's scientific contributions

Publications (2)

Article
This paper contains the account of a combined physiologic and orthopedic study of certain phenomena of infantile paralysis. The whole matter owes its inception and present status to the State Board of Health of Vermont, which by the generosity of an anonymous donor was enabled to finance a scheme for the study and treatment of the disease quite unp...

Citations

... Hand-held dynamometers, already described at the beginning of the previous century [107], are simple devices placed between a fixed place and the subject's body part to assess the isometric muscle (or muscle group) strength relevant as outcome measurements in studies evaluating changes in the functional status of joints, lower and upper extremities and trunk [108][109][110][111][112][113][114]. These devices are considered highly reliable [115], easy to use, portable, inexpensive and compacts if compared with isokinetic systems [112]. ...
... The strengths of cervical flexors and extensors were assessed by digital hand dynamometer (Lafayette Instrument Company, USA). Lovett's muscle test positions were used for measuring strength (Lovett and Martin, 1916). The resistance region was the frontal region for the cervical flexors and the occipital region for the cervical extensors. ...