Mark Ross, Phillip Duke, Susan Peters, Bhavana Jha
The primary objective of this study is to examine the measurement properties of the IDO Isometer in comparison with that of the Chatillon Dynamometer in assessing the shoulder isometric strength as required for calculating the Constant Score; to assess the intra-rater and inter-rater reliability of both the devices; to collate normative data for an Australia populationl and to compare our collected data to the normative data published in other related studies.
This study requires 500 normal shoulders to be assessed. We are currently recruiting participants. Please contact the research institute if you would like to be involved.
This study is supported by a research grant from Integra Life Sciences.