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MyotonPRO Device
Hardware Type
Measurement Devices, Other

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Description
The MyotonPROTM device provides a unique, reliable, accurate, and sensitive way to objectively and non-invasively measure digital palpations of superficial skeletal muscles. In addition, it enables measurements not only of muscles, but also tendons, ligaments, even skin and other soft biological tissues. The method of measurement consists of recording damped natural oscillation of soft biological tissue in the form of an acceleration signal. Damped natural oscillation is induced by an exterior, low force quick-release mechanical impulse under constant pre-load.

Versions of this Hardware
+ Version Used Onboard the International Space Station (ISS)