Six measurements of joint mobility were made in a group of 446 normal adolescents. A method of measuring hip and knee rotation is presented. All these data are normally distributed, and would suggest that joint hypermobility lies at the end of the normal spectrum. There was a weak but significant correlation between each of the different measures of joint mobility except elbow hyperextention. Criteria for joint laxity are discussed in this age group, and the importance of quantitative techniques of measuring joint mobility are emphasised.
Statistics from Altmetric.com
If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.