Lafayette Hand-Held Dynamometer Support Stand
The Lafayette Hand-Held Dynamometer Support Stand will fix the Lafayette Hand-Held Dynamometer in place for stabilisation during testing, as well as to improve intratester and intertester reliability. This support stand can also be configured to test various upper body and lower body muscle groups, and has been shown to have a positive influence on the isometric force exerted by patients during testing.
Please Note: The Lafayette Hand-Held Dynamometer is not included and must be purchased separately.
Features of the Lafayette Hand-Held Dynamometer Support Stand
- Support stand stabilises the Lafayette Hand-Held Dynamometer device in place
- Improves intratester and intertester reliability
- Shown to produce greater maximum effort from the patient during testing for more reliable readings
- Prevents risk of human error interfering with objectivity of readings
- Stand can be set up to test various upper and lower body muscle groups
- Attached foot plate for easy use
- Adjustable handle bars provide additional stability and security
- Stand is can be collapsed for easy transportation
Which Devices Is this Support Stand Suitable For?
This Support Stand is designed for use with the Lafayette Hand-Held Dynamometer, a device that objectively quantifies muscle strength of limbs in patients, and provides readings. The Lafayette Hand-Held Dynamometer is excellent for use during rehabilitation, or as part of a strength training programme.
How Does This Stand Improve Reading Accuracy?
When trying to hold the hand-held dynamometer steady during testing, there is a risk of natural human error interfering with the objectivity of the readings. This stand steadies the device, allowing the patient to comfortably exert their full strength onto the device for the most accurate reading possible. Using a stand such as this has been shown to produce a greater maximum effort from the patient.
How Should This Support Stand Be Used?
During testing, the examiner should stand on the attached foot plate of the device in order to steady it, and can grip the handle bars for additional stability. This will keep the unit steady for the most accurate reading possible, and allow the patient to exert their full force with peace of mind.
Allows for Testing of Upper and Lower Body Muscles
The Lafayette Hand-Held Dynamometer Support Stand can be configured to test numerous upper and lower body muscle groups, allowing users to measure and assess overall physical strength.
Is This Stand Foldable?
Yes, this stand can be easily collapsed to a compact size. This allows it to be easily transported, and enables it to take up minimal space in storage.
- Product Code: 01166
- Height: Extendable to 127cm (50")
- Weight: 44lbs
Please note: the Lafayette Hand-Held Dynamometer is not included with this item and must be purchased separately.