Bite Force and EMG Studies on the Jaw-Closing Muscles

Tortopidis, Dimitrios Steliou (1997) Bite Force and EMG Studies on the Jaw-Closing Muscles. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

The jaw-closing muscles perform movements of the mandible, provide force for a variety of natural functions, and are subject to disorders often manifested as jaw muscle pain. Bite force measurement and surface electromyography have been used in the present investigation to assess jaw-closing muscle activity and strength in young healthy adult subjects and in older edentulous patients.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: M F Lyons
Keywords: Dentistry, Biomechanics
Date of Award: 1997
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1997-74588
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 17:40
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 17:40
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/74588

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