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Instrumental recording of the stability of erect posture by means of strain gauges attached to a supporting platform to detect swaying, used to detect neurological disorders, especially those associated with postural tremor in cerebellar syndrome and various forms of ataxia. In some cases electromyogram electrodes are also attached to muscles of the ankles and calves. [From posture + graphein to write]

Subjects: Sports and Exercise Medicine — Psychology.

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