Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing

, Volume 18, Issue 6, pp 794–796 | Cite as

Negative feedback-controlled electromechanical transducer for oscillation and stretch of muscle

  • D. L. Bernick
  • F. K. Hoehler
Technical Note


Electromechanical transducer Muscle stretch Tendon percussion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • D. L. Bernick
    • 1
  • F. K. Hoehler
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationUniversity of California Irvine Medical CentreOrangeUSA

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