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Title

Goniometer

Description

This goniometer is held within a mock leather case. It was used to measure the range of motion of joints in the body, also known as goniometry.

The main body of the goniometer is semi-circular and has a scale from 0 to 180 degrees. It has a stationary arm that is placed against the inactive part of the joint and a moving arm that is aligned with the mobile part of the joint.

Creator

Zimmer

Date

c. 1960s

Identifier

2002/5.17

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.2 cm

Materials

Metal; Mock Leather

Goniometer

Physical Object Item Type Metadata

Physical Dimensions

Length: 17.2 cm

Materials

Metal; Mock Leather

Files

Goniometer
Goniometer
Goniometer

Collection

Citation

Zimmer, “Goniometer,” Heritage, accessed September 27, 2022, https://heritage.rcpsg.ac.uk/items/show/1263.