Evaluation of errors encountered in photogrammetric studies on lower extremities

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photogrammetry, lower extremity, lower limb, tools of photogrammetry, errors of photogrammetry


Objective: The aim of our study is to reveal the errors that can be encountered during the shooting of photogrammetric studies on the lower extremities.

Methods: We revealed the necessary tools that used during photogrammetry measurements of the lower limb. Also, the errors have been encountered of our two previous studies performed on photogrammetry of lower limbs. The technical errors or incorrect positioning of 20 from 220 volunteers were encountered.

Results: The identified errors of 20 volunteers’ photographs related to lower limb were about the inadequate quality image, calibration, poor lightining, positioning error of trunk or parts of lower limb and clothes that cover the anatomical points affected the measurements.

Conclusion: Photogrammetry is an important and useful tool for evaluation, diagnosis, treatment, and efficacy monitoring. In anatomy, it is frequently used as a time-saving method in terms of measurement and evaluation in the laboratory, which can be applied and repeated for research. For this reason, errors that occur during the lower extremity have been reported and we think that it will be useful for studies on this part of the body and can be a guide.


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Nteli Chatzioglou, G.; Yılar, K.; Gövsa, F.; Pınar, Y.; Gayretli, Özcan. Evaluation of Errors Encountered in Photogrammetric Studies on Lower Extremities. Eur J Ther 2023.



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