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Preference and performance measures of handedness
Handedness cannot be predicted using a single performance measure, and preference measures of handedness are unreliable because of their subjectivity. This report was designed to examine theExpand
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The effects of skill demands and object position on the distribution of preferred hand reaches
Performance-based measures of hand preference have been developed as an objective method of examining handedness. Previous research using this method showed that both skill demands and the positionExpand
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Impact of Nintendo Wii Games on Physical Literacy in Children: Motor Skills, Physical Fitness, Activity Behaviors, and Knowledge
Physical literacy is the degree of fitness, behaviors, knowledge, and fundamental movement skills (agility, balance, and coordination) a child has to confidently participate in physical activity.Expand
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Using hand performance measures to predict handedness
Handedness is defined by the individual's preference to use one hand predominately for unimanual tasks and the ability to perform these tasks more efficiently with one hand (Corey, Hurley, & Foundas,Expand
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Reaching patterns across working space: The effects of handedness, task demands, and comfort levels
Two experiments are reported which examine skill demands, location, and perceived comfort levels for a preferential reaching test with left- and right-handed participants. In Experiment 1, the effectExpand
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Task demands affect manual asymmetries in pegboard performance
Previous work by Bryden and Roy (1999) showed a larger performance difference between the hands for placing pegs into holes on the Grooved Pegboard test than for removing pegs from the holes. TheExpand
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Gender-Specific Movement Strategies Using a Computer-Pointing Task
  • L. E. Rohr
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of motor behavior
  • 1 November 2006
Females typically demonstrate a movement time advantage for tasks requiring high levels of manual dexterity, whereas males are notably better at targeting activities. According to D. Kimura (2000),Expand
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Accuracy of the vivofit activity tracker
Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the accuracy of the vivofit activity tracker in assessing energy expenditure and step count. Thirteen participants wore the vivofit activity trackerExpand
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Student Perceptions of Twitters' Effectiveness for Assessment in a Large Enrollment Online Course
During the Winter and Spring 2014 semesters students registered in the online offering of Human Kinetics and Recreation 1000 (N=589) were asked to participate in two Twitter events encompassing twoExpand
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Effect of movement termination in single- and dual-phase pointing tasks.
Two experiments are reported that focus on manipulating both the context and the spatial precision of a computer-pointing task. Expand
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