Age-related differences in force variability and visual display

@article{Ofori2010AgerelatedDI,
  title={Age-related differences in force variability and visual display},
  author={Edward Ofori and Jean M. Samson and Jacob J. Sosnoff},
  journal={Experimental Brain Research},
  year={2010},
  volume={203},
  pages={299-306}
}
It is well established that older adults are more variable in their force output and that this age-related decrement is mediated by visuomotor processing. The purpose of this investigation was to examine whether the type of visual display impacts age-related differences in the control of force output. In order to address this question, young and old participants produced constant isometric force via index finger abduction to 3 force levels [5, 10, and 20% of their maximal voluntary contraction… CONTINUE READING

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