Late developmental deficits in force control in children with hemiplegia.

@article{SmitsEngelsman2004LateDD,
  title={Late developmental deficits in force control in children with hemiplegia.},
  author={Bouwien C. M. Smits-Engelsman and Eugene A. A. Rameckers and Jacques Duysens},
  journal={Neuroreport},
  year={2004},
  volume={15 12},
  pages={1931-5}
}
Differences related to development were investigated using a finger isometric force task in children with cerebral palsy and control children. The increase in force and force control observed in controls did not take place in patients. In the younger subset of patients (< 10 years) the force produced by the non-affected hand was greater than in either hand of young controls. This effect was not observed in the older subset of patients (< 10 years). Older controls also differed from younger… CONTINUE READING

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