Performance and touch characteristics of disabled and non-disabled participants during a reciprocal tapping task using touch screen technology.

@article{Irwin2012PerformanceAT,
  title={Performance and touch characteristics of disabled and non-disabled participants during a reciprocal tapping task using touch screen technology.},
  author={Curt B Irwin and Mary E. Sesto},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2012},
  volume={43 6},
  pages={1038-43}
}
Touch screens are becoming more prevalent in everyday environments. Therefore, it is important that this technology is accessible to those with varying disabilities. The objective of the current study was to evaluate performance and touch characteristics (forces, impulses, and dwell times) of individuals with and without a movement disorder during a reciprocal tapping touch screen task. Thirty-seven participants with a motor control disability and 15 non-disabled participants participated… CONTINUE READING