Short-term limb immobilization affects cognitive motor processes.

  title={Short-term limb immobilization affects cognitive motor processes.},
  author={Lucette Toussaint and Aurore Meugnot},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology. Learning, memory, and cognition},
  volume={39 2},
We examined the effects of a brief period of limb immobilization on the cognitive level of action control. A splint placed on the participants' left hand was used as a means of immobilization. We used a hand mental rotation task to investigate the immobilization-induced effects on motor imagery performance (Experiments 1 and 2) and a number mental rotation task to investigate whether immobilization-induced effects are also found when visual imagery is involved (Experiment 2). We also examined… CONTINUE READING

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