Shoulder and hand displacements during hitting, reaching, and grasping movements in hemiparetic cerebral palsy.

@article{Thiel2001ShoulderAH,
  title={Shoulder and hand displacements during hitting, reaching, and grasping movements in hemiparetic cerebral palsy.},
  author={Edwin Van Thiel and B. Steenbergen},
  journal={Motor control},
  year={2001},
  volume={5 2},
  pages={166-82}
}
In this study, we examined the degree and timing of shoulder displacements during hitting, reaching, and grasping movements performed by young adults with hemiparetic cerebral palsy. The participants performed unimanual and bimanual arm movements towards targets and objects of different sizes. On the basis of the assumption that shoulder displacement due to trunk translation and rotation is a successful adaptive reaction to reduced joint mobility in the affected arm, the fluency of hand… CONTINUE READING

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