Tracking ability in subjects symptomatic of cumulative trauma disorder: does it relate to disability?

@article{Brouwer2001TrackingAI,
  title={Tracking ability in subjects symptomatic of cumulative trauma disorder: does it relate to disability?},
  author={Brenda J Brouwer and Claudia Mazzoni and G William Pearce},
  journal={Ergonomics},
  year={2001},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={443-56}
}
Symptoms of upper extremity cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) often include weakness, discomfort, pain, numbness and stiffness, which are generally assessed clinically by using static tests or isolated movements. Little is known about the dynamic, functional ability of the upper extremity in CTD, yet, more than impairment, performance variables may relate to disability. The objectives of this study were to determine whether a manual tracking task was sensitive to the presence of symptoms… CONTINUE READING