Andrew M Gordon

Summary

Affiliation: Columbia University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of hand-arm bimanual intensive training (HABIT) for improving bimanual coordination in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Jeanne Charles
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:931-6. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Methods of constraint-induced movement therapy for children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: development of a child-friendly intervention for improving upper-extremity function
    Andrew M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:837-44. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of constraint-induced movement therapy on involved upper-extremity use in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy is not age-dependent
    Andrew M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e363-73. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a child-friendly form of constraint-induced movement therapy in hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a randomized control trial
    Jeanne R Charles
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:635-42. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a hand-arm bimanual intensive therapy (HABIT) in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a randomized control trial
    Andrew M Gordon
    Division of Physical Therapy, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:830-8. 2007
  6. pmc A critical review of constraint-induced movement therapy and forced use in children with hemiplegia
    Jeanne Charles
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neural Plast 12:245-61; discussion 263-72. 2005
  7. pmc Effects of visual cues of object density on perception and anticipatory control of dexterous manipulation
    Céline Crajé
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e76855. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Anticipatory control of manipulative forces in Parkinson's disease
    A M Gordon
    Nobel Institute for Neurophysiology and Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Exp Neurol 145:477-88. 1997
  9. ncbi request reprint Fingertip force planning during grasp is disrupted by impaired sensorimotor integration in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Andrew M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, NY, NY 10027, USA
    Pediatr Res 60:587-91. 2006
  10. doi request reprint Bimanual training and constraint-induced movement therapy in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a randomized trial
    Andrew M Gordon
    Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 25:692-702. 2011

Research Grants

  1. Constraint-Induced Therapy in Children with CP
    Andrew Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2003

Detail Information

Publications62

  1. ncbi request reprint Development of hand-arm bimanual intensive training (HABIT) for improving bimanual coordination in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Jeanne Charles
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:931-6. 2006
    ..The proposed methodology demonstrates that extensive targeted practice can be provided in a child-friendly manner without using a physical restraint, although the efficacy of such an approach remains to be determined...
  2. ncbi request reprint Methods of constraint-induced movement therapy for children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: development of a child-friendly intervention for improving upper-extremity function
    Andrew M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Arch Phys Med Rehabil 86:837-44. 2005
    ..Further modifications will likely be required to hone in on the specific components of the intervention that are most effective before applying them to children who are most likely to benefit...
  3. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of constraint-induced movement therapy on involved upper-extremity use in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy is not age-dependent
    Andrew M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Pediatrics 117:e363-73. 2006
    ..Here we examine the relationship between efficacy of a child-friendly form of CI therapy and age on involved upper-extremity function...
  4. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a child-friendly form of constraint-induced movement therapy in hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a randomized control trial
    Jeanne R Charles
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:635-42. 2006
    ..05 in all cases). Results suggest that for a carefully selected subgroup of children with hemiplegic CP, CI therapy modified to be child-friendly, appears to be efficacious in improving movement efficiency of the involved upper extremity...
  5. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of a hand-arm bimanual intensive therapy (HABIT) in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a randomized control trial
    Andrew M Gordon
    Division of Physical Therapy, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:830-8. 2007
    ..05 in all cases). The results suggest that for this carefully selected subgroup of children with hemiplegic CP, HABIT appears to be efficacious in improving bimanual hand use...
  6. pmc A critical review of constraint-induced movement therapy and forced use in children with hemiplegia
    Jeanne Charles
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neural Plast 12:245-61; discussion 263-72. 2005
    ..Substantially more work must be performed before this approach can be advocated for general clinical use...
  7. pmc Effects of visual cues of object density on perception and anticipatory control of dexterous manipulation
    Céline Crajé
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e76855. 2013
    ..These results are discussed in the context of possible neural mechanisms underlying sensorimotor integration linking visual cues and anticipatory control of grasping...
  8. ncbi request reprint Anticipatory control of manipulative forces in Parkinson's disease
    A M Gordon
    Nobel Institute for Neurophysiology and Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Exp Neurol 145:477-88. 1997
    ..We conclude that subjects with PD are capable of using anticipatory control to parameterize the isometric force output during a familiar lifting task...
  9. ncbi request reprint Fingertip force planning during grasp is disrupted by impaired sensorimotor integration in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Andrew M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, NY, NY 10027, USA
    Pediatr Res 60:587-91. 2006
    ..These results provide important information about the mechanisms underlying impaired anticipatory control, and may have important clinical implications...
  10. doi request reprint Bimanual training and constraint-induced movement therapy in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy: a randomized trial
    Andrew M Gordon
    Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neurorehabil Neural Repair 25:692-702. 2011
    ..CIMT has not been compared with a treatment with equivalent dosing frequency and intensity in children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
  11. doi request reprint To constrain or not to constrain, and other stories of intensive upper extremity training for children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Andrew M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York 10027, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:56-61. 2011
    ..Such rehabilitation efforts should be 'child-friendly', and as least invasive as possible, especially because these approaches may be provided throughout development...
  12. ncbi request reprint Object release under varying task constraints in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Andrew M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:240-8. 2003
    ..05). These results provide additional information about impaired hand function in children with hemiplegic CP. Clinical implications of these findings are discussed...
  13. ncbi request reprint Coordination of prehensile forces during precision grip in Huntington's disease
    A M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Exp Neurol 163:136-48. 2000
    ..These results provide insights into the impaired hand function observed in individuals with HD...
  14. ncbi request reprint Relation between clinical measures and fine manipulative control in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    A M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 41:586-91. 1999
    ..The results further suggest that the impairments in grasping in children with hemiplegic CP are largely but not exclusively due to disturbed sensory mechanisms which may have direct implications for therapeutic intervention...
  15. ncbi request reprint Fingertip forces during object manipulation in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy. I: anticipatory scaling
    A M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 41:166-75. 1999
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  16. ncbi request reprint Functional magnetic resonance imaging of motor, sensory, and posterior parietal cortical areas during performance of sequential typing movements
    A M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Exp Brain Res 121:153-66. 1998
    ..Our findings suggest that the assembly of well-learned, goal-directed finger movement sequences involves the SMA and other secondary motor areas as well as somatosensory and parietal areas...
  17. ncbi request reprint Object release in patients with Parkinson's disease
    A M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neurosci Lett 232:1-4. 1997
    ..This suggests that most aspects of object release are not greatly disrupted, and emphasizes the specificity of impairment in PD...
  18. ncbi request reprint Coordination of grasping and walking in Parkinson's disease
    Frederic Albert
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, Box 199, New York, NY 10017, USA
    Exp Brain Res 202:709-21. 2010
    ..e., dampening) was reduced in subjects with PD. Medication increased the dampening in all subjects with PD. We suggest that these differences are associated with impairments in intersegmental coordination...
  19. ncbi request reprint Impaired anticipatory control of force sharing patterns during whole-hand grasping in Parkinson's disease
    Lisa M Muratori
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Exp Brain Res 185:41-52. 2008
    ..These results are discussed within the framework of PD-related deficits in sensorimotor integration and control of multi-degrees of freedom movement...
  20. doi request reprint Task-specific modulation of multi-digit forces to object texture
    Tara L McIsaac
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, Box 199, New York, NY, 10027, USA
    Exp Brain Res 194:79-90. 2009
    ....
  21. pmc Compensatory motor control after stroke: an alternative joint strategy for object-dependent shaping of hand posture
    Preeti Raghavan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1450 Madison Avenue, Box 1240, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Neurophysiol 103:3034-43. 2010
    ..From a motor control perspective, compensation can be considered a model for how joint redundancy is exploited to accomplish the task goal through redistribution of work across effectors...
  22. doi request reprint Effects of gait variations on grip force coordination during object transport
    Priska Gysin
    Dept of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 W 120th St, Box 199, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Neurophysiol 100:2477-85. 2008
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Prior experience and current goals affect muscle-spindle and tactile integration
    Ely Rabin
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, P O Box 199, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Exp Brain Res 169:407-16. 2006
    ..We conclude that muscle stretch and tactile cues are integrated to locate the arm within a highly specific context associated with tactile and proprioceptive feedback from prior experience and current movement goals...
  24. doi request reprint Aging effects on object transport during gait
    Gudrun Diermayr
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Gait Posture 34:334-9. 2011
    ..This highlights the need to investigate grasp control within complex tasks when aiming to understand impairments of older adults encountered in daily life...
  25. ncbi request reprint Development of hand function and precision grip control in individuals with cerebral palsy: a 13-year follow-up study
    Ann Christin Eliasson
    Department of Woman and Child Health, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden
    Pediatrics 118:e1226-36. 2006
    ..We applied highly quantitative analytical approaches to determine if the fingertip-force application pattern and trial-to-trial variation of fingertip-force application change during development...
  26. pmc Impaired anticipatory control of fingertip forces in patients with a pure motor or sensorimotor lacunar syndrome
    Preeti Raghavan
    Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Mount Sinai Medical Center, Box 1674, 1425 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Brain 129:1415-25. 2006
    ..A rehabilitation strategy that involves practice with the left hand prior to practice with the right hand may improve planning of grasping behaviour in patients with right hemiparesis...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effect of object transport on grasp coordination in multiple system atrophy
    Lisa M Muratori
    Department of Biobehavioral Science, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Mov Disord 21:555-63. 2006
    ..Overall, the results indicate that subjects with MSA-P demonstrate bradykinesia and difficulty coordinating components of an object transport task...
  28. doi request reprint Effects of a moving target versus a temporal constraint on reach and grasp in patients with Parkinson's disease
    Michael J Majsak
    Department of Physical Therapy, School of Public Health, New York Medical College, Valhalla, New York, USA
    Exp Neurol 210:479-88. 2008
    ..The results suggest that the bradykinesia observed in individuals with PD during self-determined maximal speed prehension may reflect a strategy used to compensate for deficiencies in the grasp component of the task...
  29. ncbi request reprint Influence of fingertip contact on illusory arm movements
    Ely Rabin
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Appl Physiol (1985) 96:1555-60. 2004
    ..These findings support the notion that tactile cues are used to calibrate proprioception against external spatial frameworks...
  30. doi request reprint The effects of task and content on digit placement on a bottle
    Céline Crajé
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, Box 93, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Exp Brain Res 212:119-24. 2011
    ..This finer level of control appears to be sensitive to the expected mechanical properties of the object and how these may affect grasp stability throughout the upcoming manipulation...
  31. doi request reprint Pathophysiology of impaired hand function in children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Andrew M Gordon
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 55:32-7. 2013
    ..We suggest that a 'one-treatment fits all approach' may be insufficient, and that future rehabilitation efforts will be best guided by closely relating treatment efficacy with the specific pathophysiology. ..
  32. ncbi request reprint Coordination of fingertip forces in object transport during locomotion
    Priska Gysin
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, Box 199, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Exp Brain Res 149:371-9. 2003
    ..We suggest that continuous grip force adjustment is used as a generalized strategy to maximize efficiency during object transport regardless of the size or origin of the inertial forces...
  33. doi request reprint Finger force coordination underlying object manipulation in the elderly - a mini-review
    Gudrun Diermayr
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N Y, USA
    Gerontology 57:217-27. 2011
    ..Thus, understanding the underlying causes of these impairments is essential. Considerable attention has been given to the regulation of fingertip forces during object grasp, lift and transport in the elderly...
  34. doi request reprint Grip force coordination during bimanual tasks in unilateral cerebral palsy
    Mominul Islam
    Department of Women s and Children s Health, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Dev Med Child Neurol 53:920-6. 2011
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate coordination of fingertip forces during an asymmetrical bimanual task in children with unilateral cerebral palsy (CP)...
  35. pmc Coordination of fingertip forces during precision grip in premanifest Huntington's disease
    Ashwini K Rao
    Program in Physical Therapy, Department of Rehabilitation and Regenerative Medicine, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, New York, USA
    Mov Disord 26:862-9. 2011
    ..Force and temporal variability may be good markers of disease severity because they were correlated with predicted onset of disease...
  36. ncbi request reprint Visual properties of objects affect manipulative forces and respiration differently
    Eric M Lamberg
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Brain Res 1066:158-63. 2005
    ..In addition, we suggest that following the consecutive trials, the volume increased as the object's weight increased in an effort to assist with trunk stabilization by indirectly increasing intra-abdominal pressure...
  37. ncbi request reprint Manual asymmetry during object release under varying task constraints
    Sarah R Lewis
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 56:391-401. 2002
    ..This study examined differences between the dominant and nondominant hands of children during an object release task under various accuracy and speed constraints...
  38. ncbi request reprint Patterns of impairment in digit independence after subcortical stroke
    Preeti Raghavan
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Box 199, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th St, New York, NY 10027, USA
    J Neurophysiol 95:369-78. 2006
    ..This suggests that corticospinal projections might be separated with respect to function rather than finger topography...
  39. ncbi request reprint Bimanual coordination during a goal-directed task in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Ya Ching Hung
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York 10027, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 46:746-53. 2004
    ..001). Results highlight the importance of movement constraints on task performance and suggest that movement speed might facilitate better bimanual coordination...
  40. ncbi request reprint Sensorimotor memory of object weight distribution during multidigit grasp
    Frederic Albert
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neurosci Lett 463:188-93. 2009
    ..This suggests that sensorimotor memories for weight, requiring scaling of fingertip force gain, may differ from memories for mass distribution...
  41. ncbi request reprint Tactile feedback contributes to consistency of finger movements during typing
    Ely Rabin
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, Box 199, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Exp Brain Res 155:362-9. 2004
    ..The results suggest that tactile cues provide information about the start location of the finger, which is necessary to perform typing movements accurately...
  42. ncbi request reprint Learning of grasp control in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Susan V Duff
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 45:746-57. 2003
    ..Thus, clinically based practice sessions that incorporate lifts with novel objects may enhance anticipatory force scaling and related prehensile function in children with hemiplegic CP...
  43. ncbi request reprint Internal representations underlying respiration during object manipulation
    Eric M Lamberg
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Brain Res 982:270-9. 2003
    ..We conclude that these system-specific anticipatory alterations may arise from a common internal representation that was formed through past manipulatory weight experience...
  44. doi request reprint Effect of imagery perspective on occupational performance after stroke: a randomized controlled trial
    Dawn M Nilsen
    Programs in Occupational Therapy, Columbia University, 710 West 168th Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10032, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 66:320-9. 2012
    ..This preliminary study sought to determine whether the imagery perspective used during mental practice (MP) differentially influenced performance outcomes after stroke...
  45. ncbi request reprint Grip force control during gait initiation with a hand-held object
    Gudrun Diermayr
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
    Exp Brain Res 190:337-45. 2008
    ..The results suggest that grasping and whole body movements are governed by a common internal representation...
  46. ncbi request reprint Coordination of fingertip forces during precision grasping in multiple system atrophy
    Lisa M Muratori
    Department of Biobehavioral Science, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neuropsychologia 41:1498-508. 2003
    ..These findings demonstrate that subjects with MSA exhibit a disrupted coordination of grasp and could suggest a general deficit in motor control resulting from multi-focal neural degeneration...
  47. ncbi request reprint Selective use of visual information signaling objects' center of mass for anticipatory control of manipulative fingertip forces
    Iran Salimi
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Box 199, Teachers College, Columbia University, 525 West 120th Street, NY 10027, New York, USA
    Exp Brain Res 150:9-18. 2003
    ....
  48. ncbi request reprint Adaptive and dynamic control of respiratory and motor systems during object manipulation
    J H Mateika
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teacher, College, Columbia University, Box 199, New York, NY, USA
    Brain Res 864:327-37. 2000
    ..We speculate that this relationship may ensure that some motor tasks are performed during expiration to take advantage of changes in intrathoracic pressure that assist in postural maintenance during completion of the task...
  49. ncbi request reprint Initiation and development of fingertip forces during whole-hand grasping
    R Reilmann
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, Box 199, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Exp Brain Res 140:443-52. 2001
    ....
  50. ncbi request reprint Contribution of tactile information to accuracy in pointing movements
    A K Rao
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Exp Brain Res 138:438-45. 2001
    ..In addition, tactile cues at the beginning and end of the movement may be used to scale movement amplitude...
  51. ncbi request reprint A repeated course of constraint-induced movement therapy results in further improvement
    Jeanne R Charles
    Division of Physical Therapy, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:770-3. 2007
    ..Results indicate that intensive practice associated with CIMT may be retained long term, and that continued improvements may occur after a second intervention dose...
  52. doi request reprint Clinical outcome measures in spinal muscular atrophy
    Jacqueline Montes
    Department of Neurology, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY 10032, USA
    J Child Neurol 24:968-78. 2009
    ..Following is an evidence-based review of available clinical outcome measures in spinal muscular atrophy...
  53. ncbi request reprint Use of mental practice to improve upper-limb recovery after stroke: a systematic review
    Dawn M Nilsen
    Teachers College, Columbia University, Box 199, 525 West 120th Street, New York, NY 10027 6696, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 64:695-708. 2010
    ..We sought to determine whether mental practice is an effective intervention to improve upper-limb recovery after stroke...
  54. ncbi request reprint The effect of body orientation on a point-to-point movement in healthy elderly persons
    Dawn M Nilsen
    Movement Science Program, Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    Am J Occup Ther 57:99-107. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of reducing gravity through a change in body orientation from sitting to side-lying on the kinematics of a point-to-point movement in healthy elderly persons...
  55. ncbi request reprint Effector-dependent acquisition of novel typing sequences
    R Parasher
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Exp Brain Res 136:386-93. 2001
    ..Furthermore, the non-uniformity of the typing intervals in the words containing transposed keys supports the notion that typing is organized at multiple levels, including the individual key press and word level...
  56. pmc Improvements in hand function after intensive bimanual training are not associated with corticospinal tract dysgenesis in children with unilateral cerebral palsy
    Kathleen M Friel
    Burke Cornell Medical Research Institute, 785 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, NY, 10605, USA
    Exp Brain Res 232:2001-9. 2014
    ..1, p > 0.2). An estimate of CST dysgenesis is correlated with baseline hand function but is a poor predictor of training efficacy, possibly indicating a flexibility of developing motor systems to mediate recovery...
  57. ncbi request reprint Objective assessment of progression in Huntington's disease: a 3-year follow-up study
    R Reilmann
    Department of Biobehavioral Sciences, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, USA
    Neurology 57:920-4. 2001
    ..Grip force variability increased in all patients at the follow-up. Thus, grip force variability during grasping might be an objective and quantitative measure to assess motor deficits associated with the progression of HD...
  58. ncbi request reprint Motor planning in congenital hemiplegia
    Bert Steenbergen
    NICI, Radboud University Nijmegen, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Disabil Rehabil 29:13-23. 2007
    ..Second, preliminary data of a recent study on eye-hand coordination in participants with hemiplegic CP are presented. Here, the potential role of vision for online and prospective control of action was examined...
  59. pmc Fingertip force control during bimanual object lifting in hemiplegic cerebral palsy
    Bert Steenbergen
    NICI Nijmegen Institute for Cognition and Information, Radboud University Nijmegen, PO Box 9104, 6500 HE, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Exp Brain Res 186:191-201. 2008
    ..The implications of these findings for recent rehabilitative therapies in children with CP that make use of bimanual training are discussed...
  60. ncbi request reprint Activity limitation in hemiplegic cerebral palsy: evidence for disorders in motor planning
    Bert Steenbergen
    Nijmegen Institute for Cognition and Information, Radboud University Nijmegen, HE, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Dev Med Child Neurol 48:780-3. 2006
    ..Evidence from studies of fingertip-force planning and anticipatory planning in object manipulation tasks is discussed...
  61. ncbi request reprint Control of multidigit grasping in Parkinson's disease: effect of object property predictability
    Marco Santello
    Department of Kinesiology and The Harrington Department of Bioengineering, Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ 85287 0404, USA
    Exp Neurol 187:517-28. 2004
    ..Nevertheless, subjects with PD did not benefit from the a priori knowledge of object CM location to the same extent as controls. These findings support the notion that PD affects the ability to use anticipatory control mechanisms...
  62. ncbi request reprint Measuring 'activity limitation' in individuals with unilateral upper extremity impairments
    Andrew M Gordon
    Dev Med Child Neurol 49:245. 2007

Research Grants1

  1. Constraint-Induced Therapy in Children with CP
    Andrew Gordon; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The resulting data will be used to determine inclusion and exclusion criteria, develop estimates of effect size, and refine the methods and outcome measures for future grant applications. ..