- Numbers within our hands: modulation of corticospinal excitability of hand muscles during numerical judgment
Universita degli Studi di Parma, Italy
J Cogn Neurosci 19:684-93. 2007
..Here, we used transcranial magnetic stimulation to study changes of excitability of hand muscles of individuals performing a visual parity judgment task, a task not requiring counting, on Arabic numerals ..
- The influence of sex, handedness, and washing on the diversity of hand surface bacteria
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Colorado, UCB 334, Boulder, CO 80309, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:17994-9. 2008
..We used a novel pyrosequencing-based method that allowed us to survey hand surface bacterial communities at an unprecedented level of detail...
- That's my hand! Activity in premotor cortex reflects feeling of ownership of a limb
H Henrik Ehrsson
Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, 12 Queen Square, London WC1N 3BG, UK
Science 305:875-7. 2004
..A perceptual illusion was used to manipulate feelings of ownership of a rubber hand presented in front of healthy subjects while brain activity was measured by functional magnetic resonance imaging...
- Measuring the whole or the parts? Validity, reliability, and responsiveness of the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand outcome measure in different regions of the upper extremity
D E Beaton
Institute for Work and Health Toronto, Ontario, Canada
J Hand Ther 14:128-46. 2001
The Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) outcome measure was developed to evaluate disability and symptoms in single or multiple disorders of the upper limb at one point or at many points in time.
- The Manual Ability Classification System (MACS) for children with cerebral palsy: scale development and evidence of validity and reliability
Ann Christin Eliasson
Neuropaediatric Research Unit, Astrid Lindgren Children s Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden
Dev Med Child Neurol 48:549-54. 2006
..The intraclass correlation coefficient between therapists was 0.97 (95% confidence interval 0.96-0.98), and between parents and therapist was 0.96 (0.89-0.98), indicating excellent agreement...
- Neural substrates for the effects of rehabilitative training on motor recovery after ischemic infarct
R J Nudo
Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, 77030, USA
Science 272:1791-4. 1996
..A subtotal lesion confined to a small portion of the representation of one hand was previously shown to result in a further loss of hand territory in the adjacent, undamaged cortex of adult ..
- Modulation of training by single-session transcranial direct current stimulation to the intact motor cortex enhances motor skill acquisition of the paretic hand
Brain Imaging and Neurostimulation Labor, Department of Neurology, University Medical Center, Hamburg Eppendorf, Hamburg, Germany
Stroke 43:2185-91. 2012
..the capacity of cathodal transcranial direct current stimulation (tDCS) applied over the contralesional motor cortex during training to enhance the acquisition and retention of complex sequential finger movements of the paretic hand.
- Role of intracortical inhibition in selective hand muscle activation
Cathy M Stinear
Department of Sport and Exercise Science, University of Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand 1005, USA
J Neurophysiol 89:2014-20. 2003
..Fifteen subjects were asked to rest their dominant hand on a computer mouse and depress the mouse button using their index finger in time with a 1-Hz auditory metronome, ..
- Symptomatic hand osteoarthritis in the United States: prevalence and functional impairment estimates from the third U.S. National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 1991-1994
Charles F Dillon
Division of Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys, National Center for Health Statistics, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782, USA
Am J Phys Med Rehabil 86:12-21. 2007
To estimate the United States prevalence of symptomatic hand osteoarthritis using American College of Rheumatology (ACR) physical examination criteria.
- Interhemispheric competition after stroke: brain stimulation to enhance recovery of function of the affected hand
Dennis A Nowak
Department of Neurology, University Hospital, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 23:641-56. 2009
..motor areas in the contralesional and ipsilesional hemisphere has been applied in an attempt to enhance recovery of hand function following stroke...
- Hand movement direction decoded from MEG and EEG
Institute of Medical Psychology and Behavioral Neurobiology, University of Tubingen, 72076 Tubingen, Germany
J Neurosci 28:1000-8. 2008
..To this end, we recorded whole-head MEG during center-out movements with the hand and found significant power modulation of MEG activity between rest and movement in three frequency bands: an ..
- Learning to control a brain-machine interface for reaching and grasping by primates
Jose M Carmena
Department of Neurobiology, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, USA
PLoS Biol 1:E42. 2003
..e., hand position, velocity, gripping force, and the EMGs of multiple arm muscles) from the electrical activity of ..
- Closely overlapping responses to tools and hands in left lateral occipitotemporal cortex
Center for Mind Brain Sciences CIMeC, University of Trento, Rovereto, Italy
J Neurophysiol 107:1443-56. 2012
..Finally, functional connectivity analysis showed that the left LOTC hand/tool region was selectively connected, relative to neighboring body-, motion-, and object-responsive regions, with ..
- Optimal spatial filtering of single trial EEG during imagined hand movement
Department of Medical Informatics, Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria
IEEE Trans Rehabil Eng 8:441-6. 2000
..g., associated with imaginary movement. One-sided hand movement imagination results in EEG changes located at contra- and ipsilateral central areas...
- Neural signatures of body ownership: a sensory network for bodily self-consciousness
Wellcome Department of Imaging Neuroscience, Institute of Neurology, University College London, London, UK
Cereb Cortex 17:2235-44. 2007
..In the rubber hand illusion (RHI), correlated visuotactile stimulation causes a fake hand to be perceived as part of one's own body...
- Prefrontal involvement in imitation learning of hand actions: effects of practice and expertise
Department of Psychology, Lancaster University, UK
Neuroimage 37:1371-83. 2007
In this event-related fMRI study, we demonstrate the effects of a single session of practising configural hand actions (guitar chords) on cortical activations during observation, motor preparation and imitative execution...
- Ipsilateral motor cortex activity during unimanual hand movements relates to task complexity
Deptartment of Psychology, University of California, Berkeley, CA 94720, USA
J Neurophysiol 93:1209-22. 2005
..This phenomenon is more prominent in the left hemisphere during left-hand movements than in the right hemisphere during right-hand movements...
- Prevalence of symptomatic hand osteoarthritis and its impact on functional status among the elderly: The Framingham Study
Clinical Epidemiology Research and Training Unit, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA 02118, USA
Am J Epidemiol 156:1021-7. 2002
..joint disorders in the elderly, yet few studies have targeted symptomatic osteoarthritis, especially symptomatic hand osteoarthritis...
- Neural circuits underlying imitation learning of hand actions: an event-related fMRI study
Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Parma, Parma 43100, Italy
Neuron 42:323-34. 2004
..Given the functional properties of area 46, a model of imitation learning is proposed based on interactions between this area and the mirror neuron system...
- Contribution of hand motor circuits to counting
Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium
J Cogn Neurosci 19:563-76. 2007
The finding that number processing activates a cortical network partly overlapping that recruited for hand movements has renewed interest in the relationship between number and finger representations...
- Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Health-Care Settings. Recommendations of the Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee and the HICPAC/SHEA/APIC/IDSA Hand Hygiene Task Force. Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America/Association for Prof
John M Boyce
Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
MMWR Recomm Rep 51:1-45, quiz CE1-4. 2002
The Guideline for Hand Hygiene in Health-Care Settings provides health-care workers (HCWs) with a review of data regarding handwashing and hand antisepsis in health-care settings...
- Effects of correct and transformed visual feedback on rhythmic visuo-motor tracking: tracking performance and visual search behavior
Institute for Fundamental and Clinical Human Movement Sciences, Faculty of Human Movement Sciences, Vrije Universiteit, 1081BT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Hum Mov Sci 24:379-402. 2005
..reduced to 9 in the analyses) manually tracked an oscillating visual target signal in phase (by moving the hand in the same direction as the target signal) and in antiphase (by moving the hand in the opposite direction), while ..
- Eye-hand coordination in object manipulation
R S Johansson
Department of Integrative Medical Biology, Section for Physiology, Umea University, S 90187 Umea, Sweden
J Neurosci 21:6917-32. 2001
..Subjects never fixated the hand or the moving bar. Gaze and hand/bar movements were linked concerning landmarks, with gaze leading...
- The role of multiple contralesional motor areas for complex hand movements after internal capsular lesion
Department of General Neurology, Hertie Institute for Clinical Brain Research, University of Tuebingen, D 72076 Tuebingen, Germany
J Neurosci 26:6096-102. 2006
..In the subacute stage, increased activity within motor areas in the CON-H during simple movements of the affected hand has been shown to correlate with poorer motor outcome...
- Repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation over bilateral hemispheres enhances motor function and training effect of paretic hand in patients after stroke
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hospital of Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
J Rehabil Med 41:1049-54. 2009
..We investigated whether bilateral repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation might improve the paretic hand in patients after stroke.
- Establishing a standardized clinical assessment tool of pathologic and prosthetic hand function: normative data, reliability, and validity
Colin M Light
Department of Electronics and Computer Science, University of Southampton, Southampton, England
Arch Phys Med Rehabil 83:776-83. 2002
To develop a new assessment procedure, the Southampton Hand Assessment Procedure (SHAP), that allows contextual results of hand function to be obtained readily in a clinical environment.
- Dorsal premotor neurons encode the relative position of the hand, eye, and goal during reach planning
Division of Biology, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, California 91125, USA
Neuron 51:125-34. 2006
..the medial intraparietal area (area MIP) of two monkeys while systematically varying the starting position of the hand and eye during reaching. PMd neurons encoded the relative position of the target, hand, and eye...
- Mechanisms underlying functional changes in the primary motor cortex ipsilateral to an active hand
Monica A Perez
Human Cortical Physiology Section and Stroke Neurorehabilitation Clinic, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
J Neurosci 28:5631-40. 2008
Performance of a unimanual hand motor task results in functional changes in both primary motor cortices (M1(ipsilateral) and M1(contralateral))...
- Muscular and postural synergies of the human hand
Erica J Weiss
Department of Neuroscience, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis MN 55455, USA
J Neurophysiol 92:523-35. 2004
Because humans have limited ability to independently control the many joints of the hand, a wide variety of hand shapes can be characterized as a weighted combination of just two or three main patterns of covariation in joint rotations, ..
- Integration of visual and tactile signals from the hand in the human brain: an FMRI study
Brain, Body and Self Laboratory, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
J Neurophysiol 105:910-22. 2011
..In humans, activity in a similar set of brain regions has been associated with visuotactile stimulation of the hand. However, little is known about how these areas integrate visual and tactile information...
- Having a body versus moving your body: How agency structures body-ownership
Department of Psychology, Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, Alexandra House, 17 Queen Square, London WC1N 3AR, UK
Conscious Cogn 15:423-32. 2006
We investigated how motor agency in the voluntary control of body movement influences body awareness. In the Rubber Hand Illusion (RHI), synchronous tactile stimulation of a rubber hand and the participant's hand leads to a feeling of the ..
- Dynamic intra- and interhemispheric interactions during unilateral and bilateral hand movements assessed with fMRI and DCM
Neuromodulation and Neurorehabilitation Group, Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research, Cologne, Germany
Neuroimage 41:1382-94. 2008
..the specific excitatory and inhibitory influences within the human motor system for the generation of voluntary hand movements...
- Activation of cortical and cerebellar motor areas during executed and imagined hand movements: an fMRI study
Institute for Medical Psychology, Tubingen, Germany
J Cogn Neurosci 11:491-501. 1999
Brain activation during executed (EM) and imagined movements (IM) of the right and left hand was studied in 10 healthy right-handed subjects using functional magnetic resonance imagining (fMRI)...
- Motor imagery: a backdoor to the motor system after stroke?
Department of Clinical Neurosciences, University of Cambridge, England
Stroke 37:1941-52. 2006
..Specifically, whether the primary motor cortex (M1), considered a prime target of poststroke rehabilitation, is involved in motor imagery is unresolved...
- ISB recommendation on definitions of joint coordinate systems of various joints for the reporting of human joint motion--Part II: shoulder, elbow, wrist and hand
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Vermont, 305 Rathwell Building, Burlington, VT, USA
J Biomech 38:981-992. 2005
..of Biomechanics proposes a definition of a joint coordinate system (JCS) for the shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. For each joint, a standard for the local axis system in each articulating segment or bone is generated...
- Upper limb amputees can be induced to experience a rubber hand as their own
H Henrik Ehrsson
Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
Brain 131:3443-52. 2008
We describe how upper limb amputees can be made to experience a rubber hand as part of their own body...
- Mental rotation of objects versus hands: neural mechanisms revealed by positron emission tomography
S M Kosslyn
Department of Psychology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
Psychophysiology 35:151-61. 1998
..The results suggest that at least two different mechanisms can be used in mental rotation, one mechanism that recruits processes that prepare motor movements and another mechanism that does not...
- A fronto-parietal circuit for object manipulation in man: evidence from an fMRI-study
Department of Neurology, Heinrich Heine University of Dusseldorf, Germany
Eur J Neurosci 11:3276-86. 1999
..It is proposed that area SII analyses the intrinsic object characteristics whilst the superior parietal lobule is related to kinaesthesia...
- Roles of primate spinal interneurons in preparation and execution of voluntary hand movement
E E Fetz
Department of Physiology and Biophysics and Washington National Primate Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7290 USA
Brain Res Brain Res Rev 40:53-65. 2002
To study the contribution of primate cervical interneurons (INs) to preparation and execution of normal voluntary hand movement we investigated their activity and correlational linkages to muscles in monkeys performing tracking tasks...
- Functional results of the first human double-hand transplantation
Jean Michel Dubernard
Service de Chirurgie de Transplantation, Hopital Edouard Herriot, Place d Arsonval, 69347 Lyon, France
Ann Surg 238:128-36. 2003
Objective of this study was to analyze fifteen months after surgery the sensorimotor recovery of the first human double hand transplantation.
- Disinhibition of the premotor cortex contributes to a maladaptive change in the affected hand after stroke
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hospital of Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
Stroke 38:1551-6. 2007
..Using these data, we investigated whether a change in the inhibitory system might influence motor recovery...
- Coherent neural representation of hand speed in humans revealed by MEG imaging
Cognitive Neuroscience and Brain Imaging Laboratory, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, UPR 640 LENA, MEG Center, Universite Pierre et Marie Curie Paris 6, Hopital de la Salpetriere, 75013 Paris, France
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 104:7676-81. 2007
..Recent findings obtained using local field potentials suggest that hand speed may also be encoded in the summed activity of neuronal populations...
- Influence of initial hand and target position on reach errors in optic ataxic and normal subjects
Aarlenne Z Khan
Espace et Action, INSERM U534, Bron, France
J Vis 7:8.1-16. 2007
..studies suggest that reach planning areas in the posterior parietal cortex encode both target and initial hand position in gaze-centered coordinates, which could be used to calculate a desired movement vector...
- Time course analyses confirm independence of imitative and spatial compatibility
ESRC Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution, University College London, 26 Bedford Way, London WC1H 0AP, United Kingdom
J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 37:409-21. 2011
..It was found that imitative compatibility follows a different time course from spatial compatibility, providing further evidence for their independence and supporting the use of imitative compatibility as a measure of imitation...
- The SmartHand transradial prosthesis
The BioRobotics Institute, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pontedera Pi, Italy
J Neuroeng Rehabil 8:29. 2011
..This paper presents the design and on bench evaluation of the SmartHand...
- Impaired endogenously evoked automated reaching in Parkinson's disease
Elizabeth B Torres
Psychology Department, Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey 08854, USA
J Neurosci 31:17848-63. 2011
- Software-recorded and self-reported duration of computer use in relation to the onset of severe arm-wrist-hand pain and neck-shoulder pain
Research Centre on Physical Activity, Work and Health, TNO VU VUmc, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Occup Environ Med 68:502-9. 2011
..The objective of this study was to examine the association between duration of computer use at work, measured with software and self-reports, and the onset of severe arm-wrist-hand and neck-shoulder symptoms.
- Eye-hand coordination skills in children with and without amblyopia
Catherine M Suttle
School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci 52:1851-64. 2011
..whether binocular information provides benefits for programming and guidance of reach-to-grasp movements in normal children and whether these eye-hand coordination skills are impaired in children with amblyopia and abnormal binocularity.
- Flexible, task-dependent use of sensory feedback to control hand movements
David C Knill
Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14618, USA
J Neurosci 31:1219-37. 2011
..simple pointing movements leads humans to adjust the feedback control laws that map sensory signals from the moving hand to motor commands...
- Motor corticospinal excitability during the observation of interactive hand gestures
Peter G Enticott
Monash Alfred Psychiatry Research Centre, School of Psychology and Psychiatry, Monash University and the Alfred, Level 1, Old Baker Building, The Alfred, Melbourne, Victoria, 3004, Australia
Brain Res Bull 85:89-95. 2011
..were administered transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to the primary motor cortex while viewing matched hand movements with or without (1) an interactive context and (2) an interactive context with an implied heightened ..
- A case of refractory orofacial pain treated by transcranial direct current stimulation applied over hand motor area in combination with NMDA agonist drug intake
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology, Georg August University of Gottingen, Gottingen, Germany
Brain Stimul 4:117-21. 2011
..A female patient presented with persistent orofacial pain on the right side for 3 years, attributed to a viral infection. The pain had remained largely pharmacoresistant, reaching a value of 8/10 on the visual analogue scale...
- FMRI adaptation reveals a cortical mechanism for the coding of space near the hand
Brain, Body and Self Laboratory, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, 171 77 Stockholm, Sweden
J Neurosci 31:9023-31. 2011
..ventral portions of the premotor cortex that exhibit selective BOLD adaptation to an object moving near the right hand. Crucially, these areas did not manifest adaptation if the stimulus was presented in far space (100 cm) or when the ..
- Hand shape selection in pantomimed grasping: interaction between the dorsal and the ventral visual streams and convergence on the ventral premotor area
Max Planck Institute for Human Cognitive and Brain Sciences, Stephanstrasse 1a, 04103 Leipzig, Germany
Hum Brain Mapp 33:1821-33. 2012
In visually guided grasping, possible hand shapes are computed from the geometrical features of the object, while prior knowledge about the object and the goal of the action influence both the computation and the selection of the hand ..
- The precision of proprioceptive position sense
R J van Beers
Department of Industrial Design Engineering, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands
Exp Brain Res 122:367-77. 1998
The purpose of this study was to determine the precision of proprioceptive localization of the hand in humans...
- Evolution of cortical activation during recovery from corticospinal tract infarction
R S Marshall
Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Stroke 31:656-61. 2000
..Functional MRI (fMRI) provides a means of identifying focal brain activity related to movement of a paretic hand. Although prior studies have suggested that supplementary motor regions in the ipsilesional and contralesional ..
- A comparison of surface and intramuscular myoelectric signal classification
Levi J Hargrove
Institute of Biomedical Engineering, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of New Brunswick, P O Box 4400, Fredericton, NB E3B 5A3, Canada
IEEE Trans Biomed Eng 54:847-53. 2007
..Impressive classification accuracy (97%) could be achieved by optimally selecting only three channels of surface MES...
- The effect of disease site (knee, hip, hand, foot, lower back or neck) on employment reduction due to osteoarthritis
Eric C Sayre
Arthritis Research Centre of Canada, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
PLoS ONE 5:e10470. 2010
Osteoarthritis (OA) has a significant impact on individuals' ability to work. Our goal was to investigate the effects of the site of OA (knee, hip, hand, foot, lower back or neck) on employment reduction due to OA (EROA).
- Influence of task-oriented training content on skilled arm-hand performance in stroke: a systematic review
Annick A A Timmermans
Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Neurorehabil Neural Repair 24:858-70. 2010
This review evaluates the underlying training components currently used in task-oriented training and assesses the effects of these components on skilled arm-hand performance in patients after a stroke.
- The International Registry on Hand and Composite Tissue Transplantation
Department of Transplantation, Hopital Edouard Herriot, Lyon, France
Transplantation 90:1590-4. 2010
The International Registry on Hand and Composite Tissue Transplantation was founded in May 2002, and the analysis of all cases with follow-up information up to July 2010 is presented here.
- The Rubber Hand Illusion: feeling of ownership and proprioceptive drift do not go hand in hand
Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
PLoS ONE 6:e21659. 2011
In the Rubber Hand Illusion, the feeling of ownership of a rubber hand displaced from a participant's real occluded hand is evoked by synchronously stroking both hands with paintbrushes...
- Disturbances in body ownership in schizophrenia: evidence from the rubber hand illusion and case study of a spontaneous out-of-body experience
Katharine N Thakkar
Department of Psychology, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, United States of America
PLoS ONE 6:e27089. 2011
..Body ownership, one component of self-awareness, can be studied with the rubber hand illusion (RHI)...
- Touching a rubber hand: feeling of body ownership is associated with activity in multisensory brain areas
H Henrik Ehrsson
Wellcome Department of Cognitive Neurology, Institute of Neurology, London WC1N 3BG, United Kingdom
J Neurosci 25:10564-73. 2005
In the "rubber-hand illusion," the sight of brushing of a rubber hand at the same time as brushing of the person's own hidden hand is sufficient to produce a feeling of ownership of the fake hand...
- Power Doppler ultrasound assessment of rheumatoid hand synovitis
Department of Rheumatology, Mater Misericordiae Hospital, Dublin, Ireland
J Rheumatol 28:1979-82. 2001
..power Doppler ultrasound (PD) as a technique in assessing response to treatment with steroids in rheumatoid hand synovitis...
- Visual feedback control of hand movements
Jeffrey A Saunders
Center for Visual Science, University of Rochester, Center for Visual Science, Rochester, New York 14627, USA
J Neurosci 24:3223-34. 2004
We investigated what visual information contributes to on-line control of hand movements. It has been suggested that motion information predominates early in movements but that position information predominates for endpoint control...
- Spatial transformations for eye-hand coordination
J D Crawford
Canadian Institutes of Health Research Group for Action and Perception, York Centre for Vision Research, Department of Psychology, York University, 4700 Keele St, Toronto, Ontario M3J 1P3, Canada
J Neurophysiol 92:10-9. 2004
Eye-hand coordination is complex because it involves the visual guidance of both the eyes and hands, while simultaneously using eye movements to optimize vision...
- Lateral somatotopic organization during imagined and prepared movements
Department of Psychology, Washington University, St Louis, MO 63130, USA
J Neurophysiol 95:811-22. 2006
..specific to the body part whose movement is imagined or prepared, participants performed, imagined, and prepared hand movements while undergoing functional MRI scanning...
- Differential roles of monkey striatum in learning of sequential hand movement
Laboratory of Neural Control, National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Okazaki, Japan
Exp Brain Res 115:1-5. 1997
..These results suggest that the anterior and posterior portions of the striatum participate in different aspects of learning of sequential movements...
- Ipsilesional deficits during fast diadochokinetic hand movements following unilateral brain damage
Clinical Research Group EKN, Neuropsychological Department, Munchen Bogenhausen Hospital, Dachauerstr 164, Germany
Neuropsychologia 40:2100-15. 2002
Impaired sensorimotor function of the hand ipsilateral to a unilateral brain lesion has been reported in a variety of motor tasks; however, elementary diadochokinetic movements, such as tapping with the index finger, seem to be preserved ..
- The impact of physical therapy on functional outcomes after stroke: what's the evidence?
R P S Van Peppen
Department of Physical Therapy, VU University Medical Center, PO Box 7057, 1007 MB Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Clin Rehabil 18:833-62. 2004
..To determine the evidence for physical therapy interventions aimed at improving functional outcome after stroke...
- Hand impairments and their relationship with manual ability in children with cerebral palsy
Laboratory of Rehabilitation and Physical Medicine, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Bruxelles, Belgium
J Rehabil Med 39:708-14. 2007
To study hand impairments and their relationship with manual ability in children with cerebral palsy.
- Functional properties of grasping-related neurons in the ventral premotor area F5 of the macaque monkey
Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Sezione di Fisiologia, Universita di Parma, Parma, Italy
J Neurophysiol 95:709-29. 2006
..Because the same paradigm has been used to study the properties of hand-grasping neurons in the dorsal premotor area F2, and in the anterior intraparietal area (AIP), a comparison of the ..
- Mirror activity in the human brain while observing hand movements: a comparison between EEG desynchronization in the mu-range and previous fMRI results
Department of Psychology, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem 91905, Israel
Brain Res 1282:126-32. 2009
..The EEG power in the mu range has been recorded while participants passively observed either a left or a right hand, reaching to and grasping objects, and compared it with that recorded while participants observed the movement of a ..
- Manual activity shapes structure and function in contralateral human motor hand area
Department of Neurology, Christian Albrechts University, Kiel, Germany
Neuroimage 54:32-41. 2011
..e., training) of manual activity lead to opposing changes in grey matter in the contralateral primary motor hand area (M1(HAND))...
- The primate reticulospinal tract, hand function and functional recovery
Stuart N Baker
Institute of Neuroscience, Medical School, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4HH, UK
J Physiol 589:5603-12. 2011
..Recent data provide evidence that the reticulospinal tract can exert some influence over hand movements...
- Inhibition of the unaffected motor cortex by 1 Hz repetitive transcranical magnetic stimulation enhances motor performance and training effect of the paretic hand in patients with chronic stroke
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Hospital of Hokkaido University, Sapporo, Japan
J Rehabil Med 40:298-303. 2008
..repetitive transcranial magnetic stimulation (rTMS) over the unaffected hemisphere improved the affected hand function in chronic stroke patients...
- Evidence for the flexible sensorimotor strategies predicted by optimal feedback control
Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, California 92093 0515, USA
J Neurosci 27:9354-68. 2007
..diverse and often conflicting mixtures of task goals, requiring sensorimotor strategies customized for the task at hand. Such customization is mostly ignored by traditional theories emphasizing movement geometry and servo control...
- The role of the right temporo-parietal junction in maintaining a coherent sense of one's body
Department of Psychology, Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey, United Kingdom
Neuropsychologia 46:3014-8. 2008
- Referral of sensation to an advanced humanoid robotic hand prosthesis
Department of Hand Surgery, Malmo University Hospital, Malmo, Sweden
Scand J Plast Reconstr Surg Hand Surg 43:260-6. 2009
b>Hand prostheses that are currently available on the market are used by amputees to only a limited extent, partly because of lack of sensory feedback from the artificial hand...
- Hand bone loss measured by digital X-ray radiogrammetry is a predictor of joint damage in early rheumatoid arthritis
Department of Medicine, Section of Rheumatology, Helsingborg Hospital, Sweden
Scand J Rheumatol 38:431-8. 2009
..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether loss of bone measured by digital X-ray radiogrammetry (DXR) of hands early in the course of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) may predict future radiographic joint damage after 1 and 2 years...
- Somatosensory evoked potentials during a rubber-hand illusion in schizophrenia
Institute for Psychiatric Studies, Sha ar Menashe Mental Health Center, Mobile Post Hefer 38814, Hadera, Israel
Schizophr Res 64:157-63. 2003
The rubber-hand illusion (RHI), an illusion in which tactile sensations are referred to a synthetic alien limb, is enhanced in schizophrenia patients...
- Dual-hemisphere tDCS facilitates greater improvements for healthy subjects' non-dominant hand compared to uni-hemisphere stimulation
Bradley W Vines
Department of Neurology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
BMC Neurosci 9:103. 2008
..shown that applying anodal tDCS to the non-dominant motor cortex can improve motor performance for the non-dominant hand, presumably by means of changes in synaptic plasticity between neurons...
- Extending or projecting peripersonal space with tools? Multisensory interactions highlight only the distal and proximal ends of tools
Nicholas P Holmes
Department of Experimental Psychology, South Parks Road, Oxford, OX13UD, Oxford University, UK
Neurosci Lett 372:62-7. 2004
..tasks on the integration of visual and tactile stimuli at three distances from participants' hands along two hand-held tools...
- Enhancement of non-dominant hand motor function by anodal transcranial direct current stimulation
Paulo S Boggio
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Neurosci Lett 404:232-6. 2006
..investigate the effects of anodal tDCS (1 mA, 20 min) of the dominant and non-dominant primary motor cortex (M1) on hand motor performance in healthy right-handed volunteers, healthy subjects underwent one session of both sham and ..
- Tool use changes multisensory interactions in seconds: evidence from the crossmodal congruency task
Nicholas P Holmes
Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, UK
Exp Brain Res 183:465-76. 2007
..Such enhancements are likely due to the increased behavioural relevance of visual stimuli as each tool use action is prepared before execution...
- Reorganization of remote cortical regions after ischemic brain injury: a potential substrate for stroke recovery
S B Frost
Center on Aging, Department of Molecular and Integrative Physiology, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, Kansas 66160, USA
J Neurophysiol 89:3205-14. 2003
..stimulation techniques to examine functional remodeling in cerebral cortex after an ischemic infarct in the hand representation of primary motor cortex in five adult squirrel monkeys...
- Target and hand position information in the online control of goal-directed arm movements
UMR Mouvement and Perception, CNRS et Universite de la Mediterranee, 163 Avenue de Luminy, 13288, Marseille Cedex 9, France
Exp Brain Res 151:524-35. 2003
The present study compared the contribution of visual information of hand and target position to the online control of goal-directed arm movements...
- Continuous attraction toward phonological competitors
Michael J Spivey
Department of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, USA
Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 102:10393-8. 2005
..Here, we provide compelling evidence for this continuity assumption by using a continuous response, hand movements, to track the temporal dynamics of lexical activations during real-time spoken-word recognition in a ..
- The shortened disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand questionnaire (QuickDASH): validity and reliability based on responses within the full-length DASH
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, NIH, Bethesda, Maryland 20892, USA
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 7:44. 2006
The 30-item disabilities of the arm, shoulder and hand (DASH) questionnaire is increasingly used in clinical research involving upper extremity musculoskeletal disorders...
- Internalizing agency of self-action: perception of one's own hand movements depends on an adaptable prediction about the sensory action outcome
Department of Cognitive Neurology, Hertie Institute of Clinical Brain Research, University of Tubingen, Tubingen, Germany
J Neurophysiol 96:1592-601. 2006
..Furthermore, they indicate that the updated sensory prediction can be used to optimize motor control...
- A 'rubber-hand' illusion reveals a relationship between perceptual body image and unhealthy body change
Alexander J Mussap
School of Psychology, Deakin University, Australia
J Health Psychol 11:627-39. 2006
The 'rubber-hand' illusion, in which individuals misattribute tactile sensations felt by their hand to a rubber prosthetic hand that they see being stimulated, was employed to examine the relationship between perceptual body image and ..
- Prevalence and involvement patterns of radiographic hand osteoarthritis in Japanese women: the Hizen-Oshima Study
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, 1 1 Iseigaoka, Yahatanishi ku, Kitakyushu, 807 8555, Japan
J Bone Miner Metab 24:344-8. 2006
The prevalence and pattern of joint involvement in radiographic hand osteoarthritis (OA) have been reported in Western populations, but similar data are lacking for Japanese...
- Evidence-based model for hand transmission during patient care and the role of improved practices
Infection Control Programme, University of Geneva Hospitals, Geneva, Switzerland
Lancet Infect Dis 6:641-52. 2006
b>Hand cleansing is the primary action to reduce health-care-associated infection and cross-transmission of antimicrobial-resistant pathogens...
- Control strategies in object manipulation tasks
J Randall Flanagan
Department of Psychology, Centre for Neuroscience Studies, Queen s University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6, Canada
Curr Opin Neurobiol 16:650-9. 2006
The remarkable manipulative skill of the human hand is not the result of rapid sensorimotor processes, nor of fast or powerful effector mechanisms...
- Design of a cybernetic hand for perception and action
M C Carrozza
ARTS Lab, Scuola Superiore Sant Anna, Pontedera Pi, Italy
Biol Cybern 95:629-44. 2006
Strong motivation for developing new prosthetic hand devices is provided by the fact that low functionality and controllability-in addition to poor cosmetic appearance-are the most important reasons why amputees do not regularly use their ..
- Pegylated liposomal doxorubicin-related palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia ('hand-foot' syndrome)
Department of Oncology, Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Campobasso, Italy
Ann Oncol 18:1159-64. 2007
Palmar-plantar erythrodysesthesia (PPE), also called hand-foot syndrome or hand-to-foot syndrome, is a distinctive and relatively frequent dermatologic toxic reaction associated with certain chemotherapeutic agents...
- Hand-held dynamometry for muscle strength measurement in children with cerebral palsy
Rehabilitation Sciences Research Centre, School of Physiotherapy, The University of Melbourne, Parkville, Victoria, 3108 Australia
Dev Med Child Neurol 49:106-11. 2007
The aim of this study was to investigate the reliability of hand-held dynamometry for measuring isometric lower-limb muscle strength in children with cerebral palsy (CP)...
- On the relations between affordance and representation of the agent's effector
Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Universita di Parma, Via Volturno 39, 43100 Parma, Italy
Exp Brain Res 180:421-33. 2007
..of the effector potentially interacting with the object: specifically, in this study, vision of the interacting hand. In Experiment 1 we used an apparatus by which a fruit to be reached and grasped was identified by word reading, ..
- The epidemiology of arm and hand swelling in premenopausal breast cancer survivors
Electra D Paskett
Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, A356 Starling Loving Hall, 320 West 10th Avenue, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
Cancer Epidemiol Biomarkers Prev 16:775-82. 2007
Breast cancer survivors suffer from lymphedema of the arm and/or hand. Accurate estimates of the incidence and prevalence of lymphedema are lacking, as are the effects of this condition on overall quality of life.
- Field trial of a low cost method to evaluate hand cleanliness
Stephen P Luby
Division of Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases, National Centers for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Trop Med Int Health 12:765-71. 2007
To evaluate a simple low cost method for measuring hand contamination as an objective assessment of handwashing practices.
- The Clinical Assessment Study of the Hand (CAS-HA): a prospective study of musculoskeletal hand problems in the general population
Primary Care Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Keele University, Keele, Staffordshire, ST5 5BG, UK
BMC Musculoskelet Disord 8:85. 2007
Pain in the hand affects an estimated 12-21% of the population, and at older ages the hand is one of the most common sites of pain and osteoarthritis...
- Parallel evolution of cortical areas involved in skilled hand use
Center for Neuroscience, University of California, Davis, California 95618, USA
J Neurosci 27:10106-15. 2007