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Hand Grasping Kinematics

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Rita M. Patterson, Beatriz C. Abreu

The University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Steven F. Viegas, William L. Buford, Jr., Clark Andersen, Kenneth Ottenbacher

University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX

Paper No. SBC2007-176470, pp. 21-22; 2 pages
  • ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • ASME 2007 Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • Keystone, Colorado, USA, June 20–24, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Bioengineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4798-5
  • Copyright © 2007 by ASME


Grasping involves precise and coordinated movement between the wrist complex and digits. The overall objective of this study was to examine variations in overall hand posture and finger coordination among persons with brain injury (BI) during a grasping activity to identify stereotypical prehension patterns within the study group.

Copyright © 2007 by ASME
Topics: Kinematics , Grasping



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