Child visuomotor skills : preliminary findings using a new low-cost movement analysis method

Chiappedi, Matteo and De Bernardi, Elisabetta and Dalla Toffola, Elena and Bejor, Maurizio (2010) Child visuomotor skills : preliminary findings using a new low-cost movement analysis method. Functional Neurology; New Trends in Interventional Neurosciences, 25 (1). pp. 45-48. ISSN 1971-3274

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isuomotor skills are obviously important in activities of daily living. In school-aged children they are particularly important in writing and reading processes. The assessment of these skills is usually performed through neuropsychological or complex neurophysiological tests. We present our preliminary findings in 21 healthy children in whom visuomotor assessment was performed using a new, non-invasive method, based on quantitative video analysis of arm movement during a maze task. This low-cost method seems promising because it is easier to perform than other neurophysiological techniques, does not involve the fixing of markers on the child’s body and allows accurate evaluation of joint angles. The major drawbacks are the single plane used for the video recording and the need for a well lit environment

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: assessment, children, joint angles, visuomotor skills
Subjects: 600 Tecnologia - Scienze applicate > 610 Medicina e salute (Classificare qui la tecnologia dei servizi medici) > 616 Malattie (classificare qui la Clinica medica, la medicina basata sull'evidenza, la Medicina interna, la Medicina sperimentale) > 616.8 Malattie del sistema nervoso e disturbi mentali (Classificare qui la Neuropsichiatria, la Neurologia)
Depositing User: Danilo Dezzi
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2011 16:32
Last Modified: 25 Nov 2011 16:32

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