Orthopedics | Movement Disorders
Use of a simulator for application of intermanual transfer in upper limb myoelectric prosthetic training
Sietske Romkema*, Raoul M Bongers, Corry K van der Sluis
*Corresponding author: Sietske Romkema
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University Medical Center Groningen (UMCG), University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands
F1000Posters 2012, 3: 1587 (poster) [English]
Poster [2.64 MB]
Mastery of Manual Skills Meeting 2012, 19 - 21 Apr 2012, P000
Trent International Prosthetic Symposium 2012, 21 - 23 May 2012, P000
International Society for Prosthetics and Orthotics
University Medical Centre Groningen
The aim of this research was to determine whether intermanual transfer effects could be detected after training with a prosthetic simulator.
The movement time decreased significantly more in the experimental group compared to the control group, indicating faster handling of the prosthesis. Intermanual transfer was present after training with a myoelectric prosthetic simulator in children and adults.
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