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Hand grip strength on a large PDA: holding while reading is different from a functional task

Rajabiyazdi, Fatemeh; Gedeon, Tamas (Tom)

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Several studies have been done measuring preferred hand grip strength, but none of them has measured preferred hand strength on a PDA or similar device when it is held and used. We measured dominant hand strength in two conditions similar to real PDA use; resting fore-arms on a table and holding the PDA without table support. We found that adult participants squeeze the device with their preferred hand significantly more than with their nonpreferred hand while holding. In addition, we examined...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2012
Type: Conference paper
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/68884
Source: Proceedings - 2012 6th International Conference on Complex, Intelligent, and Software Intensive Systems, CISIS 2012
DOI: 10.1109/CISIS.2012.110

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