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Longitudinal patterns of change in eye-hand coordination in children aged 8-16 years

Wicks, Lennon J.; Telford, Rohan M; Cunningham, Ross; Semple, Stuart J.; Telford, Richard D.


Enhanced eye-hand coordination (EHC) is associated with greater participation in physical activity. No longitudinal studies have examined the change in throw-catch EHC from childhood to mid-adolescence. We investigated the development of EHC with an object control test from childhood to mid-adolescence in boys and girls. Evaluated at age 8, 10, 12 and 16. years, EHC was measured as the aggregate success rate of a throw and wall-rebound catch test. The test involved 40 attempts of progressive...[Show more]

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Date published: 2015
Type: Journal article
Source: Human Movement Science
DOI: 10.1016/j.humov.2015.07.002


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