Discriminating overhead points of contact after arm raising

Jan Naughton*, Roger Adams, Chris Maher

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Abstract

Arm-raising movements at the shoulder made to overhead locations were investigated in a weight-bearing stance with forward vision available. When discrimination of different points of contact was measured after arm elevations to the unseen overhead targets, no dominant arm advantage was found, but contacts made after the shortest (90°) arm-elevation movements were better discriminated than those from arm-at-side (180°), plus windup (540°).

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1187-1195
Number of pages9
JournalPerceptual and Motor Skills
Volume95
Issue number3 PART 2
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2002
Externally publishedYes

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Naughton, J., Adams, R., & Maher, C. (2002). Discriminating overhead points of contact after arm raising. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 95(3 PART 2), 1187-1195.