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Micromanipulation accuracy in pointing and tracing investigated with a contact-free measurement system.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19964328     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
This study examines micromanipulation accuracy in pointing and in tracing a circle, using a novel contact-free measurement system. Three groups of subjects enable us to investigate the influence of age and micromanipulation expertise. The results show that, for all groups of subjects, a 10x magnification increases accuracy, but larger magnification does not improve it further. Expertise leads to reduced error, and grip force does not affect accuracy in the magnified condition.
Eileen Lee Ming Su; Tun Latt Win; Wei Tech Ang; Thiam Chye Lim; Chee Leong Teo; Etienne Burdet
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Conference proceedings : ... Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society. Annual Conference     Volume:  2009     ISSN:  1557-170X     ISO Abbreviation:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Publication Date:  2009  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-07     Completed Date:  2010-04-22     Revised Date:  2014-08-21    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101243413     Medline TA:  Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  3960-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Age Factors
Biomechanical Phenomena
Equipment Design
Hand / physiology
Hand Strength*
Psychomotor Performance*
Reproducibility of Results
User-Computer Interface

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