Grace Kim, Jim Hinojosa, Mitchell Batavia, Ashwini Rao; The Effects of Attentional Focus on Upper-Extremity Motor Training Using Robotics With Persons After Chronic Stroke. Am J Occup Ther 2017;71(4_Supplement_1):7111515218. https://doi.org/10.5014/ajot.2017.71S1-PO1158
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Date Presented 3/30/2017
We compared the effects of an external focus vs. internal focus of attention on upper-extremity motor training for people with stroke. Participants improved significantly over time, but there were no differences between the two groups. Practice intensity was more important than attentional focus during arm training.
Primary Author and Speaker: Grace Kim
Contributing Authors: Jim Hinojosa, Mitchell Batavia, Ashwini Rao
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