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Consistency of hand use, exercise, and sports-related injuries.

Research paper by R A RA Hicks, G G Inman, D D Deharo, G J GJ Hicks

Indexed on: 15 Sep '99Published on: 15 Sep '99Published in: Perceptual and motor skills



Abstract

In this study, we examined the relationships between the consistency of hand use, exercise, and sports-related injuries as an indirect test of the hypothesis that the consistency of hand use is a reflection of general motor coordination. As we predicted, the consistent hand-use group (n = 23) exercised more, were more likely to follow a regular exercise schedule, and reported having experienced more sports-related accidents than their inconsistent hand-use peers (n = 23).