Hum Mov Sci 2021 Jun 30;77:102790. Epub 2021 Mar 30.
Swiss Children's Rehab, University Children's Hospital Zurich, Mühlebergstrasse 104, 8910 Affoltern am Albis, Switzerland; Children's Research Center, University Children's Hospital Zurich, University of Zurich, Steinwiesstrasse 75, 8032 Zürich, Switzerland. Electronic address:
Background: Neurophysiological development of selective voluntary motor control (SVMC) is assumed but has not been quantified objectively. We assessed SVMC with (i) clinical assessments, (ii) a combination of these assessments with surface electromyography (sEMG) and, (iii) a playful computer game. The aim of this study was to describe and compare age-related differences in SVMC, quantified with these tools, in neurologically intact children, adolescents, and adults. Read More