Searched for: subject:"Motor%5C+Skills"
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Berger, M.A.M. (author), Krul, A. (author), Daanen, H.A.M. (author), TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author)
Finger dexterity tests are generally used to assess performance decrease due to gloves, cold and pathology. It is generally assumed that the O’Connor and Purdue Pegboard test yield similar results. In this experiment we compared these two tests for dry conditions without gloves, and for dry and wet conditions with two types of Nytril gloves. In...
article 2009
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Lammers, J.H.C.M. (author), Emmen, H.H. (author), Muijser, H. (author), Hoogendijk, E.M.G. (author), McKee, R.H. (author), Owen, D.E. (author), Kulig, B.M. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
To evaluate the neurobehavioral effects of hydrocarbon solvents and to establish a working model for extrapolating animal test data to humans, studies were conducted which involved inhalation exposure of rats and humans to white spirit (WS). The specific objectives of these studies were to evaluate the behavioral effects of exposure to WS in...
article 2007
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Grootenhuis, M.A. (author), Koopman, H.M. (author), Verrips, G.H.W. (author), Vogels, A.G.C. (author), Last, B.F. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
In paediatric research, Health-Related Quality-of-Life (HRQoL) has received increasing recognition as an important health outcome. This study aimed to investigate the nature and prevalence of HRQoL problems in children with different chronic diseases. Data were available on 318 children aged 8-11 years with different diseases: congenital heart...
article 2007
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TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author), Kempers, M.J.E. (author), van der Sluijs Veer, L. (author), Nijhuis-van der Sanden, R.W.G. (author), Lanting, C.I. (author), Kooistra, L. (author), Wiedijk, B.M. (author), Last, B.F. (author), de Vijlder, J.J.M. (author), Grootenhuis, M.A. (author), Vulsma, T. (author)
Context: Patients with thyroidal congenital hypothyroidism (CH-T) born in The Netherlands in 1981-1982 showed persistent intellectual and motor deficits during childhood and adulthood, despite initiation of T4 supplementation at a median age of 28 d after birth. Objective: The present study examined whether advancement of treatment initiation to...
article 2007
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de Kleine, M.J.K. (author), van der Nijhuis-Sanden, M.W.G. (author), den Ouden, A.L. (author), TNO Kwaliteit van Leven (author)
Aim: To determine whether paediatricians that examine, in regular clinical practice, very preterm and very-low-birthweight children at 5 y of age detect neurological impairments and functional motor problems in these children. Methods: We compared a paediatric judgement, a standardized neurological examination (Touwen examination) and a...
article 2006
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TNO Defensie en Veiligheid (author), van Vliet, S.A.M. (author), Vanwersch, R.A.P. (author), Jongsma, M.J. (author), van der Gugten, J. (author), Olivier, B. (author), Philippens, I.H.C.H.M. (author)
The vigilance-enhancing agent modafinil has neuroprotective properties: it prevents striatal ischemic injury, nigrostriatal pathway deterioration after partial transsection and intoxication with 1-methyl-1,2,3,6-tetrahydropyridine. The present study determines the protective effects of modafinil in the marmoset 1-methyl-1,2,3,6...
article 2006
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Paneth, N. (author), Qiu, H. (author), Rosenbaum, P. (author), Saigal, S. (author), Bishai, S. (author), Jetton, J. (author), den Ouden, L. (author), Broyles, S. (author), Tyson, J. (author), Kugler, K. (author)
The reliability of classification of cerebral palsy (CP) in low-birthweight children was assessed by using clinical and research study records sampled from population-based cohort studies in the USA, the Netherlands, Canada, and Germany. Records of neurological examination findings and functional motor assessments were submitted to up to five...
article 2003
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Centraal Instituut voor Voedingsonderzoek TNO (author), de Vocht, F. (author), van Wendel-de Joode, B. (author), Engels, H. (author), Kromhout, H. (author)
The interactive use of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) techniques is increasing in operating theaters. A study was performed on 17 male company volunteers to assess the neurobehavioral effects of exposure to magnetic fields from a 1.5 Tesla MRI system. The subjects' neurobehavioral performances on a neurobehavioral test battery were compared in...
article 2003
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Vreugdenhil, H.J.I. (author), Lanting, C.I. (author), Mulder, P.G.H. (author), Boersma, E.R. (author), Weisglas-Kuperus, N. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective: Our purpose was to evaluate whether effects of exposure to environmental levels of PCBs and dioxins on development in the Dutch cohort persist until school age. Study design: In the Dutch PCB/dioxin study, cognitive and motor abilities were assessed with the McCarthy Scales of Children's Abilities in children at school age. During...
article 2002
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van Erp, J.B.F. (author), Oving, A.B. (author)
For multiple DOF systems, it is important to detemine how accurately operators can control each DOF, and what the influence of the perceptual, information processing and psychomotor components on performance is. Sixteen right-handed male students participated in 2 experiments: one involving positioning and one involving tracking with 3...
article 2002
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Theunissen, N.C.M. (author), Veen, S. (author), Fekkes, M. (author), Koopman, H.M. (author), Zwinderman, K.A.H. (author), Brugman, E. (author), Wit, J.M. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
The relationship of preterm birth to health-related quality of life (HRQoL) was examined for children aged 1 to 4 years. Three gestational age groups with a NICU history were selected, <32 weeks (n=65), 32 to 36 weeks (n=41),≥37 weeks (n=54), and a reference group from the open population (n=50). The main instrument was the TNO-AZL Preschool...
article 2001
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van Winsum, W. (author)
18 Subjects were tested in a simulator to assess whether choice of time headway in car-following is related to individual differences in perceptual-motor skills. Drivers with a larger preferred time headway committed larger steering errors while driving on a winding road and were less accurate in maintaining a constant distance to a lead vehicle...
article 1999
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Hirasing, R.A. (author), Verloove-Vanhorick, S.P. (author), van Kampen, L.T.B. (author), TNO Preventie en Gezondheid (author)
Objective. To assess the possibility of preventing consequences of bicycle accidents. Design. Retrospective study. Setting. The Netherlands. Material and method. The data on mortality and hospital admissions of children aged 0-14 years were analysed. The data on traffic accident fatalities were obtained from the Traffic Accidents Registration ...
article 1994
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Korteling, J.E. (author), TNO Technische Menskunde (author)
Bestaande theorieen inzake dubbeltaak-verrichting worden kritisch beschouwd en een nieuw theoretisch raamwerk wordt gepresenteerd waarin meer rekening wordt gehouden met het functioneren van de hersenen.
report 1994
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Korteling, J.E. (author), Instituut voor Zintuigfysiologie TNO (author)
Wanneer taakintegratie in een dubbeltaak tot gevolg heeft dat de compatibiliteit tussen stimuli en handelingen afneemt of dat deeltaken meer op elkaar gaan lijken, leidt dit voor ouderen tot relatief slechte taakprestaties.
report 1990
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Noble, M.E. (author), Sanders, A.F. (author), Instituut voor Zintuigfysiologie TNO (author)
An experiment is described in which subjects were required to search for familiar traffic signals. Half the time this was done while also engaged in a manual compensatory tracking task. The experimental variables of the visual search task were color, total number of signals exposed, the number of relevant signals, and the density of the signals....
article 1980
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Perdok, J. (author), Gaillard, A.W.K. (author), Instituut voor Zintuigfysiologie TNO (author)
Slow EEG potentials were recorded during the foreperiod of a signal detection task which involved different levels of discrimination difficulty. The subject was requried to react to S2 as quickly as possible or to delay his responses by 1 s. It was found that the contingent negative variation (CNV) was attenuated when no speeded response was...
article 1979
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