dor - DEVELOPMENT OF REACHING Reaching and Manual Skills...

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DEVELOPMENT OF REACHING Reaching and Manual Skills Most of the activities we perform in daily life require us to reach for and use our hands. Components of Manual Movements Visually locating a target Transporting the arm and hand Grasping the object Manipulating the object
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Visually locating an object Eyes, head rotate to fixate on objects in the peripheral visual field. If objects are in the far periphery then the trunk will rotate as well. Patients with problems grasping and reaching (I.e. stroke patients) first retraining eye movements, then head movements and finally trunk movements. Visual pathways in reaching Two visual pathways involved in reaching Dorsal Stream Pathway pathway between the visual cortex and parietal lobe Action info Ventral Stream Pathway pathway between visual cortex and temporal lobe Perception info Visual Streams in Reaching Manual Estimation
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