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John Kerr

considered an act of unsanctioned aggression, but it was unintentional: I did break a girl’s fingers off the ball one time. She would not release the ball, she had to release it, I just went for fingers and ended up breaking one or two of her fingers. It wasn’t that I went in there saying I’m going to break

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Eva D’Hondt, Fotini Venetsanou, Antonis Kambas and Matthieu Lenoir

Coordination  Bilateral coordination   Jumping in place, same sides synchronized 0–5 0–3   Tapping feet and fingers, same sides synchronized 0–10 0–4  Balance   Walking forward on a line 0–6 0–4   Standing on balance beam, eyes open 0–10 0–4 Strength

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Ines Pfeffer and Tilo Strobach

presented with a series of uppercase or lowercase letters on the screen. When a LOWERCASE letter is presented, participants are instructed to press the “enter” key as quickly as possible (with the right index finger) while they should refrain from pressing the “enter” key when an UPPERCASE letter is

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Eduardo Bellomo, Andrew Cooke and James Hardy

keypad matrix (see Figure  1b ). Participants were informed of the existence of a sequence and asked to execute the presses as quickly and accurately as possible using the index finger of the right hand. The task started when participants pressed the “start button,” which lit up in blue at the bottom

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Baptiste Fournier, Maxime Lussier, Nathalie Bier, Johanne Filiatrault, Manon Parisien, Miguel Chagnon and Marie-Ève Mathieu

. The Back Scratch Test , assessing upper body flexibility, measures the number of centimeters between the fingers (+ or −) with one hand over the shoulder and the other in the middle of the back. The Chair Sit and Reach Test , assessing lower body flexibility, measures the number of centimeters

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Jane E. Clark, Farid Bardid, Nancy Getchell, Leah E. Robinson, Nadja Schott and Jill Whitall

) squeeze grasp, (5) hand grasp, (6) palm grasp, (7) superior-palm grasp, (8) inferior-forefinger grasp, (9) forefinger grasp, and (10) superior-finger grasp. Younger infants (age 16–32 weeks) mainly pressed the cube against their palm for grasping, with the active involvement of thumb opposition appearing

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Peiyuan Wang, Frank J. Infurna and Sydney Y. Schaefer

 al., 2015 ). Sensorimotor function of the tested hand was characterized using tactile sensation, grip strength, and handedness. Tactile sensation was measured with Semmes Weinstein monofilaments (Touch-Test, North Coast Medical, Inc., Gilroy, CA) at the distal end of the index finger. Maximal grip strength

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Yi-Ching Chen, I-Chen Lin, Yen-Ting Lin, Wei-Min Huang, Chien-Chun Huang and Ing-Shiou Hwang

individual participants included in the study. Experimental Procedures Following verbal instructions and three practice trials in each tracking condition, the participants performed two forms of monorhythmic force tracking, PT and CT, with the dominant index finger. Participants were seated 60 cm in front of

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Vera Ramos, Eliana V. Carraça, Teresa Paiva and Fátima Baptista

-weight curls performed through the full range of motion in 30 s); lower body flexibility was measured using the chair sit-and-reach test (distance achieved between the extended fingers and the tip of the toe); upper body flexibility was measured using the back-scratch test (shortest distance achieved between

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Laura Žlibinaitė, Rima Solianik, Daiva Vizbaraitė, Dalia Mickevičienė and Albertas Skurvydas

. Furthermore, it has been shown that finger-movement tracking performance in older adults improved after 8 weeks of aerobic training. 19 Thus, it can be expected that a combination of aerobic exercise and CR would improve performance in cognitive tasks and increase BDNF levels, which may lead to improvement