Assessment of kinesthetic awareness and fine motor dexterity in music students with performance-related hand disorders


BAŞKURT Z., BAŞKURT F., KARA B.

HEALTHMED, vol.6, no.10, pp.3395-3402, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 6 Issue: 10
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Journal Name: HEALTHMED
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, CAB Abstracts, Veterinary Science Database
  • Page Numbers: pp.3395-3402
  • Keywords: Music students, fine motor dexterity, kinesthesia, performance-related hand disorders, disability, OVERUSE SYNDROME, PAIN, MUSCULOSKELETAL, INJURIES, PREVENTION, DYSTONIA, SENSE
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Kinesthetic sense and fine motor skills are extremely important when playing a musical instrument. The aim of this study was to determine differences in kinesthetic awareness and fine motor dexterity between music students with performance-related hand disorders (PRHDs) and healthy music students.