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American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2013, 1(3), 47-51
DOI: 10.12691/ajssm-1-3-4
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Effects of Repeat Training of the Controlled Force Exertion Test on Dominant and Non-dominant Hands

H. Kubota1, , S. Demura2 and M. Uchiyama3

1Faculty of Education, Gifu University, Gifu, Japan

2Graduate School of Natural Science & Technology, Kanazawa University, Kakuma, Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

3Research and Education Center for Comprehensive Science, Akita Prefectural University, Kaidobata-Nishi, Shimoshinjo-Nakano, Akita, Japan

Pub. Date: September 25, 2013

Cite this paper:
H. Kubota, S. Demura and M. Uchiyama. Effects of Repeat Training of the Controlled Force Exertion Test on Dominant and Non-dominant Hands. American Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 2013; 1(3):47-51. doi: 10.12691/ajssm-1-3-4

Abstract

This study aimed to examine the effects of repeated force exertion training on a performance in the controlled force exertion (CFE) test, and the differences in effect the training has on the CFE test performances between the dominant and non-dominant hands. The subjects were the training and non-training groups. They performed the CFE test where their handgrip strengths were matched to demand values which constantly changed. The training group performed the CFE test as the repeat training over a 3 week periods. The estimates of CFE in the training group were significantly improved. The improvement of the estimates of both hands on and after 2 weeks was small, and a significant difference was not found between both hands after 3 weeks. In conclusion, the estimates of CFE in the dominant and non-dominant hands were improved by the repeat training. A difference between both hands after 3 weeks was not found.

Keywords:
laterality repeated training coordination motor task handgrip strength

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