Studies using MovAlyzeR handwriting movement analysis software

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Pan ZVan Gemmert AWA (2018). The control of amplitude and direction in a bimanual coordination task.  2018 Mar 28. pii: S0167-9457(17)30944-2. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2018.03.014.
Aiken CAPan ZVan Gemmert AWA (2017). The effects of a two-step transfer on a visuomotor adaptation task.  2017 Nov;235(11):3459-3467. doi: 10.1007/s00221-017-5071-8. Epub 2017 Aug 24.
Grünich KGarcia-Hoyos VStinear CAckerley STiemensma JBroadbent E (2016). Kinematic measures of brain drawings are associated with illness perceptions in people with stroke.  2016 Oct;28(10):1637-42. doi: 10.1017/S1041610216000727. Epub 2016 May 10.
Pan ZVan Gemmert AW (2016). Peripheral neuropathy reduces asymmetries in inter-limb transfer in a visuo-motor task.  2016 May;21(3):255-66. doi: 10.1080/1357650X.2015.1134563. Epub 2016 Feb 8.
Tindle R, Longstaff MG (2016). Investigating the lower level demands of writing: Handwriting movements interfere with immediate verbal serial recall. Journal of Cognitive Psychology (in press). DOI:10.1080/20445911.2015.1135930
Tindle RLongstaff MG (2016). Fine motor movements while drawing during the encoding phase of a serial verbal recall task reduce working memory performance.  2016 Jan 16;164:96-102. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2016.01.003.
Duda TACasey JEMcNevin N (2015). Development of graphomotor fluency in adults with ADHD: Evidence of attenuated procedural learning.  2015 Dec;44:1-10. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2015.08.006. Epub 2015 Aug 25.
Tindle RLongstaff MG (2015). Writing, Reading, and Listening Differentially Overload Working Memory Performance Across the Serial Position Curve.
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Glyn VLim VKHamm JPMathur AHughes B (2015). Behavioural and Electrophysiological effects related to semantic violations during braille reading. . 2015 Sep 8;77:298-312. doi: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2015.09.008. Epub 2015 Sep 8.
Aiken CAPan ZVan Gemmert AW (2015). Limb Dominance and Its Effects on the Benefits of Intralimb Transfer of Learning: A Visuomotor Aiming Task.  2015;47(6):509-21. doi: 10.1080/00222895.2015.1017039. Epub 2015 Mar 31.
Duda TACasey JMcNevin N (2014). Variability of kinematic graphomotor fluency in adults with ADHD.  2014 Dec;38:331-42. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2014.07.006. Epub 2014 Nov 19.
Pan, Z. (2014). The control of amplitude and direction in bimanual coordination.
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PhD dissertation, Department of Kinesiology, Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA.
Aiken, C.A., Pan, Z., & Van Gemmert, A.W.A. (2014). The limit of effector independence: Transfer of a motor skill does not occur when a two-step transformation is required. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 36(Suppl.), S17.
Dayalu VTeulings HLBowers ACrawcour SSaltuklaroglu T (2013). Manual disfluency in drawing while producing and listening to disfluent speech.  2013 Aug;32(4):677-90. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2012.12.003. Epub 2013 Jun 28.
Pan ZVan Gemmert AW (2013). The effects of aging on the asymmetry of inter-limb transfer in a visuomotor task.  2013 Sep;229(4):621-33. doi: 10.1007/s00221-013-3625-y. Epub 2013 Jul 6.
Pan Zvan Gemmert AW (2013). The direction of bilateral transfer depends on the performance parameter.  2013 Oct;32(5):1070-81. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2012.02.013. Epub 2013 Apr 1.
Yuming Lei (2013). The Effects of Separating Visual and Motor Workspaces on the Generalization of Visuomotor Adaptation across Movement Conditions.
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Master's Thesis, Biomedical Engineering, Marquette University, Wisconsin, USA.
Arya Alami (2013). An examination of feedback request strategies when learning a multi-dimensional motor task under self-controlled and yoked conditions.
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PhD Dissertation, Kinesiology and Sport Studies, University of Tennessee, Tennessee, USA.
Thomas A. Duda (2012). Variability of Graphomotor Task Performance in Adults with ADHD: A Kinematic Approach.
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Master's Thesis, Psychology, University of Windsor, Ontario, Canada.
Marco Santello (2011). Sensorimotor integration for the control of grasp kinematics and kinetics: potential applications to BMI. 15th IGS2011, International Graphonomics Soecity Conference, Cancun, Mexico, June 12−15, 2011, P. 121.
Hughes BVan Gemmert AWStelmach GE. (2011). Linguistic and perceptual-motor contributions to the kinematic properties of the braille reading finger.  2011 Aug;30(4):711-30. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2010.05.005. Epub 2010 Aug 5.
Hughes B, Van Gemmert A & Stelmach G (2009). The Intermittency of Braille reading finger velocities. In Vinter, A., & Velay, J-L. (Eds). Proceedings of the 14th Biennial Conference of the International Graphonomics Society (IGS2009), 13-16 September 2009, Dijon, France. Dijon: Vidonne Press. ISBN 9-782746-604841. pp 190-193.
Clément G, Lathan C, Lockerd A, Bukley A (2009). Mental representation of spatial cues in microgravity: Writing and drawing tests.
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Saltuklaroglu TTeulings HLRobbins M (2009). Differential levels of speech and manual dysfluency in adults who stutter during simultaneous drawing and speaking tasks.  2009 Oct;28(5):643-54. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2008.08.003. Epub 2008 Nov 4.
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Yan JHDick MB (2006). Practice effects on motor control in healthy seniors and patients with mild cognitive impairment and Alzheimer's disease.  2006 Sep-Dec;13(3-4):385-410.
Mary Rhodes Robbins (2005). The effect of stuttering and fluency enhancing conditions on a manual movement task.
Master's Thesis, Speech Pathology, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.
Elisabeth N. Lawler (2005). Preparation Modulation in Timing of Speech-Movement Sequences.
Master's Thesis, School of Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia, USA.
Romero, D.H., & Teulings, H.L. (2003).  Submovement analysis in goal-directed movements. In H.L. Teulings, Van Gemmert, A.W.A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the International Graphonomics Society (IGS2003), 2-3 November 2003, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. ISBN 0-9746365-0-9. (p. 103-106).
Teulings, H.L. & Romero, D.H. (2003).  Submovement analysis in learning cursive handwriting or block print. In H.L. Teulings, A.W.A. Van Gemmert (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the International Graphonomics Society (IGS2003), 2-3 November 2003, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. ISBN 0-9746365-0-9. (p. 107-110).
Teulings, H.L. & Van Gemmert, W.A. (2003).  Goal-directed movements in menu selection in computer-user-interfaces. In H.L. Teulings, Van Gemmert, A.W.A. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the International Graphonomics Society (IGS2003), 2-3 November 2003, Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. ISBN 0-9746365-0-9. (p. 99-102).
Teulings HLContreras-Vidal JLStelmach GEAdler CH (2002). Adaptation of handwriting size under distorted visual feedback in patients with Parkinson's disease and elderly and young controls.
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Contreras-Vidal JLTeulings HLStelmach GEAdler CH (2002). Adaptation to changes in vertical display gain during handwriting in Parkinson's disease patients, elderly and young controls.  2002 Dec;9(2):77-84.
Van Gemmert AWTeulings HLStelmach GE (2001). Parkinsonian patients reduce their stroke size with increased processing demands.  2001 Dec;47(3):504-12.
Contreras-Vidal, J.L., Vargas-Villamil, F., Teulings, H.L., and Stelmach, G.E. (1999). Effect of smokeless tobacco in joint coordination. Proceedings of the 9th Biennial Conference of the International Graphonomics Society (pp. 47-52). Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
Van Gemmert AWTeulings HLContreras-Vidal JLStelmach GE (1999). Parkinson's disease and the control of size and speed in handwriting.  1999 Jun;37(6):685-94.
Contreras-Vidal JLVan den Heuvel CETeulings HLStelmach GE (1999). Visuo-motor adaptation in smokeless tobacco users.  1999 Sep;1(3):219-27.
Dean DJOrr JM, Newberry REMittal VA (2016). Motor behavior reflects reduced hemispheric asymmetry in the psychosis risk period. Schizophr Res. 2016 Jan;170(1):137-42. doi: 10.1016/j.schres.2015.10.017. Epub 2015 Oct 20.
Dean DJ, Mittal VA (2015). Spontaneous parkinsonisms and striatal impairment in neuroleptic free youth at ultrahigh risk for psychosis.
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Lage GMMiranda DMRomano-Silva MACampos SBAlbuquerque MRCorrêa HMalloy-Diniz LF (2014). Association between the catechol-O-methyltransferase (COMT) Val158Met polymorphism and manual aiming control in healthy subjects.
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Dean DJTeulings HLCaligiuri MMittal VA (2013). Handwriting Analysis Indicates Spontaneous Dyskinesias in Neuroleptic Naïve Adolescents at High Risk for Psychosis.
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Lage GMMalloy-Diniz LFNeves FSde Moraes PHCorrêa H (2012). A kinematic analysis of the association between impulsivity and manual aiming control.  2012 Aug;31(4):811-23. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2011.08.008. Epub 2012 Jan 4.
Caligiuri MP, Teulings HL, Dean CE, Niculescu AB 3rd, Lohr JB (2010). Handwriting movement kinematics for quantifying extrapyramidal side effects in patients treated with atypical antipsychotics.
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Caligiuri MPTeulings HLDean CENiculescu ABLohr J (2009). Handwriting movement analyses for monitoring drug-induced motor side effects in schizophrenia patients treated with risperidone.
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Caligiuri MP1, Teulings HL, Filoteo JV, Song D, Lohr JB (2006). Quantitative measurement of handwriting in the assessment of drug-induced parkinsonism. 2006 Oct;25(4-5):510-22. Epub 2006 May 2.
Alexander Pantelyat, Rebecca Freedman, Stephanie Pawlowski, Adhithi Kesari, Jayne Wilkinson, John Duda, James Morley (2014). Quantitative Motor Assessment In Parkinson's Disease (PD) with the MovAlyzeR® Digital Writing Tablet. Neurology April 8, 2014 vol. 82 no. 10 Supplement P3.072
Alexander Pantelyat, Rebecca Freedman, Stephanie Pawlowski, Adhithi Kesari, Jayne Wilkinson, John Duda, James Morley (2013). Quantitative Motor Assessment In Parkinson's Disease (PD) with the MovAlyzeR® Digital Writing Tablet. Neurology February 12, 2013 vol. 80 no. 7 Supplement P04.192
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Online Dutch and Chinese signatures for training and testing. Equipment: Wacom Intuos3 A3 Wide, sampling rate 200 Hz, resolution 2000 lines/cm.
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Negussie (2006). Writer Independent Online Handwriting recognition for Ethiopic Characters.
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