Motor nerve conduction in relation to handedness of adult humans

A. M. Dharmarajan, K. M.H. Perera

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The present study was conducted to find out whether there was a difference in the conduction velocity of the median nerves (MN) in the two hands of healthy human volunteers in whom handedness had been established. The velocity of conduction of the MN in the right hand of the right-handed subjects, was statistically significantly higher than in their left hand. In the smaller left-handed group, the mean velocity was higher on the left hand but this difference did not reach statistical significance. Probable reasons for these differences and the clinical and usefulness of such data is disucssed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)761
Number of pages1
JournalIRCS Medical Science
Issue number8
Publication statusPublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes


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