dominant hand


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dominant hand

In American Sign Language, the hand that moves during the formation of a sign.
Synonym: preferred hand
See also: hand

dom·i·nant hand

(domi-nănt hand)
Operant hand generally used for performing fine motor-skills tasks (e.g., writing, holding dental instruments).
Synonym(s): writing hand.
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Record their names, heights, dominant hands, and paths on separate sheets of graph paper.
In our study population, osteoarthritis was not more prevalent in the dominant hand.
For each phase of the test, dominant hand, defined as the one used for writing, was tested first followed by the non-dominant hand.
In our study groups, correlation studies between handgrip strength and BMI have shown a significant correlation in males as well as females in all the age groups, in dominant hand. In non-dominant hand, a significant correlation could be drawn in both males and females in 50-59 years and 60-69 years group only.
(13) studied the hand involvement of 119 patients who had been diagnosed with RA for less than five years and reported that the limited wrist ROM in the dominant hand was greater than that of the non-dominant hand.
Hindi suggests the cuff pouch be placed at the front of the duty belt on the dominant hand side.
A total of 385 patients aged 40 years and older with symptomatic OA in the dominant hand and less intense or no symptoms in the nondominant hand were randomized to diclofenac sodium gel or placebo, 2 g to each hand, four times daily for 8 weeks.
"The injury is to my dominant hand so I have to really take care of it."
In addition, the author uses the terms "dominant hand" and "nondominant hand" to identify hand positioning in the mouth.
CHECKLIST NINE Chipping Drill 1: Dominant hand for confident shots.
Right- or left-handedness then develops, with the dominant hand achieving better fine motor skills and greater strength.