umu.sePublications
Change search
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf
Gross and fine motor function in fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue syndrome
Umeå University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Radiation Sciences, Radiation Physics. Umeå University, Faculty of Science and Technology, Centre for Biomedical Engineering and Physics (CMTF).
Show others and affiliations
2017 (English)In: Journal of Pain Research, ISSN 1178-7090, E-ISSN 1178-7090, Vol. 10, 303-309 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
Abstract [en]

Purpose: This paper aimed to investigate motor proficiency in fine and gross motor function, with a focus on reaction time (RT) and movement skill, in patients with fibromyalgia (FM) and chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) compared to healthy controls (HC). Methods: A total of 60 individuals (20 CFS, 20 FM, and 20 HC), age 19-49 years, participated in this study. Gross motor function in the lower extremity was assessed using a RT task during gait initiation in response to an auditory trigger. Fine motor function in the upper extremity was measured during a precision task (the Purdue Pegboard test) where the number of pins inserted within 30 s was counted. Results: No significant differences were found between FM and CFS in any parameters. FM and CFS groups had significantly longer RT than HC in the gait initiation (p=0.001, and p=0.004 respectively). In the Purdue Pegboard test, 20% in the FM group, 15% in the CFS groups, and 0% of HC group, scored below the threshold of the accepted performance. However, there were no significant differences between FM, CFS, and HC in this task (p=0.12). Conclusion: Compared to controls, both CFS and FM groups displayed significantly longer RT in the gait initiation task. Generally, FM patients showed the worst results in both tests, although no group differences were found in fine motor control, according to the Purdue Pegboard test.

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
DOVE MEDICAL PRESS LTD , 2017. Vol. 10, 303-309 p.
Keyword [en]
fatigue syndrome, chronic, musculoskeletal diseases, gait initiation, Purdue Pegboard, reaction time
National Category
Physiotherapy
Identifiers
URN: urn:nbn:se:umu:diva-132840DOI: 10.2147/JPR.S127038ISI: 000395150900001PubMedID: 28223840OAI: oai:DiVA.org:umu-132840DiVA: diva2:1087035
Available from: 2017-04-05 Created: 2017-04-05 Last updated: 2017-04-05Bibliographically approved

Open Access in DiVA

fulltext(649 kB)22 downloads
File information
File name FULLTEXT01.pdfFile size 649 kBChecksum SHA-512
09de3086800c4ada1089ca724c32e236315e71997b59c6a23ceaae2d3803afc0b0db1653c45ff23c8dae9ba4ae15d69e7e39f261bec540fa9758741c9811816e
Type fulltextMimetype application/pdf

Other links

Publisher's full textPubMed

Search in DiVA

By author/editor
Öhberg, Fredrik
By organisation
Radiation PhysicsCentre for Biomedical Engineering and Physics (CMTF)
In the same journal
Journal of Pain Research
Physiotherapy

Search outside of DiVA

GoogleGoogle Scholar
Total: 22 downloads
The number of downloads is the sum of all downloads of full texts. It may include eg previous versions that are now no longer available

Altmetric score

Total: 16 hits
CiteExportLink to record
Permanent link

Direct link
Cite
Citation style
  • apa
  • harvard1
  • ieee
  • modern-language-association-8th-edition
  • vancouver
  • Other style
More styles
Language
  • de-DE
  • en-GB
  • en-US
  • fi-FI
  • nn-NO
  • nn-NB
  • sv-SE
  • Other locale
More languages
Output format
  • html
  • text
  • asciidoc
  • rtf