Parameters of the Wrist Tapping using a Modification of the Original Method (Method of exogenous rhythmic stimulation influence on an individual human rhythm)

Ekaterina A. Narodova, Vyacheslav A. Rudnev, Natalia A. Shnayder, Valeria V. Narodova, Evgeniy E. Erakhtin, Diana V. Dmitrenko, Olga S. Shilkina, Polina V. Moskaleva, Kirill A. Gazenkampf

International Journal of Biomedicine. 2018;8(2):155-158.   
DOI: 10.21103/Article8(2)_OA10.
Originally published June 15, 2018  


The aim of the present research was to evaluate the main characteristics of tempo-rhythm in healthy adults.
Materials and methods: A total of 33 healthy adult volunteers (20 males and 13 females) participated in the study. The technique involved wrist tapping on the surface of the device (Android smartphone), followed by the registration of the time parameters of this process in the original program based on the modified technique “Method of exogenous rhythmic stimulation influence on an individual human rhythm.” The reference boundaries of the wrist tapping characteristics were studied.
Conclusion: The obtained data can be used in neurorehabilitation for patients with a wide range of neurological disorders, including epilepsy.

rehabilitation • wrist tapping • human rhythm neurology• epilepsy
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Received May 12, 2018.
Accepted May 30, 2018.
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