List

ABSTRACT

Background and purpose: Gloves are often necessary and used by the medical professionals, mechanics, cooks and in packing industries. The gloves provides protection from infections, physical harms. Some study stated that there is no differences found in grip strength and dexterity while wearing gloves. But other study stated that the type and material of glove is made up of can affects amount of force needed to grip an object. The present study is aimed when to wear the gloves and when not to wear the gloves in their work place. Objective of the study was to determine whether the use of gloves can affect the coordination of the hand, in a healthy population compared  with no gloves using Jebsen hand function test(JHFT).

Method: The study included fifty healthy subjects ranging between 18 to 25 years of age. Jebsen hand function test were used to observe the coordination and function of the hand with no glove and with different types of gloves.

Result: The result showed there is better coordination found in use of surgical rubber gloves.

Conclusion: This study concluded that surgical rubber glove shows better coordination compared with cotton knitted glove, plastic glove and no glove.

Keywords: Gloves, dexterity, coordination, Jebsen hand function test (JHFT )

  Posts

1 2 3
June 30th, 2020

Prevalence of Text Neck Syndrome in young-adult population

Sathya  P1,  Shivani Arun Tamboli2 Author: 2BPT Intern, School of Physiotherapy, D.Y.Patil, Deemed to be University, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Corresponding […]

June 30th, 2020

Effectiveness of Gluteal muscles strengthening in patients with Plantar Fasciitis

Jomi John1, Jince Augustine2 Author: 1Jomi John, MPT Musculoskeletal and Sports-student, CPAS School of Medical Education, Gandhinagar, Kottayam, Kerala, India, […]

June 30th, 2020

Association Between BMI and Hand Grip Strength in University level Cricket players

Jibi Paul1, Anirudh Srinivas V2 Author: 1Professor, Faculty of Physiotherapy, DR MGR Educational and Research Institute, Deemed to be University, […]

June 30th, 2020

Bio Motoric Analysis, degeneration process and anxiety of professional boxer for maximum peak performance: A literature study

Maksimus Bisa1* Author: 1Physiotherapy Program, Fakultas Vokasi, Universitas Kristen Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia Corresponding Author: *Physiotherapy Program, Fakultas Vokasi, Universitas Kristen […]

March 17th, 2020

Effect of dynamic stretching on elongation of Gastrocnemius muscle

Nabilah Ahmad1*, Siti Aishah Abdullah Suhaimi2, Najiah Anuar2, Dinesh Madavan Nair2, SitiNurBaait Sokran1 Authors: 1Physiotherapy Department, School of Health Sciences, […]

March 17th, 2020

Effect of exercise on posture and respiratory function among smartphone users

V. P. Lakshmikanth1,  T. Yamini2, N. M. Basheer Ahamed3 Authors: 2B.P.T. Graduate, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Dr.MGR. Deemed to be University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, […]

March 17th, 2020

Analysis of the need for Physiotherapists in a private hospital in Indonesia using the workload indicator of staffing need referring to the implementation of the physiotherapy process as risk mitigation of services

Novlinda Susy Anrianawati Manurung1, Tarsicius Sunaryo2, Indra Gunawan2, Lucky Anggiat3 Authors: 2Lecturer,Post Graduate Studies, Master of Management Program, Universitas Kristen […]

March 17th, 2020

Comparative study between Mat, Swiss ball and Theraband exercises on reducing abdominal obesity among college going female students

S.Ramachandran1, C.J.Sivadharsini2, Jibi Paul3Author:1,3Pofessor, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Dr.MGR. Deemed to be University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.Corresponding Author:2B.P.T. Graduate, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Dr.MGR. Deemed […]

March 16th, 2020

A comparative study of aquatic training exercises over free exercise technique on shoulder function among periarthritis shoulder patients

Jibi Paul1,  Louis Christy Maxwell2*, Ena Dulom2, B D Mark Raj2, Moorthy A3 Author:1Pofessor, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Dr.MGR. Deemed to be […]

March 16th, 2020

To compare the effectiveness of passive stretching versus PNF hold relax technique on hamstring tightness in young individuals

Reena R1, Jibi Paul2, Praveen Kumar3 Authors: 2Pofessor, Faculty of Physiotherapy, Dr.MGR. Deemed to be University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. 3Asst. […]