Grasp Number:20
Grasp Name:Writing Tripod
Type: Precision
Opposition Type: Side
Thumb Position: Abducted
Virtual Finger 1:3
Virtual Finger 2:6
Virtual Finger 3:1
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Number of References: 6

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S. J. Edwards, et al. (2002). Developmental and Functional Hand Grasps. Slack Incorporated, 1 edn.
J. M. Elliott & K. J. Connolly (1984). `A classification of manipulative hand movements.'. Developmental medicine and child neurology 26(3):283-296.
N. Kamakura, et al. (1980). `Patterns of static prehension in normal hands.'. The American journal of occupational therapy. : official publication of the American Occupational Therapy Association34(7):437-445.
I. A. Kapandji (2006). Funktionelle Anatomie der Gelenke. Schematisierte und kommentierte Zeichnungen zur menschlichen Biomechanik. Thieme Georg Verlag.
K. H. Kroemer (1986). `Coupling the hand with the handle: an improved notation of touch, grip, and grasp.'. Human factors28(3):337-339.
C. M. Light, et al. (2002). `Establishing a standardized clinical assessment tool of pathologic and prosthetic hand function: normative data, reliability, and validity.'. Archives of physical medicine and rehabilitation83(6):776- 783.