Orit Shechtman

Dr. Shechtman’s research is in the area of measurement, specifically examining reliability and validity of various assessments in two major arenas, grip strength and driving. One focus is on how grip strength and sincerity of effort testing are affected by musculoskeletal disorders due to pain and motor control changes. The other line of research examines driving assessments, especially in driving simulators, and how aging and various neurological conditions affect driving performance.

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