Influence of Body Mass Index, Handedness and Gender on Ruler Drop Method Reaction Time among Adults

  • Reena Kumari Jha Department of Physiology, Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences, Kavre, Nepal
  • Samjhana Thapa Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal
  • Roshan Kasti Kathmandu University, Dhulikhel, Nepal
  • Ojashwi Nepal Department of Physiology, Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences, Kavre, Nepal,

Abstract

Background: The interval between stimulus and response is called reaction time. It measures the sensorimotor function and performance of an individual. It involves stimulus processing, decision making and response programming. Many factors such as age, gender, handedness, physical fitness, sleep, fatigue, distraction, personality type and type of stimulus