SI Instruments has released a range of Dexterity Testing Products measuring eye-hand coordination, quickness of performing assembly tasks and motor skill development. Dexterity tests are used in assessing patients’progress during physical and occupational rehabilitation, screening applicants for necessary job skills, and evaluating the extent of injuries or disabilities.
The Purdue Pegboard can be applied to a range of testing applications and in the field of Physical and Occupational Therapy, this instrument is used for injury rehabilitation to obtain baseline data on patients and to document patients’ progress and / or degree of disability. Vocational Evaluators use the Purdue Pegboard to determine a subject's ability and aptitude for certain work-related applications and for recommending placement in jobs that require manual dexterity.
The O'Connor Finger Dexterity Test This has been used successfully as a predictor for rapid manipulation of small objects, as in assembly line work, in predicting success for instrument work, such as the assembling of armatures, miniature parts of clocks and watches, rapid hand and eye work, filling vials, and small lathe work.
The Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test can be used for many testing applications as it measures eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity of the arm and hand for manipulative work.