Table 1.  Administrative aspects of the motor assessment tools.
 

Purpose

Assessment /
training

Age
(y:m)

Assessment
time (min)

Number
of items

Required
equipment

Raw score
conversion

Cost 2006* 

MOT 4-6

Assesses motor developmental status at preschool age

General assessment of gross and fine motor skills

  4:0-6:11

15-20

18 items

Test kit, stopwatch and clipboard

Percentile rank, T-score, C-score, DMQ Stanine

418€

Movement
ABC

Identify and describe motor impairments in daily life

SMD, Level measurement
Evaluation of treatment (description)

  4:0 - 12:0

20–30

32 items:
4 age bands (4x8 items)

Test kit Clipboard and stopwatch

Percentile rank Total impairment score

954€

PDMS 2

MDA and programming for young children with disabilities

In-depth assessment and training or remediation of gross and fine motor skills

  0:0-6:11

LV: 45-60;
STV:20 – 30

249 items

Test kit and additional required materials

GMQ, FMQ,
TMQ,Percentile,
Standard scores,
z-score,T-score,
AE, scaled score,
mean MAE

855€

KTK

Assesses general dynamic balance skill

Screening for children suffering from brain damage, behavioral and learning disturbances Screening gross motor skill (balance)

  5:0 - 14:0

20

4 items

Balance beams (6, 4.5 and 3 cm); sponge blocs (5 - 60 cm); wooden slat, 2 wooden boxes

Percentile rank, Motor quotient

524€

TGMD-2

Identify children who are significantly behind their peers

Identify, plan, assess changes in relation to age or experience, assess changes after intervention or instruction

  3:0 - 10:0

15 – 20

12 items

Masking tape, chalk, traffic cones, 10-15 cm light ball, 20-25 cm playground ball, 15-20 cm sponge ball, tennis ball, 20-25 cm plastic or slightly deflated playground ball, tape measure

Percentile rank, Standard scores, age equivalent, Gross Motor Quotient

262€

MMT

Objectify qualitative and quantitative aspects of movement

Detection of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

  5:0 – 6:11

LV: 30
SV: 7

LV: 70 items
SV: 20 items

Manual, instruction CD-rom, score sheets, stopwatch, plastic ball, scotch tape

Percentile rank, Quality of movement

175€ + 272€

CD-rom Stand alone version

BOT-2

Identification of deficits in individual with light to moderate motor coordination problems

Profile analysis to evaluate an individual’s strengths and weaknesses, Clinical validity studies on high-functioning autism/ Asperger’s Disorder, developmental coordination disorder, and mild-to moderate mental retardation

  4:0 - 21:0

LF: 45 - 60
SF: 15 - 20

LF: 53 items
SF: 14 items

Test kit, and additional required equipment a tape measure, a stopwatch, 2 chairs, a table and a clip board

Subtest and Composite scores , Total Motor Composite; Standard Score, Scale score, Percentile Ranks, Standard deviations

1352€

* VAT including, SMD = Screening of motor difficulties, MDA = Motor development assessment, DMQ = Developmental Motor Quotient, GMQ = Gross Motor Quotient, FMQ = Fine Motor Quotient, TMQ = Total Motor Quotient, AE = Age Equivalent, MAE = Motor Age Equivalent