Table 1. Administrative aspects of the motor assessment tools.
Purpose Assessment /
time (min)
of items
Raw score
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€
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,
Standard scores,
AE, scaled score,
mean MAE
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, SMDScreening 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