The Measurement of Motor Abilities: Developments, Problems, and Alternatives

  • D. Eggert
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For any kind of motor intervention the measurement and assessment of basic motor abilities and skills seems to be very important for the development of adapted intervention schemes. Furthermore devices for the assessment of motor development seem to be practically useful for any kind of classification of children into groups like “deviant” or “brain damaged” or “normal.” In research and in practical daily routine diagnostic tools are employed without considering the relation between underlying models and diagnostic methods.


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