The TEST OF GROSS MOTOR DEVELOPMENT developed by Dale A. Ulrich does not measure performance, but classifies motor coordination based on given observation criteria.
The 12 tasks can be divided into two groups: locomotor and object control tasks.
Tests for locomotion include:
- horizontal jump
The object control tests include:
- striking a stationary ball
- stationary dribble
- overhand throw
- underhand roll
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