Special Ability Tests


Lafayette Gollehon Extendable Goniometer

Versatility, Reliability, Accuracy and Portability are the advantages that make the Gollehon Extendable Goniometer an innovative tool in the assessment of range of motion. Its arms can extend to 28.00 inches to measure large joints and retract to 8.0 inches to measure all but the smallest joints. Unlike standard goniometers that require the examiner to estimate alignment, the length of the … [Read more...]


Lafayette Skinfold Caliper

A uniquely designed caliper, our Skinfold Caliper provides precise measurement at an affordable price. The 0-100 mm scale is what sets this instrument apart from other clinical calipers on the market that only have a 0-60 mm scale. The 0-100 mm scale is easy to read, and it allows the user to accurately measure the skinfold thickness of a larger portion of the population than the other … [Read more...]


Quality Cutaneous Sensitivity Kit

Tactile kit contains all items necessary for the study of heat and cold sensitivity, touch sensitivity, and pressure sensitivity. This unit, designed for use in the student laboratory, includes temperature cylinders, paradoxical heat grill, aesthesiometers, thermometer, immersion heater, carrying case, instructions, and sample experiments. … [Read more...]


Modified Sit and Reach Flexibility Test

The standard sit and reach test will test the maximum flexibility of the back attainable without undue strain on the back muscles. The subject sits with legs straight and feet flat against the front panel. The subject reaches forward, moving the slide bar to maximum reach. The flexibility of the back muscles can indicate the tasks or movements the back is capable of performing. The Sit and Reach … [Read more...]


Chest Depth Caliper

This aluminum instrument accurately measures chest depth in inches or centimeters. Popular uses include measuring maximum chest expansion from resting to full inspiration. Range is from 0 to 24 inches in 0.50 inch graduations (0 to 60 cm with 2.0 cm graduations). … [Read more...]


Small Anthropometer

Our Small Anthropometer has a range of 0 to 30 cm in 0.1 cm increments. Popular uses include measuring wrist, elbow, knee, and ankle widths, as well as measuring smaller muscle masses like the bicep and calf. Aluminum in construction, it uses a spring-loaded ball bearing in a sliding C-shaped arm to provide accurate and precise measurement. … [Read more...]


Large Anthropometer

Our Large Anthropometer has a range of 0 to 60 cm in 0.1 cm increments. Popular uses include measuring shoulder width, long bone length and chest depth for tracking growth, and development of children or for use in motion analysis studies. Aluminum in construction, it uses a spring-loaded ball bearing in a sliding C-shaped arm to provide accurate and precise measurement. … [Read more...]


Hole Type Steadiness Tester

This instrument has been designed to measure one aspect of the psychomotor phenomena of steadiness. Nine holes, gradually diminishing in size, are used. The subject’s task is to hold the stylus in the hole without touching the side. The effects on steadiness of such variables as exercise, handedness, smoking, or alcoholic ingestion just before being tested can be studied.Following a series of … [Read more...]


Groove Type Steadiness Tester

This device tests dynamic steadiness. The subject is required to move a metal-tipped stylus along a narrowing channel without touching the sides. The channel width can be adjusted for varying difficulty. Centimeter markings along the edge allow measurement of a subject's performance. This test is supplied with a battery-operated Economy Clock/Counter, model 54060. … [Read more...]


Two-Arm Coordination Test

This is a test of motor coordination and learning which requires both arms to work together. The subject's task is to move the metal pointer around the anodized star pattern without leaving the pattern. This automated unit comes with an impulse counter, which counts every time the metal-tipped stylus leaves the anodized star pattern. … [Read more...]


Hand Tool Dexterity Test

This test measures proficiency in using ordinary mechanical tools. The test consists of tools and two uprights with bolts. The object is to disassemble all the bolts from one upright and reassemble them on corresponding rows of the other upright with the heads of the bolts inside. This type of skill is important in many different factory jobs, in industrial apprentice training, and in servicing … [Read more...]


Roeder Manipulative Aptitude Test

Roeder Manipulative Aptitude Test measures hand, arm, finger dexterity, and speed. It is designed to test individuals for employment and to test elementary through college students when dexterity is a primary requirement. … [Read more...]


Complete Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test

The Complete Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test measures simple hand-eye coordination and gross motor skills. It consists of a battery of five tests: PlacingTurningDisplacingOne-Hand Turning and PlacingTwo-Hand Turning and Placing Test includes 2 folding boards, 60 blocks, carrying case, and instruction manual. The Complete Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test can be used for many testing applications. … [Read more...]


Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test

This widely used test measures capacity for simple but rapid eye-hand-finger movement. This is particularly applicable in shop and office occupations requiring quick movement in handling simple tools and production materials without differentiating size and shape. Includes carrying case, manual, record blanks, and norms. The Minnesota Manual Dexterity Test can be used for many testing … [Read more...]


O’Connor Tweezer Dexterity Test

The O'Connor Tweezer Dexterity Test requires the use of tweezers in placing a single pin in each 1/16 inch diameter hole. A high score indicates manual aptitude for work involving precision and steadiness in the use of small hand tools, such as the forceps in the hands of the anatomist, or surgeon, or biological laboratory worker, or the tweezers in the hands of a watch repairer or stamp … [Read more...]


O’Connor Finger Dexterity Test

The O'Connor Finger Dexterity Test requires hand placement of 3 pins per hole. This test has been used successfully as a predictor for rapid manipulation of small objects, as in assembly line work. It has also been found useful 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 … [Read more...]


Grooved Pegboard Test

This manipulative dexterity test contains twenty-five holes with randomly positioned slots and pegs which have a key along one side. Pegs must be rotated to match the hole before they can be inserted. This procedure measures performance speed in a fine motor task by examining both sides of the body, inferences may be drawn regarding possible lateral brain damage. The test requires more complete … [Read more...]


Purdue Pegboard Test

The Purdue Pegboard Test was first developed by Joseph Tiffin, Ph.D., an Industrial Psychologist at Purdue University in 1948. Since that time, this device has been used extensively to aid in the selection of employees for jobs that require fine and gross motor dexterity and coordination. It measures gross movements of hands, fingers and arms, and fingertip dexterity as necessary in assembly … [Read more...]


Photoelectric Rotary Pursuit

The photoelectric rotary pursuit may be used to assess general perceptual motor learning across such parameters as handedness, transfer of training, distribution of practice, and hand-eye coordination. The subject's task is to follow a rotating light with a photocell tipped wand. The features of this model provide the examiner with digital control and the ability to monitor many testing variables. … [Read more...]


Flicker Fusion System

The Flicker Fusion System provides the user with a variety of versatile controls to perform accurate and timely measurements of Critical Flicker Frequency (CFF). Digital circuitry is used to provide extremely accurate frequency generation from 1Hz to 100Hz in 0.1Hz steps. The menu-driven LCD display allows for exact and repeatable frequency settings, while the serial port computer interface … [Read more...]


Vertical Jump Assessment System “VertiMetric”

The VertiMetric rethinks the standard methods of measuring a vertical jump. The device introduces the technology of an accelerometer to analyze and interpret a subject's vertical jump height and power delivered by the lower extremities. With the VertiMetric, users are no longer required to go through setup of large wall mounted apparatuses or required to land on small mats. The user simply straps … [Read more...]


Lafayette Manual Muscle Testing System

The new Lafayette Manual Muscle Testing (MMT) System is an ergonomic hand-held device for objectively quantifying muscle strength. The test is performed with the clinician applying force to the limb of a patient. The objective of the test is for the clinician to overcome or “break” the patient’s resistance. The MMT records the peak force and the time required to achieve the “break” providing … [Read more...]


Reaction Time System

The Reaction Time System is a multi-operational apparatus for measuring a subject’s reaction time. This system is widespread around the world and is especially popular in the military, departments of psychology and sports psychology. With the Reaction Time System you can employ simple reaction time tasks such as Go/No Go tasks for the study of higher centers of the brain, and more complex … [Read more...]


Card Sorting Box

The Card Sorting Box is a test designed to measure total execution time, reaction and movement time, and attentional span. Additionally the equipment can measure sustained attention and concentration through continuous performance task, attentional interference tasks and verbal working memory tasks. The test requires a complex set of skills, such as visual-motor coordination, attention and … [Read more...]


Depth Perception Apparatus

Model AA86111 The Depth Perception Apparatus tests depth perception acuity. Depth perception is the ability to see the world in three dimensions and to perceive distance. It represents the state-of-the-art in sensation and perception measurement technology, and offers feature-packed high performance, unparalleled functionality, superior accuracy, ease-of-use, and expandability. … [Read more...]