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Purdue Pegboard Test Overview
Purdue Pegboard Test uses pins, collars, washers, and a portable board to determine the dexterity and in-hand manipulation skills of the test taker. This standardized dexterity testing device is a staple of clinics, offices, and workplaces that seek to determine the detrous capabilities of clients, employees, and patients. This product includes everything needed to administer a pegboard test, and can be paired with the compatible mobile application to optimize the scoring experience. Meet standardized requirements in the office or clinic with a Purdue Pegboard Dexterity Test.
Standardized Dexterity Testing
This device follows the Purdue Pegboard Test norms in order to meet standardized dexterity testing requirements. The Purdue Pegboard is specifically designed to determine dextrous abilities.
Compatible Mobile Application
The compatible mobile application is designed specifically to work with the Purdue Pegboard to provide quick and easy Purdue Pegboard Test scoring. This mobile application is free and easy to use.
Purdue Pegboard Test Features and Benefits
- Sturdy and Dependable Components
- Includes Pins, Collars, and Washers
- Designed Specifically for Standardized Testing
- Great for Physical and Occupational Therapists
- Comes with Thorough Instructions Manual
- Pairs with Free Mobile Scoring Application
Note that the Purdue Pegboard Scoring application is freely available for mobile devices.
- Testing peg board
- Pins, collars, and washers
- Instruction manual
- Do not use ammonium based glass cleaners or liquid bleach.
- Bleach wipes, like Sani-Cloth Disposable Bleach Wipes, are the preferred method.
- Hydrogen peroxide wipes, Lysol wipes or isopropyl wipes are also acceptable.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Q: How do clinics test for dexterity?
A: Clinics and employers use standardized testing to test dynamic dexterity and in-hand manipulation skills. Pegboards test the manual dexterity and bimanual coordination through timed, repeated pin placement exercises
Q: Is the Purdue Pegboard Test standardized?
A: Yes. The Purdue Pegboard Test is used as a basis for employee selection and meets the standardized requirements. This neuropsychological test of manual dexterity is meant to be done by standardized instruments only.
Q: How are peg tests administered?
A: The administrator asks the test taker to take the pegs from a container, one by one, and place them into the holes as quickly as possible. The individual must then remove the pegs from the holes, one by one, and replace them back into the container.
- Manufacturer: Lafayette Instrument
- Product Number: 32020A
- Application: Pegboard Test Board
- Height: 18 Inches
- Width: 12 Inches
- Depth: 2 Inches
- Weight: 3 Pounds
- Colors: White, Black
- Board Material: Plastic
- Peg Material: Metal
Manuals and Documents
- Pegboard Test Manual and Instructions
Purdue Pegboard Test Video (4:01 minutes)
- Additional Information