Practice Forum| Volume 30, ISSUE 1, P106-108, January 2017

Use of Dexteria application to improve fine motor coordination in the nondominant hand

Published:April 25, 2016DOI:
      The authors report improved fine motor coordination when using Dexteria with a healthy population. Technology may improve patient engagement and participation when incorporated into treatment programs. – Kristin Valdes, OTD, OT, CHT, Practice Forum Editor, Journal of Hand Therapy
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      JHT Read for Credit

      Quiz: #453

      Record your answers on the Return Answer Form found on the tear-out coupon at the back of this issue or to complete online and use a credit card, go to There is only one best answer for each question.
      • #1.
        The Dexteria app was developed specifically to improve
        • a.
          grip strength
        • b.
          median nerve function
        • c.
        • d.
          fine motor skills
      • #2.
        The primary test of the app's effectiveness was the
        • a.
        • b.
          Moberg Pick Up Test
        • c.
        • d.
          Mackin-Hunter Dexterity Test
      • #3.
        The study focused on the
        • a.
          “Tap it” and “Pinch it” functions
        • b.
          “Grab it” and “Hold it” functions
        • c.
          “Pick it up” and “Manipulate it” functions
        • d.
          “Touch it” and “Place it” functions
      • #4.
        The investigators tested
        • a.
          a control group and a patient group
        • b.
          only normal subjects
        • c.
          only actual patients
        • d.
          Apple, Intel, and Microsoft volunteers
      • #5.
        The authors presented sufficient evidence to demonstrate the clinical effectiveness of the Dexteria app
        • a.
        • b.
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