Nine Hole Peg Test (NHPT)

How to obtain the NHPT:

The NHPT instructions can be obtained in the study by Mathiowetz et al. (1985) and Wade (1992).

Davis, Kayser, Matlin, Mower, and Tadano (1999) reported that the most commonly used standardized equipment for the NHPT in the United States are produced by both Smith and Nephew Rehabilitation, Inc., and Sammons Preston.

Standardized equipment can be obtained at the website:

Other hand dexterity outcome measures in stroke:

  • Box and Block Test (Cromwell, 1965; Mathiowetz et al., 1985)
  • Jebsen Test of Hand Function (Jebsen, Taylor, Trieschman, Trotter, & Howard, 1969)
  • Purdue Pegboard (Tiffin, 1968)
  • Minnesota Manual Dexterity (Desrosiers, Rochett, Hebert, Rejean,  & Bravo, 1997)

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