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Table 3 Overview of the most prominent movement components for the goals listed in the top-10 most preferred goals pooled for all three age groups

From: Arm hand skilled performance in cerebral palsy: activity preferences and their movement components

  Leading arm-hand Assisting arm-hand
  Indicated as most prominent Indicated as most prominent
  P Rea G H R M P/P/S D F O P Rea G H R M P/P/S D F O
Open/Close buttons       X              X  
Put on/off trousers       X        X        
Put on/off a sweater        X           X    
Tie one’s shoelaces       X           X     
Cut meat while eating        X             X  
Open/Close a zipper       X X             X  
Use cutlery while eating        X        X     X   
Make a ponytail       X           X     
Dry oneself after bathing        X           X    
Keep a tight grip while climbing    X     X       X     X    
Catch a ball     X           X       
Type on a keyboard        X           X    
Hold paper while cutting the paper X      X      X         X  
Play tennis X    X            X      
Hold yourself while playing on the swings        X           X    
Play on a game computer       X         X   X     
Put on socks        X           X    
Hold the handrail while climbing stairs - - - - - - - - - -    X     X    
Displace a pile of plates     X     X       X     X   
Peel potatoes        X        X   X     
Put on a diving suit and diving shoes        X           X    
Take a shower (washing one’s armpit and back)        X           X    
Dress a doll       X        X   X      
  1. - = not applicable.
  2. P = positioning; Rea = reach; G = grasp; H = hold; R = release; M = manipulate; P/P/S = push/pull/shove; D = displace; F = fixate; O = other.