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Control precision

Ability for highly controlled movement adjustments, especially those involving later muscle groups

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Multi-limb control

Ability to coordinate numerous limb movements simultaneously

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Response orientation

Ability to select a response rapidly from a number of alternatives, as in choice reaction time situations

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Reaction time

Ability to initiate a rapid response to an unexpected stimulus

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Speed of limb movement

Ability to make gross rapid limb movement without regard for reaction time

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Rate control

Ability to make continuous speed and direction adjustments with precision when tracking

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Manual dexterity

Ability to control manipulation of large objects using arms and hands

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Finger dexterity

Ability to control manipulations of small-objects primarily through use of fingers

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Arm-hand steadiness

Ability to make precise arm-hand positioning movements where involvement of strength and speed are minimal

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Wrist-finger speed

Ability to move the wrist and fingers rapidly

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Aiming

Ability to direct hand movements quickly and accurately at a small object in space

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Static strength

Ability to generate maximum force against a weight external object

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Dynamic strength

Muscular endurance or ability to exert force repeatedly

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Explosive strength

Muscular power or ability to create maximum effort by combining force and velocity

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Trunk strength

Dynamic strength of trunk muscles

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Extent flexibility

Ability to move trunk and back muscle through large range of motion

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Dynamic flexibility

Ability to make repeated, rapid flexing movements

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Gross body coordination

Ability to coordinate numerous movements simultaneously while the body is in motion

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Gross body equilibrium

Ability to maintain balance without visual cues

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Stamina

Cardiovascular endurance or ability to sustain effort