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Table 1 Set of daily living tasks

From: Characterization of stroke-related upper limb motor impairments across various upper limb activities by use of kinematic core set measures

# Motion description Contact Subphase analysis
1 OK gesture No  
2 Thumb down (lifting) No Reaching distally
3 Exultation (extending the arm up in the air and keeping it in with closed fist) No  
4 Hitchhiking (extended elbow along the frontal plane, closed fist, thumb up) No  
5 Block out sun from own face (with open hand, touch the face covering the eyes) No Reaching proximally
6 Greet (with open hand, moving wrist) (3 times) No Reaching distally
7 Military salute (with lifted elbow) No Reaching proximally
8 Stop gesture (extending the arm along the sagittal plane, parallel to the floor, with extended elbow, open palm) No Reaching distally
9 Pointing (with index finger) of something straight ahead (with outstretched arm) No  
10 Silence gesture (bringing the index finger, with the remainder of the hand closed on the lips) No Reaching proximally
11 Reach and grasp a small suitcase (placed along own frontal plane) from the handle, lift it and place it on the floor (close to own chair, along own sagittal plane) No  
12 Reach and grasp a glass, drink for 3 sec. and place it in the initial position Yes
Reaching distally transport proximally
13 Reach and grasp a phone receiver (placed along own sagittal plane), carry it to own ear for 3 sec. and place back Yes
Reaching distally transport proximally
14 Reach and grasp a small cup from the handle (2 fingers + thumb), drink for 3 sec. and place it in the initial position Yes
Reaching distally transport proximally
15 Reach and grasp an apple, mimic biting and put it in the initial position Yes
Reaching distally transport proximally
16 Reach and grasp a hat (placed on the right side of the table) from its top and place it on own head Yes
12, 13a
Reaching distally transport proximally
17 Reach and grasp a tennis racket (placed along own frontal plane) and play a forehand (the subject is still seated) Yes
2, 3, 4a
18 Reach and grasp a toothbrush, brush teeth, and put the toothbrush inside a cylindrical holder Yes
Reaching distally transport proximally
19 Reach and grasp a laptop and open the laptop (without changing its position) (4 fingers + thumb) Yes
20 Reach and grasp a doorknob (disk shape), turn it clockwise and counterclockwise Yes
  1. aIndicates the grasp type and number as classified by Cutcowski (1989)