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Table 1 Components used for scoring each exercise with number of errors committed

From: Comparative effectiveness of videotape and handout mode of instructions for teaching exercises: skill retention in normal children

Exercise Exercise Scoring Components Number of errors
  Video Group Handout Group
Day1 Day2 Total Day1 Day2 Total
1. Both arms "W" shoulder blade squeeze Hands in front less than shoulder width apart 7 3 10 20 14 34
  Elbows bent the same angle throughout exercise 10 7 17 11 6 17
  Scapular retraction (elbows extend beyond frontal plane) 9 9 18 3 6 9
  Band snug without slack or snapping 7 0 7 0 0 0
2. One arm elbow straightening Both arms begin with elbows bent and hands at respective shoulders 26 11 37 51 48 99
  Anchor arm remains bent in same position 31 24 55 27 28 55
  Dominant arm extends to side (< 45° of abduction) 10 14 24 15 16 31
  Band snug without slack or snapping 0 0 0 3 3 6
3. One arm "full" soda can exercise Thumb begins and remains pointed up 24 25 49 38 33 71
  Arm raised only to shoulder level (< 120° of flexion) 26 34 60 21 22 43
  Elbow begins and remains straight 24 21 45 15 16 31
  Band under one foot without slack 3 3 6 0 1 1
4. "Shoulder clocks" Elbows remain straight the entire time 30 29 59 6 9 15
  Rotation occurs only at the shoulders 28 20 48 9 9 18
  Rotation occurs, beginning forward 24 20 44 19 30 49
  Band is secured under both feet without slack or snapping 3 8 11 0 6 6
5. Double arm "V" exercise Elbows begin and remain straight the whole time 1 1 2 3 3 6
  Arms raise together overhead to "V" position 7 10 17 0 0 0
  Arms in scapular plane 4 4 8 3 3 6
  Thumbs pointed up the whole time 3 3 6 3 3 6
TOTAL ERRORS 277 246 523 247 256 503