n. a proficiency test on gross motor skills and fine motor skills administered to participants between 4 to 21 years old. A standardized test of 53 items in all, it has eight different sub-tests. First published in 1978 by U.S. psychologist Robert Bruininks and Russian psychologist N.I. Oseretsky.
BRUININKS-OSERETSKY TEST OF MOTOR PROFICIENCY (BOT): “The Bruininks-Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency (BOT) assesses a person’s strength, coordination, balance, speed, and agility.”