Set-up

Additional hardware/materials requirements

In most cases when using the NIH Toolbox app, all you will need to administer the tests and surveys to participants is an iPad. However, there are some additional supplies needed for the cognition, motor and se...

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iPad case

An iPad case that allows for different viewing angles and provides protection is recommended. The links below provide examples of recommended cases, for use during administration of any or all instruments: 1. O...

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Angle of iPad during administration

We recommend that the case be positioned so that it is at an angle of about 60 degrees to the table — whatever the setting is closest to that. However, we would suggest that the setup be whatever is most comfor...

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Disabling the home button during administration

We know that some test administrators prefer to disable the home button on the iPad, to prevent participants from exiting the application at inopportune times (i.e. during testing). In this case, we recommend r...

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Home Base

The two executive function tasks that utilize home base for the iPad are attempting to find a standard place near the touch screen for everyone, because each trial measures reaction time for ages 8+, and this c...

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NIH Toolbox Odor Identification Cards Ordering Instructions

NIH Toolbox Odor Identification cards are produced by Print-A-Scent. See attached for NIH Toolbox Odor Identification Cards Ordering Instructions

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NIH Toolbox 4-Meter Walk Gait Speed Test and 2-Minute Walk Endurance Test Walking Course

The NIH Toolbox Four-Meter Walk Gait Speed Test and Two-Minute Walk Endurance Test each use walking courses. The walking courses differ from each other but, if both measures are being administered, the courses...

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