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Table 1 Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy standardized factor loading matrix for a four factor model (confirmatory factor analysis)

From: The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: methods for children in grades 4 to 6 (8 to 12 years)

  Physical Competence Knowledge and Understanding Motivation and Confidence Engagement in Physical Activity
PACER 0.73*    
Plank 0.47    
BMI z-Score 0.27    
Agility Course 0.63    
Adequacy    0.85  
Predilection    0.81  
Benefit:Barrier Ratio    0.47  
Activity Compared to Peers    0.62  
Physical Activity Total     0.21
Sedentary     0.19
Sum of Knowledge Items   0.994   
  1. *Factor loading ranges from −1.0 to 1.0. Absolute values closer to 1.0 represent a closer link to the observed item. Threshold of factor loading in this study is 0.32 [34]