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Table 2 Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy total and domain scores by interpretation category

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

Aggregate Score Number Beginningb Progressingc Achievingd Excellinge
Total CAPLa 403 12 (3 %) 212 (53 %) 117 (29 %) 62 (15 %)
Engagement in physical activity 702 38 (5 %) 335 (48 %) 214 (31 %) 115 (16 %)
Physical Competence 691 44 (6 %) 418 (61 %) 160 (23 %) 69 (10 %)
Motivation & Confidence 740 56 (8 %) 434 (59 %) 232 (31 %) 18 (2 %)
Knowledge & Understanding 687 24 (3 %) 323 (47 %) 231 (34 %) 109 (16 %)
  1. aCAPL = Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy
  2. bBeginning = Child is just beginning to develop physical literacy
  3. cProgressing = Child is progressing on the physical literacy journey and is performing at a level similar to peers
  4. dAchieving = Child is achieving recommended scores indicative of the physical literacy needed to obtain health benefits from a physically active lifestyle
  5. eExcelling = Child is exceeding recommended physical literacy levels associated with physical activity health benefits