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Table 5 Summary of Physical Literacy Knowledge Questionnaire recommendations from Delphi Panel of 19 international experts

From: Physical Literacy Knowledge Questionnaire: feasibility, validity, and reliability for Canadian children aged 8 to 12 years

The Knowledge and Understanding domain should include: Strongly agree Agree Neutral Disagree Strongly disagree Consensus
Self-reported sedentary time 12% 35% 12% 24% 18% No
Self-reported sleep time 12% 29% 6% 29% 24% No
Knowledge of daily MVPA guidelines 53% 35% 6% 0% 0% Yes
Knowledge of screen time guidelines 35% 53% 12% 0% 0% Yes
The meaning of cardiorespiratory fitness 35% 59% 0% 6% 0% Yes
The meaning of muscular strength/endurance 29% 53% 6% 6% 6% Yes
The meaning of “healthy” 29% 41% 29% 0% 0% No
Ability to identify the skill being performed 18% 18% 59% 6% 0% No
Understanding the benefits of PA (missing words question) 1% 41% 41% 0% 0% No
Summer sunscreen use 0% 18% 41% 12% 29% No
Winter sunscreen use 0% 6% 47% 18% 29% No
Safety gear use 6% 65% 12% 18% 0% No
How to get better at a sport skill 47% 41% 12% 0% 0% Yes
How to get in better shape 35% 59% 6% 0% 0% Yes
Item analysis should be conducted on each question to determine which questions are retained in the final questionnaire 37% 53% 11% 0% 0% Yes
Question 16 (indicate which foods are healthy/unhealthy) should not be included as it assesses diet rather than physical literacy 11% 47% 26% 11% 5% No
A question that assesses the child’s knowledge relative to strength and muscular endurance should be added 16% 79% 5% 0% 0% Yes
When assessing physical literacy it is important to include a question about the child’s use of active modes of transportation 21% 68% 5% 0% 5% Yes
Cognition, attitudes, and efficacy measures should be norm referenced 5% 21% 26% 47% 0% No
A question regarding the number of days per week that children participate in MVPA should be added to the CAPL protocol 32% 63% 5% 0% 0% Yes
The option to calculate a Knowledge and Understanding domain composite score should be provided 41% 41% 18% 0% 0% Yes
Each Knowledge and Understanding question should be assigned equal weighting when calculating an overall activity knowledge score 29% 29% 6% 29% 6% No
  1. Note: Open-ended Round #1 responses had consensus that a physical activity knowledge assessment should be included in the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy. Bold items achieved consensus among Delphi participants
  2. CAPL Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy, MVPA moderate to vigorous physical activity, PA physical activity