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Table 9 Test-retest reliability of the Physical Literacy Knowledge Questionnaire over 2- and 7-day intervals

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

  2-day interval 7-day interval
PLKQ total score Correlation a (n) Correlation a (n)
PLKQ total score 0.62 (31) 0.69 (35)
Individual PLKQ questions Correlation a (n) Correlation a (n)
How important do you think it is that you are physically active every day? 0.80 (31) Not asked
How important is it to you to be more active than you are now? 0.71 (30) Not asked
Compared to other kids your age, how active are you? 0.69 (31) 0.86 (35)
Compared to other kids your age, how good are you at sports or skills? 0.84 (31) 0.64 (35)
Cardiorespiratory means… 0.52 (30) 0.54 (35)
Musculoskeletal fitness means … Not asked 0.25 (35)
Minutes of moderate or vigorous physical activity every day at school? 0.80 (31) Not asked
Total minutes of moderate or vigorous physical activity daily? 0.20 (30) 0.61 (35)
What is the most time that children should sit still each day? 0.33 (30) 0.34 (35)
Healthy means … 0.84 (31) 0.60 (35)
Which sport skill are they doing? 0.63 (30) Not asked
Fill in the blanks to create a story about sport training and fitness 0.48 (30) 0.59 (35)
In the summer, how often do you wear sunscreen? 1.00 (31) Not asked
In the winter, how often do you wear sunscreen? No correct answers Not asked
Which foods are healthy to eat? 0.87 (25) Not asked
How many hours do you usually spend sleeping each day? 0.86 (31) Not asked
Tell us which activities you do and whether or not you wear safety gear? 0.87 (31) 0.45 (35)
If you wanted to get better at a sport skill, what should you do? 0.62 (31) 0.60 (35)
If you wanted to get in better shape, what would be the best thing to do? 0.47 (31) 0.49 (35)
If you could choose what you did after school, what would you pick? 0.86 (31) 0.93 (35)
  1. a Correlations were defined as small (> 0.10), moderate (> 0.30), strong (> 0.50), substantial (> 0.70), or excellent (> 0.90), per Murphy and Myors [14]. Substantial or excellent correlations are shown in bold text
  2. PLKQ Physical Literacy Knowledge Questionnaire