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Table 4 Confirmatory factor analysis results of Knowledge and Understanding

From: Refining the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy based on theory and factor analyses

  Model 1 Model 2 Model 3
λ SE R2 λ SE R2 λ SE R2
Cardiorespiratory fitness definition 0.582* 0.016 0.339 0.597* 0.016 0.357 0.626* 0.018 0.392
Muscular endurance definition 0.696* 0.016 0.485 0.719* 0.016 0.516 0.731* 0.018 0.534
What it means to be healthy 0.313* 0.014 0.098 0.305* 0.014 0.093
Physical activity comprehension 0.512* 0.013 0.262 0.510* 0.014 0.260 0.480* 0.015 0.231
Safety 0.158* 0.013 0.025
Improve sport skill 0.301* 0.016 0.091 0.299* 0.017 0.089 0.308* 0.017 0.095
Improve fitness 0.365* 0.018 0.133 0.348* 0.018 0.121
Activity preferences 0.195* 0.018 0.038
Physical activity guidelines 0.360* 0.016 0.130 0.331* 0.017 0.110 0.321* 0.017 0.103
Screen time guidelines 0.074* 0.021 0.006
  1. *p < .01, λ = factor loadings, −- = item was not included in the model