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Table 5 Confirmatory factor analysis results of four domains of CAPL

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

  Model 1 Model 2
λ SE R2 λ SE R2
Physical Competence
 PACER 0.776* 0.009 0.602 0.775* 0.009 0.601
 Plank 0.515* 0.010 0.265 0.529* 0.010 0.279
 CAMSA 0.651* 0.009 0.424 0.648* 0.009 0.420
Motivation And Confidence
 Adequacy 0.784* 0.006 0.615 0.777* 0.006 0.603
 Predilection 0.790* 0.007 0.623 0.785* 0.007 0.616
 Benefits to barriers difference score 0.536* 0.008 0.287 0.541* 0.008 0.293
 Skill compared to others 0.611* 0.008 0.373 0.617* 0.008 0.381
Daily Behaviour
 Pedometer step counts 0.386* 0.017 0.149 0.402* 0.016 0.161
 Self-report physical activity 0.543* 0.018 0.294 0.594* 0.014 0.353
 Physical activity guidelines 0.415* 0.015
Knowledge and Understanding
 Cardiorespiratory fitness definition 0.460* 0.017 0.212 0.577* 0.018 0.333
 Muscular endurance definition 0.537* 0.018 0.289 0.674* 0.018 0.455
 Physical activity comprehension 0.499* 0.015 0.249 0.559* 0.016 0.313
 Improve sport skill 0.299* 0.018 0.089 0.333* 0.018 0.111
 Physical activity guidelines 0.634* 0.019 0.402 0.281* 0.018 0.275
  1. *p < 0.01, λ = factor loadings, −- = item was not included in the model
  2. CAMSA Canadian Agility and Movement Skill Assessment, CAPL Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy, PACER Progressive Aerobic Cardiovascular Endurance Run