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Volume 18 Supplement 2

Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy

Research

Publication of this supplement has not been supported by sponsorship. Information about the source of funding for publication charges can be found in the individual articles. The articles have undergone the journal's standard peer review process for supplements. The Supplement Editors declare that they have no competing interests.

Edited by Patti-Jean Naylor and Viviene A. Temple.

  1. Content type: Research

    Healthy movement behaviours of Canadian children and youth have been found to be suboptimal; this is associated with declines in physical fitness, increases in obesity, and elevated chronic disease risk. Physi...

    Authors: Mark S. Tremblay, Christa Costas-Bradstreet, Joel D. Barnes, Brett Bartlett, Diana Dampier, Chantal Lalonde, Reg Leidl, Patricia Longmuir, Melanie McKee, Rhonda Patton, Richard Way and Jennifer Yessis

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1034

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    Physical literacy is defined as the motivation, confidence, physical competence, and knowledge and understanding to engage in physical activity for life. Physical literacy knowledge and understanding encompass...

    Authors: Patricia E. Longmuir, Sarah J. Woodruff, Charles Boyer, Meghann Lloyd and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1035

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  3. Content type: Research

    The current physical literacy level of Canadian children is unknown. The Royal Bank of Canada (RBC) Learn to Play – Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL) project, which is anchored in the Canadian co...

    Authors: Mark S. Tremblay, Patricia E. Longmuir, Joel D. Barnes, Kevin Belanger, Kristal D. Anderson, Brenda Bruner, Jennifer L. Copeland, Christine Delisle Nyström, Melanie J. Gregg, Nathan Hall, Angela M. Kolen, Kirstin N. Lane, Barbi Law, Dany J. MacDonald, Luc J. Martin, Travis J. Saunders…

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1036

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  4. Content type: Research

    Physical literacy is the foundation of a physically active lifestyle. Sedentary behaviour displays deleterious associations with important health indicators in children. However, the association between sedent...

    Authors: Travis J. Saunders, Dany J. MacDonald, Jennifer L. Copeland, Patricia E. Longmuir, Joel D. Barnes, Kevin Belanger, Brenda Bruner, Melanie J. Gregg, Nathan Hall, Angela M. Kolen, Barbi Law, Luc J. Martin, Dwayne Sheehan, Michelle R. Stone, Sarah J. Woodruff and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1037

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  5. Content type: Research

    Physical literacy is a complex construct influenced by a range of physical, behavioural, affective, and cognitive factors. Researchers are interested in relationships among these constituent factors. The purpo...

    Authors: Dany J. MacDonald, Travis J. Saunders, Patricia E. Longmuir, Joel D. Barnes, Kevin Belanger, Brenda Bruner, Jennifer L. Copeland, Melanie J. Gregg, Nathan Hall, Angela M. Kolen, Barbi Law, Luc J. Martin, Dwayne Sheehan, Sarah J. Woodruff and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1038

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  6. Content type: Research

    Quality physical education (PE) contributes to the development of physical literacy among children, yet little is known about how teacher training relates to this development. We assessed the association betwe...

    Authors: Barbi Law, Brenda Bruner, Sara M. Scharoun Benson, Kristal Anderson, Melanie Gregg, Nathan Hall, Kirstin Lane, Dany J. MacDonald, Travis J. Saunders, Dwayne Sheehan, Michelle R. Stone, Sarah J. Woodruff, Kevin Belanger, Joel D. Barnes, Patricia E. Longmuir and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1039

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  7. Content type: Research

    Age grouping by the imposition of a cut-off date, common in sports and education, promotes a relative age difference that is associated with developmental advantages for children who are born on the “early sid...

    Authors: Caroline Dutil, Mark S. Tremblay, Patricia E. Longmuir, Joel D. Barnes, Kevin Belanger and Jean-Philippe Chaput

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1040

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  8. Content type: Research

    The associations between cardiorespiratory fitness (CRF) and physical literacy in children are largely unknown. The aim of this study was to assess the relationships between CRF, measured using the 20-m shuttl...

    Authors: Justin J. Lang, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Patricia E. Longmuir, Joel D. Barnes, Kevin Belanger, Grant R. Tomkinson, Kristal D. Anderson, Brenda Bruner, Jennifer L. Copeland, Melanie J. Gregg, Nathan Hall, Angela M. Kolen, Kirstin N. Lane, Barbi Law, Dany J. MacDonald, Luc J. Martin…

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1041

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  9. Content type: Research

    Physical literacy is an emerging construct in children’s health promotion, and may impact their lifelong physical activity habits. However, recent data reveal that only a small portion of Canadian children are...

    Authors: Kevin Belanger, Joel D. Barnes, Patricia E. Longmuir, Kristal D. Anderson, Brenda Bruner, Jennifer L. Copeland, Melanie J. Gregg, Nathan Hall, Angela M. Kolen, Kirstin N. Lane, Barbi Law, Dany J. MacDonald, Luc J. Martin, Travis J. Saunders, Dwayne Sheehan, Michelle Stone…

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1042

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  10. Content type: Research

    The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL) is divided into four domains (Physical Competence, Daily Behaviour, Motivation and Confidence, and Knowledge and Understanding) and provides a robust and com...

    Authors: Christine Delisle Nyström, Gregory Traversy, Joel D. Barnes, Jean-Philippe Chaput, Patricia E. Longmuir and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1043

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    The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL) is a 25-indicator assessment tool comprising four domains of physical literacy: (1) Physical Competence, (2) Daily Behaviour, (3) Motivation and Confidence, ...

    Authors: Katie E. Gunnell, Patricia E. Longmuir, Joel D. Barnes, Kevin Belanger and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1044

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    The Motivation and Confidence domain questionnaire in the Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL) was lengthy (36 single items that aggregate to five subscales), and thus burdensome to both participant...

    Authors: Katie E. Gunnell, Patricia E. Longmuir, Sarah J. Woodruff, Joel D. Barnes, Kevin Belanger and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1045

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  13. Content type: Research

    Physical literacy comprises a range of tests over four domains (Physical Competence, Daily Behaviour, Motivation and Confidence, and Knowledge and Understanding). The patterns of missing data in large field te...

    Authors: Christine Delisle Nyström, Joel D. Barnes and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1046

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  14. Content type: Correspondence

    The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy (CAPL) assesses the capacity of children to lead a physically active lifestyle. It is comprised of a battery of standardized assessment protocols that reflect the C...

    Authors: Patricia E. Longmuir, Katie E. Gunnell, Joel D. Barnes, Kevin Belanger, Geneviève Leduc, Sarah J. Woodruff and Mark S. Tremblay

    Citation: BMC Public Health 2018 18(Suppl 2):1047

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