Journal article

Development, content validity and test-retest reliability of the Lifelong Physical Activity Skills Battery in adolescents.

Ryan M Hulteen, Lisa M Barnett, Philip J Morgan, Leah E Robinson, Christian J Barton, Brian H Wrotniak, David R Lubans

J Sports Sci | Published : 2018

Abstract

Numerous skill batteries assess fundamental motor skill (e.g., kick, hop) competence. Few skill batteries examine lifelong physical activity skill competence (e.g., resistance training). This study aimed to develop and assess the content validity, test-retest and inter-rater reliability of the "Lifelong Physical Activity Skills Battery". Development of the skill battery occurred in three stages: i) systematic reviews of lifelong physical activity participation rates and existing motor skill assessment tools, ii) practitioner consultation and iii) research expert consultation. The final battery included eight skills: grapevine, golf swing, jog, push-up, squat, tennis forehand, upward dog and ..

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