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

Published on Oct 18, 2018in Journal of Sports Sciences2.811
· DOI :10.1080/02640414.2018.1458392
Ryan M. Hulteen5
Estimated H-index: 5
(University of Newcastle),
Lisa M. Barnett29
Estimated H-index: 29
(Deakin University)
+ 4 AuthorsDavid R. Lubans45
Estimated H-index: 45
(University of Newcastle)
Abstract
ABSTRACTNumerous 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 warrior I. Adolescents (28 boys, 29 girls; M = 15.8 years, SD = 0.4 years) completed the Lifelong Physical Activity Skills Battery on two occasions two weeks apart. The skill battery was highly reliable (ICC = 0.84, 95% CI = 0.72–0.90) with individual skill reliability scores ranging from moderate (warrior I; I...
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