Self-Perception of Adequacy in and Predilection for Physical Activity (CSAPPA) scale. The CSAPPA is a 20-item, self-report questionnaire that has demonstrated a high test-retest reliability as well as strong predictive and construct validity (Cairney, J., et al, 2007). The scale was designed for children 9 to16 years of age and is a measure of generalized self-efficacy toward physical activity. The CSAPPA can be completed with guidance as needed from an adult (e.g., teacher or research staff), and is completed within 15 minutes.
A confirmatory factor analysis compared the CAPL data to the theoretical model, and teacher ratings of participants ' knowledge, attitude and physical activity competence were also compared to assessment results. A total of 963 children (55 % female) in children completed the CAPL 8 to 12 years of age (mean 10.1 years) with 85 % of children approached agreeing to participate (Longmuir et al., 2015). A confirmatory factor analysis using data from 489 children supported a model with the four domains (engagement in physical activity, physical competence, motivation and confidence, and knowledge and understanding). In addition, teachers were very supportive of the CAPL and recognized the benefits offered by these types of assessments (Longmuir et al., 2015).
The Perceived Physical Literacy Instrument (PPLI) for Physical Education Teachers
In addition to measuring PL in children, the wide range of personnel who play a part in establishing and…
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Confirmatory factor analysis
Before fitting the model, we use a confirmatory factor analysis. A confirmatory factor analysis indicates whether the designed scale (questionnaire) is valid for data collection or not. The confirmatory factor analysis is a method for calculating…
The Bem Sex Role Inventory (BSRI; Bem, 1974) explores and measures the concept of androgyny using two factors: masculinity and femininity. The instrument has three subscales to measure the construct of androgyny: masculinity, femininity and social desirability (Bem, 1974). The original scale had 20 items each for these three subscales for a total of 60 items. Bem (1979) reduced the number of scale items to 10 for each subscale, maintaining two factors. Other researchers found…
Evidence Based Practice Care Plan
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According to Jones, Law, Maddison, Markland, & Thom (2013) many people understand the benefits of being physically active. For patients with Rheumatoid arthritis, there are numerous physiological and psychological advantages associated with an active lifestyle. Research shows that people with Rheumatoid Arthritis are at an increased risk for cardiovascular disease, cachexia,…
They are specialise in “consultancy, architecture, security and cloud services to optimise the information and communications technology (ICT) environments of enterprises” (NTT Communication). NTT represent as Nippon Telegraph & Telephone. NTT have over 40 years very long history in the telecommunication industry. At present they are facing significant transition period from “analog phone system business” to “multimedia business creation”.
Technology push and demand pull perspectives in the…
Ranging from external to internal, there are several aspects to look out for that could potentially impact this job. Examples of external market factors include globalization, which can be defined as the interaction among different nations, as well as any advances in technology. More external factors include environmental concerns and the challenging but rewarding nature of the work force itself (Society of Logistics Engineers, 2016).
Aside from external factors, internal factors are also…
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Also, validity problems can arise form factor loading. Examining the twelve topics “on which similar laws appeared in many of the regions” for Legislative Innovation, Putnam uses factor loading in his book and defines it as the “correlation between any single indicator and the composite index, which is a facto score based on a principal components analysis of the twelve subscores.” He adds, “This method provides…
If I were to ask you, in this moment, which factors influenced who you are today, what would you choose to answer? Most likely, a lengthy list would come to your mind. Each individual is incredibly unique and different to all others, shaped by many factors in their life. It can impact their perspective on events around them, their sense of morality, the values they hold most important, the list goes on and on. Who a person is and who they will become can be greatly influenced by the external…
This article used the appropriate statistical procedures for the study. Using descriptive statistics and Pearson’s correlation allows the researcher to reveal if any correlation coefficients among variables are found. Also, using the path analysis to find the relationships among the variables was a key factor. The sample was significant for the study and the path analysis model because it required a large number of cases and this study had 2,565 participants. The responses from the survey…
Technological and organisational change
It is important to ensure that the grading system is appropriate to the needs of an organization particularly following technological and organisational change. The introduction of flexibility, multi-skilling, team working and new operational methods also have important consequences for job design and the way jobs are organized, and will clearly affect traditional work groupings and pay structures. A further, important advantage of some job evaluation…