Guidelines for the Selection of Physical Literacy Measures in Physical Education in Australia

Barnett, Lisa M, Dudley, Dean A, Telford, Richard D, Lubans, David R, Bryant, Anna S, Roberts, William M ORCID: 0000-0001-5736-5244, Morgan, Philip J, Schranz, Natasha K, Weissensteiner, Juanita R, Vella, Stewart A, Salmon, Jo, Ziviani, Jenny, Okely, Anthony D, Wainwright, Nalda, Evans, John R and Keegan, Richard J (2019) Guidelines for the Selection of Physical Literacy Measures in Physical Education in Australia. Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 38 (2). pp. 119-125. ISSN 0273-5024

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Abstract

Assessment of physical literacy poses a dilemma of what instrument to use. There is currently no guide regarding the suitability of common assessment approaches. The purpose of this brief communication is to provide a user’s guide for selecting physical literacy assessment instruments appropriate for use in school physical education and sport settings. Although recommendations regarding specific instruments are not provided, the guide offers information about key attributes and considerations for the use. A decision flow chart has been developed to assist teachers and affiliated school practitioners to select appropriate methods of assessing physical literacy. School physical education and sport scenarios are presented to illustrate this process. It is important that practitioners are empowered to select the most appropriate instrument/s to suit their needs.

Item Type: Article
Article Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Adolescent, Assessment, Measurement, Physical Activity, Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation, Education, Orthopedics and Sports Medicine
Subjects: G Geography. Anthropology. Recreation > GV Recreation Leisure > GV557 Sports
L Education > L Education (General)
Divisions: Schools and Research Institutes > School of Sport and Exercise > Sports Leadership, Education & Society
Research Priority Areas: Sport, Exercise, Health & Wellbeing
Depositing User: Anne Pengelly
Date Deposited: 27 Mar 2019 16:49
Last Modified: 07 May 2019 13:25
URI: http://eprints.glos.ac.uk/id/eprint/6636

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