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The Canadian Assessment of

Physical Literacy (CAPL)

CAPL is the first comprehensive protocol that can accurately and reliably assess a broad spectrum of skills and abilities that contribute to and characterize the physical literacy level of the participant. Read More...


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CAPL-2 Website Goes Live

The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy First Edition (CAPL-1) has been under development since 2007 and has been repeatedly refined since then. Through 2014-2016, eleven sites (Charlottetown, Antigonish, Halifax, Trois Rivières, Ottawa, North Bay, Windsor, Winnipeg, Lethbridge, Calgary, Victoria) across Canada collaborated to collect data on a large sample of Canadian children aged 8-12 years Read More…

The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: Development of a Model of Children’s Capacity for a Healthy, Active Lifestyle Through a Delphi Process

A number of researchers from the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group are among the authors on a paper, “The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: Development of a Model of Children’s Capacity for a Healthy, Active Lifestyle Through a Delphi Process,” that was recently published in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health. Citation Read More…