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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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Canada’s First “State of the Nation” Report on Children’s Physical Literacy

Results from Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy Findings on More Than 10,000 Children Ottawa, October 2, 2018 – The results from a large national research project led by the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group (HALO) at the CHEO Research Institute shows that about two-thirds of Canadian children haven’t achieved an acceptable level of Read More…

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…