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Table 4 An overall indication of the quality of each instrument and alignment with the APLF elements

From: A systematic review of tools designed for teacher proxy-report of children’s physical literacy or constituting elements

Instrument name Evidence of good methodological quality Evidence of sufficient results quality Item(s) alignment with the APLF Total score for elements assessed (/30)
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
Movement skills Moving using equipment Object manipulation Coordination Stability/balance Flexibility Agility Strength Muscular Endurance Cardiovascular endurance Reaction time Speed Engagement and enjoyment Confidence Motivation Connection to place Self-perception Self-regulation (emotions) Self-regulation (physical) Relationships Collaboration Ethics Society and culture Content knowledge Safety and risk Rules Reasoning Strategy and planning Tactics Perceptual awareness
Single domain measures
 Motor Observation Questionnaire for Teachers (MOQ-T)a 6
 Movement Assessment Battery for Children-2 Checklist (MABC-2 Checklist)a 5
 Pictorial Scale of Perceived Water Competence (PSPWC)a 1
 Reiss Motivation Profile for children (Child RMP)a 1
 Teacher’s Self-concept Evaluation Scale 1
 Teen Risk Screen checklist (TRS)a 3
Dual-domain measures
 Brief Behaviour Rating Scale (BBRS) 3
 Devereux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) 5
 Emotion Regulation Checklist (ERC) 2
 Multisource Assessment of Social Competence Scale (MASCS) 3
 Pictorial Scale of Perceived Competence and Social Acceptance for Young Children-Teacher (PSPCSA-T)a 3
 Social-Emotional Assets and Resilience Scale, Teacher rating form (SEARS-T) 3
 Social Skills Improvement System Social Emotional Learning Edition Rating Forms (SSIS SEL RF) – Teacher version 4
 Teacher-Child Rating Scale (T-CRS) 4
 Teacher Questionnaire (TQ) 4
 Teacher Rating of Social Efficacy 3
 Winnetka Scale for Rating School Behaviour 4
Tri-domain measures
 Children Activity Scales for Teachers (CHAS-T)a 5
 Gross Motor Rating Scale (GMRS)a 15
 Harter’s Teacher’s Rating Scale of Child’s Actual Behaviour (TRS)a
 Health Resources Inventory (HRI) 9
 Social and Emotional Competencies Evaluation Questionnaire Teacher’s version – Short Form (QACSE-P-SF) 5
 Social Skills Rating Scale (SSRS-T) 6
 Teacher Estimation of Activity Form (TEAF)a 8
Total tools addressing each element of the APLF 15 5 6 2 6 3 5 2 3 2 2 2 2 1 2 2 3 1 5 11 4 15 11 5 2 0 2 5 0 0 1 0  
  1. Elements assessed, evidence of good methodological quality or sufficient results quality, elements not assessed, ✘ absence of good methodological quality or sufficient results quality, aTools contain items that assess elements in the context of physical activity