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Priscila Tamplain, E. Kipling Webster, Ali Brian and Nadia C. Valentini

evaluate fundamental motor skills in children. In the last five years, the new version of the TGMD-3 has been accessible to practitioners and researchers. The current version maintained the traditional organization of the test in two subtests (locomotor and object control; now renamed ball skills) and the

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Lisa M. Barnett and Owen Makin

children’s perceived and actual ball skill competence and physical activity . Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 18 ( 2 ), 167 – 171 . PubMed doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2014.03.001 10.1016/j.jsams.2014.03.001 Barnett , L.M. , Ridgers , N.D. , Zask , A. , & Salmon , J. ( 2015 ). Face validity

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Amanda Timler, Fleur McIntyre and Beth Hands

in the sports game, ball skills, outdoor games, individual versus team sports, bicycle riding, and balancing on one foot. The second factor, Activities of Daily Living was represented by eight items related to flossing teeth, getting ready to go out, handwriting, using scissors, changing clothes

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Caterina Pesce, Ilaria Masci, Rosalba Marchetti, Giuseppe Vannozzi and Mirko Schmidt

differences. To our knowledge, this is the first study to demonstrate the existence of gender differences in the distribution of various degrees of veridicality of self-perception (Table  1 ). Evidence exists that girls have lower perceived and actual ball skill competence than boys as early as young

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Fotini Venetsanou, Irene Kossyva, Nadia Valentini, Anastasia-Evangelia Afthentopoulou and Lisa Barnett

SPSS Amos 22: User’s guide . Chicago, IL : Amos Development Corporation . Barnett , L.M. , Ridgers , N.D. , & Salmon , J. ( 2015a ). Associations between young children’s perceived and actual ball skill competence and physical activity . Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 18 ( 2

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Anderson Henry Pereira Feitoza, Rafael dos Santos Henrique, Lisa M. Barnett, Alessandro Hervaldo Nicolai Ré, Vítor Pires Lopes, E. Kipling Webster, Leah E. Robinson, Wivianne A. Cavalcante and Maria Teresa Cattuzzo

’s perceived and actual ball skill competence and physical activity . Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 18 ( 2 ), 167 – 171 . doi:10.1016/j.jsams.2014.03.001 10.1016/j.jsams.2014.03.001 Barnett , L.M. , Ridgers , N.D. , Zask , A. , & Salmon , J. ( 2015 ). Face validity and reliability of a

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Carlo Di Brina, Roberto Averna, Paola Rampoldi, Serena Rossetti and Roberta Penge

used in research to screen children with motor coordination difficulties and definite specific motor problems. M-ABC measures different aspects of motor ability regarding three subscores: three items measure manual dexterity, two items measure ball skills, and three items measure static and dynamic

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Cecilia Hoi Sze Chan, Amy Sau Ching Ha and Johan Yau Yin Ng

. For ball skill acquisition to develop successfully, children need equipment, available space, and practice opportunities in games with peers in and outside of school. The learning environment is fundamental to quality PE. In order to secure the place of FMS within the PE curriculum, schools are

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Jerraco L. Johnson, Mary E. Rudisill, Peter A. Hastie and Julia Sassi

, hop, horizontal jump, and slide) and ball skills (e.g., dribble, catch, kick, one-hand forehand strike, two-hand strike, underhand throw, and overhand throw). Other stations (e.g., bouncing on hoppy balls) were also included as they promoted foundational abilities that are necessary to perform FMS

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Rose M. Angell, Stephen A. Butterfield, Shihfen Tu, E. Michael Loovis, Craig A. Mason and Christopher J. Nightingale

contrary to studies using ball skills and other tasks not requiring transport of body mass where individuals who are obese perform similarly to their normal weight peers, especially at younger ages ( Castetbon & Andreyeva, 2012 ). Contrary to this general finding, D’Hondt et al. ( 2009 ) reported that