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Table 5 Early Childhood Education Candidates’ Knowledge Based on Meeting the Physical Activity Guideline for Adults

From: Exploring the physical activity and screen-viewing-related knowledge, training, and self-efficacy of early childhood education candidates

Physical Activity-Related Knowledge Item X 2 Gamma Gamma SE T Adj. p
Key features of gross motor development 1.61 .27 .25 1.28 1.00
Age-appropriate movement skills for children 2.67 .34 .21 1.86 .58
The link between physical activity and cardiovascular health 3.82 .31 .15 2.22 .26
The link between physical activity and muscular health 1.90 .14 .15 .95 1.00
The link between physical activity and psychosocial health 1.61 .10 .15 .69 1.00
The link between physical activity and learning 1.10 .15 .20 .80 1.00
The link between physical activity, brain development, and preparing children for learning at school 1.34 .17 .19 .95 1.00
The link between physical inactivity and type 2 diabetes 1.23 .12 .13 .91 1.00
My college/university training has helped me understand important information about children’s physical activity needs 1.72 −.10 .14 −.68 .50
I have the skills and abilities I need to support children’s physical activity .84 .11 .17 .69 .99
  1. Note. SE Standard Error; †The Holm-Bonferroni Method was applied to adjust the p-values for each set of multiple comparisons