A Field-Based Testing Protocol for Assessing Gross Motor Skills in Preschool Children: The CHAMPS Motor Skills Protocol (CMSP).

@article{Williams2009AFT,
  title={A Field-Based Testing Protocol for Assessing Gross Motor Skills in Preschool Children: The CHAMPS Motor Skills Protocol (CMSP).},
  author={Harriet G. Williams and Karin Pfeiffer and Marsha Dowda and Chevy Jeter and Shaverra Jones and Russell R Pate},
  journal={Measurement in physical education and exercise science},
  year={2009},
  volume={13 3},
  pages={151-165}
}
The purpose of the study was to develop a valid and reliable tool for use in assessing motor skills in preschool children in field based settings. The development of the CHAMPS (Children's Activity and Movement in Preschool Study) Motor Skills Protocol (CMSP) included evidence of its reliability and validity for use in field-based environments as part of large epidemiological studies. Following pilot work, 297 children (3-5 years old) from 22 preschools were tested using the final version of… CONTINUE READING