Psychometric properties of the caregiver assessment of movement participation scale for screening children with development coordination disorders

Kwan Lan Vicky TSANG, Trevor Grahame BOND, Sing Kai LO

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Abstract

Using Rasch analysis, the psychometric properties of a newly developed 35-item parent-proxy instrument, the Caregiver Assessment of Movement Participation (CAMP), designed to measure movement participation problems in children with Developmental Coordination Disorder, were examined. The CAMP was administered to 465 school children aged 5-10 years. Thirty of the 35 items were retained as they had acceptable infit and outfit statistics. Item separation (7.48) and child separation (3.16) were good; moreover, the CAMP had excellent reliability (Reliability Index for item = 0.98; Person = 0.91). Principal components analysis of item residuals confirmed the unidimensionality of the instrument. Based on category probability statistics, the original five-point scale was collapsed into a four-point scale. The item threshold calibration of the CAMP with the Movement Assessment Battery for Children Test was computed. The results indicated that a CAMP total score of 75 is the optimal cut-off point for identifying children at risk of movement problems. Copyright © 2010 Taylor & Francis Group, an informa business.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)383-402
JournalInternational Journal of Disability, Development and Education
Volume57
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Dec 2010

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Child Development
Psychometrics
psychometrics
Caregivers
caregiver
participation
Motor Skills Disorders
statistics
Proxy
Principal Component Analysis
Calibration
schoolchild
parents
human being
Group

Citation

Tsang, K. L., Bond, T., & Lo, S. K. (2010). Psychometric properties of the caregiver assessment of movement participation scale for screening children with development coordination disorders. International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 57(4), 383-402.

Keywords

  • Assessment
  • Developmental coordination disorder
  • Home contexts
  • Movement coordination
  • Parent-proxy
  • Participation
  • Rasch analysis
  • Rating scale
  • Screening instrument
  • Test construction