Lämmle, L., Ziegler, M., Seidel, I., Worth, A. & Bös, K. (2013). Four classes of physical fitness in German children and adolescents: only differences in performance or at-risk groups?, International Journal of Public Health, 58(2), 187-196.
Regarding children’s and adolescents’ development of physical fitness (PF), information about whether there are different performance classes in PF would potentially be helpful. If such classes also differ in related health parameters, this might indicate ‘at-risk’ groups requiring different support measures.
Factor mixture modeling was used to investigate whether participants of the German “Motorik”-Module (2003–2006) aged 6&am