Physical literacy is the gateway to physical activity and provides so many amazing benefits, like improved physical and emotional wellbeing, cognitive ability, and overall good health. It provides the building blocks required to participate in physical activity and sport.
A decade ago, the term “physical literacy” was relatively unknown and rarely used. Instead, when talking about being active you would hear terms like exercise, physical fitness, and physical activity.
In today’s society, participation in physical activity isn’t very high on the daily list of priorities, even though we all know the amazing benefits of heart-pumping activity like increased fitness, reduced risk of chronic disease, and improved mental health and well- being.
Authors: Canada’s Physical Literacy Consensus Statement is the result of a collaborative process among ParticipACTION, Sport for Life Society, the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group at the Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Research Institute, Physical and…
One of the best things about the 150 Play List is the variety.
Physical Literacy is defined as: Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life.
Toddlers are so super cute when they're just learning how to play. That stage where they're learning how to hold a ball, for example- they don't know what to do with it, but its round and bouncy and fun.
Every Tuesday and Thursday, a mini army of about 200 descends on the Newfoundland and Labrador Sports Centre in St. John's.
Physical literacy is the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding to value and take responsibility for engagement in physical activities for life. It’s a necessary element in setting children up with the skills they need to be active as they…
Physical literacy is a concept related to physical activity that is getting a lot of buzz these days. And although it is rather complex, there are some pretty simple things parents can do to ensure their kids are getting the right start to an active life.