TITLE

Opening the Door to Physical Literacy

AUTHOR(S)
Lewis, Brian; Lessard, Sean; Schaefer, Lee
PUB. DATE
January 2014
SOURCE
Physical & Health Education Journal;2014, Vol. 79 Issue 4, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors relate their experiences of creating the Growing Young Movers, an after school a program that provided wellness and physical education activities to 25 urban aboriginal youth in a community school for seven months. They refer to Margaret Whitehead's definition of physical literacy and their realization about the holistic nature of physical literacy after viewing it as a disposition rather than a set of skills. They also cite physical literacy's affective and cognitive elements.
ACCESSION #
97249120

 

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