A number of researchers from the Healthy Active Living and Obesity Research Group are among the authors on a paper, “The Canadian Assessment of Physical Literacy: Development of a Model of Children’s Capacity for a Healthy, Active Lifestyle Through a Delphi Process,” that was recently published in the Journal of Physical Activity & Health. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Francis CE, Longmuir PE, Boyer C, Andersen LB, Barnes JD, Boiarskaia E, Cairney J, Faigenbaum AD, Faulkner G, Hands BP, Hay JA, Janssen I, Katzmarzyk PT,
HALO researchers Dr. Patricia Longmuir and Dr. Mark Tremblay are authors on a paper, “Top 10 Research Questions Related to Physical Literacy,” that was recently published in Research Quarterly for Exercise and Sport. Citation details and a summary of the paper are below. Longmuir PE, Tremblay MS. Top 10 Research Questions Related to Physical Literacy. Res Q Exerc Sport. 2016;87(1):28-35. The term physical literacy is relatively new, and its definition, conceptual underpinning, how it is measured, how to change it, and its relationship with holistic health and wellness across
HALO Research Coordinator Stacey Alpous wrote a guest blog post, “Physical Literacy: A journey, not a destination,” that was published yesterday on ParticipACTION’s blog. In the post, Stacey explains that physical literacy provides children with the building blocks to be physically active. Click here to read the entire post.