International Physical Literacy Conference New York 2021

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The International Physical Literacy Conference New York, hosted by the Sport for Life Society and New York Road Runners, will be the first conference to be held in this region on May 24 – 26, 2021 with pre conference workshops. It will host global leaders to share their best practices and research to advance the worldwide physical literacy movement.

Every individual embarks on a physical literacy journey. By developing physical literacy across the lifespan, individuals empower themselves to be better at work, better at physical activities, have better mental health and happiness, and to better engage with their community. It is important to every sector, and each sector has a role to play in ensuring everyone has the opportunity to develop physical literacy.

Top Reasons to Attend the Conference

  • Learn new concepts/perspectives to increase your ability as a leader to create more physically active people.
  • Learn from experts about best practices for successful implementations of physical literacy.
  • Dive deeper into physical literacy.
  • Meet and connect with top researchers and practitioners from many different countries.

New York, USA

The “Big Apple,” the “City That Never Sleeps”—New York is a city of superlatives: America’s biggest; it’s most exciting; it’s business and cultural capitals; the nation’s trendsetter. Sports fans visiting New York City will find no shortage of great athletic experiences. Whether you want to check out the city’s baseball stadiums, experience the U.S. Open or check out some horse racing, New York City offers a taste of just about everything.
  • Population: 19.49 million
  • Average age: 38
  • Students: 1,126,501
  • Languages spoken in the city: Over 800
  • Fun fact: The entry fee for the first NYC Marathon in 1970 was only $1.00.
  • Most popular sport: Baseball may be the most popular of New York sporting events because of the infamous rivalry between the New York Yankees and the New York Mets.
 
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