More Physical Activity through Physical Literacy
Physical literacy is about the competence, confidence, and knowledge to be physically active for life. To be successful, physical literacy programs must be designed to attract, engage, and sustain participation by appealing to a wide range of interests and levels of ability. Sport can be one pathway, but there are others to be considered as well. In this talk, I discuss how a teaching games for understanding approach can be used to create inclusive and fun environments for all children and youth. In the talk, I will show how we adapted this approach to address gender inclusivity in the context of after-school programs for boys and girls. Participants will have an opportunity to try different games as a group.