Physical Literacy: Throughout the Lifecourse

Physical Literacy: Throughout the Lifecourse


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415487436
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/03/2010
Series: Routledge Studies in Physical Education and Youth Sport Series
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.53(d)

About the Author

Margaret Whitehead has spent her career in physical education, teaching and lecturing. Her study of existentialism and phenomenology confirmed her commitment to the value of physical activity for all. She has developed the concept of physical literacy over the past ten years and presented on the topic worldwide.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. The Concept of Physical Literacy 3. The Philosophical Underpinning of the Concept of Physical Literacy 4. Motivation and the Significance of Physical Literacy for Every Individual 5. Physical Literacy, Physical Competence and Interaction with the Environment 6. Physical Literacy, the Sense of Self, Relationships with Others and the Place of Knowledge and Understanding in the Concept 7. The Physical Self and Physical Literacy 8. Physical Literacy and Obesity 9. Physical Literacy and the Young Child 10. Physical Literacy and the Older Adult Population 11. Physical Literacy and Individuals with a Disability 12. Physical Literacy and Issues of Diversity 13. Promoting Physical Literacy Within and Beyond the School Curriculum 14. Physical Literacy and Learning and Teaching Approaches 15. Physical Literacy, Fostering the Attributes and Curriculum Planning 16. Conclusion and the Way Ahead

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