Defining Physical Literacy for Application in Australia: A Modified Delphi Method
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Purpose. The development of a physical literacy definition and standards framework suitable for implementation in Australia. Method. Modified Delphi methodology. Results . Consensus was established on four defining statements: Core – Physical literacy is lifelong holistic learning acquired and applied in movement and physical activity contexts; Composition – Physical literacy reflects ongoing changes integrating physical, psychological, cognitive and social capabilities; Importance – Physical literacy is vital in helping us lead healthy and fulfilling lives through movement and physical activity; Aspiration – A physically literate person is able to draw on their integrated physical, psychological, cognitive, and social capacities to support health promoting and fulfilling movement and physical activity, relative to their situation and context, throughout the lifespan. The standards framework addressed four learning domains (physical, psychological, cognitive, and social), spanning five learning configurations/levels. Conclusion. The development of a bespoke program for a new context has important implications for both existing and future programs
Journal of Teaching in Physical Education;
Keegan, R.J., Barnett, L.M., Dudley, D.A., Telford, R.D., Lubans, D.R., Bryant, A.S., Roberts, W.M., Morgan, P.J., Schranz, N.K., Weissensteiner, J.R. and Vella, S.A. (2019) 'Defining Physical Literacy for Application in Australia: A Modified Delphi Method', Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, (00), pp.1-14. DOI: 10.1123/jtpe.2018-0264.
Article published in Journal of Teaching in Physical Education (online), available at: https://doi.org/10.1123/jtpe.2018-0202.
Cardiff Metropolitan University (Grant ID: Cardiff Metropolian (Internal))
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