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Physical Literacy News & Blog

UWTSD’S Centre for Health and Ageing offers new health and fitness scheme for over 50s
The University of Wales Trinity Saint David’s Centre for Health and Ageing is offering a new way for men and women aged 50 and over to get fit and maintain a healthy lifestyle. Having opened in 2016, the University’s Centre for Health and Ageing aims to promote and improve health and fitness.  Since its inception, the Centre has worked with a range of people and its work has continued to develop and grow.  It now [...]
Spectacular Summer School!
WAHPL has recently held a fantastically successful 3 week summer school designed for students in the 2nd and 3rd years of their undergraduate studies at Hobart William Smith University in New York State, USA. The summer school focused on exploring the stunning landscape of Wales through a range of different outdoor activities whilst learning more about the unique history and culture of this fantastic country. Highlights of the summer school included canoeing on the River [...]
Child playing hop scotch
Physical activity of children and young people
The Welsh Government Health, Social Care and Sport Committee recently published its report on Physical Activity of Children and Young People I am delighted that the Committee in this report have recognised the important role that early childhood plays in the development of physical literacy, and as such physical activity throughout the life-course. It is in early childhood that the important foundations are laid for later physical activity. The early years is a unique window [...]