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Physical Literacy News & Blog

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17
Apr
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 http://www.assembly.wales/laid%20documents/cr-ld12369/cr-ld12369-e.pdf. 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 [...]
Dr-Nalda-Wainwright
16
Apr
A report into the Physical Activity of Children and Young People
Today, Dr Nalda Wainwright, from the University of Wales Trinity Saint David spoke at the launch of the National Assembly for Wales’ Health, Social Care and Sport Committee’s report into the ‘Physical Activity of Children and Young People.’ Here, Dr Wainwright, who also leads the Wales Institute of Physical Literacy, summarises the evidence that she presented to the inquiry, focusing on her research on movement in early childhood. “I am delighted that the Committee in [...]
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22
Jan
Trusting Hands Day Nursery

A nursery in Swansea has completed work on the Healthy and Sustainable Pre School Scheme, and as part of this work have been helping the children’s physical development using a model designed by the University of Wales Trinity St David. Trusting Hands Day Nursery has worked to achieve this through healthy eating and physical activity policies. A reporter from ‘That’s TV Swansea Bay’, Nichole Louchios, went down to the nursery to find out more. To […]