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Physical Literacy News & Blog

HistoryHike
05
Nov
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
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 [...]