Portfolio Category: Physical Literacy

Active for Life: Durable by Design

Active for Life: Durable by Design Physical literacy, increased activity and recreational sport – being “fit for life” - can be the gateway to a healthier Canada. The benefits of regular physical activity are well documented: sustained long-term health, increased social connectedness, improved general mental and physical well-being and better quality of life. Yet in spite of the clear…
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Becoming a CS4L Community

Becoming a CS4L community Building an Activation Plan that works for your community How should you advanced CS4L in your community? What does the understanding of and the implementation of CS4L look like? The answer to these question is likely not the same as in the community down the road. This document will allow you…
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Movement Preparation Guide

Movement Preparation Guide The “Physical Literacy Movement Preparation Session” not only prepares the body for movement, it also improves the way you move, which reduces the risk of injury during physical activity. It also teaches skills that will bene t participation in unfamiliar activities. Movement preparation that’s geared towards physical literacy – focusing on the…
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PLAYself

PLAYself PLAYself is a self-evaluation used by the child to determine their perception of their own physical literacy. Download here
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PLAY SAFE: Physical Literacy and Injury Prevention Guide for Leaders

PLAY SAFE: Physical Literacy and Injury Prevention Guide for Leaders Safety is a best practice. The tools in this guide will enable your organization to establish best practices reducing the risk of injury in your programming, and they may also improve the overall experience of your participants. Participants who are prepared, educated, trained, well-equipped, and…
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PLAYparent

PLAYparent PLAYparent should be filled out by a parent of a child aged seven and up. This assessment provides one perspective of a child's level of physical literacy, while the other PLAY tools provide perspectives from trained professionals: coaches, physiotherapists, athletic therapists, exercise professionals, and individuals trained in movement analysis. Download here
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PLAYfun

PLAYfun PLAYfun assesses key movement skills performed by the child. The tool itself is made up of 18 tasks that cover the child's physical abilities. Each ability is graded on a four-point rubric with the following categories: Initial, Emerging, Competent and Proficient. Download here
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PLAYbasic

PLAYbasic PLAYbasic assesses key movement skills performed by the child. The tool itself is made up of five tasks that cover the child's physical abilities. Each ability is graded on a four-point rubric with the following categories: Initial, Emerging, Competent and Proficient. Download here
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PLAYcoach

Physical Literacy Assessment for Youth - Coach PLAYcoach is used by coaches, exercise professionals and physical therapists to evaluate a child’s physical literacy and ability. The tool itself is made up of questions that cover the child’s ability, confidence, participation and more. Download here
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Physical Literacy Concept Paper

Physical Literacy Concept Paper The foundation of the LTAD model is physical literacy. Individuals who are physically literate are more likely to have the skills, knowledge, and attitudes to be physically active across a wide range of activities. Although the concept of physical literacy is relatively new to most parents, coaches, and teachers in North America, definitions have…
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