PHE - Physical Literacy Powered by the Environment

This presentation provides an overview of physical literacy and how the environment (both physical and social) can be used to intentionally invite children in to physically active play that develops their physical literacy.

Target Audience

K-12

Sessions

10:15 AM - 11:45 AM

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Presenter

  • UVic
    Patti-Jean Naylor

    Dr. PJ Naylor is an Emeritus Professor in the School of Exercise Science, Physical and Health Education.  Her areas of research are socio-ecological and setting-based approaches to physical activity, physical literacy and healthy eating. Her research has primarily focused on early years and elementary school-aged children, addressing the policies and practices where they live, learn and play. Currently her physical literacy research is focused on interventions targeting childcare providers and parents.