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Understanding Physical Literacy in Youth

Faigenbaum, Avery D., EdD, CSCS, FNSCA1; Rial Rebullido, Tamara, PhD2

Strength & Conditioning Journal: December 2018 - Volume 40 - Issue 6 - p 90–94
doi: 10.1519/SSC.0000000000000417
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ABSTRACT THE JOURNEY OF PHYSICAL LITERACY CAN BE VIEWED ALONG A CONTINUUM THAT MAY BE INFLUENCED BOTH POSITIVELY AND NEGATIVELY BY LIFE EXPERIENCES AND INTERACTIONS WITH THE PHYSICAL WORLD. THE PROPOSED MODEL HIGHLIGHTS THE INTERRELATED COMPONENTS OF PHYSICAL LITERACY THAT ARE DEPENDENT ON THE QUANTITY AND QUALITY OF INDIVIDUAL MODERATE TO VIGOROUS PHYSICAL ACTIVITY EXPERIENCES.

1Department of Health and Exercise Science, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, New Jersey; and

2International Hypopressive and Physical Therapy Institute, Vigo, Spain

Address correspondence to Avery D. Faigenbaum, faigenba@tcnj.edu.

Conflicts of Interest and Source of Funding: The authors report no conflicts of interest and no source of funding.

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Avery D. Faigenbaum is a Full Professor in the Department of Health and Exercise Science at The College of New Jersey.

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Tamara Rial Rebullido is the Director of the International Hypopressive and Physical Therapy Institute.

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