Physical Literacy, Phenomenology and Empathy

Physical literacy puts the individual at the heart of the enterprise. This blog will look at the roots of this commitment and the implications of a person-centred relationship with an individual. Particular reference will be made to the importance of empathy. Physical Literacy The definition of physical literacy describes this human capability as a disposition whereby ‘the individual has the … Read More

Exploring The Psychological Causes And Effects Of Obesity 

Worldwide, 600 million people or 13%  of the population are clinically obese, a number that has tripled in the past fifty years. Research continues to develop in understanding the root causes of the obesity epidemic, and evidence points to psychological and social factors playing a key role. Anxiety and depression, which can contribute to weight gain and overeating, are also more prevalent today … Read More