July’s Research Café- Lisa Barnett and Emiliano Mazzoli

In late July the IPLA Research Café welcomed Professor Lisa Barnett and Dr Emiliano Mazzoli from Deakin University, Australia, and attendees from around the world. The recording is now available for IPLA members. Professor Lisa Barnett is a senior member of the Institute for Physical Activity and Nutrition (IPAN) at Deakin University. Her internationally leading work focuses on developing ways … Read More

July’s Research Café

We’re delighted to announce that Professor Lisa Barnett and Dr Emiliano Mazzoli, both from Deakin University, will be joining us to discuss the PL-C Quest. Following the Australian Physical Literacy Framework, The PL-C Quest assesses children’s self-perceived physical literacy. The measurement properties of this tool were reported in this recent paper. As always, the Research Café will be 30 minutes. To … Read More

June’s Research Café- Lowri Edwards

We recently welcomed Dr Lowri Edwards to the Research Café. Lowri presented work relating to physical literacy in Wales, and, in particular, a recent paper developed in collaboration with Dr Kevin Morgan and Dr Anna Bryant. The strengths based approach undertaken to promote the concept of physical literacy was of real interest to participants. If you weren’t able to join … Read More

June’s Research Café

After a short break for exam/marking season, the Research Café is back and will be welcoming Dr Lowri Edwards. Lowri is a Lecturer in Sport and Physical Education at Cardiff Metropolitan University, a longstanding member of the IPLA, and has been deeply involved in physical literacy development in Wales. She’ll be discussing her work, including this 2022 paper, on Monday … Read More

March’s Research Café

Registration for March’s Research Café is now open. We’ll be joined by Dr Susannah Stevens, from the University of Canterbury, New Zealand. If you haven’t already read ‘Tracking Physical Literacy in Aotearoa New Zealand: concerns of narrowed curriculum and colonisation’, you can find it here. As always, if you have any issues accessing this paper please contact hannah.goss@physical-literacy.org.uk. Please register following … Read More

February’s Research Café- Peter Holler

In the first session of 2022, we welcomed Peter Holler from the University of Graz, Austria. Peter presented his work on measuring and fostering physical literacy among a physically inactive adult population. Again, I’d like to take the opportunity to thank Peter, and all attendees, for their participation.   Please keep an eye out for our March Café, with details … Read More

February’s Research Café

We are delighted to reopen the Research Café for 2022! We have a several speakers lined up for the coming months, and we are delighted to welcome Peter Holler to our first session. Peter is currently doing a PhD at the University of Graz, Austria, in the Institute of Human Movement Science, Sport and Health. His PhD focuses on how … Read More

July’s Research Café

Our third Research Café will be taking place on Thursday 8th July, 10:30am BST. We are delighted to announce that Dr James Rudd and Will Roberts will be joining us ahead of the release of their new book ‘The importance of play in supporting physical literacy’ released on the 28th June. Routledge have kindly granted IPLA members free access to … Read More

IPLA Research Café 2 – Inimfon Essiet

In this months webinar we discussed the paper “Rationalizing teachers roles in developing and assessing physical literacy in children” with Inimfon Essiet (@Innymfon). Thank you to Inimfon and all attendees for their participation. Inomfon has kindly made her slides available to IPLA members   If you enjoyed this event please join us for our next Research Cafe on July 8th.

June’s Research Café

Our second Research Café will be taking place on Friday 11th June, 10:30am BST. We are delighted to announce that Inimfon Essiet will be joining us to speak about her paper “Rationalizing teacher roles in developing and assessing physical literacy in children”. We know this is a topic many of our members are passionate about, but we’d also like to … Read More