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

Why Sports Conference: Improving Health and Increasing Activity!

Discount Why Sports have kindly offered a 50% discount for conference tickets for their up coming conference: Improving Health and Increasing Activity!  The IPLA network can receive 50% off full ticket princes when entering: IPLA50 at checkout. Overview Front-line professionals understand more than anyone about the pressures of increasing demand on health and social care services at the same time … Read More

Spotlight on the emotional domain of physical literacy: Copenhagen Seminar

Physical literacy (PL) is a multi-dimensional concept that provides a holistic understanding of movement and physical activity. PL consist of an emotional, a physical and a cognitive domain, which together lay the foundation for the individual’s capacity and propensity to participate in movement and physical activities here and now and up through life. To support an individual’s development in physical … Read More

Physical literacy in Costa Rica

The Physical Literacy Journey Starts in Costa Rica My name is Ignacio Sabaté, I am a former racquetball athlete and now a coach and sport manager who graduated from the Russian International Olympic University. My partner is Osman Murillo who is a former athlete and Olympian from the London 2012 discipline of Judo and is now a personal trainer and … 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 [gview file=”https://www.physical-literacy.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/Essiet_Inimfon_IPLA..pptx.pdf”]   If you enjoyed this event please join us for our next Research Cafe on … Read More

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

IPLA Research Café 1 – Lisa Young

In this months webinar we discuss “Physical literacy: a concept analysis” with Lisa Young (@LisaYoung__) If you enjoyed this event please join us for our next Research Cafe.