CAHPERD PAPER MAY 2007
Physical Literacy as the goal of Physical Education with particular reference to the needs of girls and young women.
The paper will provide a short philosophical background to the concept of physical literacy. Following a presentation of the definition of the concept, the particular needs of girls and young women with respect to developing physical literacy will be outlined and discussed. Finally there will be a discussion of some of the practical implications of adopting physical literacy as the fundamental goal of physical education.