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 [email protected] 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

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

IPLA Research Café

We are pleased to announce our first Research Café will be taking place on May 4th, 10am BST with our guest speaker Lisa Young. This 30 minute webinar will be an opportunity for questions and discussion focussing on Lisa’s paper “Physical literacy: a concept analysis“. We do advise you read the paper before attending (please get in contact if you … Read More

Physical Literacy Charting Progress

Physical literacy is a holistic concept that recognises that all people are on a journey throughout life, but how can we chart progress on this journey? And why is it charting progress important anyway?