Physical Literacy Injury Prevention

What is Physical Literacy Injury Prevention? Integrating the development of physical literacy and injury risk reduction strategies into schools, recreation, and club sport programs to improve the resilience of children and reduce their risk of injury.

We know that there is a health crisis looming in Canada for our current generations of children and youth. Physical inactivity and other lifestyle factors have created a situation where our children may be the first generation in decades to have a shorter life expectancy than their parents. In the face of this grim fact, developing physical literacy has emerged as a key tactic to promoting physical activity among children and youth, and thereafter through their adult lifespan.
But there’s still another practical bottom line to physical literacy when it comes to health and wellness: injury reduction and prevention... Learn more

Click here to learn more about the partners who have contributed to the Active and Safe Physical Literacy Injury Prevention Project.

 

Click here for some additional resources.

Why do we make our kids play like adults? - Formats
Formats - Why do we make our kids play like adults?
Physical Literacy is Essential for Life (silent)
Physical Literacy is Essential for Life