Research Assessing Physical Literacy in Northern Ireland

Melanie McKee, Gavin Breslin, Tandy Haughey, Paul Donnelly

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Abstract

This article outlines the findings of a research project and a follow-up studycommissioned by Sport Northern Ireland relating to the development of an assessmenttool for physical literacy. A parallel development, namely the creation of physical literacyco-ordinators, is discussed in a later paper in the Bulletin within the section PhysicalLiteracy Across the World. The discussion concludes with a summary of therecommendations of a cross-sectoral Physical Literacy Task and Finish Group whichhighlight how considerably more resources are required to develop assessmentindicators for PL and to further advocate the importance of PL.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)284-289
JournalJournal of Sport Science and Physical Education
Volume65
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2013

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McKee, M., Breslin, G., Haughey, T., & Donnelly, P. (2013). Research Assessing Physical Literacy in Northern Ireland. Journal of Sport Science and Physical Education, 65, 284-289.