Literature Review

Initiative Description: Literature review surrounding physical literacy and physical activity interventions to identify common approaches to providing physical activity in and around the school.

Study Results: Quality physical education, before/after school, during school, staff involvement, and family and community engagement can serve as logical points of intervention to provide increased opportunities for physical activity participation leading to physical literacy among children.

Reference: Castelli, D. M., Centeio, E. E., Beighle, A. E., Carson, R. L., & Nicksic, H. M. (2014). Physical literacy and comprehensive school physical activity programs. Preventive Medicine, 66, 95–100. doi:10.1016/j.ypmed.2014.06.007.

Level of Evidence: 3 out of 5 stars Very Good