27 Sep, 2016

Becoming Physically Literate for Life

Published in | Journal of Teaching in Physical Education, 2016, 35, 107–116 | Rebecca J. Lloyd | University of Ottawa 

Embracing the Functions, Forms, Feelings and Flows of Alternative and Mainstream Physical Activity
Purpose: To explore a conceptual shift from mechanism, the dominant ‘body-as-machine’ (Tinning, 2010) paradigm, to vitalism, the philosophical phenomenological tenets of physical literacy (Whitehead, 2010) upon which the curriculum of physical education in Canada is based, within the context of an alternative physical education program.