UncategorisedPhysical literacy influence noted

September 11, 20190

?The influence of physical literacy as a learning construct was highly noted yesterday (Monday) on the second and concluding day of the International Physical Literacy Convention (IPLC).
The Crowne Plaza Hotel hosted three main sessions as the convention came to a close amidst a packed turnout of participants from national sports federations, ministries and the private sector.
Speaking at the opening session, Dr. Dean Dudley explained the process used with the Australian Sports Commission and Sport in New Zealand in establishing physical literacy as a learning construct in sports agencies.
“This operation explores the concepts of learning domains, observable learning and the influence of Mendeleev,” said Dr. Dudley, a senior lecturer and researcher of health and physical education in the Faculty of Human Sciences at Macquarie University, in Sydney.
“My research is currently focused on the assessment and reporting of physical education and the development of observed learning outcomes pertaining to physical literacy”.
Dr. Dudley is also the World Regional Vice President of International Federation of Physical Education, Chief Examiner for the New South Wales Board of Studies and Teacher Education Standards and Honorary Chair of Learning and Development for Surf Life Saving Australia.
It’s worth noting that Dr Dudley is also a researcher of evidence-based approaches to health and physical education that yield large learning effects in the cognitive, affective and psychomotor learning domains.
Late on, Chief Executive Officer of the Sport for Life Society in Canada Richard Way presented the second session of the day on improving the quality of sport and developing physical literacy.
“At its essence, quality sport and physical literacy is achieved when the right people do the right things at the right times which leads to positive experiences for the participant,” said Way.
This session walked through a number of elements that lead to quality of sport and physical literacy experiences. It outlined a number of factors and characteristics to consider when delivering programs.
“The quality of physical literacy programme must be consistent with each child’s stage, and the behavior of the coach, teacher, and parents should be supportive, while the creation of these projects must be measurable to ensure its effectiveness,” added Way.
The day third and concluding symposium was a panel session, featuring MBA Olympian moderator Tom Jones, along with Dr Dudley, Way and director of Bahrain Olympic Academy Nabeel Taha.
They spoke about building quality sport and physical activity is achieved when the right people do the right things at the right times, which leads to positive experiences for participants.
The panel also discussed with delegates a number of elements that lead to quality sport and physical literacy experiences.
The attendees learnt on how to create a quality pathway to support individuals in becoming physically literate, developing sporting excellence, and being active for life.
The convention also featured a symposium on anti-doping, which was presented by head of Awareness and Information Section at the Kuwait Anti-Doping Committee Dr Mohammed Al Dosari.
Al Dosari warned of the use of The use of some of these substances, which can result in dire health consequences such as organ failure or even death. He noted that some hormones may also cause kidney failure and sexual impotence in both males and females.
He added that sometimes there is instant damage to the health, as Injecting these hormones causes the body’s hormone-producing glands to stop producing because of elevated levels.
Fawaz Albinmohammed, director of Winners Football Center, director Fawaz Albinmohammed, then made a presentation on the road to professionalism in sport, in which he stressed on professionalism and sports missions project in Bahrain as a way to develop sports and transform national athletes into future heroes.
The convention concluded with Supreme Council for Youth and Sports assistant secretary general and Bahrain Olympic Committee (BOC) secretary general Abdulrahman Askar presenting mementos to all speakers as well as participants, representing national sports federations, ministries as well as the private sector.

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