Sergio Bellantonio


Physical literacy is a fundamental human skill that can be educationally learned and that includes the motivation, confidence, physical competence, knowledge and understanding that determine the practice of physical activities over time. It is a fundamental human capability at the basis of a correct individual lifestyle and, therefore, it needs a promotion even in formal learning contexts, first and foremost the school. How can physical education promote and support this learned competence over time, in order to educate active and proactive subjects in the environment? The paper therefore intends to decline physical literacy as a factor at the basis of a contemporary capability, through possible pedagogical scenarios in support of a well-rounded human education.


Physical Literacy; Physical Education; Pedagogy; Capability

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