Physical Literacy: Movement-Based Library Programs

Physical Literacy: Movement-Based Library Programs

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Jenn Carson
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Description: 

The topic of fitness and wellness programs in libraries is a growing and relevant trend. This session will include a presentation, videos, handouts and some (optional) yoga stretches and breathing techniques to get the audience into a body-positive state of mind. It will explore the neuroscience behind physical literacy, share case studies of what other libraries are doing (both academic and public), and offer program models and best practices.
Learning Objectives:

  • Describe physical literacy and list ways it can be improved at any age
  • Gain program models for delivering movement-based programs
  • Identify ways physical literacy benefits staff
Conference Year: 
2018
Materials
Presentation Topic: 
Adult Programming
Children's Programming
Fitness