Individuals who are health literate are more likely to …
- obtain, process, and understand basic health information and services needed to make appropriate health decisions
- learn and participate fully in the educational learning process
- incorporate decision making skills needed to identify, implement and sustain health-enhancing behaviors
Benefits of physical education
Physical education develops students’ knowledge, skills and attitudes for leading a healthy and active lifestyle.
Individuals who are physically literate are more likely to …
- move with competence and confidence in a wide variety of physical activities.
- learn and participate fully in the educational learning process.
- demonstrate competency in a variety of motor skills and movement patterns.
- apply knowledge of concepts, principles, strategies and tactics related to movement and performance.
- demonstrate knowledge and skills to achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical activity and fitness.