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The Fight for Physical Literacy

Monday, October 29, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Karen Hartenstein
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Running, jumping, and dancing are not just outlets for the limitless childhood energy we wish we could bottle up and use as adults — they are another form of literacy, says Lindsay DiStefano, an associate professor in kinesiology at UConn. Just as with reading literacy, she says, a strong early foundation in physical literacy will have lifetime benefits.

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