Literacy is the goal for physical education (PE) and health education (HE) programs.
SHAPE America uses the following definitions when referring to physical literacy and health literacy.
Physical Literacy: An individual's ability, confidence and desire to be physically active for life.
Health Literacy: An individual's capacity to access information, resources and services necessary to maintaining and promoting health.
The following resources are available to help teachers, coaches administrators and parents guide all children through this lifelong journey: