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Thursday, February 22 • 14:30 - 16:00
Evaluating Fundamental Movement Skills in Children

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Fundamental movement skills (FMS) are crucial for success in sports and lifelong involvement in physical activity. This session will focus on ways educators can evaluate FMS.
- Short presentation (power point) on physical literacy and fundamental movement skills.
- Introduction to the Canadian Agility and movement skill assessment (CAMSA).
- Practice using and scoring the CAMSA.
- Evaluation and reflection on teachers' own fundamental movement skills and physical literacy.
- Invitation to complete survey (survey results will be part of UofL research, additional documentation will be provided by researcher(s).


Simon Schaerz

Simon Schaerz is a PhD student in the Faculty of Education at the University of Lethbrigde. He is also an Exercise Science and Physical Education faculty member at Lethbridge College. Simon is currently researching teachers' experiences and perceptions with physical literacy in the... Read More →

Thursday February 22, 2018 14:30 - 16:00 MST
PE 110 1st Choice Savings Centre for Sport & Wellness (PE Building), University of Lethbridge, 4401 University Drive, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4