Being an influential concept, physical literacyhas been a widely used around the world in the areasof physical education, recreational sports and high-performancesports both academically and practically in recent years. Guided by the theory of embodied cognition, focusing on the relationship between physical activity and active life, and based on the overall development of human beings, physical literacy cultivates the abilities inemotional, cognitive and physical dimensions of human beings in an interactive wayin order to motivate and to promote one＇s lifelong participation in physical activities. This concept is not only aimed at solving the increasingly serious global health problems caused by physical inactivity, but also effectively promoting sports into life and improving the lifestyle in an all-round way. Physical literacy has a comprehensive and profound impact on the existing sport areas such as lifetime sport participation, school sports, mass sports and high-performance sports and has promoted the reforms in these fields. It also provides the basic foundation for the integration of sport reforms and developments in these areas.
China Sport Science