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Faculty

Business & Humanities

School

Humanities

Department

Sport, Leisure & Childhood Studies

Team Members

  • Dr Con Burns
  • Dr Edward Coughlan
  • Thomas Broderick
  • Lisa Bolger
  • Linda Bolger

Objective

To develop a child friendly, age appropriate interactive digital resource to aid the teaching and learning of fundamental movement skills.

Key outcomes/findings

  • An interactive tool was developed demonstrating 12 fundamental movement skills (6 locomotor and 6 object-control skills) proficiently performed by a primary school aged child in real-time as well as in slow motion, accompanied with appropriate pedagogical teaching cues highlighting important skill components.
  • This interactive tool has been incorporated and used in a number of modules across the Recreation & Leisure Management and Early Years Education courses.

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