Book Review: Get Your Community Moving: Physical Literacy Programs for All Ages

Teralee ElBasri
2019 Reference and user services quarterly  
Carson brings her years of experience with physical literacy programs in libraries and other spaces to create this well thought-out and researched guide to physical literacy programming and its rationale in the library. She makes clear the connection between physical health and mental/emotional well-being, as well as how physical activity can positively affect library staff and patrons alike. The exploration of the mind/body connection and the assertions of the positive connections between the
more » ... ctions between the two supported with well-researched facts makes this book worth examining. In particular, the correlation between regular exercise and lowered teen suicide rates should be enough motivation for all libraries to provide these types of programs that engage our communities in physical activity and awareness.
doi:10.5860/rusq.58.4.7153 fatcat:kccclpcw5nb4peypbxovppvuue