Physical Activity and Its Relation to Body and Ludic Expression in Childhood


  • Raiola Gaetano
  • Tafuri Domenico
  • Altavilla Gaetano


The article discusses the conditions of the relationship between learning and playing through motor activities , considering the latter as a potential place of education and training of the personality. They are then taken into account the function of the game , theories and research on the game, both among children between adult and child. Finally , it is highlighted the interdependence between the game and the motor activity in the evolution of the child, but is exalted above all the recreational and mobility, as a resource for learning and privileged relationship that allows the child to transform reality according to his inner needs and to realize its potential. The importance of playing with their parents for the child 's educational opportunity , and training to build bonds of intimacy with the people most important to him . Today, however , due to busy engagements of the parents, you are likely to spend little time with their children. It’s good to emphasize the importance of space and time to recover for the game, especially because it is through play that goes deeper communication between children and adults.

DOI: 10.5901/mjss.2015.v6n3s2p293


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Gaetano, R., Domenico, T., & Gaetano, A. (2015). Physical Activity and Its Relation to Body and Ludic Expression in Childhood. Mediterranean Journal of Social Sciences, 6(3 S2), 293. Retrieved from




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