The ultimate goal of physical education and physical activity promotion is to facilitate and encourage individuals to engage in a physically active lifestyle. It can be achieved by improving physical literacy, which is defined as ‘the ability of individuals to move with competence and confidence in a wide variety of physical activities, in multiple environments that benefit the healthy development and overall quality of life of the whole person.’ Prior to developing strategies for improving physical literacy, its concept needs to be defined and conceptualized because it involves complex interplays of individuals’ knowledge and understanding of physical activity as well as individuals’ motivation, self-confidence and physical competence for being physically active for life. The 6th Yogyakarta International Seminar on Health, Physical Education, and Sports Science (YISHPESS 2023) respond to this issue by organising the conference which carries a theme of  "Lessening the prevalence of sedentary lifestyles through the use of physical education resources. The Conference invites reputable international scholars and experts closely working in physical literacy, physical education and sports science in general.



"Mitigating the prevalence of sedentary lifestyles through the use of sports and physical education resources"



  • Health/Fitness
  • Human Performance and Sport Technology
  • Clinical/Rehabilitation
  • Education, Culture, and Social Support for Physical Activity
  • Basic Medical Science related to Kinesiology
  • Clinical Case Study
  • Other fields of interest



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