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Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2020, 17(4), 1225; https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph17041225
2. Practical and Ethical Issues
2.1. Integration of Social Media in Physical Education Settings that Educate Children and Adolescents about Physical Literacy
2.2. The Use of Wearable Technologies among Youth
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|Assess social media channels||Understand students’ current and potential usage of popular social media for physical literacy, physical activity, and health/wellness information|
|Listen to social media conversations||Identify trending physical literacy, physical activity, and health/wellness information, discussion topics, concerns, and questions |
Describe student interests, knowledge, physical and health literacy, and cultural perspectives on physical activity and education
|Leverage existing gaps and opportunities||Make social media a valuable space for student-to-teacher interaction and communication |
Address physical activity and literacy management questions and concerns
|Edit course posting calendars||Post to a social media site (e.g., Instagram, YouTube, Facebook) at least three times per week, with 3-5 h per week spent engaging with users |
Post to Twitter or Snapchat at least once daily, with 3–5 h a week spent managing feeds
|Network with students and other social media users||Connect students with industry professionals and other educational social media users who share similar physical activity and health/wellness interests|
|Generate new social media content||Increase physical activity and literacy information accessibility that reinforces important content for students and other potential stakeholder audiences |
Increase the frequency of interactions and improve user engagement
|Adapt social media policies||Facilitate student-to-student and student-to-teacher interactivity and engagement |
Maintain healthy and informative participation, with a diversity of opinions related to cultural, spiritual, and political beliefs and opinions
|Guide student users||Create brand (i.e., course) recognition |
Engage students and discuss current topics and issues that they find relevant
|Evaluate social media pages||Monitor progress toward reaching short-term, intermediate, and long-term physical literacy |
Learn from mistakes and make program modifications accordingly
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