Scientific and cognitive importance of the body in relation to movement

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Ortiz Sánchez Luz Marilyn
Ramírez Valencia Astrid


the need to adapt and reformulate the curricular proposals to the contextual variables of the pedagogical, academic, social, and cultural scenario, in addition to knowing the significant aspects of the context of their students and the perspectives and projections of the thought process that they want to activate in the students in each meeting, facilitates the development of cognitive, emotional and affective skills from the interaction of the various representations and extrapolations of knowledge in relation to the world. Knowledge of corporeality and the body is a decisive factor in the development of motor skill sinteracting with the body and mind enables mental and motor challenges and a whole set of sensory activities that, by building new neurological pathways, contribute to the maturity of mental processes and to higher-level abstraction and abduction processes in each conscious exercise. The cerebellum plays a very important role in visual processing, spatial perception, and cognitive abilities, along with motor development, in such a way that using neural networks and the whole brain, not only to think but to be in motion, generates neural pathways that stimulate cognitive performance. So, developing gross motor skills such as crawling, walking, dancing, running, jumping, etc., greatly influence the ability and development of the executive functions of the brain

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Ortiz Sánchez Luz Marilyn

Doctor in Language and Culture, member of the communication, language and culture group, orcid, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Bogotá, Colombia

Ramírez Valencia Astrid

Doctor in Language and Culture, Director of English didactics and technology research group, Orcid:, Universidad Distrital Francisco José de Caldas, Bogota, Colombia.