On January 11, 2018, Prof Doutora Marlene Silva, University of Lisbon gave an invited talk at a conference at Autonoma University (Lisbon, Portugal) in relation to good practices for health behavior change interventions from research to practice. EuroFIT was used as an optimal example, illustrating the main focus of the talk. 11jan2018_cc5f_eurofit_vp
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The University of Lisbon’s Dr Marlene N. Silva discusses EuroFIT on the Portuguese radio programme ‘90 Seconds of Science’ on 4 January 2018. Have a listen to the segment here https://www.rtp.pt/play/p2936/e322278/90-segundos-ciencia
On November 14th and 15th, coaches from Braga and Rio Ave football clubs received their coach training. Both clubs will start recruitment and plan to begin the EuroFIT program in January 2018. “It was great training, we learned a lot of new and exciting things but most of all a new way of interacting with participants […]
Reaching out to non-scientific audiences with the project mission, objectives and findings is important too. EuroFIT partners have communicated with a variety of audiences and spread the word in non-scientific journals, such as: • The journal of the Portuguese Society of Cardiology devoted to health professionals, “Factores de Risco”, “invited Marlene Silva to write a […]
EuroFIT consortium has published a paper: The intervention process in the European Fans in Training (EuroFIT) trial: a mixed method protocol for evaluation by authors Van de Glind, I., Bunn, C. J., Gray, C. M., Hunt, K., Andersen, E., Jelsma, J., Morgan, H., Pereira, H., Roberts, G., Rooksby, J., Røynesdal, Ø., Silva, M. N., Sørensen, M., […]
EuroFIT PIs will present at SPARC 2017, a conference which will be held at Edinburgh University, UK on Thursday, 23 November. Scottish Physical Activity Research Connections or SPARC is a network of physical activity researchers, policy-makers and practitioners in Scotland. SPARC is organised by the Physical Activity for Health Research Centre (PAHRC) at the University […]
Prof Glyn C. Roberts of the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences on behalf of the EuroFIT Consortium has been invited to give the keynote address: Motivation strategies for sustained behaviour change in active lifestyle interventions: The EuroFIT project at SAICON 2017. SAICON is the International Conference on Sports Medicine and Sports Science organized by the Sports Authority […]
The Dutch coach-the-coaches training was facilitated by Judith Jelsma and Harm Oppers (former EuroFIT coach PSV) on 30-31 October 2017 at SC Heerenveen. In SC Heerenveen EuroFIT will be led by a former first-team player and a student from CIOS, a national sports training institute. It was a fruitful two-day training session in which a lot of practical information […]
On Wednesday, October 4, 2017, SK Brann presented a collaboration with Norway’s Sports College, which will make motivated supporters more physically active and in better shape. Dr Eivind Andersen, a researcher in the Department of Coaching and Psychology in the Norwegian School of Sport Sciences facilitated a ‘coaching of the coaches’ session at the new club, SK Brann in […]
The EuroFIT consortium published “Feasibility of a real-time self-monitoring device for sitting less and moving more: a randomised controlled trial” in the BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine journal on the 29 August 2017. The study authors were Anne Martin, Jacob M Adams, Christopher Bunn, Jason M R Gill, Cindy M Gray, Kate Hunt, […]
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