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Portuguese Coach Training at the ‘City of Football’

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 […]

EuroFIT features in many non-scientific journals

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 […]

Publication- The intervention process in the European Fans in Training (EuroFIT) trial: a mixed method protocol for evaluation

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., […]

Profs Kate Hunt and Theo van Achterberg will present research at SPARC 2017

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 Roberts will present EuroFIT at SAICON 2017 in Delhi

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 […]

Judith Jelsma reports: Dutch coach-the-coach training completed

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 […]

EuroFIT’s Eivind Andersen ‘coaches the coaches’ at SK BRANN, Bergen

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 […]

New EuroFIT publication in ‘BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine’

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, […]

Prof Pedro Teixeira presents EuroFIT at EHPS 2017 in Padua

Prof Pedro Teixeira from the Physical Activity, Nutrition and Obesity Group in the Faculdade de Motricidade Humana at the Universidade de Lisboa presented at the 31st Conference of European Health Psychology Society which was hosted by the University of Padova in Italy. The theme of the EHPS 2017 meeting was “Innovative ideas in Health Psychology”. The presentation ‘The […]

Public Consultation: Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market

Please participate in a public consultation in preparation of a European Commission Communication on Transformation of Health and Care in the Digital Single Market (“DigiCare”) exploring public opinion regarding portability, access to, and sharing of personal health data. This public consultation will “define the need and scope of policy measures that will promote digital innovation […]