The first preliminary tests of the EuroFIT feasibility study have been completed by the VUmc EuroFIT team in collaboration with PSV. PSV is very enthusiastic about EuroFIT and they agreed to run the Dutch preliminary tests of the EuroFIT feasibility study. As a result, 15 voluntary men joined the measurement sessions. Men were excited about […]
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Scottish Football Fans in Training run in 26 clubs – sign up if you want to get fit, lose your belly and get behind the scenes at your local Scottish club, all for free. In 2014, the SPFL Trust helped 374 supporters of 13 SPFL clubs shed an astonishing 291st 11lbs combined. This season, with […]
Eurofit have published a Flash report on each of our seven work packages, detailing the aims, recent achievements, current progress, timelines, challenges and opportunities of each. To find out more about these Work Packages and the EuroFIT project, simply click on the image below.
EuroFIT and Newcastle United Foundation have agreed to partner to run the UK preliminary tests of the EuroFIT feasibility study. Newcastle United Foundation mission is to harness football’s power to deliver positive change. They encourage learning and promote healthy lifestyles that will make a real difference to the lives of disadvantaged children, young people and […]
EuroFIT’s first official Flash Report is now available as a .pdf on our Press Box, in the Press Release & Media Downloads Section. This Flash Report covers project aims, current work, recent achievements, and challenges and opportunities. It also provides an illustrated timeline for the project. For future updates, please subscribe to our newsletter on the […]
Football Fans in Training and EuroFIT were both featured recently on the BBC News Website, in a report by Eleanor Bradford. A link to the feature can be found here. Link: http://www.bbc.com/news/health-27545191
Current and former participants from the FFIT programme will play in a 7-a-side tournament in Falkirk Stadium on Saturday 28th June 2014. Teams from football clubs across Scotland, as well as a few celebrity teams, will compete. Players, families and friends will be welcomed to the stadium where matches will run from 9 am. The tournament […]
The EuroFIT predecessor programme, FFIT, was recently featured on German TV, and included an interview with EuroFIT coordinator Prof. Sally Wyke. You can find a link to the programme here.
One of the individuals involved in our predecessor programme – FFIT – recently made the news for all the rights reasons. From the Evening Telegraph: The heroic delivery driver who saved a woman from a blazing Angus building said football fitness helped him during the rescue. Brian Provan was on the ball when he charged into the […]
Our predecessor programme – Football Fans in Training – has received some remarkable coverage over the last week with the publication of their paper in the Lancet Magazine. Below is a selection of the coverage: Coverage in Britain: Sky Sports – 28/01/14 – Scottish Football Fans in Training http://www1.skysports.com/watch/video/sports/football/9137551/scottish-football-fans-in-training The Guardian – 21/01/14 – Football […]
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