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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 […]

Prof Dr Glyn C. Roberts presents EuroFIT at FSSS Conference, Jyvaskyla

The Finnish Society of Sports Sciences (FSSS) commemorated the centenary of Finland’s independence with a Finish Conference on Sport Science 2017. The Conference was held in Jyvaskyla, Finland, 30 August – 1 September. The conference theme was ‘How does sport science look in 100-year old Finland?’ Prof Dr Glyn Roberts, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences […]

Dissemination and Promotion Updates

The EuroFIT team continues to actively promote the project. Recent activities include – Pedro Teixeira is presenting at the International Conference on Childhood Obesity (cioi2017.com) in Lisbon this week. – Nanette Mutrie presented to the ‘getamoveon’ network‘s workshop on technology and physical activity, in London on 27 June. – Glyn Roberts is presenting to the […]

EuroFIT at ISBNPA2017

Several EuroFIT partners presented at ISBNPA (International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity) 2017, in Victoria, British Columbia. The abstracts book can be downloaded here. Check out “IT’S BEEN ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT, NOT ONLY FOR THE TRAINING BUT THE MEETING LIKE-MINDED FELLAS”: UNDERSTANDING WHAT SUPPORTS MEN TO MAKE LASTING LIFESTYLE CHANGE THROUGH GROUP-BASED BEHAVIOUR CHANGE […]