‘Coz football is what we all have’ – New Publication from FFIT

Glasgow University researchers leading FFIT, predecessor of EuroFIT, have published a paper in Sociology of Health & Illness.

You can read the full paper here.

FFIT Sociology of Health and Illness

Trial Starting in Norway

The trial officially starts in Norway today – best of luck to the team!

 

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EuroFIT Featured on euronews

We’ve been featured on euronews! Check it out

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EuroFIT at Health Psychology Congress in Portugal

EuroFIT was presented at the 11th National Congress on Health Psychology, 26 – 29 Jan 2016 in Lisbon, in a symposium targeting theoretically-based behavioral change interventions. EuroFIT goals and design were presented, as well as presenting the project as an example to illustrate how theory can be used to guide intervention development.

Health Pscyhology Lisbon

EuroFIT Session Covered on TV in Portugal

The Portuguese TV channel Porto Canal covered a EuroFIT session at FC Porto.

During the interview, the coach stressed the difference between physical activity and sedentary time and highlighted the importance of keeping the focus on lifestyle change.

The club ambassador was also interviewed.

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EuroFIT Trial Kicks Off Soon in Norway

Fieldworkers involved in the EuroFIT trial in Norway will complete their training today (07 Jan 2016). Our first baseline measures of participants will start on Monday, 11 Jan 2016!

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Preparing for fieldworker training

EuroFIT in Health-EU Newsletter

The project is in the 10 Dec version of the Health – EU Newsletter.

EuroFIT Health EU Dec 2015

You can see previous editions and subscribe here.

EuroFIT features as Success Story

EuroFIT has been featured as a Success Story on the European Commission’s Research and Innovation website!

EuroFIT’s overall aim is to build new social partnerships between football clubs, fans and researchers that harness the power of football to deliver an innovative public health programme. This project is extremely exciting and ambitious – it could be adapted for all sorts of other groups, and lead to positive lifestyle changes in men, their families and wider social networks across Europe.

– Prof. Sally Wyke, EuroFIT Coordinator

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Radio Coverage in Portugal

More great coverage of the project in Portugal!

EuroFIT featured on TSF Radio, a leading news station – more here, including video coverage at Sporting Clube de Portugal.PT SCP Session PT SCP coach