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EuroFIT Project Meeting in Oslo

The team had a very productive meeting in Oslo, 06 – 08 May 2015, hosted by the Norweigan School of Sport Sciences. We discussed how to help men ‘sit less and walk more’, how to best use the SitFIT device for self-monitoring and how to integrate the MatchFIT app into the EuroFIT programme. Plans for […]

EuroFIT Feasibility Starts in Everton

We’ll start our feasibility work in Everton in the United Kingdom on 14 May. We’ll be working with Everton in the Community to test out the EuroFIT programme before launching the full-scale trial later in the year. Read more here!

University of Lisbon presents EuroFIT at ISMAI

University of Lisbon researcher Pedro Teixeira presented the lecture “The European Project EuroFIT: the Supporter Trains and the Club (FCP, SLB and SCP) Supports” on 27 April 2015 at the Conference on Team Sports: Health and Performance in ISMAI, Maia. Read more here.

Healthy Stadia hosts a second meeting with club representatives

EuroFIT partner Healthy Stadia hosted representatives from clubs in the Netherlands, UK, Portugal and Norway on 25 March, 2014 at the Arsenal Football Club in London. This is the second meeting of the EuroFIT team with club representatives, where we discussed how to make sure the EuroFIT programme works in practice.

Loch Lomond Lectures “Context is key: Unlocking physical behaviour data”

EuroFIT partners PAL Technologies are sponsoring Loch Lomond Lectures which will be hosted by Professor Malcolm Granat, University of Salford and feature several renowned international speakers.  This is a small, informal and participative retreat style meeting which will run from lunch on Sunday 7 June to lunch on Monday 8 June. The formal programme will […]

EuroFIT Stakeholder Report Featured in Healthy Stadia e-Bulletin

  Our stakeholder summary report has been featured in the Healthy Stadia e-Bulletin, Spring 2015 edition. The report summarises what we learned from face-to-face interviews with representatives from football stakeholders concerning the use of club identity in delivery of health interventions, programme implementation, partnership working, capacity building and financing of interventions. The report covers responses from […]

Latest EuroFIT Flash Report

We have published a new Flash Report summarising our work to date, which has included a systematic review of interventions to reduce sedentary behaviour, assessment of existing health promotion programmes, scoping review of best practice for engaging people in lifestyle change, feasibility work for the trial in Portugal, Norway, the Netherlands and the UK, and […]

EuroFIT Summary of Stakeholder Interviews

In May and June 2014, the EuroFIT team held face-to-face interviews with our key stakeholders to identify ways in which we can improve our health promotion programme. You can find a summary of what we learned here.