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! Preparing for fieldworker training
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The project is in the 10 Dec version of the Health – EU Newsletter. You can see previous editions and subscribe here.
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 […]
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.
EuroFIT Coordinator Prof. Sally Wyke spoke at a meeting of the EU Platform for Action on Diet, Physical Activity and Health on 03 Dec 2015 in Luxembourg. The platform is a forum for European-level organisations, ranging from the food industry to consumer protection NGOs, willing to commit ‘current trends in diet and physical activity’. Prof. Wyke […]
Our latest Flash Report gives an update on our pilot study of the EuroFIT programme, the start of our randomised controlled trial and an update on our technologies (SitFIT and MatchFIT). You can find the report here.
Ethics approvals are now in place for the EuroFIT trial in Norway – recruitment is underway! Check out our Norweigan site here for more information.
The team had a very productive meeting in Manchester, 10 – 11 Nov 2015, hosted by Healthy Stadia. We discussed validation of the SitFIT device, results of the feasibility assessment of the EuroFIT programme in Everton and progress of the randomised controlled trial of the EuroFIT programme now underway in the Netherlands, UK and Portugal. Planning […]
Norwegian broadcaster (NRK) wrote about EuroFIT yesterday in an article “Supporters will be slimmed”, asking the question “What do Arsenal, Everton, Manchester City and Rosenborg, Strømsgodset and Vålerenga have in common?”.
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