Why I wrote a book about women in sport

Wonder_Sport_Women_Emmanuelle Jappert

This year, the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA) is putting the “sportlight” on active women. As well as working on two EU projects dedicated to women in sport (StreetGames’ expansion of its Us Girls programme in Europe and the Alice Milliat Foundation’s European Network for the Promotion of Women’s Sport), we are featuring women […]

Active Future Programme – Week 8 – The Graduation

YouthOnTheMOVE Ireland

From shaneodonnellblog Last week I was in Sao Paulo, Brazil at Seminario Internacional MOVE Brasil, presenting the Active Future Programme to those in attendance. The conference was an amazing opportunity to meet some Latin American Youth on the MOVE participants and share ideas on how to continue to grow the MOVEment. To talk with and see how […]

It was time to celebrate Human Rights Day! But why do human rights matter to sport and physical activity?

NowWeMOVE Human Rights

By Alessandra Texeira   Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on 10 December. The date was chosen to honour the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), on 10 December, 1958. The UDHR was the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the […]

Forget the fear, take a step and find your MOVE

YouthOnTheMOVE NowWeMOVE

By Eva Ribridova For more than 10 years I have been working as a volunteer for ISCA member the Czech Sokol Organisation, in a small unit called Sokol Branik I in Prague. I am a sport for all trainer and I work with children aged between 5 and 14 years. My aim is to find […]

Active Future Programme – Week 7 -Dodgeball, Sexual Health & Step Plans

YouthontheMOVE ireland

Extract from shaneodonnellblog It was the penultimate week here at the Active Future Programme and the Sports Science students delivered two excellent sessions as always. This week (5th December) I fly out Brazil to present at Seminario MOVE. I was invited to this conference to give an overview of the Active Future Programme and my experience […]

Active Future Programme – Week 6 – Safe Gym Use, Smoking & Importance of Sleep & Problem Solving

YouthOnTheMOVE Ireland

Extract from shaneodonnellblog Week 5 of the Active Future Programme had a different approach to the normal structure. At the beginning of the programme participants were asked to list the courses in the college that they might be interested in studying. These ranged from Sports Science to Media Production, Bioforensics to Engineering and more. Based on […]

Charlene’s final project to beat Malta’s inactivity problem

NowWeMOVE Malta

Malta ranked in the top positions – this should be a positive statement, but unfortunately knowing that it refers to obesity[1] and physical inactivity it is not. This is alarming to many stakeholders in the country.  Maltese people do not exercise regularly to various reasons which are resulting in an increase to the obesity problem. […]

Positive Steps towards more physical activity in Malta

NowWeMOVE Malta

Charlene Attard is a physical education teacher from Malta whose participation in the Youth on the MOVE project sparked some now project ideas of her own. Now she is working on a string of activities with partners including SportMalta and as a NowWeMOVE campaign MOVE Agent. And all this has happened over the course of […]

Active Future Programme – Week 4 – Zumba and the Physical & Mental Effects of Drug and Alcohol Misuse

NowWeMOVE Ireland

Extract from shaneodonnellblog Week four of the Active Future Programme has just passed which marked the halfway point of the programme. The past four weeks have gone so quickly but it is great to see the relationships grow stronger and stronger between the participants, the Sports Science Students & the leaders. Physical Health Input This week […]

“Ikke uden risiko” (Not without risk!)

sports with refugees

By Santiago Villalobos, Portugal I was looking for inspiration (and words!) to write this article, when suddenly I remembered the Danish slogan for our school here in Ollerup – ikke uden risiko – which translated to English means “Not without risk!” In that moment, I thought that this could be a good starting point. Being […]