Why I wrote a book about women in sport

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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 […]

MOVEMENT as the source of HOPE

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For the last five years the NowWeMOVE campaign has been motivating citizens all over Europe to find and share their movements. Movements that give them joy, that connect them with their family and friends, and that help them to develop heathier and happier communities. And the work of these people, or MOVE Agents, has been […]

Full speed ahead for Latin America’s MOVE calendar in the coming months

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The end of the year will find our Latin America members in their most active season. As winter arrives in Europe, ISCA will be moving people, and inspiring more to move others, in the southern hemisphere. With the hard work of SESC Sao Paulo, as coordinator and organiser, there are two main events we need […]

“We must create leaders in fitness and physical activity… then we can build a healthy world’’

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What is it like to MOVE people in Greece and why does physical activity have a crucial role in people’s lives? Epaminondas Konstas is an active MOVE Agent in Greece, a Certified Personal Trainer and a Group Fitness Instructor. He has graduated from the Department of Physical Education and Sport Science of Democritus University of […]

Take action this World Heart Day

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Today, on World Heart Day (29 September 2016), the World Heart Federation is urging people around the globe to unite to turn information into action and transform the 1 in 10 lives that are being cut short prematurely as a direct result of cardiovascular disease (CVD). CVD, including heart disease and stroke, is the leading […]

Lithuanian Sports University campus came alive for the #BeActive FlashMOVE

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The Lithuanian Sports University (LSU), a member of Health Promoting Universities Network, made Saturday 10 September a FlashMOVE day on its campus, adding a huge 500 participants to Europe’s biggest flash mob event promoting physical activity and the 2016 European Week of Sport. School and university students, people from a local disability centre, lecturers and other colleagues […]

The biggest active street party in Denmark

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Silkeborg, a city in the heart of Jutland and this weekend it will host one of the biggest active street parties in Denmark. If you’re thinking of a Distortion-style party spilling into the streets, think again. In fact, think active: thousands of runners, cyclists, rollerbladers let loose on a new highway before it opens to […]

#DanceLikeNoOneIsWatchingYou

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The #FlashMOVE is just around the corner and Europe is not just waiting for the clock to signal the starting time: 11am CET. Many of our MOVE Agents have taken the time to practice their moves and share with us and their communities their FlashMOVE preparations. Those who have taken up the #FlashMOVE dance-off challenge […]

Students from 6 continents on a mission to move people

Ollerup students are ready to MOVE the Danish capital next week. Photo courtesy of the students.

Next week will be a big week for 40 international students from Denmark’s Ollerup Academy of Physical Education as they embark on four days of moving people in Copenhagen. On Monday evening they will join the running NGO Right to Movement for some activities and from Tuesday to Thursday they plan to go “wherever the […]

“We will bring the world to Copenhagen for the European Week of Sport”

Students from the Ollerup Academy of Physical Education led the Let's Move flash mob at the 2015 MOVE Congress

Students from the Ollerup Academy of Physical Education on the Danish island of Funen love moving people. The international school has been an active supporter of the NowWeMOVE campaign since it started in 2012 and a new group of MOVE Agents are getting ready to create a “wave” of activity in their community and Copenhagen […]