South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture makes Active Ageing Conference a flagship MOVE Week event

ISCA member South Lanarkshire Leisure and Culture and its partners will host an international conference in Scotland on 2 October which places physical activity initiatives for the elderly and MOVE Week centre stage. Coinciding with the fourth day of MOVE Week 2014, the Active Ageing Conference is a flagship MOVE Week event where delegates will […]

KOA President kicks off Cyprus’ MOVE Week preparations

Cyprus Sports Organisation (KOA), the National Coordinator for MOVE Week 2014 in Cyprus, officially kicked off its MOVE Week preparations on 26 August in the presence of a host of cross-sector supporters. KOA’s first ever female president, Dr. Clea Hadjistefanou-Papaellina, opened the meeting, emphasising the importance of being part of a European Campaign and how […]

SkirtBike Suceava turns heads in Romania

On 13 August 2014, in the Central Square of Suceava in Romania, a head-turning event took place on a warm summer day: SkirtBike Suceava. Lovely ladies wearing dresses, skirts, traditional Romanian “ia” blouses, formal wear and office attire cycled into the Central Square on their nicely decorated bikes. It was not just another ladies’ gathering, but […]

Slovenia is in the game!

One more MOVE Agent is doing its best to promote MOVE Week 2014, grassroots sport in Europe and a change from sedentary to more active behaviour. This time we are talking about the Sport Union of Slovenia (SUS) and its energetic preparations for MOVE Week, which starts on 29 September. Taking an early start to […]

French Ministry of Sport places MOVE Week under its patronage

France’s MOVE Week preparations have received a valuable boost of support from the French Ministry of Sport, which has announced it will place MOVE Week 2014 under its patronage. Despite a cabinet reshuffle in April, the Ministry of Sport agreed to back MOVE Week in France this year, as the Ministry of Women’s Rights, Towns, […]


Iceland has featured MOVE Week 2014 in one of the biggest annual events in grassroots sport in Iceland, ‘Unglingalandsmóti’, with a flash mob organised by MOVE Agent UMFÍ. The impromptu performance surprised the 10.000 participants and spectators who came to take part in the youth sport festival in the community of Sauðárkrókur. The flash mob […]

Sit straight and bend your legs 90 degrees

This American story gives us inspiration and more tips when it comes to fighting sedentary life at the office. The National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health states that over 50% of adults in the US don’t meet recommended amounts of physical activity per day, but Jason Queiros, a chiropractor, gives valuable tips on […]