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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 […]

Second European School Sport Day expected to engage 1 million children

For immediate release The second European School Sport Day® is set to engage more than 1 million school children from at least 17 countries in inclusive physical activity initiatives this Friday, 30 September. The day is an official European Week of Sport event supported by the European Commission’s Erasmus+ Sport programme. Its goal is to […]

Plan your European School Sport Day event with its free toolkit and resources

The European School Sport Day on 30 September is a pan-European initiative and we intend to make it accessible for every European country. The event’s main goal is to promote physical activity and health on international level and involve as many children and young people, schools and organisations as possible. It is a celebration which provides the […]

European School Sport Day expands in 2016

The European School Sport Day (ESSD) is a school day dedicated to having fun, playing together and promoting physical activity and health for everyone. This year, with support from the EU under the European Week of Sport events, it is expanding across Europe and will take place on 30 September. ESSD is a celebration which provides an opportunity […]

Hungarian You Play programme scaled up through MOVE Transfer

In 2015 with the support of the International Sport and Culture Association (and in the frame of ISCA’s MOVE Transfer programme) the Hungarian School Sport Federation (HSSF) issued a Játssz TE IS! (Join the game!) call for tender for all Hungarian primary and secondary schools that had not been involved in the TE IS program […]

Everybody moved in Balçova Municipality

Newly designated member of the WHO European Healthy Cities Network for Phase VI, Balçova Municipality in Izmir, Turkey, took part in MOVE Week 2016 as part of its new role to support and promote social, healthy and physical activities. It held four activities during MOVE Week for participants aged from 5 to 75 years old. […]

Children who sit too long may suffer health consequences

Adult-sized health consequences could affect children who sit too much when they grow up, according to a new study of healthy young girls. The study, by the University of British Columbia in Kelowna, shows that children who sit continuously for three or more hours a day may experience changes in their blood flow and arteries. […]

Children with disabilities were magical MOVErs of MOVE Week in Croatia

By Kristina Sekulic, Croatian MOVE Agent Last week, 30 children from SUVAG Polyclinic (a MOVE Agent in both 2014 and 2015) took part in a MOVE Week challenge, demonstrating the way they can rehabilitate their senses and motorics through play. The staff from the polyclinic created a magical forest in a surrounding green area especially for them and their guests […]

Cypriot sports club and municipality use MOVE Week to introduce special needs children to gymnastics

Thanks to a partnership between Viron Sport Club and the Municipality of Larnaca in Cyprus, the children of the Saint Spyridon School for special needs students have had the opportunity to try gymnastics as part of MOVE Week 2015. The children practised their moves on the parallel bars, balance beam, trampoline or rings under the […]

Why physical activity is important at all ages

How physical activity effects children’s health This week we are starting a two article series where we will look at the importance of physical activity for different age groups. There are more and more studies being done about the various benefits of physical activity for both children and the elderly. Set a MOVE goal for […]