The project Creating Mechanisms for Continuous Implementation of the Sports Club for Health Guidelines in the European Union is funded by a European Union Erasmus+ Collaborative Partnerships grant, and it includes 17 partner institutions from 13 countries, including ENGSO Youth.
The overarching aim of the project is to increase participation in sport and physical activity in the European Union by encouraging sports clubs and associations to implement Sport Clubs for Health principles in their activities.
Practical recommendations for adopting and using the Sports Club for Health approach have recently been summarised in a textbook. Last November, the project team also organised a symposium for sports clubs and associations that was attended by 116 participants.
Currently under development are: (1) Sports Club for Health Country Cards, with data on the current state of health-enhancing sports promotion in 36 European countries; (2) a database of European Sports Club for Health initiatives; and (3) a new symposium. Watch this space…
More information about the Sports Club for Health project can be found on www.scforh.org and on the twitter account @SCforH.