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APPLE PROJECT

Approach towards a sporty and healthy lifestyle

The Project

APPLE Project aims to sensitize Europeans, especially children, towards the importance of a healthy lifestyle 

Project summary

The Project aims to sensitize European citizens, especially young people and children, towards the importance of conducting a healthy lifestyle. This target is going to be reached through a series of seminars and active lessons with boys and girls in schools and with meetings relevant stakeholders. These activities are focusing not only on sport promotion, but on health in a wider perspective. Working with young people is indeed crucial to improve health conditions of present and future society.

The Project works in the framework of encouraging participation in sport and physical activity, with a special focus on two of the pillars of the so-called “Tartu Call For A Healthy Lifestyle”, document of the European Commission launched during the opening of the European Week of Sport 2017 in Tartu (Estonia): sport and health.

The Project agrees with the European Commission idea of creating a joint action not only focusing on sport, but including a 360° health perspective. Through a series of activities, the Partners involved aim to create a common programme of school lessons and seminars dedicated, from one hand, to promote sport and physical activity and, from another hand, to promote and inform citizens and young people about the importance of healthy style of living.

General Objectives

  • sensitize European citizens, especially young people and children, towards the importance of conducting a healthy lifestyle.
  • encouraging participation in sport and physical activity, especially by supporting the implementation of the Council Recommendation on health-enhancing physical activity.
  • Create implementation activities of the “Tartu Call For A Healthy Lifestyle”, document of the European Commission launched during the opening of the European Week of Sport 2017 in Tartu (Estonia).
  • Follow the European Commission idea of creating a joint action not only focusing on sport, but including a 360° health perspective.

     

The Partnership

 

Full List of Partners

  • S. S. Lazio Atletica Leggera (Italy);
  • AaB (Denmark);
  • Crvena Zvedza (Serbia);
  • Feyenoord Rotterdam (The Netherlands);
  • HASK Mladost (Croatia);
  • Olympiacos SFP (Greece);
  • Polisportiva Pontevecchio (Italy);
  • SC Levski Sport for All (Bulgaria);
  • European Platform for Sport Innovation – EPSI (Belgium);

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