The EUNAAPA network organizes a summer school on physical activity and aging in Verona (Italy) in June 2014.
It is designed for medical doctors, health professionals and experts in adapted physical activity (APA) from European Countries, engaged in enhancing the quality of life of adults and older adults, with or without disease, though physical activity promotion. The scope of this four day course for participants includes:
• an update on new evidence based PA promotion in Europe from International speakers
• share professional expertise on physical activity programmes or projects for adults
and older adults
• built new professional networks on a local and international level
• create new strategies for interventions at different levels, in different sectors, institutions and countries.
You can find the full programme here.
The Summer School will be held by the School of Exercise and Sport Science of the Università degli Studi di Verona (Italy), from the Thursday the 26th to Sunday the 29th of June 2014.
The EUNAAPA network has successfully applied for an operating grant of DG SANCO in 2014. With this grant EUNAAPA aims to reach the following objectives in concurrence with its roadmap 2011-2015: to educate and enhance awareness in medical professionals and to support strategies to disseminate and exchange knowledge and expertise on EU, national and regional level. The organization of the first EUNAAPA Summerschool 2014 is part of this grant.