Workshop 2: Positive effects of sports: where to look for prove? Moderators: Güven Alarslan (WUR) and Kirsten Verkooijen (WUR) Symposium “Care to move! A mixed-methods evaluation of care-physical activity initiatives for citizens with a low socioeconomic status”

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In this symposium we want to discuss various topics related to the subject of Lisanne Mulderij's thesis: initiatives that stimulate healthy behaviour among citizens with a low socioeconomic status. Besides a plenary session, workshops will be organised.

Plenary session
•Niamh Murphy: “What works in getting communities more active? An Irish perspective” (Waterford Institute of Technology)
•Ardine de Wit: “The combined lifestyle intervention in the Netherlands: the current situation” (RIVM)

Workshop 2: Positive effects of sports: where to look for prove? (English)

Moderatoren: Güven Alarslan (WUR) en Kirsten Verkooijen (WUR)

It is well known that the positive outcomes of sports participation extend beyond improved physical health. In fact, sport programmes developed for socially vulnerable citizen often target non-physical health effects. But where to look and find prove of these effects? In this workshop we will make a joined effort to answer this question.
Period22 Jun 2022
Event typeWorkshop
LocationWageningen, NetherlandsShow on map
Degree of RecognitionLocal