EuropeActive Training Provider Survey 2022 first results

EuropeActive recently conducted a survey of 140 EuropeActive accredited training providers from across Europe and beyond to better understand trends in training provision, highlight areas of good practice and to reveal some of the challenges faced by training providers as we recover from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.  
 
Some of the initial results of the 2022 Training Provider Survey yielded some fascinating insights.

Launch of the European Physical Activity Alliance on 15th March

It is now well established that physical activity has significant benefits for individuals’ physical and mental health, and helps to prevent and manage several noncommunicable diseases, such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer and diabetes. It also helps to prevent depression and anxiety. Yet, 46% of Europeans do not exercise. Furthermore, the COVID-19 pandemic contributed to the rise of inactivity levels by limiting access to sport infrastructure.

EuropeActive presents at the European Commission’s expert group on the recovery of the sport sector

On Friday December 3rd, the European Commission’s expert group on “Strengthening the recovery and the crisis resilience of the sport sector during and in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic" held its 3rd meeting, focussing on the European fitness and physical activity sector.    
 
After the welcoming words from the European Commission, Luka Živić, representing the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU, gave a state of play on COVID-19 in the EU member Sta

Human Capital: Tips on how to become future resistant

The shortage of skilled workers is a major issue in the fitness industry. The way we work and lead as well as employment biographies are changing. What each individual and employer can do to become fit for the future.
 
« Every cloud has a silver lining », that also goes for the Covid-19 pandemic. For many of us, the period of lockdown forced a different rhythm to the work-life balance with prolonged periods of working from home.

EuropeActive joins EU Expert Group on Green Sport

EuropeActive has recently been invited by the European Commission to be an observer of the Expert Group on Green Sport. This group is formed by both representatives of the European sport movement and representatives from the EU Member States.

In addition to understanding the “green sports” landscape in the EU and mapping existing projects, initiatives and practices, the ambition of the Expert Group on Green Sport is to draft a “common framework for sustainable sport”, including a series of recommendation in the 5 following areas: