Launch of the European Physical Activity Alliance

On 15th March, EuropeActive, the Federation of the European Sporting Goods Industry (FESI), the European Network of Outdoor Sports (ENOS) and the It’s Great Out There Coalition officially launched the European Physical Activity Alliance. The aim of the Alliance is to promote the benefits of health-enhancing physical activity on physical, social and mental health.

EuropeActive is now a member of the Pact For Skills

EuropeActive has successfully joined the Pact for Skills, endorsing the European Commission’s engagement model for skills development in Europe. The Pact for Skills aims to mobilise a concerted effort for quality investment in skills for all working age people across the Union by bringing together all stakeholders, private and public, which share the objective of up- and reskilling Europe’s workforce and facilitating public-private cooperation.

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.