New SafeACTiVE report – Second cycle results showing low levels of COVID-19 risk in European fitness clubs

EuropeActive is pleased to announce the completion of its second SafeACTiVE report in partnership with King Juan Carlos University, AWRC-Sheffield Hallam University and ukactive’s Research Institute. The second SafeACTiVE report, which builds on extensive data-collection and analysis by EuropeActive and its academic partners, reveals a low level of COVID-19 risk in the assessed fitness clubs and leisure centres.

Results from largest survey of recreational athletes’ doping habits released

The largest survey ever conducted into the doping practices of recreational athletes in Europe has revealed that the prevalence in the use of banned substances is lower than had been previously thought. The results were announced at the 5th annual meeting of the FORUM for anti-doping in recreational sport (FAIR+) which is an Erasmus+ European Commission co-funded action. Prof. Dr. Werner Pitsch and Dr. Monika Frenger (Saarland University and the European Institute for Socioeconomy) together with Prof. Ask Vest Christensen (Aarhus University), and Dr.

SafeACTiVE Study: Data collection for second cycle in progress

EuropeActive is pleased to announce that a second cycle of the SafeACTiVE Study is currently being developed with the aim of analysing the levels of COVID-19 transmission risk in fitness clubs and leisure facilities. With more than 115 million visits analysed across 14 European countries, the average transmission rate sat at 1.12 per 100.000 visits, according to the previous SafeACTiVE Study published in December 2020.