EuropeActive - Informing our sector during Covid19, preparing for reopening and the 'new normal'

Important Notice...During the Covid-19 pandemic it is important that you accept and follow the advice and guidance being given by your national government and health authorities. This advice may vary from country to country. Our news and stories are to help keep you informed on what is happening in the fitness sector, but they are not intended to replace, or to surpass, the advice intended for people or organisations in your country.

 

Posts to the Covid-19 page are placed in to 5 categories. Use the search function below to find the relevant information.


Jul 15, 2020

Webinar - The role of intermediaries and aggregators in the fitness sector ecosystem post-covid19

Join Andreas Paulsen, EuropeActive Executive Director, Jennifer Halsall de Wit (EuropeActive Board member), Basic-Fit International, Pietro Carmignani, CEO Europe, Gympass and Benjamin Roth, Co-Founder and CEO, Urban Sports Club as they discuss the role of intermediaries and aggregators in the fitness sector. We will post responses to unanswered questions shortly.

PDF icon EuropeActive Webinar - FUP questions.pdf (129.62 KB)
PDF icon Europactive_Urban Sports Club-webinar answers_.pdf (274.69 KB)

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Jul 10, 2020

ukactive - and partners welcome Government announcement of 25 July reopening date for fitness and leisure facilities in England

The announcement follows work between the Government, ukactive and Sport England to agree a safe plan for reopening gyms, leisure centres and other indoor facilities, including the development of new Government guidance also announced today.

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Jul 9, 2020

McKinsey & Company - How prioritizing health could help rebuild economies

Read the article from McKinsey & Company about how the COVID-19 pandemic has given the world a once-in-a-generation opportunity to advance broad-based health and prosperity.

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Jul 8, 2020

Webinar - Developing the roles to deliver Exercise as Medicine post-C19

Julian berriman is joined by distinguished panelists Francis Neric (MS, MBA, National Director of Certification, ACSM), Dr Kade Davison (Program Director for Clinical Exercise Physiology, University of South Australia) and Dr Andrew Scott (Course Leader, MSc/PgDip/PgCert Clinical Exercise Science, University of Portsmouth) to discuss how we continue to develop the educational pathways and occupational roles that will ensure that fitness professionals are effectively equipped to deliver exercise to at risk populations. We apologise for the poor audio in some parts of this webinar.

PDF icon Webinar_Exercise-Medicine_2020_07_07.pdf (4.59 MB)

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Jul 1, 2020

Webinar - Active Leadership in the Fitness Sector

Being a good leader has never been more important with Covid-19 entering the world - with the pandemic and its consequences probably being the most challenging situation any leader/manager had to face in the last couple of decades. What is (has been) the effect of the corona crisis on leadership in the fitness sector? What makes a good leader in a time and situation that no one has experienced before? What skills are needed in this phase of reopening and the new normal? These topics are discussed in the Active Leadership webinar. With: Andreas Paulsen, Executive Director, EuropeActive, Jenifer Halsall de Wit, EuropeActive Board Member (Basic-Fit International), Miquel Lladó, Prof. of Strategy & Leadership, IESE Business School, Alan McFarlane, Executive Coach and Change Management Expert, Steven Scales, Client Services Director, ukactive

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Jun 26, 2020

HCM summarizes University of Oslo study.

Health Club Management summarizes the University of Oslo academic study which indicates there is no additional risk of catching Covid-19 in a fitness facility.

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Jun 26, 2020

University of Oslo academic research shows gym opening poses no additional risk of catching COVID-19

A new University of Oslo study shows no virus transmission or increase in COVID-19 disease related to the opening of fitness facilities that provide good hygiene and social distancing routines. For the full article click the link below.

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Jun 26, 2020

Fitness News Europe releases article on EuropeActive Strategy

EuropeActive revises strategic purpose for fitness industry as health provider...read the full asticle from Fitness News Europe

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Jun 24, 2020

Espana Activa - Estudio de Evaluación del Impacto de la pandemia del COVID-19 sobre el Ecosistema del Deporte en España

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Jun 24, 2020

ukactive - letter sent to Prime Minister

Today 24th June 2020, Tanni Grey-Thompson, Chair, ukactive, sent a letter to UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson to express dissapointment at the decision to delay the reopening of indoor facilities within the sport and physical activity sector.

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Jun 24, 2020

Webinar - President’s Roundtable: Digital Startups in the Fitness Sector

The importance of digitalisation and tech developments has never been more visible. This much-needed informative webinar on the digital start-up community of the fitness sector ecosystem follows the format of EuropeActive's President Roundtable Webinars, focusing on strengthening that community and our ways of 'going digital' and/or using hybrid models. Andreas Paulsen, EuropeActive Executive Director, invites Ed Hubbard (4Global), Per Gunnar Nordahl (D-Fetch) and Mahmood Ul-Hassan (Motosumo) to share their experiences as 'start-ups' and Liz Terry, Leisure Media and FIT TECH Magazine, discusses with panelists as to how we may build the strongest possible digital and tech start-up community in our sector?

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Jun 19, 2020

EuropeActive - Critically rethinking for successful reopening of the European fitness and physical activity sector

This strategy paper informs you of our initial response to the Covid-19 crisis and our medium-term objectives - making way for the long-term strategising: a process that is set to start again in the coming weeks.

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Jun 17, 2020

Webinar - EuropeActive's strategy for Covid19, reopening and beyond

Moderated by Board member Jennifer Halsall (Basic-Fit International) our second Meet the Press webinar will give you insight into EuropeActive’s strategic planning for 2020 - 2021 and beyond, as our press contacts and media partners will have a casual conversation with the EA leadership on EuropeActive’s C19 initiatives, current projects and long-term goals. With: David Stalker, President, EuropeActive, Andreas Paulsen, Executive Director, EuropeActive, Inés Ledo, Gym Factory, Barbara Smit, Fitness News Europe and Liz Terry, Health Club Management. Q&A and draft strategy paper to be posted within a few days.

PDF icon Strategy_2020_Final.pdf (578.02 KB)

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Jun 11, 2020

The economic and social impact of promoting active living after the covid-19 crisis

The role, value and impact of a proactive and responsible health and fitness industry

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Jun 11, 2020

Horizon 2030 - the future of the health & fitness sector

This publication contains insights from many high level industry leaders and will be available from EHFF onwards.