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.


Nov 19, 2020

COVID-19: Supermarkets most common places visited before positive test - latest data

Sky News - Public Health England (PHE) collated data using the NHS Test and Trace app and found that gyms only account for 1.1% of the most common places that people have visited in the days leading up to a positive coronavirus test.

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Nov 17, 2020

Doctors fight to keep gyms open so they can exercise

The iconic Midtown Athletic Club in Chicago is among the city's fitness facilities which have been able to keep their doors open to members – despite lockdown-style restrictions – after convincing the city's mayor that gyms are safe. The sector undertook an orchestrated lobbying effort through the Illinois Fitness Association (IFA), uniting fitness operators in the city and its surrounding regions.

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Nov 17, 2020

Entrevista do Presidente da Portugal Activo, José Carlos Reis, à NiT

Leia aqui a entrevista do Presidente da Portugal Activo, José Carlos Reis, à NiT. “Se o governo não tomar medidas de ajuda específicas para o nosso setor, acreditamos que teremos muitos encerramentos de clubes até ao final deste ano e principalmente no início do próximo”

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Nov 17, 2020

Débat sur les clubs de fitness au parlement britannique !

Une commission parlementaire britannique tiendra un débat sur les restrictions COVID-19 sur les salles de sport et le sport le lundi 23 novembre. Cette initiative est le résultat d’une pétition parlementaire réussie qui compte désormais 604 000 signatures.

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Nov 17, 2020

FranceActive-FNEAPL LinkedIn Communiqué

Le président de la République organise une réunion avec les acteurs du sport sans FranceActive-FNEAPL !

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Nov 17, 2020

ANIF - Convegno ANIF in web conference

Testo Unico dello Sport: una Riforma attesa da sempre dai 100mila centri sportivi italiani. Si terrà sabato 21 novembre alle ore 11.00 all’interno del palinsesto del ForumClub 2020, un’edizione tutta digitale che permetterà agli utenti di collegarsi su una piattaforma realizzata ad hoc per l’evento.

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Nov 17, 2020

Intervju med Johan Holmsäter

Johan Holmsäter, engagerad entreprenör och grundare av Friskis & Svettis, utsågs tidigare i år av regeringen till nationell samordnare för fysisk aktivitet. Efter fem månader avgick han, men vi fick några minuter med Johan och passade på att ställa några frågor!

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Nov 17, 2020

Publicado 16/10/2020 13:06CET España Activa celebra el reconocimiento en el Congreso del deporte como Actividad de Interés General

La Fundación España Activa ha celebrado el reconocimiento del deporte como Actividad de Interés General en el Congreso de los Diputados, una reivindicación solicitada en mayo por el organismo presidido por Jaime Lissavetzky y la Asociación del Deporte Español (ADESP) tras meses de trabajo conjunto con los grupos políticos de la Cámara Baja.

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Nov 5, 2020

Countries with lower obesity rates are the ones keeping gyms open

Investigations by HCM have revealed a correlation between countries with lower obesity rates and those where governments have kept gyms open during lockdowns. For the full article click the link below...

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Nov 5, 2020

Physical activity fights back. Organisations challenge lockdown and suggest "Get fit to fight COVID' campaign as an alternative

The sport and physical activity sector is mounting a challenge to government plans to shut down the sector during "Lockdown 2", set to come into force on 5 November. For the full article click the link below...

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Nov 2, 2020

Bewustwording leefstijl door corona: een kans voor fitnessorganisaties

De uitbraak én de gevolgen van corona leiden tot veel aandacht voor gezondheid en leefstijl. Dit komt omdat corona een direct verband laat zien tussen (on)gezonde leefstijl en het verloop van de ziekte wanneer iemand besmet is. Dit biedt kansen voor fitnessorganisaties. Wat is ervoor nodig om mensen te overtuigen van de stap naar een gezondere leefstijl?

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Nov 2, 2020

Brostrøm: ”Der er fysisk og mental sundhed i at holde fitnesscentrene åbne”

Endnu en gang er der kommet nye corona-restriktioner, som påvirker fitnessbranchen. Denne gang sker det i lyset af den stigende smitte i samfundet. Det er endnu en streg i regningen for et hårdt prøver erhverv. Men det er værd at glæde sig over, at myndighederne anerkender den værdi, som fitness har som danskernes foretrukne motionsform.

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Oct 28, 2020

SafeACTiVE Study – Preliminary results showing extremely low levels of Covid-19 risk in fitness clubs

EuropeActive, the leading voice and non-profit association for the European fitness and physical activity sector, is pleased to announce that preliminary data collected by King Juan Carlos University and AWRC-Sheffield Hallam University reveals extremely low levels of Covid-19 risk in fitness clubs and leisure facilities. With more than 62 million visits analysed, the average infection rate sits at 0.78 per 100.000 visits. For full details click the link below.

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Oct 28, 2020

Fitness and leisure sector continues close monitoring of COVID-19 rates in UK gyms and leisure facilities

Hundreds more gyms and leisure centres across the UK have submitted data on COVID-19 rates in their facilities, as the sector rises to the challenge of monitoring and controlling the virus. More than 1,900 facilities have now provided information to ukactive on the number of cases reported by authorities on behalf of customers that have visited their sites during a 14-day period in which they subsequently tested positive for COVID-19. For further details click the link below.

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Oct 28, 2020

Palestre e piscine chiuse dal DPCM del 24 ottobre, una decisione forte che getta nello sconforto i 100 mila centri sportivi italiani

ANIF ha lottato duramente in queste settimane per tutelare lo sport, ha lavorato costantemente al fianco del Ministero dello Sport per far valere tutti gli sforzi fatti dagli operatori e dimostrare che i centri sportivi non sono luoghi di contagio bensì di difesa e lotta al virus.

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