The European Parliament steps up to support children and young people impacted by the pandemic

The European Parliament approved on Tuesday, 13 September, with a solid cross-party majority - 522 votes in favour, 12 against and 79 abstentions - a report on the impact of COVID-19 closures of educational, cultural, youth and sports activities on children and young people in the EU.  
This report aims to address the negative consequences of the pandemic on the mental health and general well-being of chi

Expert Group working on the recovery and the crisis resilience of the sport sector holds 5th meeting

On Tuesday 3 May, the European Commission hosted the 5th meeting of the Expert Group on Strengthening the recovery and the crisis resilience of the sport sector during and in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic.  
The first part of the meeting was dedicated to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on elite sport, with presentations from representative of MOTO GP, EU athletes, the Croation Gymnastics Federations and the Talented Athlete Scholarship Scheme expanding on how the pandemic has impacted the

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.

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.

The importance of hygiene & health during COVID-19

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Many gyms and fitness clubs have had to close their doors during the pandemic, taking away an important outlet for the many members who regularly go to the gym to safeguard their physical and mental health. With restrictions still underway in many countries, it is vital that the fitness and health clubs that are able to open to the public take all the precautions necessary to keep their members and staff safe and healthy.