Edition March 2015

Richard Bailey PhD, ICSSPE Office
The Human Capital Model – Making the Case for Sport

03/10/2015

Members may know that ICSSPE has been co-author and partner in the development of Designed to Move - a collaborative, international physical activity agenda that seeks to transform expectations and experiences of activity around the world (for more on Designed to Move, visit: https://www.designedtomove.org/).

Project Launch in Brussels, Belgium
Physical Activity Serving Society

03/10/2015

On 25 and 26 February 2015, ICSSPE, EUPEA, FESI, ISCA, the SPOLINT Institute, Sport and Citizenship, and TAFISA gathered in Brussels, Belgium, to launch their European wide physical activity promotion project.

Founding Father of Germany’s Sport Science
Ommo Grupe Passed Away

03/10/2015

Professor Ommo Grupe has passed away on 26 February aged 84 years.

Florida, USA
Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in Sport

03/10/2015

Sports Neurologist Frank Conidi, Florida Center for Headache and Sports Neurology, is conducting a study to validate the 25 year old King Devick Test for Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. The intention is to provide practitioners potentially with another pillar to add to the current standard of physical diagnosis of signs and symptoms, balance error and neurocognitive assessment.

Global Virtual Walking
Agita Mundo – World Day of Physical Activity

03/10/2015

It is less than a month until the 2015 World Day for Physical Activity, on 6 April. The central topic for this year is Sedentarism is a Disease; Physical Activity is Health.

6 April
International Day of Sport for Development and Peace

03/10/2015

For the second time in a row the world of sport will not only celebrate 6 April as the World Day for Physical Activity, but also Sport for Development and Peace. Since 2013, the community of sport for development of peace is using this date to promote their activities and to promote the potential of sport to contribute to the development of civil society.

Deadline for Award Nomination Is Coming Up
European Fair Play Movement

03/10/2015

The European Fair Play Movement is reminding the sport movement to take note of upcoming deadlines for the nomination of candidates to receive one of their several awards in their different awarding categories.

Brighton, UK
New Master Programme in Sport Business Management

03/10/2015

The Centre of Sport, Tourism and Leisure Studies at the University of Brighton is announcing its new one-year full-time master programme in Sport Business Management.

Masters Programme at the University of Peloponnese
Olympic Studies & Education & Olympic Event Management

03/10/2015

The Department of Sports Organization and Management of the Faculty of Human Movement and Quality of Life Sciences of the University of Peloponnese, with support of the International Olympic Academy, organises for the academic year 2015-2016 a Masters Degree Programme entitled Olympic Studies, Olympic Education, Organization and Management of Olympic Events.

Giving Physical Education a New Face
European Physical Education Association

03/10/2015

The European Physical Education Association has launched its new internet presence.

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