FitBack conference 2022

How do you establish an effective physical fitness monitoring system?

 

The FitBack conference 2022 will disseminate state-of-the art knowledge on how to establish an effective physical fitness monitoring system in your region.

The FitBack conference 2022 will be held on the 23rd of May, organized by the Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana in Ljubljana, Slovenia. You are cordially invited to participate and get to know the exciting and historic capital city of Ljubljana, Slovenia yourself!

May 23rd: 1st FitBack conference 2022

Introduction

The 1st International FitBack conference 2022 will present results from the FitBack project, introducing this new, collaborative network to policy-makers, scientists, and professionals within the sport, education and public health sectors.

FitBack’s full title is the “Support of Development of Systems for Monitoring Physical Fitness of Children and Adolescents” and engages all people at the local, regional, national and European level. The FitBack conference 2022 will disseminate state-of-the art knowledge on how to establish an effective physical fitness monitoring system in your region, and will present its user platform so that participants can learn directly from international experts on this important and timely topic.

Programme

The Fitback Conference 2022 will be held in person and livestreamed on the web.

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Time (CEST) Topic
8.30-9.00 Registration
9.00-9.10 Welcome speech
9.10-9.20 About FitBack
Gregor Jurak, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Sport, Slovenia
9.20-9.35 Fitness as an important part of physical literacy
Claude Scheuer, European Physical Education Association (EUPEA), Luxembourg
9.35-9.50 FitBack is data-driven: overview of data collected and analysed
Francisco Ortega, University of Granada, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Spain
9.50-9.55 Brain Break
9.55-10.10 FitBack fitness health-risk criteria
Maroje Sorić, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology, Croatia
10.10-10.25 FitBack Reports: creating interactive and PDF reports
Bojan Leskošek, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Sport, Slovenia
10.25-10.35 FitBack tips for improvement of fitness
Tamás Csányi, Hungarian School Sport Federation, Hungary
10.35-10.40 Brain Break
10.40-10.50 Discussion
10.50-11.20 Coffee Break
11.20-11.30 The European fitness map
Gregor Jurak, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Sport, Slovenia
11.30-11.45 The European best practices in fitness monitoring systems
Luis Sardinha, University of Lisbon, Faculty of Human Kinetics, Portugal
11.45-12.00 FitBack 10 steps to establish a fitness monitoring system
Tuija Tammelin, LIKES, JAMK University of Applied Sciences, Finland
12.00-12.05 Brain Break
12.05-12.15 Discussion
12.15-12.30 Piloting FitBack solutions
Attilio Carraro, University of Bolzano, Faculty of Education, Italy
12.30-12.45 MO|RE data project
Katja Klemm, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Sports and Sports Science, Germany
12.45-12.50 Discussion
12.50-14.45 Lunch Break
14.45-15.00 FitBack Sustainability
Gregor Jurak, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Sport, Slovenia
15.00-15.10 Discussion
15.10-16.25

Roundtable discussion on monitoring fitness (e.g. GDPR issues, establishing fitness monitoring systems, creating an international fitness data repository, using fitness data for policy making).

Expert panellists include: WICKRAMASINGHE, Kremlin (WHO Europe), LANG, Justin (Health Canada), STARC, Gregor (SLOfit Slovenia), ORTEGA, Francisco (Profith Granada, Spain), SARDINHA, Luis (Fitescoula, Portugal), KLEMM, Katja (MO|RE, Germany)

16.25-16.30 Closing of Conference
16.30-18.00 Informal discussions among in-person participants
18.00-19.30 Guided sightseeing of Ljubljana Old Town

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