Duration: 24 months: 1st January 2020 – 31st Decembre 2021
Location: The project has a European scope and takes place in Italy, Denmark, Croatia, Romania, Spain, Germany.
Applicant / Coordinator: Uisp – Italian Sport for all association
Funding body: UE Erasmus + Sport Collaborative Partnership 2018
Main goal of NEXT Sport project is to tackle unhealthy habits among sedentary people. The project is grounded on the idea of bringing movement to the places where sedentary people find themselves, rather than promoting activities in places where sedentary people should go. Places chosen to involve sedentary in physical activities are the common areas of condominiums and the surrounding public gardens, streets and squares, namely the neighborhoods.
This aim will be pursued by linking key actors through the sport and condominiums/neighborhoods' systems and providing useful tools and learning opportunities to grassroots sport organizations in view of the provision of "NEXT Sport" modules to the target groups: children, the working population and the elderly residing in the neighborhoods.
Encourage physical activity and fight sedentariness through the offer of "home-based" sports practice, in condominiums and public spaces in the neighborhoods.
To reach this goal the project foresees to:
Means to reach those specific objectives will be the development of:
Main results of the project will be the design and the endorsement of the "NEXT Sport" systemic approach to activate individuals in practicing sport and physical activities in common and public spaces.
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