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Date
19 Oct 2004
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IOC News , Press Release

10th world sport for all congress - Rome, 11-14 November 2004


The 10th edition of the World Sport for All Congress will be held in Rome, Italy, from 10 to 14 November 2004 at the Foro Italico Olympic Complex.

 

Placed under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), and organised by the Italian Olympic Committee (CONI), this Congress will cover the theme of “Sport for All as a tool for education and development”. Experts from around the world will discuss the following topics:

 

SPORT FOR ALL ACTIVITY AND LIFE-STYLE CHANGES


  1. Continental strategies to enhance well-being through physical activity

  2. Effects of Sport for All on lifestyle changes

  3. Lifestyle-integrated physical activity: benefits on social well-being

 CHALLENGES TO PROMOTE SPORT FOR ALL IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES


  1. Promoting Sport for All in developing countries: which scenario?

  2. Development programmes of international organisations: a challenge for developing countries

  3. Challenges to explore new means to promote Sport for All in developing countries

 SPORT FOR ALL IN PROMOTING HEALTH AND PREVENTING DISEASES


  1. Public health benefits of physical activity and Sport for All: update of scientific evidence

  2. Sport for All in promoting the health of different target groups

  3. Health and Sport for All: benefits and risks

 SPORT FOR ALL AND THE ENVIRONMENT


  1. Relationship between Sport for All and the environment: benefits and risks

  2. Sport for All and the environment: challenges for different cultures and economies

  3. Priority of the Sport for All programmes in developing countries

 EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS PROMOTING SPORT FOR ALL


  1. Physical education: current trends and future perspectives

  2. Governmental and sports organisations promoting policies: which goals?

  3. Sport for All and academic worlds: which relationship?

 

Held every two years, the Sport for All Congress gathered 478 participants from 88 countries in 2002 in Arnhem, The Netherlands.

 

Media wishing to cover the event are requested to visit the official Sport for All Congress website:

http://www.sportforallcongressroma2004.org or contact the Congress Secretariat at CONI,

tel: +39-06-36857172, e-mail: sportforallcongressroma2004@coni.it.
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