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Dr. László Molnár

Strategic Director, HSFF Growth and health development in Europe until 2020 and beyond 17 September 2014, 9:20–10:00 Economic growth is one of the key targets of EU policies to be implemented during the next seven years, and one of the main instruments to achieve growth is to increase employment. As a consequence, key competencies necessary […]

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Dr Darla M. Castelli, PhD

The University of Texas at Austin Quality Physical Education: USA, Past and Future Directions 17 September 2014, 10:00–10:40 In the United States, national organizations (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Institute of Medicine) continue to endorse physical education programming as an ideal way to address public health issues, yet only 5% of […]

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Claude Scheuer

University of Luxembourg, President of EUPEA (European Physical Education Association), Member of the Executive Board of ICSSPE (International Council for Sport Science and Physical Education) European perspectives of Quality Physical Education (QPE) 17 September 2014, 11:10–11:40 In the frame of the general discussion about quality in physical education (QPE), a first step is to determine […]

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dr. Tamás Csányi, PhD

Head of School Sport Department, HSSF Quality physical education in Hungary 17 September 2014, 13:30–14:10 One of the main objectives of EU 2020 strategy is to invest in education and training in order to foster the implementation of Life Long Learning and to increase employment rate. Health promotion is a key issue for European ageing […]

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Dr. Kenneth H. Cooper, MD. MPH

Founder and Chairman Emeritus of The Cooper Institute® The Worldwide Problem of Obesity and Inactivity in Children 18 September 2014, 9:30–10:00 There is a worldwide epidemic of obesity both in adults and children. Associated with this epidemic is an alarming increase in adult onset diabetes, even in children. Obesity and inactivity are not only the […]

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Catherine Vowell, MBA

Fitnessgram® Director, The Cooper Institute® The Fitness Education Process: Best Practices for Utilizing Student Fitness Assessment Data 18 September 2014, 11:00 – 12:20 The Hungarian National Youth Fitness Study was developed through a partnership between the Hungarian School Sport Federation (HSSF) and The Cooper Institute. This study provided an opportunity for scientists to customize the […]

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Dr Gregory J. Welk, PhD

Scientific Advisor of Fitnessgram, The Cooper Institute Distribution of Health-Related Fitness in Hungarian Youth 18 September 2014, 11:00 – 12:20 The Hungarian National Youth Fitness Study (NETFIT®) provides valuable information about the distribution of health related fitness across the country. The FITNESSGRAM® standards (Healthy Fitness Zones, HFZ) are established based on the levels of fitness […]

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Dr Kevin Finn, PhD

University of Northern Iowa, Fitnessgram® consultant Overview and Design of the Hungarian National Fitness Study 18 September 2014, 11:00 – 12:20 The Hungarian School Sport Federation (HSSF) established a partnership with the Cooper Institute (CI) to develop a new fitness battery for use in Hungarian schools. The project included a comprehensive research study that evaluated […]

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Dr Pedro F. Saint-Maurice, PhD

Iowa State University, Fitnessgram® consultant Development and Evaluation of Physical Fitness Standards for Hungarian Youth: Lessons from FITNESSGRAM® 18 September 2014, 11:00 – 12:20 The Hungarian National Youth Fitness Study was designed to directly evaluate the utility of FITNESSGRAM® standards and items in Hungarian youth. A unique aspect of the design is that it included […]

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Gabriella Goschi

Head of Social Inclusion and School Sport Volunteering Department, HSSF TE IS Program – A Potential Student and Socially Centered Physical Activity Program 18 September 2014, 15:50–16:35 “The key for change is not the readily available program, but the process itself.” (Twemlow Sacco, 2012.) In the one and a half year, the goal of our […]

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