The students at Ivan Meštrović had an APPLE healthy lifestyles presentation. Rowing was the sport used to promote healthy lifestyle at the primary school Ivan Meštrović. The students of the upper classes had a chance to try rowing on the machines. This was a chance for them to see if that might be the right sport for them to continue with healthy lifestyles and improve their overall well being.
The promotion of healthy lifestyles continues in Zagreb. Two primary schools had the pleasure of hosting the field hockey club Mladost presentations. Healthy lifestyle was presented in primary schools Alojzije Stepinac and Matija Gubec to all interested children. The basics of hockey were shown to the kids and the benefits of doing sport were presented, with a special concentration on how sport helps in development and socializing and making friends.
Project APPLE was a tool that helped the hockey club establish a lasting connection with the primary school Prečko. After the initial presentations of the APPLE healthy lifestyles project a collaboration between the field hockey club and the school was established. The club managed to enter the school program as to offer hockey classes two times a week as an extracurricular activity. Both the club and the headmaster see this collaboration as a way to offer kids something new in a known
Through the local needs assessment, it was recognised that in the western part of the city of Zagreb there is little on offer for kids who want to do sports. The only thing available is football, which targets mainly boys. The problems arising from this lack of sport offer are: Exclusion from sport of a substantial part of the child population who are not interested in football Exclusion of kids whose parents don’t have the time, or the means to take them
Last week Sport!Op! Project partners met in Sarajevo in the Steering Commitee. The project has resumed face-to-face meetings with two working sessions that have served to know the different pilot actions that are developing given the situation generated by the Covid-19. In addition, it was defined how the results of these actions will be evaluated. The meeting also served, precisely, how a methodological handbook will be generated, coordinated by University of Barcelona. This document will gather the experience of the pilot
HAŠK Mladost started the school events in the primary school Prečko. The coaches from the field hockey club that followed the seminars presented their sport but also talked to the kids about leading a healthy lifestyle. The kids enjoyed trying out a new sport and discovering their talent. There is an initiative by the coaches and the headmaster of the school to add hockey to the extracurricular program after school lessons.
APPLE project was presented at the Croatian European week of sport. The team of HAŠK Mladost used the Croatian EWOS in Zagreb to present te APPLE project. Doing sport is a big part of leading a healthy lifestyle so the members of HAŠK used this event to present their sports to the general public, an interest as many people as possible to start being active. The sports presented were rowing, fencing, water polo, shooting, tennis, rugby and field hockey.
The final webinar for the APPLE project was held, where the combined topics of Social and Emotional Well Being in young athletes in their teenage years was discussed, jointly presented by sports psychologist Laura Pippin and sports coach Dan Pippin. The combined Social and Emotional Well Being seminar was jointly presented by sports psychologist Laura Pippin and sports coach Dan Pippin. Attention was given to the important traits taught to children through their involvement in sport and physical activity such as resilience,
The webinar for the APPLE project was held, where the topic of Physical Well Being for young athletes in their teenage years was discussed, jointly presented by sports doctor Dott. Marta Rizzo and dietician Dott. Cleonice Renzetti. The Physical Well Being seminar was jointly presented by sports doctor Dott. Marta Rizzo and registered dietitian Dott. Cleonice Renzetti. Focus was given to the benefits of physical activity as well as the consequences of inactivity in teens. Specific attention was given to typical injuries incurred
The second webinar for the APPLE project was held, where the topic of Mental well-being for young athletes in their adolescent years was discussed, presented by Dan and Laura Pippin. The Mental Well Being seminar was presented by Dan Pippin who is a coach of the Lazio Club of American football and psychologist Laura Pippin. The focus was placed on the specific mental needs and common problems incurred with adolescent aged athletes. The topics of the webinar that web specific lectured