Erasmus+ Sport Collaborative Partnerships project
The overall objective of the project is to support active physical activity-related injuries prevention and their risk factors recognition in adolescents as an integral component of physical activity promotion. The project is focusing on all six domains proposed by Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (2012) for physical activity-related injuries prevention by setting specific objectives within domains of Data and Surveillance, Research, Communication, Education and training, Health systems and health care and Policy.
Specific project’s objectives:
- Data and Surveillance
- To collect data on PARI prevalence and associated risk factors among adolescents using Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study in partner countries.
- To conduct systematic review on PARI risk factors in adolescents
- To conduct systematic review on PARI prevention programmes in adolescents
- To develop, implement and evaluate effectiveness of PARI prevention programme for adolescents
- To design messages and information on PARI prevention and deliver them through relevant communication channels to target audiences (pre-service and in-service teachers and coaches, sport clubs and unions, medical providers, policy makers etc.)
- Education and training
- To create educational materials for pre-service and in-service teachers and coaches
- To organize workshops for pre-service and in-service teachers and coaches
- Health systems and health care
- To create educational materials for medical providers, parents and adolescents
- To propose evidence-based practises and policy recommendations to prevent PARI in adolescents