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Guías sobre actividad física en la Unión Europea

Brussels, 10 October 2008

Approved by the EU Working Group "Sport & Health" at its meeting on 25 September 2008
Confirmed by EU Member State Sport Ministers at their meeting in Biarritz on 27-28 November 2008

Table of Contents

1. INTRODUCTION - 3
    1.1. Benefits of physical activity - 3
    1.2. Added value of these guidelines - 4
    1.3. Existing physical activity guidelines and recommendations - 5

2. A CROSS-SECTORAL APPROACH - 9

3. POLICY AREAS - 11
     3.1. Sport - 11
             3.1.1. Central Government - 12
             3.1.2. Regional and local government - 13
             3.1.3. Organised sport sector - 14
             3.1.4. Non-organised sport and physical activity - 15
     3.2. Health -17
             3.2.1. Public health sector - 17
             3.2.2. Health care sector - 18
             3.2.3. Health insurance providers - 19
     3.3. Education - 23
             3.3.1. Physical activity promotion at school - 23
             3.3.2. Education and training of health professionals - 25
     3.4. Transport, environment, urban planning and public safety - 26
     3.5. Working environment - 29
     3.6. Services for senior citizens - 31

4. INDICATORS, MONITORING AND EVALUATION - 33

5. PUBLIC AWARENESS AND DISSEMINATION - 35
     5.1. Public awareness campaigns - 35
     5.2. EU HEPA Network - 36

ANNEX: LIST OF EXPERTS - 38

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