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Between sport and nutrition is health
Start date: 01 Aug 2016, End date: 28 Feb 2017 PROJECT  FINISHED 

Between sport and nutrition is health it's a project under Erasmus+ Program, key action 1- youth exchanges. The project involve five organization from Romania (Melente-Pivas & Fiii Organization), Bulgaria (Tsar Simeon Veliki Secondary school), Turcia (Young Initiative Education, Youth and Sport Club), Grecia (Educationa Activity Society) și Italia (Liceo E. Majorana). This project will take place in Bușteno, between 23-29 september 2016 and will involve 35 young people netween 16-30 years old from the partner countries. The need to implement this project came in the context in which young people are surrounded by technology and fast food, things that have them drawn attention from a healthy life based on movement and eating healthy.The poll released at the European Obesity Day (May 16th 2015) shows that six out of 10 people are overweight or obese, and in 2030, the ratio could reach at nine from 10 people. Almost a quarter of Europeans do not know that obesity may be a cause of heart disease, diabetes and hypertension, fewer than half recognize the link between obesity and stroke, and only 16% are aware of its connection with cancer. Among Europeans young people, statistics show that one in seven young people is overweight or obese.Thus, the topic of the project is to promote a healthy lifestyle based on proper exercise and nutrition. In this sense, the project objectives are: 1. Increased information on the benefits of a healthy life based on sport and eating healthy among 35 young people aged between 16 and 30 years, Romania, Turkey, Bulgaria, Italy and Greece, for a period for seven days; 2. Promoting sport and healthy food among 35 young people aged between 16 and 30 years, Romania, Turkey, Bulgaria, Italy and Greece, for a period of seven days;To achieve these objectives, during the seven days, young people will participate at outdoor activities and at activities of information regarding at the most important aspects of nutrition. Some of the working methods that we use, are: presentation, debate, open discussion, teamwork, case study. All these methods are based on tools for non-formal and informal education that will foster the involvement and active participation of young people.The anticipated impact on participants is developing the skills of teamwork and improving the information about an active lifestyle. Promoters will benefit from steps to promote visibility and dissemination carried out and the members of the target group will have the opportunity to participate in workshops that will be able to develop teamwork skills and increase the information regarding the healthy lifestyle.
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