Pro Safe Sport for Young Athletes (PSS)
Start date: 01 Jan 2014,

"Pro Safe Sport for Young Athletes (PSS)" is an initiative aimed at the promotion of the physical and mental well-being of young athletes.The general objective of the PSS project is to promote a safe and healthy sport environment for young athletes by▪ Raising awareness among the athletes’ entourage on the importance of the protection and promotion of the physical and moral integrity of young athletes;▪ Establishing relevant mechanisms (self-evaluation and training programmes) to introduce and maintain highest levels of safety and;▪ Harnessing synergies with existing structures.Specific Objectives:▪ Improve the knowledge of existing instruments (normative framework - policies - and relevant specific measures such as injury surveillance programmes) on the protection of young athletes by involving the partners, their networks and conducting a desk research;▪ Build capacities (pool stakeholders, experts) to promote the moral and physical integrity of athletes by identifying relevant issues, designing a self-assessment tool and a training programme to develop a health strategy (identification of risks, management of risks) for young athletes;▪ Raise awareness through the PSS information initiative:▪ Design a PSS information initiative in order to communicate on the project and its results. This could be steered through the channels of the partners and towards the EPAS member states. Potential media partners will be identified and included in the communication plan.▪ Develop the concept of a network promoting healthy and safe sport environments for young athletes – the PSS! Network. The network shall continuously provide awareness raising measures and health and safety trainings
  •   220 000,00
  • Sports\Preparatory Actions and Special Events 2009-2013\Preparatory actions 2013\Area 2: Protecting athletes, especially the youngest, from health and safety hazards by improving training and competition conditions
  • Project on ERASMUS Platform
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