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Fitwork Conference in Bucharest, 13th December 2017 04.12.2017

 

Conference roll 3 The 3rd National Conference will be held on the 13th of December 2017 in Bucharest (ROMNIA) at Hotel Cismigiu, starting with 9.30 am.

The conference is organized by Romtens Foundation in collaboration with the project’s partners and addresses to health experts (occupational medicine, family medicine, health promotion, physiotherapists), OSH experts, sports professionals, managers and employees.

Visit performed at KOMAG Institute 14.09.2017

fitwork1On the 12th-14th of September 2017, specialists from the University of Coimbra (UC) and Eindhoven University of Technology (Tu/e) visited the worksites of Komag Institute from Poland.

The team of specialists presented the Fitwork project and its objectives. During the visit sets of physical exercises were presented and it was explained how to perform them in a safe and proper way and how to monitor the progress.

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National Conference Coimbra 09.06.2017

National Conference Coimbra 09 06 2017 1The second national conference was held on the 9th of June and was organized by the University of Coimbra in the Auditorium of the Museum of Science. Physical activity and sports professionals, health and safety professionals, and students attended the event.

The FITWORK Project with its objective and results was presented. The innovative aspects and the guide of good practices, as a result of the project and that will be published at the end of the project (June 2018) were also emphasized.Throughout the day, the European network ENWHP underlined the important role of promoting health at work, Instituto de Biomecánica - IBV showed the procedures and methodologies for the identification/evaluation of ergonomic risks and their effect on the development of musculoskeletal disorders.

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Project meeting Coimbra 08.06.2017

Project meeting Coimbra 08 06 2017 1The Faculty of Sport Sciences and Physical Education of “Universidad de Coimbra” hosted on the 8th of June 2017, the Mid-term meeting of the project FITWORK.

The main topics addressed were related to management and financial aspects. An overview of the project work plan and deliverables were presented linked to the activities already finished and those to be implemented.

National Conference Valencia 07.02.2017

National Conference Valencia 07 02 2017 1With the launch of the Fitwork project, the first National Conference was held on the 7th of February 2017 in the Instituto de Biomecánica - IBV auditorium (Valencia, Spain). More than 50 people attended to the appointment, including professionals in physical activity and sport, health and safety professionals, companies interested in the implementation of health promotion programs, insurance companies and the Valencian Institute for Safety and Health at Work (INVASSAT).

Throughout the day, ENWHP highlighted the importance of promoting health at work, IBV showed the direct relationship between ergonomic risk factors and the development of musculoskeletal disorders, while the University of Coimbra showed the benefits of physical activity. During the conference, it was also emphasized the importance of including motivation and persuasive technologies within the program.

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