The Universal Fitness Innovation & Transformation Project, UFIT, is led by the UNESCO Chair in Inclusive PE, Sport, Fitness and Recreation in the Institute of Technology Tralee, Co Kerry Ireland. Partners include the European Observatory of Sports Employment- France, Universidad Poltecnica De Madrid- Spain, Skillsactive-UK, Palacky University in Olomouc- Czech, IHRSA -Global Fitness Federation; and CARA National APA Centre - Ireland.

The project will develop awareness and training for the Fitness Sector to become more inclusive. In addition the project will exemplify the Universal Management Framework for Inclusive Fitness and provide direction to centre managers and staff regarding inclusive practice...

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At IT Tralee

The UNESCO Chair in Inclusive Physical Education, Sport, Recreation and Fitness, based at IT Tralee, leads a global partnership working in these domains of physical activity as part of a broader intersectional human rights agenda focused on the social inclusion of marginalised groups in keeping with the goals of the United Nations, and specifically those of UNESCO.

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Monday 17th October 2016 in Sevilla, Spain

On Monday the 17th October 2016 the UFIT Conference will take place in Sevilla supported by IHRSA and run in conjunction with the IHRSA European Congress (17th to 20th October). Leaders and collaborators of UFIT will present the opportunity that this revolutionary initiative offers. There will be interactive discussion workshops as part of the Conference. This event is a unique opportunity to meet like-minded fitness industry leaders from across the Globe who believe that the inclusivity of the service provision should be revolutionised.

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European Life long Learning Programme

This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.

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