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How did Birmingham City Council break these barriers to help its citizens get active?

Life has never been a walk in the park for Birmingham residents, but a network of local authorities, NGOs and corporate partners has turned its parks into attractive spaces where all kinds of physical activities are on offer – for free. Birmingham is the second-largest city in the UK and has struggled with socio-economic challenges […]

It’s our human right to MOVE – so what’s stopping us?

8th MOVE Congress focuses on the human right to MOVE. We, humans, have made it difficult to be active. It’s easy to invent new barriers rather than find solutions to the existing problems. This MOVE Congress is about to change that. Inviting the leading organisations and people to Birmingham, we will look for solutions on […]

Birmingham to host MOVE Congress 2017

We are pleased to announce that the UK city of Birmingham will host the 8th MOVE Congress from 4-6 October 2017. One of the world’s only conferences dedicated to recreational sport and physical activity, the MOVE Congress is a highlight of the MOVE calendar and registration will open soon. This year’s MOVE Congress celebrates the […]

What did the MOVE Congress 2015 partners say about this year’s event?

ISCA’s MOVE Congress 2015 in Copenhagen, Denmark, was an innovative showcase of grassroots sport and physical activity initiatives from around the world at Copenhagen’s popular street sport venue, GAME. The event would have been possible without the support from local partners DGI, Sport Event Denmark and Lokale og Anlægsfonden (LOA). So how did they see […]

MOVE Congress highlights: Keeping the elderly active

When we talk about inactivity we often refer to children and adolescents, knowing that 4 out of 5 European youngsters are not active enough. Meanwhile, we rarely think of elderly people aged 60+ who, willingly or not, are often subject to problems associated with inactivity. One of the MOVE Congress workshops was dedicated to the […]

Innovation propels grassroots sport and physical activity sector forward

At the MOVE Congress 2015, which took place from 5-7 November, Copenhagen’s popular street sport facility, GAME, turned into arena for innovative practices that are driving the global grassroots sport movement forward. The event, organised by the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA), is one of the few conferences in the world that focuses solely […]

Defying the “inferiority complex” in physical activity advocacy

The plenary session of the MOVE Congress 2015 on 6 November aimed to connect the data with the doers in physical activity promotion. In other words, grassroots stakeholders in physical activity are the mobilisers who can deliver compelling data to policy-makers, provide the solutions and ultimately make a difference. But often they are lacking the […]

MOVE Congress 2015 starts with why, what and how

The MOVE Congress 2015 opened in Copenhagen City Hall tonight with 200 delegates from five continents being welcomed by Copenhagen Mayor of Culture and Leisure, Carl Christian Ebbesen, and three interconnected presentations drawing inspiration from bestselling business author Simon Sinek*: Do you know your why? (by Mark Lowther from Cardiff Metropolitan University’s School of Sport), […]

Move Congress 2015 on the way!

This year Move Congress will be held in Copenhagen from 5th-7th of November and will gather 250 stakeholders from Europe, North and South America. Whilst awaiting for the start of the Move Congress 2015 we decided to ask the participants about their expectation of the outcomes of the Move Congress 2015 that would be important for […]