The Veneto Region (Italy), with the collaboration of the Regional School Office, local Physical Education Office, Verona and Padua Universities, promoted from 2004/2005 to 2006/2007 a project to increase the physical and sport activities in the primary and secondary schools and to support, with an ecological approach to the physical activities promotion the cooperation between schools and sport clubs. Methods The project leaves to PE teachers the role to promote and coordinate this initiative, with the aim to enlarge the sport practice. The project aimed to train and promote economically at least one Project Coordinator (PC) for each School of the Region. The Faculties of Exercise and Motor Science had the duty to guide the PC by means of a training program using a blended preparation model: traditional and on-line formation.The data collection was realised through a questionnaire proposed to the PC and to the Head Masters (HM) of the schools. Results PC were 893 in 572 different schools; 72.7% of the 371,488 students of the adherent schools have been involved in at least one initiative; 30.7% of student improved her/his time for Physical activity. 1,842 Organisations collaborated with the schools (Average=3.301.57 organisations/school). PC activated, on the average, 5.12.7 initiatives), 52% of which have been realised for first time. Discussion / Conclusions Project "Più Sport @ Scuola" significantly increased the collaboration between sport organizations and school, it also restricted the reduction of the time dedicated to physical education from the new Italian norms. One promising perspective of the plan is the development of the net of PC to support " in service formation " with modality on-line, and to favour activities between the schools.

More Sport @ School for Veneto Students

LANZA, Massimo;BERTINATO, Luciano;FUMAGALLI, Guido Francesco;
2007

Abstract

The Veneto Region (Italy), with the collaboration of the Regional School Office, local Physical Education Office, Verona and Padua Universities, promoted from 2004/2005 to 2006/2007 a project to increase the physical and sport activities in the primary and secondary schools and to support, with an ecological approach to the physical activities promotion the cooperation between schools and sport clubs. Methods The project leaves to PE teachers the role to promote and coordinate this initiative, with the aim to enlarge the sport practice. The project aimed to train and promote economically at least one Project Coordinator (PC) for each School of the Region. The Faculties of Exercise and Motor Science had the duty to guide the PC by means of a training program using a blended preparation model: traditional and on-line formation.The data collection was realised through a questionnaire proposed to the PC and to the Head Masters (HM) of the schools. Results PC were 893 in 572 different schools; 72.7% of the 371,488 students of the adherent schools have been involved in at least one initiative; 30.7% of student improved her/his time for Physical activity. 1,842 Organisations collaborated with the schools (Average=3.301.57 organisations/school). PC activated, on the average, 5.12.7 initiatives), 52% of which have been realised for first time. Discussion / Conclusions Project "Più Sport @ Scuola" significantly increased the collaboration between sport organizations and school, it also restricted the reduction of the time dedicated to physical education from the new Italian norms. One promising perspective of the plan is the development of the net of PC to support " in service formation " with modality on-line, and to favour activities between the schools.
Physical Education; sport; health; Scienze Motorie
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