Netzwerk-Herbsttagung in Nijmegen/NL
Informatives Bild über Sport in den Niederlanden
Nijmegen. Schwerpunkt der Herbsttagung des Europäischen Netzwerkes der Akademien des Sports in Nijmegen war ein Minisymposium. Darin konnten sich Teilnehmer aus fünf Ländern über Entwicklungen im niederländischen Sport ein umfangreiches, äußerst informatives Bild machen.
Sebastiaan Platvoet und Martijn Kamper von der Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen (HAN) hatten die Veranstaltung im Sport- und Bewegungsinstitut der Hogeschool hervorragend vorbereitet. Zwölf Vorträge in Kurzform gehörten zum Programm: zum Beispiel Behindertensport, "Gesunde Schule", Bewegung für Demenzkranke bis hin zu den wirtschaftlichen Effekten von Sportevents.
Netzwerk feiert 2019 das 20-jährige Bestehen
Während der Netzwerktagung am zweiten Arbeitstag wurden die ersten Weichen für das 20-jährige Bestehen des Netzwerks gestellt, das am 24./25. Oktober 2019 in Potsdam stattfinden wird.
Karl-Heinz Steinmann von der Akademie des Sports im Landessportbund Niedersachsen, Hannover, geht Ende des Jahres in Pension und verabschiedete sich aus dem Netzwerk. Er bedankte sich für "eine tolle und interessante Zeit im Netzwerk". Netzwerk-Sprecher Manfred Wothe von der Europäische Sportakademie Land Brandenburg (ESAB) wünschte Steinmann für die weitere Zukunft alles Gute. Dem schließt sich die Europäische Akademie des Sports, Bocholt/Velen (eads), gerne an.Die eads ist mit der Europäischen Akademie des Rheinland-Pfälzischen Sports, Trier, 1999 Gründermitglied des Netzwerkes gewesen.
Minisymposium (Sport-)Markt der Ideen
Parallel sessions – Mini Symposium HAN Sports & Exercise ‘Let’s get inspired’
Background of each short presentation
1. A tool to assess fundamental movement skills in applied settings – dr. Rianne Kannekens will present a tool HAN University and partners recently developed to assess children’s movement skills in applied settings. The new tool combines two existing tests, i.e., the KTK short form and an eye hand coordination test, with which the broad spectrum of fundamental movements skills can be assessed. The assessment is made even more simple and valid by making use of an application to gather the data. This will also be presented
2. GKSK - do more in primary schools – prof dr. Roland Naul will present results of his longitudinal study around EU. He will specifically focus on what has been done in The Netherlands and explain about the successes and opportunities of this project to have children more physical active.
3. Nijmegen community: neighbourhood sport coaches are the key to success –Wouter Hebbink works for the local government in Nijmegen. He coordinates the ‘buurtsport coaches’. These coaches are a popular phenomenon in the Netherlands. These professionals work most often at schools to teach PE and also have a function in the neighborhood and at local sport clubs. Wouter will explain about the successful approach in Nijmegen.
4. Healthy schools – Gwendolijn Boonekamp will talk about her projects at secondary schools to increase young adolescents physical activity. Their approach is unique by listening to and involving the children from the beginning. Gwendolijn will show results of a recently finished project at secondary schools in The Netherlands
5. Exercise, elderly, dementia – Ronald van Tol will present their projects in the Achterhoek to get elderly people more active. This region is characterized by a high amount of elderly. Especially those with dementia have a special focus in the Achterhoek. Ronald will explain their approach and the results of their projects to get elderly more physical active.
6. Angepaste Sportarten im Achterhoek – Ernst Jan Somsen works in the Achterhoek. Most of his time he teaches PE. In his work he has a special focus in those children with disabilities. Ernst Jan will show how he and his colleagues support the children with disabilities to participate and get more physical active.
7. Additionally perfomed Physical activity - Simon van Genderen. How do mass sport events influence the health status of people. A brief perspective on the additionally performed physical activity through the participation in a mass running events and the effects on health.
8. Project - Sport Works! – Tom Falk. The project aims to give people who are not actively employed the opportunity to gain work experience through supported employment within the public sports sector. Target groups are students and people with employment difficulties or people who experience barriers to participate in an active labour setting. The city council Sport Service researched what a connecting factor between the sports sector and these target groups can be.
9. Transfer Point Sport – Rob ter Horst - The Transfer Point Sport (TPS) is a consultancy bureau in the field of sports, exercise and health. The bureau is managed by 3rd and 4th year students under the supervision of HAN S&B faculty staff and professionals from the business of sports and exercise. TPS aims to support sport clubs and creates an unique and meaningful learning environment in collaboration with professionals.
10. Major life events & sport participation – Jasper van Houten. Sport participation does not only differ between different (groups of) people, but within the life course of individuals as well. In this presentation I will explain changes and differences in the sport behavior of individuals from a life course perspective, triggered by the occurrence of major life events (e.g. starting paid employment, moving out to live on one’s own, starting to cohabit or getting married, birth of one’s first child, children leaving the parental home and retirement), based on the empirical findings of my research conducted as a PhD candidate. These insight can be used to improve the promotion of life-long sport participation.
11. Achterhoek Younited – Ben Spaai. How to stimulate talent development – Ben Spaai wil present Achterhoek Younited (AY). The main aim of AY is to challenge children in the Achterhoek to get the best out of themselves, be physical active, and strive for excellence. Therefore, AY stimulate the collaboration between education and sport clubs and support these organizations in their ambitions to be meaningful for children.
12. KLM Open – Martijn Kamper & Jelle Schoemaker. The KLM Open is the largest commercial sport event in the Netherlands. HAN S&B researched the economic and touristic effects of the KLM Open during the 2016, 2017 and 2018 editions. The broader scope of the project was how to improve the spin-off of the event for the region with cooperation with the event organiser, local business and community and how to integrate sports economics education within HAN courses.