SGS Webinar: What is needed to promote physical activity?

21.10.2021    -   Online

The Swiss Society for Sport Science (SGS / 4S) invites to its webinar titled From behavior change theory to interventions and their implementation - what is needed to promote physical activity? The event is organised by the University of Basel (Department of Sport, Exercise and Health) and the University of Bern (Institute of Sport Science).

In times of the Corona pandemic, maintaining a healthy lifestyle has become more challenging for people all around the world, and yet more important than ever. Four internationally renowned researchers are invited to this exciting online panel to identify the challenges and discuss potentially successful strategies to promote physical activity in the individual and the community.

The webinar is held on 21st October 2021 from 5 to 7 pm (local time, GMT+2) via Zoom.


  • Prof. Catherine Woods - Physical Activity for Health, Department of Physical Education and Sport Sciences, University of Limerick, Ireland
  • Prof. Genevieve Dunton - Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, USA
  • Prof. Dr. Ralf Brand - Sport and Exercise Psychology, University of Potsdam, Germany
  • Dr. Regina Guthold - Department for Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health, World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland

Registration is free of charge. In order to participate or for any further questions, send an email to webinar-dsbg[at] with your name and institution.

For further information, download the flyer here or visit the SGS web page:


Jan-Niklas Kreppke, MSc
Department of Sport, Exercise and Health, University of Basel

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