MAPS Final meeting in Berlin
On 28 and 29 November, took place the final meeting of “Multisport Against Physical Sedentary” project which has been hosted by the Technischen Universität of Berlin. It has been presented the final results of the experimental phase and how the MAPS methodology has been adapted in the various European realities. The results and data collected will be used to proceed with the writing of the Final Report to be submitted to the European Commission. The final dissemination started with the welcome of Prof. Martina Schäfer, the scientific director of TUB. The experts of the multisport methodology Giuseppe Basso, CSI National Technical School Contact and Renato Marino, CSI National trainer, illustrated the final methodology of the project.An italian delegation of CSI coaches, Paolo Cattaneo, from Polisportiva Imiberg, and Arianna Paris, from Play & Enjoy Sport (Bergamo CSI Committee) and Gilberto Pilati trainer of the S. Lazzaro Mantua Polisportive Center presented their experience with the implementation of MAPS sport activities and with the use of the APP “Come with us”.In addition to the Italian experiences, Dutch (Paul Van Veenendal) Turkish (Ahmet Dalci) and Greek (Soultana Smaga) coaches intervened to tell their experience, which certanly helps children and parents to take more awareness about the problem of obesity, the need to improve the sport activities as they saw how it helps their lifestyle and health.