Get involved with ISPAH – multiple position vacancies

ISPAH is looking for volunteers to fill multiple positions. Below are descriptions for what each position would entail, along with the preferred skillset for each position, expected time commitment per week, and duration of the position. For reference, ISPAH’s organisational chart is included to provide an understanding of where each position fits within the broader […]

2021 ISPAH and WHO Webinar series: Webinar 3 – Youth Guidelines [English & Spanish]

We are delighted the next webinar in the ISPAH and WHO 2021 series on “WHO Guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour: Translating science to practice”. Details: When: May 6, 2021 13:00 GMT LondonTopic: Youth Guidelines – How can we get young people more active? Speakers: Jean-Phillipe Chaput, University of Ottawa, Canada Nubia Riaz, Ministry of Sports, […]

ISPAH & HEPA Europe Early Career Webinar: Research during the pandemic

Click here to register Event Details The aim of this webinar is to share different experiences of how the pandemic has impacted on the professional lives of ISPAH/HEPA early career members. Speakers will include Dr. Kelly Mackenzie (University of Sheffield) and Dr. Deborah Salvo (Washington University) who will present their key experiences during the COVID-19 […]

2021 ISPAH and WHO Webinar series: Webinar 1

We are delighted to announce the first webinar in the ISPAH and WHO 2021 series on “WHO Guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour: Translating science to practice”. This first webinar of the series will focus on: How guidelines can be used to create physical activity behaviour change. Details: When: Feb 4, 2021 20:00 GMT […]

ISPAH Shorts – Call for applications

Due to the success of the 2020 ISPAH shorts, we are once again embarking on this exciting initiative that is exclusive to members. We will be funding the development of 8 animations (60-90 seconds) for peer-reviewed articles that were published in 2020. See an example below from the 2020 round of ISPAH Shorts.https://youtu.be/wFEvwxi8AOw These animations, […]

The Science behind the WHO PA and SB Guidelines [recording now available]

On Thursday 3rd 2020 ISPAH hosted a webinar to support the launch of the new WHO Guidelines on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour. We were fortunate to hear from several speakers who were either involved with the guideline development process, or were appointed as journal editors for special issues relating to the science behind the guidelines. […]

ISPAH Congress 2021 – Vancouver

We are excited to announce that our plans for the ISPAH Congress in Vancouver, 12-14 October 2021, are going ahead! We are exploring various options for a ‘hybrid’ congress that will include both face-to-face and virtual components. The local organising team will continue to work closely with the Vancouver Convention Centre to stay informed on safety […]

Summary of the WHO PA and SB Guidelines

The World Health Organization has launched the 2020 global WHO Guidelines on physical activity and sedentary behaviour. These guidelines emphasize that everyone, of all ages and abilities, can be physically active and that every type of movement counts. Four to five million deaths per year could be averted if the global population was more physically […]

ISPAH Webinar – The Science behind the WHO PA and SB Guidelines

The Science Behind the WHO Guidelines on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour – setting the agenda for discussion and future research We are delighted to support the launch of the new WHO Guidelines on Physical Activity and Sedentary Behaviour. We will be hosting a webinar to discuss the science behind the guidelines with those who […]

ISPAH Secretariat Position – [closed]

ISPAH is looking to appoint an Early Career Researcher as the new Secretariat for the ISPAH Board, to take on the role from October 2020. The Secretariat is responsible for undertaking administrative tasks to support the operation of the ISPAH Board. A detailed list of roles and responsibilities is included in the Job Description and […]