Sport & Society is a great example of team play between our university and society

Sport has increased in societal significance and is frequently presented as a solution to many current societal problems. Sport is a rich context for research that can yield new knowledge about co-creating public value. The focus area Sport & Society promotes interdisciplinary research that studies the meaning of sport for a healthy, inclusive and secure society.


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16 March 2017
The release of the Dutch Physical Activity Report Card+ will take place during the national Fit Kids Day on May 12.
6 March 2017
Practicing football is popular among girls and women. Rutger de Kwaasteniet is appointed as PhD candidate to study this development.
Frank van Eekeren (Sport & Society) and prof. Andre Swart (University of Johannesburg)  signing a Memorandum of Understanding
30 January 2017
The main objective of this academic collaboration is the joint development of the Global Master's programme 'Sport for Development'.


Monday 27 March 2017 19:00 to 21:15
After the documentary Autumn Gold geriatrician dr. Marielle Emmelot-Vos explains how you can become old, but stay healthy and happy.
Monday 1 May 2017 19:00 to 21:15
After the documentary Alice Cares prof. of industrial design Steven Vos discusses how technology can keep us fit.
Friday 12 May 2017 08:30 to 14:00
The national Fit Kids Day will take place on May 12 at the KNVB Campus in Zeist.
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