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Shortlist revealed for ISCA Awards in the field of Health

By Rachel Payne, ISCA

Our jury of health and physical activity experts may be hiding behind our latest annual report above, but we know they are ready for the big reveal. Not of themselves (but if you want to see who they are, then scroll below), but of the 12 shortlisted candidates they have selected for this year’s ISCA Awards in the field of Health! We thank the 55 eligible organisations and individuals who applied and, as with the previous editions of the ISCA Awards, it was a tough choice to arrive at the final list of candidates. 

All shortlisted candidates will gather in person for the Awards ceremony at the MOVE Congress on 15 November in Madrid – plus, you have the chance to vote for the winner of the Role Model category! The public vote starts on Thursday 21 September.

Below we reveal the shortlist for the four ISCA Awards categories for 2023, and you can see the full list of all eligible applicants here.

Category 1: Physical activity and mental health
Intelligent Health (UK)
Luta pela Paz (Brazil)
Yoga and Sport with Refugees (Greece)

Category 2: Physical activity and healthy, active ageing
German Gymnastics Federation (Germany)
Youth Sport Trust (UK)
Lunga Vita Attiva Aps (Italy)

Category 3: Health-promoting schools
University of Tartu’s Move Lab (Estonia)
University of Bradford (UK)
Mathare Girl Power Project (Kenya)

Category 4: Role model in health for socially disadvantaged groups (citizens’ choice – vote here)
Nominee 1: Aneta Grabmüller Soldati, Naplno, Czech Republic 
Nominee 2: Layana Souza, Changing the Score (Mudando o Placar), Brazil
Nominee 3: Marina Draskovic, Judo club for people with disabilities FUJI, Croatia

Join us at the MOVE Congress 2023 to see the Awards ceremony live and visit the ISCA Awards website here

ISCA Awards 2023 jury (between ISCA staff members Hilal Erkoca Mølgaard and Liina Sepp): Rose-Marie Repond (Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland), Niamh Murphy (Waterford Institute of Technology, Ireland), Ine De Clerck (Centre for Innovation and Research in Health & Care, Belgium) and Paolo Adami (Medical Manager at World Athletic, Italy). Absent: Anna Chalkley (Centre for Physically Active Learning, Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway), Michael Tiemann (Professor of Sport Science and Head of the Health and Social Department at the SRH University of Applied Health Sciences, Germany), and Andrea Backovic Jurican, National Institute for Public Health, Slovenia).

Posted on 20/09/2023 by Rachel Payne, ISCA


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