Strengthening the professional potential of research teams in the promotion of physical activity at Palacky University

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Operation Programme: Education for Competitiveness – Czech Ministry of Education

The main objective of the project is to create, under the supervision of two foreign experts, a new professional team in the field of active lifestyles, the promotion of physical activity, and the prevention of obesity at the Active Lifestyle Institute at the Faculty of Physical Culture. Other goals are to create a supportive personnel, material, and technical infrastructure for the team, increase the professional capacity of the team and its involvement in international networks and projects, and implement an organised exchange of information and experience among research institutions. In addition, the project focuses on the creation of young researchers and supports their scientific activities. The research objective of the project is to focus on the health, economic, and philosophical determinants of an active lifestyle. The key activities of the project include the creation of a new research team, the creation of a supporting infrastructure for the team, the involvement of university students in research, further education of the team members, and preparation for involving the team members in international networks and projects.

Sub-objectives:

  • establishment of a supportive personnel, material, and technical infrastructure for the team;
  • increasing the professional capacity of the team and its involvement in international networks and projects;
  • implementation of organised exchange of information and experience among research institutions;
  • training of young researchers and support of their scientific work.