SITLESS Consortium

FUNDACIÓ SALUT I ENVELLIMENT (FSIE) Brief description: The Fundació Salut i Envelliment UAB (Health and Ageing Foundation) is a private non-profit foundation at the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. FSIE’s main objective is to improve knowledge of different aspects related toRead more

Advisory Board

Each intervention site (SDU, QUB, FB-FSIE, UULM) will convene a local advisory board, including profiles such as: health service commissioners (mainly from primary care), public health practitioners, policy makers, physical activity specialists, members of the public (mainly older people from older people organizations). Purpose ofRead more

SITLESS Logo

The purpose of the logo was to give a visual representation of the core concept of the project, “sit less”. Several drafts were developed originally with a schematic symbolism which would create a dynamic motion to illustrate the key conceptRead more

Intervention sites, design and outcomes

A complex intervention consisting on an Exercise Referral Schemes intervention with Self-Management Strategies will be delivered in primary care or community settings in urban areas of Catalonia – Spain (FB-FSIE), Syddanmark – Denmark (SDU), Baden-Württemberg – Germany (UULM) and Northern Ireland –Read more

Objectives, Vision & Aims

Objectives To assess the long-term effectiveness (18 month follow-up) of a complex intervention on sedentary behaviour (SB) and physical activity (PA) in a community dwelling older population based on existing exercise referral schemes (ERS) enhanced by self-management-strategies (SMS). Vision “SITLESSRead more

Publication committee

The publication committee with four representatives of the SITLESS consortium is established during the second consortium meeting. Representatives of the publication committee: Paolo Caserotti (Denmark) Antoni Salvà Casanovas (Spain) Dietrich Rothenbacher (Germany) Frank Kee (Belfast) The committee will be electedRead more