УДК 796/799:614(4.672EU)
Библид: 1451-3188, 14 (2015)
Vol. 15, No 52-53, стр. 333-343

Изворни научни рад
Примљено: 01 Jan 1970
Прихваћено: 01 Jan 1970


Kekić Dalibor (Криминалистичко-полицијскa академијa, Београд), daliborkekic@yahoo.com
Subošić Dane

Promotion of the sport plays a very important role in supporting the achievement of the recommended levels of physical activity in the European population. The subject of this paper is to support progress in the creation of policies to promote physical activity, highlighting recent developments in the national policies of Member States in the promotion of sport, with a focus on synergies and disagreements with health promotion increasing physical activity. The paper presents and discusses the main results of the latest analysis of the content of national sports strategies in the Member States of the European Union. During childhood and adolescence, physical education at school provides an excellent opportunity to learn about and practice the skills and ability to improve the lifetime fitness and good health. These activities may include running, swimming, bike riding and rock climbing, as well as more structured games and sports. Early mastery of basic skills is crucial for young people to perform better and understand the value of these activities in the course of their education, or as adults at work or leisure. In the White Paper on the sport, the Commission stated that the time spent in the sport, either in school physical education classes and extracurricular activities, can lead to significant educational and health benefits. In EU guidance given in the document “Health Enhancing Physical Activity” attention was especially dedicated to physical and mental health problems that were caused by the reduction of physical activity among young people and increase in obesity among young people.

Кључне речи: Sport, the European Union, health promotion, physical activity