Join Summer School in Nancy, France from 23 to 25 October 2024!


Join Summer School in Nancy, France from 23 to 25 October 2024!

12 June 2024

TAFISA members are invited to join Summer School in Nancy, France from 23 to 25 October 2024! The «Health Promoting Sports Clubs Summer School» is designed for PhD students, early and mid-career professionals, including researchers and policy-makers, and postgraduate students working in the field of health or sport, with a specific attention to link the two fields.

Summer School Nancy

The course will provide insights on how the settings-based approach is applied to sports clubs, question the relationship between health promotion and sport and also provide examples and shared practice on how to implement health promotion in the sport setting. 

The summer school will equip participants with following competences:

  • Understand the settings-based approach and its application to sport setting, called health promoting sports clubs
  • Investigate the different application of the health promoting sports clubs’ model in practice
  • Identify key tools and methods to apply the health promoting sports club approach
  • See how to link their projects and health promoting sports clubs’ approach


  • Aurélie Van Hoye - Associate Professor at University of Lorraine
  • Sami Kokko - Professor in health promotion at the Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences at the University of Jyväskylä (JYU), Finland
  • Susanna Geidne - Senior Lecturer in Sport Science and an Associate professor in Public Health with focus on Health promotion at the Division of Sport Science at Örebro University, Sweden (LinkedIn)
  • Dr. Aoife Lane - Head of Department of Sport and Health Sciences in Technological University of the Shannon (Athlone Campus), Ireland
  • Jan Seghers - Professor at the Physical Activity, Sports & Health Research Group within the Department of Movement Sciences at the KU Leuven, Belgium (LinkedIn)
  • Jean-François Laurent - Secretary General at TAFISA and a Sport for All leader and advocate since 2013 (LinkedIn)
  • Anne Vuillemin - Professor at Université Côte d’Azur, member of the Human Motricity Expertise Sport Health Laboratory (LAMHESS) (LinkedIn)
  • Kevin Barros - PhD student at University of Lorraine, member of the Public Health Laboratory INSPIIRE
  • Florence Rostan - Nutritionist, health promotion Officer at French National Public Health Agency (LinkedIn)

Key dates

  • Registration open: May 30th 2024
  • Registration close: June 30th 2024
  • Notification of acceptance: July 5th 2024

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