KTM – kidsTUMove goes Europe – cordially fit

Project Number: ERASMUS-SPORT-2022-SCP-101089905

Timespan of the Project: 01/01/2023 – 30/06/2025

Project Contact Mail: info@ceipes.org

Objectives
  • The motivation of the project “kidsTUMove” is primarily to create the awareness of the importance of health-enhancing physical activity for children with chronic diseases (CD) and post-traumatic stress disorders (PTSD), allowing them to gain easier access to and facilitate participation in various sporting activities to benefit from positive health-related effects. The main goal is to make the great and powerful effects of sports accessible to the group of children with CD; increasing sport participation of this vulnerable group will have a great benefit within the European health care system. Another goal is the social inclusion, through physical activity, offering a variety of sports.
Activities
  • To perform scientific research in every country on a high impact level. This scientific research helps to substantiate and strengthen relevant methods of this project. 

All results of the scientific research will be published for the target groups of coaches and will also help the patients and their families to renew their knowledge regarding to special sports activities for children with congenital heart diseases.

  • To create a trainer manual with regard to the systematic literature review and the overview paper. This manual will be the cornerstone for each trainer to build up sport programme offers for kids with CD in his country.
  • To test the manual in its manageability and applicability, adapted and finalized. Furthermore, a suitable digital platform/webpage will be created to communicate the project effectively. Existing expert knowledge will be integrated into the functional digital platform. -based, machine learning) to create recommendations for citizens. At the same time, the platform will be developed to enable experts to analyse integrated data from the data analytics part for knowledge harvesting and research purposes.
Results

The expected results are to encourage the target group of health-impaired children (as well as the parents) to get rid of their own barriers and to participate in different sport activities, to develop a digital platform and a catalogue for an online information center with specific training tools that enable people who would initiate and offer concrete exercises in different levels of difficulty, and to generate a European community and network for children and adolescents with CD and their parents with the aim of informing themselves about sports.