The Faculty of Sports Sciences and the Special Olympics of Bosnia and Herzegovina are organizing a sports event


The Pan-European University "Apeiron" and the Special Olympics of Bosnia and Herzegovina are organizing the sports event "Days of Inclusive Sports on Apeiron" on June 8 and 9 for the fourth year as part of the "Family and Health Forum" project.

The first day is scheduled for anthropometric measurements of persons with developmental disabilities, from 9 am to 10.30:12.30 am. After that, until XNUMX:XNUMX p.m. in the "Apeiron" University, there will be a series of lectures on the following topics: Health care of athletes, Nutrition of athletes with diabetes, Safety in sports with a focus on women's sports, The role of parents in the inclusion of children with developmental disabilities.

Testing for diabetes is planned for June 9 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., and from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. inclusive games: soccer and basketball for children with developmental disabilities.

"The broader social, scientific and professional public must be more actively involved in improving the quality of life of people with developmental disabilities," emphasized prof. Dr. Velibor Srdić, Dean of the Faculty of Sports Sciences. He reminded that inclusion is increasing the participation of children and young people in culture, activities and communities and reducing their exclusion from them.

Members of the Association "Neven" from Prijedor, Association "Sunce" from Pale, and from Banja Luka the Sports School for Children with Developmental Disabilities, members of the Service Center "Dajte nam šanci", Athletic Club and students of the High School Center "Gemit-Apeiron" will take part in the event. ".

In addition to the Family Health Forum and lectures, inclusive training will be organized with children up to 7 years old from the preschool institution "Marija Madžar", with which the University has a long-term cooperation.

Volunteer support consists of students, teachers and associates of "Apeiron" University.

The organizers pointed out that the primary thing is to provide space for the presentation of achievements for children and youth with developmental disabilities and enable their active participation in all sports.

June 6, 2022

Public Relations Department

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