13th annual meeting and 8th conference of HEPA Europe

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The Conference of HEPA Europe was held on 15th-17th November 2017 in the University of Zagreb, Croatia. This year the main topic was “Modern approaches to physical activity promotion and measurement”. Events also included the annual meeting of HEPA Europe and parallel sessions of most of its working groups.

The meeting featured with presentation and discussion on the impact of type II diabetes – confirming the evidence of a number of studies and clinical trials. EuropeActive has a Level 5 qualification – Exercise for Health Specialist and a separate training module in pre-diabetes where fitness professionals can operate with other healthcare professionals to help prevent people developing type II through structured exercise programmes.