Obesity is not Destiny, prepared within the context of Erasmus+ youth exchange and by our youth group known as Eco-life group, is funded by Center for European Union Education and Youth Programmes (Turkish National Agency). The project will be carried out in Kıyıköy/Kırklareli, Turkey between the dates of 30/03/2019 and 06/04/2019.
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The main aim of the project is to help the young decrease health and psychological problems related with obesity, and reintegrate them into the society.
The special purpose of the project is to raise awareness of 38 young people coming from Turkey, Romania, United Kingdom, Portugal, Italy and Croatia about obesity, healthy diet, physical activity, and behavioural change; accordingly, decrease obesity rate by enhancing their capacity.
- To develop 38 young people’s knowledge and skills about calculating their body mass index, the causes and effects of obesity and obesity.
- To create obesity education and reach 50.000 young problem via that education.
- To develop 38 young people’s knowledge and skills about types of nutrition, nutrition-calorie connection, determination of portion and healthy meal number.
- To create online nutrition guide and reach it 20.000 young people.
- To develop knowledge and skills of 38 young people about psychical activity and calorie, yoga, physical activity in daily life and hiking.
- To reach 50.000 young people with the interviews taken during the activities and experiences
- To develop knowledge and skills of 38 young people about change in behaviour
- To reach 50.000 young people with the experience interviews taken during change in behaviour activities
- To show European values
In order to reach these aims and objectives, 4 core activity are specified. They are;
- A1- Obesity Education: to develop knowledge and skills about obesity, causes of obesity, body mass index calculations, results of obesity and the treatment of obesity.
- A2-Nutrition Academy: types of nutrition, nutrition-calorie connection, determination of portion, healthy meal number.
- A3- Exercise Academy : to develop knowledge and skills about physical activity and calorie, yoga, physical activity in daily life and hiking
- A4- Behaviour change therapy: to develop knowledge and skills about self observation and stimulus control, development of alternative behaviour, reinforcement and reconstruction of cognition
ECO-LIFE GROUP (Türkiye)
CASA DO POVO DE SANTA BÁRBARA DA ILHA TERCEIRA (Portekiz)
ASOCIATIA PENTRU DEZVOLTARE ACTIVA (Romanya)
UDRUGA MLADIH PHARINA (Hırvatistan)
INFORMAL GROUP “RAISE ACHIEVE PROJECT OPPORTUNITIES” (Birleşik Krallık)
ASSOCIAZIONE ARANGE (İtalya)