The Cyprus Sport Organization organised the launch event in Nicosia. Key stakeholders representing sport federattions and the fitness industry attended the event. Dr Michaelides presented the SAFE YOU Tool and a discussion followed on the particularities of implementation of the tool in real life settings.
Welcoming the SAFEYOU Tool! Our team proudly presents the development of a user-friendly, online, open access educational tool that will raise young people’s awareness about the dangers of exercise doping and will help them make informed decisions about this issue. The tool covers a wide range of areas (core knowledge about doping substances and their…Details
The kick-off partner meeting of SAFEYOU+ project was held in London, UK. The Greek partner presented the management and project monitoring procedures and the Italian partner presented the quality assurannce procedures. Project’s partners discussed the content of the qualitative and quantitative studies and set the milestones for the upcoming activities.Details
Dr Lazuras, Sheffield Hallam University, member of the SAFE YOU and SAFE YOU+ projects gave an interview on BBC sport about doping use in recreational sport. Dr Lazuras presented evidence about the health side effects and presented doping use as a dark side of exercise. The interview and the full article of BBC Sport are…Details
Dr Barkoukis presented the SAFE YOU TOOL and the SAFE YOU+ project at the Master students of the Faculty of Physical Education and Sport of the University of Novi Sad, Serbia. The presentation initiated discussion with the students on the performance enhancement culture in gyms and resulted in the establishement of research collaboration with the…Details
22/4/2017 The Nikos Poulantzas Institute with the European Parliamentary Group European United Left/Nordic Green Left (GUE / NGL) member Stelios Kouloglou, organized documentary festivals on the subject: “Breaking the cycle of corruption”, in Thessaloniki, Greece. The SAFEYOU+ team member Dr Barkoukis participated in the discussion held by Mr Kouloglou and whistleblower Rudolf Elmer and highlighted…Details
13/5/2017 The SAFEYOU+ team promoted the ‘stay fit, stay clean’ message to the participants of the 9th Aristotle Run, held in Thessaloniki, Greece. This is a running event organized by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and includes a 5000m run for adults and a 1000m run for children. The SAFEYOU team distributed leaflets to athletes…Details
SAFEYOU+ team member Prof. Andrea Petroczi from the School of Life Sciences, Pharmacy and Chemistry of Kingston University is discussing about: “Fitness supplements, performance enhancing drugs, and the gateway hypothesis”Details