The benefits of community involvement to stimulate physical activities in the city of Groningen

  • Hiske Wiggers (Speaker)
  • Roya Shokoohi (Speaker)
  • de Jong, J. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentationOral presentation


The main aim is to present the evaluation of a community-based approach in designing an intervention to promote active living in two neighborhoods in Groningen. The main question is, how can involving community in design process of an intervention have impact on the level of physical activities and the social capital in the neighborhood? Evaluation the approach from both policy makers and residents’ perspective (both park users and non-users) presents here to having more sustainable impact.
Period7 Sept 2017
Event titleThe 25th EASM Conference: Challenges and developments of sport organisations
Event typeConference
Conference number25th
LocationBern, SwitzerlandShow on map
Degree of RecognitionInternational


  • physical activity
  • public spaces
  • community involvement
  • sustainability