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Schools and Students on the Move – A Finnish initiative

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Finland
Languages
English
Provider
EU-OSHA

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Description

Description: 

This article presents two programmes implemented in Finland addressing the need to increase physical activity among school-age children. The Finnish Schools on the Move programme is one of the key projects in the field of knowledge and education in the Government Programme of Finland. The aim of the programme is to achieve more active and pleasant school days.

Schools and Students on the Move – A Finnish initiative

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
EDUCATION
Hazards: 
Static postures - sitting
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
MSDs unspecified
Prevention measures: 
Simple tips and measures
Exercises
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Children / schoolchildren
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target audience: 
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area: 
Future generations
Prevention
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020