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Outdoor Fitness has gone through a tremendous development since it was introduced in the 2000s. Thousands of outdoor fitness sites have been created. Some locations are being used very well, yet most locations are used too little. In this webinar, learn what needs to be considered when planning a fitness site in the public space and how you can create a fitness site, which will be used by people of all ages and abilities. (one CEU credit)

Learning intentions:
Gain perspective on outdoor fitness trends for adults
Learn about research that links fitness with health for adults
Learn how to identify features of fitness equipment that are effective for adults
Be able to apply design principles that will support activities in outdoor fitnessinstallations

Morten Zacho is Teaching Associate Professor at the University of Southern Denmark in the Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics. He also manages the KOMPAN Fitness Institute with great focus on implementing knowledge, trends, scientific research and functional tests in the innovation of new outdoor fitness. Previously, Morten has worked at internationally recognized research institutions and has co-authorship on 17 peer-reviewed scientific publications.

Rob Boogmans is educated as a Physical Therapist and Personal Trainer with more than 20 years of experience in fitness. He has been a pioneer in outdoor fitness since 2008 when he founded Standing-Strong Outdoor Fitness. Standing-Strong was the first company to introduce adjustable and functional training in the outdoor environment. By 2010, Standing-Strong was the market leader in outdoor fitness in Benelux and had multiple patented solutions. In 2014, Standing-Strong was taken over by KOMPAN and in 2015 Rob Boogmans joined KOMPAN to start the KOMPAN Fitness Institute and develop the new outdoor fitness product lines. Since 2015, KOMPAN has created more than 1000 new outdoor fitness sites and is widely recognized as the most innovative and professional company in outdoor fitness.

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