Faculty of sports

Conference Youth Sport 2021

Introduction - Conference Youth Sport 2021

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Experiences and Future Challenges of COVID-19 Pandemic


Welcome to the 10th International Symposium Youth Sport in Ljubljana or on-line, 26 September 2021, organized by the University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Sport.  

The main goal of Youth Sport 2021 conference is to discuss on role of Youth Sport for Society Recovery after COVID-19 Pandemic. Exchanging findings and good practices on various aspects of youth sport will be an excellent platform for participants to discuss various topics:

  • Youth lifestyle changes during COVID-19 pandemic isolation and consequences: what we know, what to do? 
  • The role of physical education and school sport in society recovery after COVID-19 pandemic,
  • Talent development: how to keep young athletes in sport after long COVID-19 break, new challenges/opportunities for dual career,  
  • Sport training: new role of coaches – how to combine on-line and real training, diagnostics used by web to monitor training,  
  • Injury prevention: how training after long recess can effect on athlete body, injuries and prevention,
  • Psychological aspects of COVID-19 pandemic isolation on youth sport: how to approach to young athletes and their parents,
  • Ethics and fair play: sport competitions for youth in post-COVID-19 era.

Conference is set as a complementary event during the presidency of Slovenia of Council of EU. You are invited to participate in all other events as well.

Sep 23rd: various events during Slovenian national Sport day – free of charge   

Sep 24th: conference Lifelong Physical Activity 

Sep 25th: 1st FitBack conference - free of charge  

Sep 26th: 10th symposium Youth Sport 2021