Kick-off AEQUIPA network

"Active and healthy - new knowledge and joint planning" - Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg (HWK) Delmenhorst

At the kick-off event of the AEQUIPA network (preventive network for healthy aging in the metropolitan area of Bremen-Oldenburg in the north-west) representatives from science, politics and practice discuss recent theories of promotion of physical activity at later age. The subprojects are introduced via posters and the research teams provide further information.

Co-operation partners of the AEQUIPA network are the Universities of Bremen and Oldenburg, the Jacob's University of Bremen, the University of Dortmund, the Jade University of Wilhelmshaven/Oldenburg/Elsfleth, the OFFIS - Institute for Information Technology and the Leibniz Institute for Prevention Research and Epidemiology - BIPS. Further partners are the Gesundheitswirtschaft North-West and the metropolitan area of Bremen-Oldenburg.

Main theme of AEQUIPA is physical activity in the age group 65+. AEQUIPA investigates different interventions for the promotion of physical activity regarding their success. Hereby it focuses on health equality and equity.