SAFEYOU was selected as a success story by the EU

9/7/2018. The SAFEYOU success story. EU produced a short film about the project SAFEYOU. The video presents case studies of recreational athletes describing their experiences with doping use or doping-free exercise. The case studies and the videos are used as parts of the SAFEYOU educational material.   The film, produced by the EU, about the…

SAFEYOU at the Sheffield Forum for Clean Sports

12/6/2018. SAFEYOU team member Dr Lambros Lazuras (Associate Professor in Social Psychology, Sheffield Hallam University) organized and delivered the first Sheffield Forum for Clean Sports under the auspices of the Sheffield Institute for Policy Studies (SIPS). This initiative recognized the complex and multifaceted nature of doping use across all levels of sports, and promoted open…

Presentation at the National Guard of Limassol, Cyprus

5/2018. SAFEYOU team member Dr Michaelides presented the SAFEYOU project in the seminar organized atthe National Guard of Limassol, Cyprus. Dr Michaelides focused on raising awareness about the consequences from the use of maladaptive practices during sport involvement. In addition, Dr Sxizas talked about doping use from a public health point of view. Dr Michaelides…

SAFEYOU at the 10th Aristotle Run

19/5/2018. SAFEYOU team members promoted the ‘stay fit, stay clean’ message to the participants of the 10th Aristotle Run, held in Thessaloniki, Greece. This is a running event organized by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and includes a 5000m run for adults and a 1000m run for children. The purpose of the event is to involve…

Lecture at the Cyprus University of Technology

5/2018. SAFEYOU project team member Dr Michaelides gave a lecture at the Cyprus University of Technology. He presented the complex nature of doping use in amateur and fitness sports, and addressed the need of doping prevention and control. In addition, he highlighted the role of education, such as SAFEYOU, to prevent doping use. Academic staff…

Informing PAOK Basketball Players about the SAFEYOU Project

15/5/2018. The SAFEYOU+ team promoted the ‘stay fit, stay clean’ message to the PAOK basketball players in Thessaloniki, Greece. The athletes were informed about the SAFE YOU project aims and activities. By this action, the SAFEYOU team aimed to increase awareness among young athletes about the hazards of doping use and the value of health promoting…