Invitation to take part in the EGRAPA Conference 2024

We invite you to take part in the EGRAPA International Conference “EVIDENCE BASED PHYSICAL ACTIVITY IN OLD AGE” which will take place at the Lithuanian Sports University (LSU) on April 18-19, 2024.

The Conference is organised jointly by the EGRAPA (European Group for Research on Aging and Physical Activity), PhysAgeNet (COST Action Evidence-based Physical Activity in Old Age) and the LSU.

Main Topics of the Conference:

  • Assistive technology of physical activity in old age
  • Physical activity, brain and cognition
  • Physical activity and chronic diseases in old age
  • Sport and fitness in old age
  • Physical activity and nutrition in old age
  • Artificial intelligence for physical activity programs in old age
  • Special programs of physical activity in old age: Aqua-Therapy, Yoga, Pilates, Dance, etc.

EGRAPA (European Group for Research on Aging and Physical Activity) is a non-profit, non-governmental association aimed at advancing research in the realms of physical activity, aging, and health, and disseminating this valuable knowledge for the betterment of society. The association was born from the premise that the field of “Aging and Physical Activity” is an interdisciplinary field of study which involves professionals and researchers from very diverse areas, which include Medicine, Biology, Education and Health Care Services. Among the diverse disciplines we could cite Epidemiology, Exercise Physiology, Geriatrics, Gerontology, Healthy Education, Nutrition, Physical Education, Physiotherapy, Psychology, Rehabilitation and Sociology.

Preliminary PhysAgeNet + EGRAPA Conference Programme_without moderators