Organizing Committee

  • Karsten Froberg
  • Inês Correia
  • Luís Bettencourt Sardinha

Scientific Committee

  • Karsten Froberg
  • Lars Bo Andersen
  • Luís Bettencourt Sardinha
  • Niels Christian Møller
  • Sigmund Anderssen
  • Ulf Ekelund

09h00 - 09h30 Opening Ceremony

Luís B. Sardinha
Luís B. Sardinha
Portugal Luís B. SardinhaSteering Committee of the EYHS
    João Paulo Rebelo (TBC)
    João Paulo Rebelo (TBC)
    Portugal João Paulo Rebelo (TBC)Secretary of State for Sports and Youth
      09:30 - 10:15
      Ulf Ekelund
      Ulf Ekelund
      Norway Ulf EkelundDepartment of Sports Medicine,Norwegian School of Sport Sciences
        Keynote 1

        Fitness, Physical Activity and Sedentary Time in Young People: Independent Associations and Moderating Effects on Adiposity and Metabolic Risk Markers

        10:15 - 11:00
        Lars Bo Andersen
        Lars Bo Andersen
        Norway Lars Bo AndersenFaculty of Teacher Education and Sport
          Keynote 2

          Why is Fitness not a Parameter in the Definition of Metabolic Syndrome?

          11:00 — 11:30

          Coffee break

          11:30 — 13:00

          Oral Presentations

          13:00 — 14:30

          Lunch
          14:30 - 15:15
          Jonatan Ruiz
          Jonatan Ruiz
          Spain Jonatan RuizDepartment of Physical Education and Sports, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain and Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
            Keynote 3

            Cardiorespiratory Fitness in Children and Youth: A Call for Surveillance

            15:15 - 16:00
            Luís B. Sardinha
            Luís B. Sardinha
            Portugal Luís B. SardinhaFaculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon
              Keynote 4

              The Portuguese Platform of Fitness and Physical Activity for e-Surveillance and e-Counseling in School Children

              16:00 — 16:30

              Coffee break

              16:30 — 18:00

              Oral Presentations
              09:00 - 09:45
              David Thivel
              David Thivel
              France David ThivelResearch Center for Human Nutrition, CRNH Auvergne, Clermont Auvergne University
                Keynote 5

                Physical Activity Improves Appetite Control and Nutrition in Children: Physiological and Neurocognitive Pathways

                09:45 - 10:30
                Ignacio Royo
                Ignacio Royo
                Spain Ignacio RoyoFaculty of Sports Sciences, University of Castilla-La Mancha
                  Keynote 6

                  Exercise to Maximize Fat Utilization in Children

                  10:30 — 11:00

                  Coffee break

                  11:00 — 13:00

                  Oral Presentations

                  13:00 — 14:30

                  Lunch
                  14:30 - 15:15
                  Anders Grøntved
                  Anders Grøntved
                  Denmark Anders GrøntvedUniversity of Southern Denmark
                    Keynote 7

                    Screen Media Use and Health of Young People

                    15:15 - 16:00
                    Pedro Saint-Maurice
                    Pedro Saint-Maurice
                    USA Pedro Saint-MauriceNational Cancer Institute, National Institutes of Health, Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, Metabolic Epidemiology Branch
                      Keynote 8

                      School-based Fitness Assessments: Balancing Science and Practice

                      16:00 — 16:30

                      Coffee break

                      16:30 — 18:00

                      Oral Presentations

                      20:00

                      Dinner Symposium
                      09:00 - 09:45
                      Francisco Ortega
                      Francisco Ortega
                      Spain Francisco OrtegaDepartment of Physical Education and Sports, Faculty of Sports Sciences, University of Granada, Granada, Spain and Department of Biosciences and Nutrition, Karolinska Institutet, Huddinge, Sweden
                        Keynote 9

                        Role of Exercise and Fitness in Cognition and Brain in Childhood

                        09:45 - 10:30
                        Charles Hillman
                        Charles Hillman
                        USA Charles HillmanDepartment of Psychology and Department of Health Sciences, Northwestern University
                          Keynote 10

                          Run for your life! Fitness, Fatness, and Brain Health

                          10:30 — 11:00

                          Coffee break

                          11:00 — 13:00

                          Oral Presentations

                          Conference Facilities

                          Pavilhão do conhecimento

                          Pavilhão do conhecimento Mapa

                          Accommodations

                          Hotel ibis Lisboa Parque das Naçoes
                          Hotel ibis Lisboa Parque das Naçoes

                          Hotel ibis Lisboa
                          Parque das Naçoes

                          The Hotel Ibis Lisboa Parque das Nações is a quiet hotel located in Lisbon, 15 minutes from the city center.

                          Hotel Expo Astória
                          Hotel Expo Astória

                          Hotel Expo Astória

                          This modernly decorated, 3-star hotel enjoys a central location and is a short walk from Marquês de Pombal Square and Eduardo VII Park. .

                          VIP Executive Art’s Hotel
                          VIP Executive Art’s Hotel

                          VIP Executive Art’s Hotel

                          The stylish and modern Vip Executive Arts Hotel is situated less than 500 meters from the banks of the Tagus River and the Lisbon International Fair.

                          Hotel Olissippo Oriente
                          Hotel Olissippo Oriente

                          Hotel Olissippo Oriente

                          Olissippo Oriente is located in Lisbon's new financial center, Parque das Nações. It offers soundproofed rooms with a flat-screen TV..

                          Tivoli Oriente
                          Tivoli Oriente

                          Tivoli Oriente

                          Tivoli Oriente Lisboa Hotel offers contemporary accommodation in Lisbon's iconic Parque das Nações, overlooking the Tagus River..

                          Pousada da Juventude do Parque das Nações
                          Pousada da Juventude do Parque das Nações

                          Pousada da Juventude do Parque das Nações

                          Pousada de Juventude has a accessible setting, making it an ideal place to stay while in Lisbon. Reservations are subject to availability there are two options (2 beds) and private (4 beds).