Nordic perspectives on adapted physical activity (APA)

You are invited to a Nordic seminar on adapted physical activity (APA) on September 28 to 29, 2023. The purpose of the seminar is to increase the knowledge about opportunities and obstacles for conducting research and education in the Nordic countries on adapted physical activity for children and young people with disabilities in school and sports.

Preliminary programme

September 28

12.00 Lunch at University restaurant Mangold

13.15 Welcome and presentation

13.30 Presentations of Education and Research on APA from Denmark, Finland, Norway, and Sweden – preliminary 30 minutes per country

15.30 Coffee break

16.00 Roundtable discussion on inclusion in Physical Education in schools and Sports Movement

17.00 Summery of the day

19.30 Dinner in town

September 29

08.45 Guest lecture: Accessibility and Learning in Physical Education and Health and Sports Movements, Katarina Schenker, Linnaeus University

09.30 Coffee break

10.00 Roundtable discussion on Accessibility and Learning in Physical Education & Health and Sports Movements

11.00 Future cooperation in APA in the Nordic countries

12.00 Summery of the two days and lunch at University restaurant Mangold

Good to know

The seminar is aimed towards researchers and professionals in schools and sports organisations in the Nordic countries who work with adapted physical activity. Please register through the form below.

Halmstad University will pay for accommodation between September 28 and 29 and all meals. Participants pay for their own travel expenses.

For questions, contact Lars Kristén via

The seminar is supported by funds from the Swedish Research Council for Sport Science (CIF).

You cannot register any longer. Registration closed on 31 May at 23.59.