The learning groups in Mistra Sport & Outdoors work to develop knowledge and solutions to challenges in sports and outdoor life. The groups consist of organizations, companies, authorities and researchers who work together.

 

Learning groups:

Knowledge and transformation, WP1

Challenges:

How and what change can we make in sport, outdoor recreation and the physical education and health subject for a more environmental sustainable development?

  • How did processes of change look like earlier?
  • What constraints are there, and have there been, to achieve change?

 

Sustainable transport solutions, WP2

Challenges:

How can we create environmentally sustainable and attractive transport solutions that provide a fair and equal accessibility to sport and outdoor recreation for all groups in society?

  • How can transport solutions be designed for a more sustainable accessibility under different geographic conditions, such as cities, suburbs and rural areas?
  • How can physical planning practices be developed to create more sustainable access to sport and outdoor recreation?
  • How can we develop more accurate principles, methods and tools to support planning of organized activities, facilities and events in order to achieve a more equal mobility and accessibility within sports and outdoor recreation?

Sustainable use of land and water, WP3

Challenges:

How can we manage impact from sport and outdoor recreation on land- and water environments in physical planning and management?

  • What impacts are there from sport- and outdoor recreation facilities on land- and water environments in different landscapes?
  • How can environmental impacts be managed in relation to demands for accessibility and co-use of land- and water environments in different landscapes?

 

Material and sustainable equipment, WP4

Challenges:

What can contribute to minimized environmental impact and more circular solutions over the life-cycle, for materials and equipment within sport and outdoor recreation? What examples of measures and solutions are important for;

  • Manufactures and retailers of material and equipment?
  • Participants in sport and outdoor recreation?
  • Organizations, clubs or other associations within sport and outdoor recreation?
  • Decision makers with ability to affect planning and exercise of sport and outdoor recreation?

 

Sustainable events, WP5

Challenges:

How can we create environmental sustainable events in sport and outdoor recreation?

  • What measures do event organizers need to undertake?
  • What measures do event visitors and event participants need to undertake?
  • How can sport and outdoor recreation events relate to trends and current circumstances?

 

Behaviour, policy and future change, WP6

Challenges:  

How can coordinated efforts be made leading to more streamlined decision-making to enhance the environmental sustainability within the sport and outdoor recreation sectors?

  • What combination of policies, strategies, tools and practices can most effectively lead to a society-wide movement that embraces environmentally sustainable sport and outdoor recreation?
  • How can the sport and outdoor recreation sectors guide consumers, businesses and organizations to embrace a more sustainable behavior? 

 

 

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