Among others, the conference wishes to address the following topics in particular:
● Public health issues and the concept of well-being (with special attention to new developments in the field of behavioural and social science theory as applied to health promotion practice and research, targeting all groups across the entire lifespan and socioeconomic gradient).
● Health promotion through sport (using sport as a tool for health promoting outcomes or sustainable development goals) and health promotion in sports (health promotion initiatives/interventions/events performed in sport).
● Healthy nutrition (the importance of healthy nutrition for the well-being of the growing world population)
● Motivation and sport (motivation and behavioural change, physical activity and mental health, body image in sport and exercise).
● Leisure, outdoor/indoor recreational activities, and sport tourism: new trends in the sport tourism industry.
● Policy aspects: policy analysis, policy-makers and stakeholders in health promotion initiatives, sport infrastructure and sports policies, implementation and management of sports programmes.
● The role of local communities and local politics in health and sport promotion (coordinating sports policy with health policy, ‘sport for all’ programmes, etc.).
● Research in relation to emerging concepts within the field of health promotion, such as physical literacy, salutogenesis, social capital, etc.
● Re-thinking health promotion in the digital era: new media, technological opportunities and the socio-political implications of digitized health promotion initiatives.
● Impacts and implications of the COVID-19 situation on micro and macro levels (from the level of private choice/motivation, the issue of physical/spatial distancing measures in group sports, etc. to the level of policy redirection of funds, closure of sports facilities, effects on sports tourism, etc.)