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Health Sport

Gesundheitsorientiertes Krafttraining
Image Credit: ZE Hochschulsport

The digitalized field of work at universities offers less and less incentive for motion. By facing the task to make suitable offers for the compensation of physical maladjustments caused by maximum stress, University Sports has become the motive force of „FUndament Health“, the health support program for students and members of the Freie Universität Berlin.

Following the outline conditions of adh (Allgemeiner Deutscher Hochschulsportverband) in association with members of the federation of private health insurance funds (vdek) as well as based on internal provisions of the Freie Universität Berlin presidency, University Sports present an extensive health support offer.

Exemplary health sport offers as listed in the University Sports program are courses for relaxation or activating, like Pilates, Tai Chi, Qi Gong, spine gymnastics, and various kinds of Yoga. In addition to those classical types of health support sports, University Sports offer a wide range of occasions for motion to serve the goal of „health support in the living and working space at universities“. The field of endurance and fitness sports in particular is offering interesting alternatives and will be intensified by University Sports for the future sports program.

This offer serves to positively affect a lasting health improvement of all assured persons and university members, whereby the intent of University Sports is a contribution to the strengthening of health resources and self-competence in health.

The manifold offers in health sports comprise health support measures as well as prevention and is guided by recommendations and quality criteria of the DOSB (Deutscher Olympischer Sportbund).

All health support courses are liable to pay costs. However, a partial financial support by health insurance schemes and employers is possible in accordance with legal provisions.

For further information see AGB (this website) or the website of FUndament Health.