JUST SPORT: Workshop against doping for fitness centres trainers and young sportsmen

18 May 2018 | Get involved

What information do we have about the use of prohibited substances in sports and in fitness centre?

Doping affects not only top athletes but also recreationists in fitness centres including young sportsmen at grassroots level, who may adopt an attitude either taking dietary supplements for faster muscular mass or stamina gain detrimental to their health.

To analyse this topic, we invite you to participate in the workshop within JUST SPORT project. The project wants to raise awareness of fitness centre owners as well as trainer of those structures on the doping’s topic and on the danger that comes with the use of prohibited substances.

On 25th of May, the workshop will be held at the University of Palermo in the faculty of “Scienze delle Attività Motorie e Sportive”. The event will start at 09:00  and will finish at 15:30 (launch is offered by CESIE).


Scienze Motorie e Sportive, Università di Palermo

25th May 2018 | h. 9.00 am

Via Giovanni Pascoli, 6 – Palermo

Several experts will be involved during the workshop, talking about different topic such as:

  • numbers and statistics behindthe use of doping in Italy and in Europe,
  • the consequences of the use of banned substances in sport,
  • the reasons why athletes decide to take prohibited substances,
  • legal aspectsaround the use of doping.

Awareness on this matter is crucial because only with the direct involvement of the stakeholders at local and European level can bring solid and deep results.

For this instance, the workshops is open to the ones who attend grassroots courses in fitness centres as well as students that are in becoming the future trainers.

The morning session will be followed by a roundtables in the afternoon in which participants and experts together will talk and share opinion on the doping topic, health, nutrition and sport as well as the project and their feedbacks about the workshops.

At the end of the working days, every participant will receive a certificate of attendance.

Participation to the workshops is open and free! Students from the faculty of “Scienze delle Attività Motorie e Sportive” will receive CFU!

In order to participate please contact as soon as possible emiliano.mungiovino@cesie.org.

About the project

JUST SPORT – Fight against doping on grassroots level is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme, Collaborative Partnership in field of Sport aiming at raising awareness about the negative consequences of using supplements with harmful additives among young sportsmen in fitness centers and all beginners in grassroots level recreational sports.

Moreover, the project provides anti-doping education and prevention programmes fostering the fundamental values that underpin recreational activities and informing youth about moral, legal and health benefits of recreational activities.


The project partnership holds together 6 organisations:

For further information

Read more about the project.

Visit just-sport.org.

Contact Emiliano Mungiovino, emiliano.mungiovino@cesie.org.