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The Healthy and Sustainable Campus (CSS) is a transversal project of the TecnoCampus, promoted in 2016 by the School of Health Sciences (ESCS) of the TecnoCampus Mataró-Maresme (UPF) that aims to promote the health of the university community through the design, development and evaluation of strategies that promote healthy habits within the university community (students and working staff).
The initiatives are based on intersectorality, empowerment and participation, equity, a holistic view of health, as well as the viability and sustainability of the proposed strategies. From 2019 the Sustainable perspective was added to the project Healthy Campus.
The project is part of the ranks of health-promoting universities (Tsouros, 2001) and subscribes to the Network of Healthy Universities of Catalonia (US.CAT):
From an organizational perspective, this project is led by a transversal team of PDI and is structured as follows:
Alba Pardo Fernández, PhD
PhD in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (CAFE). Expert in health promotion and healthy lifestyle. Researcher in the evaluation of the lifestyle of the university community. PDI of the College of Health Sciences in the area of health promotion and physical activity.
Helena M Hernández-Pizarro, PhD
PhD in Economics, specializing in public economics and health. Expert in evaluating health interventions. Permanent teaching and research staff at the School of Social and Business Sciences in the areas of marketing and research methodology.
Anna Castells Molina
Professor of the School of Health Sciences of the Tecnocampus, she teaches the degrees of Sciences of Physical Activity and Sport (CAFE) and the Double degree Physiotherapy-CAFE. Her specialty is the theory and practice of motor play, acrobatics and didactic aspects.
Irati Oliva Martínez
Third-year student with a double degree in Business Administration and Marketing and Digital Communities. She currently works as a fellow supporting the coordination and management of Healthy Campus, as well as the management of communication, marketing and social media.
The new strategic plan of the Healthy and Sustainable Campus 2019-2022 contemplates 3 axes, 6 strategic guidelines and 40 actions. The elaboration of this new plan is based on the assessment made of the previous plan (2015-2018) which has served as a starting point for redesigning new behaviour.
Aquest new plan is framed and based in the following health criteria and objectives dictated by the following national and global health organizations:
The main novelty with respect to the previous plan (2015-2018) is the integration of sustainability criteria and the perspective of equality into all actions of Healthy and Sustainable Campus.
The main axes and strategic guidelines of action of Healthy and Sustainable Campus are:
L1. Physical activity
Encourage an active lifestyle in classrooms and offices.
Encourage healthy eating.
L3. Health and Emotional Wellness
Encourage well-being while studying and working, as well as risk prevention.
Foster a culture of responsibility and conscientious consumers.
Evaluate the real impact of Healthy Campus actions.
Promote effective communication of Healthy Campus actions.