Here you will find information about the Finnish adapted physical activity (APA) system: actors and networks, history, laws and regulation, funding, research and education, development work and projects. The website offers also current news related to Finnish APA.  Lue lisää

13th International Conference on Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD13) is held on June 5-8, 2019 in Jyväskylä, Finland.  Lue lisää

The Finnish sport system is based on cooperation between three sectors: public, voluntary and private. Volunteer associations, such as the sports clubs and other civic sector actors, are at the centre. This site contains information on these three sectors.  Lue lisää

Adapted physical activity (APA) and disability sports have a long history and tradition in Finland. This site contains information about the most important steps in development of Finnish APA.  Lue lisää

Several ministries and other public sector actors are responsible for creating favourable conditions for adapted physical activity (APA) and disability sport in Finland. This site contains information on national level sport, physical activity APA administration.  Lue lisää

Finnish adapted physical activity (APA) and disability sport is promoted in co-operation by several actors. At the national level the most important actors are the sport and physical activity associations. This site contains information on national level APA actors and their networks.  Lue lisää

At the local level adapted physical activity (APA) is arranged in co-operation by municipalities and their APA instructors, local social, health, disability and pensioner associations and sports clubs. This site contains information on local level APA actors and their activities.  Lue lisää

Adapted physical activity has a strong position in regulation of public sports activities in Finland. For example, according to the Constitution of Finland, physical exercise is a fundamental right to everyone. This site has been compiled with the key legislation of adapted physical activity.  Lue lisää

The sport economy volume in Finland was around 3 billion euro (2005). The main financiers of the Finnish sport and physical exercise are households, municipalities, employers, state and sponsors. Here you can find information about the financing of Finnish sport and APA.  Lue lisää

After comprehensive school all education levels in Finland are offering education in sport and physical exercise. Many of these offer also adapted physical activity (APA) studies. Here you can find information about APA education in Finland.  Lue lisää