Design and monitoring of physical activity in tough environments

Journal title TERRITORIO
Author/s Nicola Lovecchio, Matteo Zago, Luca Mainardi, Rita Laureanti
Publishing Year 2023 Issue 2022/102 Language Italian
Pages 5 P. 41-45 File size 147 KB
DOI 10.3280/TR2022-102007
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This article addresses the issue of sport in prison, with a focus on the current situation in Italy. Physical activity and sports practice are fundamental rights of every person with important positive effects on their psychophysical health. From this perspective, the study of sports practice in closed and traditionally tough places such as those of prisons becomes particularly important. The availability and use of appropriate spaces are essential factors in the improvement of the quality of life and of sports activities. Today, their assessment and monitoring can be developed also through simple ‘wearable’ systems, such as those applied by the research ACTS to transform the spaces of Bollate detention institute (Milan) into less tough environments.

Keywords: jail environment; sport; design

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Nicola Lovecchio, Matteo Zago, Luca Mainardi, Rita Laureanti, Progettare e monitorare l’attività motoria in spazi difficili in "TERRITORIO" 102/2022, pp 41-45, DOI: 10.3280/TR2022-102007