The SLOfit lab

The SLOfit system is being develped by the Laboratory for the Diagnostics of Physical and Motor Development, located at the Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana in cooperation with the Fitlab Institute.

The laboratory is involved in studying:

  • physical activity and its indicators such as patterns of activities and physical fitness;
  • healthy physical development and its indicatiors such as growth patterns, nutritional habits, body composition and factors that influence physical activity and development of children and youth.

In recent years, rapid changes in children's’ lifestyles h aad great impact on physical activity and development.

The changes in lifestyles are reflecting the changes in social, economic and physical environment which is why the laboratory studies these changes in cooperation with experts from other disciplines such as physical anthropology, social anthropology, kinesiology, public health, developmental psychology and pediatrics.