Table 2

‘FIFA 11 for Health’ programme content and health issues addressed by each session

Session‘Play Football’ activity‘Play Fair’ health topicHealth issues addressed in Session
1Warming upPlay football (exercise)Cardiovascular disease, stroke, diabetes, overweight, obesity
2PassingRespect girls and womenGender violence, rape, mental abuse, HIV/AIDS, STDs
3HeadingProtect yourself from HIV and STDsHIV/AIDS, syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhoea
4DribblingAvoid drugs, alcohol and tobaccoLung disease, kidney disease, gender violence, mental health
5ControllingControl your weightObesity, overweight, diabetes, cardiovascular disease
6DefendingWash your handsDiarrhoea, cholera, dysentery, typhoid
7TrappingDrink clean waterDiarrhoea, cholera, dysentery, typhoid
8Building fitnessEat a balanced dietOverweight, obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease
9ShootingGet vaccinatedInfluenza, polio, smallpox, meningitis, tuberculosis, tetanus
10GoalkeepingTake your prescribed medicationCardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes, HIV/AIDS
11TeamworkFair playReview of all health issues discussed in Sessions 1 to 10