Sports for Life

Changes to the Standards for the Sports for Life Fitness Assessment (Walk or Run Test) and MOE Healthy Lifestyle Incentive Award Scheme

MOE Sports and Recreation Club (MESRC) had been organising the Sports for Life (SFL) Fitness Assessment (Walk or Run Test) since 2002 with the aim to encourage our staff to stay active and healthy through the MOE Healthy Lifestyle Incentive Award Scheme.

To qualify for the award, staff should have taken only 5 days or less of medical leave (Hospitalisation & Maternity Leave are excluded) during the qualifying period (1st January to 31st December) and has obtained either Gold, Silver or Bronze award for the SFL Fitness Assessment (Walk or Run Test). Staff who meet these criteria will be awarded monetary incentives: $130 for Gold, $100 for Silver and $70 for Bronze.

MESRC have reviewed the MOE Healthy Lifestyle Incentive Award Scheme and have informed the changes to all schools and MOE HQ.  The changes included new standards for the SFL Fitness Assessment (Walk or Run Test) that are more accessible and appropriate for our staff, as well as an increase in the quantum of the awards.  Details of the changes are as follow:

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  New quantum for the awards are:
· Gold Award: $130
· Silver Award: $100

MESRC Centralised Sports for Life Activity 2017

Please submit the attached registration form to ahmad_shah_abdul_ghani@moe.gov.sg at least 2 weeks before the actual event. Please note that registration will be closed when we reach maximum capacity of 200 pax.


Please note that the centralised test on 29 July 2017 at Temasek JC is full and registration had closed. You wish to consider the other upcoming venues.

Remarks:

Recruitment of Volunteer Invigilators for School Based Sports Life 2017

The MOE Sports and Recreation Club (MESRC) is looking for volunteers who are NAPFA trained / certified testers to help conduct the self-administered Sports for Life Walk and Run Test for schools. Each test would consist of about 3 hours and the test time and date would be determined by the organiser (school, cluster, or zone) which would be informed to you and checked it against your schedule by a MESRC officer.

You must be committed and responsible for the date and time you commit and diligent overseeing the test once your are assigned the duty. In return, MESRC will compensate $50.00 per-session/3hrs; transportation cost is included.

If you are keen to register for the above, please complete the attached form and fax it to 6465 4530.

For any enquiry , please contact Mr Shah at 6460 9863 (DID) or email ahmad_shah_abdul_ghani@moe.gov.sg

School Based Sports for Life 2017

The School Based Sports for Life is a fitness assessment programme organised by your own PE department.

A neutral person (MESRC invigilator) will be deployed to your school by MESRC to oversee the testing procedure and endorse the result. The invigilator would also provide advice according to the proper guidelines. Schools can request to loan the heart rate devices (HRDs) from MESRC. However, prior booking and self collection is required.

Please submit the invigilator request form to ahmad_shah_abdul_ghani@moe.gov.sg at least 2 weeks prior to the test date. 

Refer to the attaced revised standards with effect from January 2017.