Barbara Konda is a physiologist, a researcher, and a lecturer with over 25 years of experience in Slovenia as well abroad. She is the author of the Fit International™ project and the so-called Fit pedagogy™, a new teaching strategy which is based on learning through movement. As part of the project, she has been developing programmes and contents for physical activities of children and youth, movement therapy in support of treating NCDs as well as programmes and contents for teaching and learning through movement. 

    On an international scale, she is a recognised lecturer in the fields of prevention and treatment of noncommunicable diseases and educational neuroscience. Participating in the centralized European project Fortee (Horizon) she strives to develop programmes of movement therapy to be used by pedo-oncology patients during their intensive treatments.  Since 2012, Barbara is a lecturer of postgraduate studies at the Department of Family Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Ljubljana. Between 2000 and 2007 she was a member of the government working group preparing the National strategy of physical activity (HEPA), and between 2007 and 2013 a member of the working group preparing the action plan in accordance with the National strategy of physical activity, both led by the Ministry of Health. Barbara is the author of over 100 varied manuals for physical-sport activity of children and youth as well as new teaching approaches based on learning through movement, and over 1000 diverse didactic movement games and teaching methods and other contents for a wide age range of children and youth.