IFAPA is an international scientific organization of higher education scholars, practitioners and students dedicated to promoting APA. The fundamental purposes of IFAPA are:
- to encourage international cooperation in the field of physical activity to the benefit of individuals of all abilities,
- to promote, stimulate and support research in the field of adapted physical activity throughout the world,
- and to make scientific knowledge of and practical experiences in adapted physical activity available to all interested persons, organizations and institutions.
HK’s quarterly journal Adapted Physical Activity Quarterly is the official journal of the IFAPA.