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Come join the FEPSAC (European Federation of Sport Psychology) president, Anne-Marie Elbe, for networking on Friday, July 6, 2018 as of 20:00 in the “Lagoona bar”. The evening is open to all and FEPSAC members will receive a free drink. Please send an email to office@fepsac.com by June 15, 2018 if you would like join so that we can rese


The official FEPSAC journal Psychology of Sport and Exercise calls for papers for Special Issue on "Responsiveness to change of the psychological determinants and outcomes of physical activity and sedentary behavior". The guest editors are Amanda Rebar and Simon Rosenbaum.

Submission deadline: 1st October 2018.


The FEPSAC MC is happy to announce that it published a new position stand about Culturally competent practice in sport and exercise psychology. 


The European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC) wishes you a wonderful New Year and all the very best for 2018. We would like to inform you about our new membership fee offer for 2018: those who register for two years will benefit from a 10% reduced fee and those who register for four years will receive a 25% reduced fee. These deals are valid


Download the first FreeBook from the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC)! An initiative developed in collaboration with Routledge, this FreeBook has been co-created for the conference co-organised with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) in Nottingham, UK, 28th-29th November 2017.


The FEPSAC Managing Council now offers its endorsement of local sport psychology conferences. The purpose of endorsement is to assist conferences relevant to the advancement and dissemination of the knowledge of Sport and Exercise Psychology. FEPSAC endorsement of a conference does not entail any financial or legal obligation on the part of FE


FEPSAC congratulates the winners of the Young Researchers Award Jolan Kegelaers and Koen de Brandt both from Vrije Universiteit Brussel. More info here


FEPSAC could gain new supervisors for our initiative to support the provision of paid and unpaid temporary internship. This initiative is a means to increase mobility and improve the quality and breadth of the educational and professional experience within Europe. We would like to thank our colleagues who support this initiative and further encoura

FEPSAC congratulates  Past President Paul Wylleman  for receiving the 2017 AASP Distinguished International Scholar Award. The Association for Applied Sport Psychology recognizes Paul Wylleman’s achievements as an outstanding individual whose scientific and applied work has significantly impacted the field of sport and exe

The FEPSAC Managing Council expresses solidarity with colleagues in Turkey.  Please consider whether you can support our colleagues in Turkey via research grants and funds, short-term work opportunities,  and by disseminating the news about the state of emergency and its consequences. You can find a letter from the Turkish Psych


FEPSAC is happy to announce the acceptance of the proposed invited session at the 23rd annual congress of the European College of Sport Science – ECSS Dublin 2018. The title of the session is “Mind over muscle? A psychophysiological approach to pacing and exercise behaviour – FEPSAC Symposium.” The symposium will be chaired


The new FEPSAC book Sport and Exercise Psychology: From Theory to Practice edited by Markus Raab, Paul Wylleman, Roland Seiler, Anne-Marie Elbe and Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis is now published. More info here.  


After having obtained the EU legal status as an International Non-Profit Organization (INPA) in 2015, FEPSAC is now eligible to be a partner in funding bids. The main aim of FEPSAC is to develop sport, exercise and performance psychology across Europe, and its participation in EU, international and national research and dissemination projects


During the FEPSAC General Assembly which took place on July 16, 2015 in Bern, Switzerland a new Managing Council was elected. The new MC members are:

Anne-Marie Elbe (President)

Nadine Debois (Secretary General)

Antonis Hatzigeorgiadis (Treasurer)

Markus Raab (Vice-President)

Xavier Sanchez (Vice-President)

Karin Moesch

Maurizio Bertollo



FEPSAC highly values the education and continuous professional development of sport psychologists. This is affirmed by the theme of the FEPSAC conference in Paris (18th and 19th of May 2013): ‘development of expertise and excellence in applied sport psychology’ (more information can be found here).
In the recent past attempts have been


The FEPSAC Position Statement on Ethical Principles is now online including an ethical checklist to accompany the position statement.


Professor László Nàdori (1923 – 2011), the renowned Hungarian sport psychologist,  researcher, and also member of the Hungarian Parliament, passed away on 17th April 2011 with “the last farewell”  on 6th May in Budapest.

Professor Nadori obtained his physical education teacher’s degree at the


13 October 1920 - 11 March 2011 

The Managing Council of FEPSAC, during its meeting in Budapest, received the sad news that the founding president of FEPSAC, Ema Geron, had passed away the 11 of March 2011.

Ema Geron was born on October 13th in Sliven, Bulgaria. She graduated at the University St. Kliment Ohriski in Sofia and defended her do


The FEPSAC MC was very sad to receive the information that Hermann Rieder passed away. Please find below his obituary written by Dieter Hackfort.


Prof. Dr. Hermann Rieder
*3.5.1928 †22.8.2009

For the international sport science community and sport psychology colleagues from all over the world Hermann Rieder was a blessing. In the


The FEPSAC MC was very sad to receive the information that former MC Member, Treasurer and Vice-President Erwin Hahn passed away on August 9, 2009.


The Hellenic Society for Sport Psychology honored FEPSAC for their cooperation on December 12, 2008. The award was handed over to FEPSAC President Paul Wylleman during the last MC Meeting, which was hosted by the Hellenic Society in Athens, Greece.