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FEPSAC is the European Federation of Sport Psychology.
FEPSAC 2013 Conference
The Development of Expertise and Excellence in Applied Sport Psychology
INSEP Paris, May 18th and 19th, 2013
For more info please click here.
The winners of the Young Researchers' Award can be found here.
Latest News in European Sport Psychology
The call for proposals will serve to select high-quality transnational projects which will be supported through the 2013 Preparatory Action "European Partnership on Sports".
In the framework of the implementation of the second year of the Preparatory Action European Partnership on Sports, the Commission has launched a call for proposals to
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
Markus Raab (Germany) and Chris Harwood (UK)
The development of expertise and excellence in research, education and application is of vital importance to the continued growth of sport psychology. The aim of this special issue is bring together high quality contributions which consider the development of expertise and excellence in spor
The newest FEPSAC Newsletter is online and you can download it from our website in the section Activities / Publications.
Special Issue: Performance-enhancement by doping: new sport psychological perspectives
Andrea Petroczi, Kingston University, UK
Bernd Strauss, University of Muenster, Germany
The aim of this Special Issue is to advance our theoretical and empirical understanding of the individual and group level factors that encourage the use of,
Take a look at our website here for newest info on EU research grants.
The proceedings are available for download here.
January is the time to renew your annual membership or to join FEPSAC. We now provide PayPal payment; just follow instructions once you have registered.
Click here to find out more about our new type of membership which includes:
- Free electronic access to our official journal ‘Psychology of Sport and Exercise’ electronically (all ba
Dear FEPSAC members,
one of the goals of the new FEPSAC Managing Council is to increase the dissemination of information about research funding. Please find further information about current calls for funding in the section Activities / Research Grants.
The Managing Council of the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC) would like to take this opportunity to wish you all the best for 2012! Looking back at 2011 we had a great European Congress in Madeira with more than 600 participants.
2012 will begin with a new Managing Council that will continue its mission to increase FEPSAC’s v
The newly elected MC met for their first meeting from December 15-17, 2011. The meeting was hosted by the Deutsche Sporthochschule Köln. More info here.
The FEPSAC Position Statement on Ethical Principles is now online including an ethical checklist to accompany the position statement.
During the General Assembly in Madeira on July 15,2011 the following members of the FEPSAC Managing Council were elected:
Paul Wylleman - President
Anne-Marie Elbe - Vice President
Xavier Sanchez - Secretary General
Alberto Cei - Treasurer
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
FEPSAC has launched a survey to gain a clearer understanding of ASP in Europe from the perspective of Education/Training, Model/Expertise, Nature of Work, and Supervision and Evaluation. It will lead to some fairly comprehensive insights and also assist in a needs analysis for continued professional development as a practitioner.
FEPSAC would very
The FEPSAC 2011 Congress will be held in Madeira from July 12-17, 2011.
Two Young Investigator Award (YIA) events are organised during the FEPSAC 2011 European Congress of Sport Psychology. Indeed, there is the possibility to submit your work to either the Oral Presentation Award or the Poster Presentation Award.
FEPSAC Oral Presentation prize money
* 1st Prize: 500 Euros
* 2nd prize:
The first group of students of the European Masters in Sport and Exercise Psychology programme, offered jointly by four European universities and coordinated by the University of Jyväskylä, has now started their studies.
- The total number of students in the EMSEP programme is 20 and they are divided between three home universities. At the
The European Masters in Sport and Exercise Psychology programme, offered jointly by four European universities and coordinated by the University of Jyväskylä, has selected the first group of students, who will start their studies in autumn 2010.
- We are very pleased with the high level of applicants, says coordinator of the EMSEP programm
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
For the international sport science community and sport psychology colleagues from all over the world Hermann Rieder was a blessing. In the
Press Release: University of Jyväskylä
The international Master’s Degree Programme in Sport and Exercise Psychology at University of Jyväskylä has been selected in the Erasmus Mundus Programme funded by the European Commission. Erasmus Mundus is a worldwide cooperation and mobility programme which aims at enhancing quali
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.