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The Managing Council of the European Federation of Sport Psychology has the pleasure of inviting you to our Members’ meeting on the 28th of November 2017. It will take place from 17:30-18:30 in Nottingham at the East Midlands Conference Centre.

All individual and group FEPSAC members, members of FEPSAC group members and guests are welcome.

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

Attendees of the BASES-FEPSAC Conference 2017 have the possibility to attend the pre-conference workshop Doing Better Qualitative Research: Publishing Tips, Expanding Methods and Developing Rigor organized by Brett Smith taking place on Monday 27 November. The workshop is followed by an introduction to the topic Supporting the Psychological He


The joint FEPSAC conference in cooperation with the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES), will take place in Nottingham, UK, on November 28 and 29, 2017. The two-day conference with approximately 500 delegates offers the possibility to share your research, receive valuable feedback, network and make future contacts.

The confe


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 European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC) wishes you a wonderful New Year and we hope that 2017 will be filled with great happiness and success for you inside and outside the world of sport psychology. In case you are not a member yet, we would like to draw your attention to the benefits joining FEPSAC:

• Reduced registration fees


The FEPSAC Managing Council met in Raitenhaslach, Bavaria on September 22 and 23, 2016. Agenda points were the preperation of the FEPSAC conference in Nottingham in 2017 and the FEPSAC Congress in Münster in 2019. We also worked on developing an European Certification for Specialists in Applied Sport Psychology. We would like to thank our host


The FEPSAC Poster Awards for Young Researchers in Sport and Exercise Psychology is now announced on the conference website. Since the first FEPSAC Congress in 1991, FEPSAC acknowledges the outstanding research achievements of its members. For the BASES-FEPSAC Conference in 2017, FEPSAC encourages students of any age, gender and nationality to


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.  


One main goal of FEPSAC is to increase mobility and improve the quality and breadth of educational experience within Europe. For that reason, FEPSAC now provides a contact form on the website where potential supervisors can state their interest to offer or take an (un)remunerated temporary placement. This contact form will be available for supervis


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.