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July 16, 2019, 16:00 CET 

The Managing Council of the European Federation of Sport Psychology has the pleasure of announcing that the next General Assembly will take place on the July 16,2019 at 16:00 CET during the FEPSAC Congress in Münster.

Individual members who have paid their membership fee for 2018 and 2019 by the 15th of April


FEPSAC congratulates Grzegorz Wieclaw, a practitioner from Gliwice in Poland, and Reisha Hull, a PhD student from the London South Bank University, on receiving each the FEPSAC internship grant of 500 Euros. In 2020 two personal grants will also be made available to candidates who meet the eligibility criteria. You can find here more information.


The next FEPSAC MC will be elected during the General Assembly at the Congress 2019 in Münster. You can find more information on the candidates here. 


The international graduate summer school "Conceptual, theoretical and methodological advances in exercise motivation research: Automaticity and affect" is aimed at excellent young researchers with a Master Degree and Post-Docs with specific research experience, from all over the world. Participation is free of charge, but only by invitation after a


The European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC) wishes you a wonderful New Year and all the very best for 2019. FEPSAC was founded 50 years ago in Vittel, France, and we would like to celebrate this special occasion with you during the XVth FEPSAC Congress taking place in Münster this year. Register as an FEPSAC individual member and be

FEPSAC agreed upon signing an agreement with Routledge offering the following benefits for FEPSAC members. Check out the website for more information.
  • Enjoy a 20% discount when you purchase one book or 25% discount when you purchase two or more books!
  • Download a FreeBook on the topic "Managing Talent Deve

The new Impact factor of the official FEPSAC journal Psychology of Sport and Exercise was released and increased from 2.809 to 2.878! This is the third consecutive increase in the IF in a row. We thank all authors, reviewers, and editors for their great work. A special thanks goes to the editors-in chief Nikos Ntoumanis and Bernd Strauss!


FEPSAC published a joint position statement in collaboration with ISSP, AASP and ASPASP on professional accreditation in the journal Psychology of Sport and Exercise.


FEPSAC is happy to announce to have published a position statement on the important issue of mental health in sports. A special thanks goes to the FEPSAC MC members Karin Moesch and Maurizio Bertollo as well as to Göran Kenttä, Jens Kleinert, Cédric Quignon-Fleuret and Sarah Cecil for their work! The article can be downloaded for f


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


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.