Athanasios Papaioannou is a professor of sport psychology and the Dean of the School of Physical Education and Nutrition at the University of Thessaly, Trikala, Greece. In this university, he has been the coordinator of the European Master in Sport and Exercise Psychology (EMSEP) Erasmus Mundus program, which provides training of international Master students in collaboration with other European universities, from 2010 until now. He is doing research on motivation and physical activity, coordinating several European projects on this topic. He is co-Editor in Chief of the International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology and we have written and co-edited books in Greek and English, such as the Routledge Companion to Sport and Exercise Psychology (with D. Hackfort). He has been active in the International Society of Sport Psychology and the Director of its 10th World Congress (Skiathos, Greece).
Department of Physical Education & Sport Science
University of Thessaly, Karyes