Xavier Sanchez

Xavier Sanchez is currently based at Halmstad University, Sweden. He is Doctor (PhD) in Psychological Sciences by University of Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium); Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) and Associate Fellow (AFBPsS) by British Psychological Society; and registered sport psychologist (VSPN®) by Dutch Society of Sport Psychology. Xavier has European (Sweden, UK, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Spain) and multidisciplinary (psychology, sport sciences) experience both in Higher Education and the sporting arena. He was the first President of the European Network of Young Specialists in Sport Psychology (ENYSSP) and currently is Vice-President of the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC). Xavier is an editorial board member at International Journal of Sport Psychology; International Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology; Frontiers in Psychology; and Journal of Sport Psychology (Associate Editor).


Dr Xavier Sanchez

PhD, CPsychol, AFBPsS

FEPSAC Vice-President


Halmstad University 

Department of Health and Sport

Box 823 – Room R-4110

301 18 Halmstad




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