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Keynote Lecture 1

Paddy Ekkekakis: Escape from cognitivism: Exercise as a hedonic experience.

15 July 2015, 11:30-12:30

Keynote Lecture 2

Sergio Lara-Bercial & Cliff Mallett: Serial winning coaches – Vision, people and environment.

16.July 2015, 11:30-12:30

Keynote Lecture 3

Kari Fasting: Sexual harassment and abuse in sport – Implications for sport psychologists

16 July 2015, 15:45-16:45

Keynote Lecture 4

Claudia Voelcker-Rehage: Benefits of physical activity and fitness for lifelong motor and cognitive development – Brain and behaviour

17 July 2015, 11:30-12:30

Keynote Lecture 5

Nancy J. Cooke: Interactive team cognition: Focusing on team dynamics.

18 July 2015, 11:30-12:30

Keynote Lecture 6

Chris Harwood: Doing sport psychology? Critical reflections as a scientist-practitioner

18 July 2015, 15.45-16.45


Professional challenges working at the Olympic level. 

16 July 2015, 08:30-10:00

Chair: Paul Wylleman, Dutch Olympic Committee, The Netherlands

Participants: Daniel Birrer, Swiss Federal Institute of Sport Magglingen, Switzerland

Jörg Wetzel, Swiss Olympic Association, Switzerland

Hafrún Kristjánsdóttir, Icelandic Olympic Committee, Iceland

Lina Vaisetaite, Lithuanian Olympic Committee, Lithuania



Certification for sport psychology service delivery in Europe. 

16 July 2015, 14:00-15:30

Chair: Vana Hutter, VU University Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Discussants: David Fletcher, Loughborough University, UK

Gangyan Si, Hong Kong Institute of Education, Hong Kong

Natalia Stambulova, Halmstad University, Sweden

Roland Seiler, University of Bern, Switzerland


An international perspective on the organisation of sport psychology. 

17 July 2015, 12:30-14:00

Chair: Paul Wylleman, FEPSAC Past President

Participants: Gangyan Si, ISSP

Diane Ste-Marie, NASPSPA

Gualberto Cremades, AASP

Elisabeth Rosnet, IAAP

Anne-Marie Elbe, FEPSAC President