Nadine Debois

Institut National du Sport, de l’Expertise et de la Performance, Research Department

Nadine Debois is researcher at the National Institute of Sport, Expertise and Performance (INSEP). She first graduated in Physical Education then completed her PhD in human (sport psychology) sciences in 2001. She is also a former elite athlete (Olympic finalist in 1988). Her research interests focus on lifestyle management, career development and career transitions in elite sport. Besides her research Nadine provides seminars and lectures in sport psychology in initial and continuing education for coaches as well as applied sport psychological services to elite athletes and coaches in various sports. She is member of the Board of the French Society of Sport Psychology (SFPS) for which she was President from 2008 to 2011. She is also member of the managing council of the European Federation of Sport Psychology (FEPSAC) since 2011 as well as member of the FAST (Forum for Applied Sport Psychologists in Top-Sport) European group since 2004.