Values & Strategic Goals

ICSSPE was founded in the late 1950s with the aims of maintaining an inclusive perspective on the different disciplines of sport, sport science and physical education, and of furthering a continuing collaboration between them. It brings together a wide range of scientific and professional organisations of various sport branches and disciplines, and creates the possibility for interdisciplinary collaboration.


In pursuance of its mission and strategic goals ICSSPE shall abide by the principles of Inclusion, Reliability, Cooperation and Equality.

Strategic Goals

The strategic goals of ICSSPE shall be to:

  • Encourage cooperation between scientists, policy-makers and practitioners;
  • Integrate research in physical activity and sport and support the application of its results;
  • Disseminate scientific knowledge in sport and physical activity; and
  • Support initiatives with aims similar to those pursued by ICSSPE.