News Archive

Free One-Day Conference and Training
Participation, Recreation and Inclusion through Martial Arts Education


Monday, 3rd December, 2018

09:00h – 16:00h

Institute of Technology,

Tralee, Ireland


Former ICSSPE President Died Age 79
Paavo Komi: A Life Devoted to Sport Science


Paavo V. Komi, Former ICSSPE President and one of the most outstanding scientists and science politicians in the field, passed away after a long disease period.

Results of research and development Project on Whistleblowing
Sport WHISTLE Project Enters Final Phase


The Sport WHISTLE project, funded by the ERASMUS+ programme of the European Commission, is advancing toward the final point on its agenda, the policy recommendations on whistleblowing.

2018 US Report Card
Physical Activity for Children and Youth


The US Physical Activity Plan Alliance has published its 2018 United States Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth.

Seminar in Rheinsberg, Germany
Inclusive Development Through Sport


ICSSPE’s unique intensive training programme for those seeking to work in sport for development, inclusive sport, or disaster relief will take place from 20th until 26th January, 2019 in Rheinsberg, Germany.


Sport, Exercise and Health in the Digitized City
Urban Sport and Health Conference


The Senate Department for Home Affairs and Sport of the State of Berlin will hold the Urban Sport and Health Conference from 19th until 20th November, 2018 in Berlin, Germany.

Zagreb, Croatia
Breaking the Cycle of Inequality in Sport


The Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) of the Council of Europe will hold the conference Breaking the Cycle of Inequality in Sport, on 25th October, 2018 in Zagreb, Croatia.

Call for Proposals
IOC World Conference on Injury Prevention


The International Olympic Committee will hold its World Conference on the prevention of injury and illness in sport. It will take place from 12th to 14th March, 2020, in Monaco.

Seminar in Leuven, Belgium
New Data on European and International Sport Governance


Play the Game has arranged a seminar on the mapping of governance in sport for 13th November, 2018, in Leuven, Belgium.

Zug, Switzerland
World Education Leadership Symposium


The Swiss Institute for the Management and Economics of Education of the University of Teacher Education, Zug will hold the 2019 World Education Leadership Symposium.

Neuchatel, Switzerland
FIFA International Masters - 20th Edition


The Centre International D´Étude du Sport (CIES) has officially opened the application process for the 20th edition of the International MA in Management, Law and Humanities of Sport.

Call for Papers
AIESEP 2019 International Conference


The Association Internationale des Ecoles Supérieures d'Education Physique is organising its international conference which will be held on 19th until 22nd June, 2019 at Adelphi University in Garden City, New York, USA.

IAKS International Congress


The International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities will hold its 26th International Congress from 5th to 8th November, 2019 at the Köln Messe in Cologne, Germany.

Johannesburg, South Africa
Sandra Heck Elected to the ICSSPE Executive Board


Sandra Heck from the International Society for the History of Physical Education and Sport (ISHPES) was elected to the ICSSPE Executive Board during ICSSPE’s last General Assembly on September 7th 2018 in Johannesburg, South Africa.

WHO Global Health Report
Trends to Insufficient Physical Activity


Insufficient physical activity is a leading risk factor for non-communicable diseases, and has a negative effect on mental health and quality of life.

Perspectives Series
ICSSPE Publications


ICSSPE recently recceived two reviews of the ICSSPE Perspectives volume ‚ Elite Sport and Sport-for-All: Bridging the Two Cultures? Edited by Richard Bailey and Margaret Talbot. This book – and the rest of the ICSSPE Perspectives series – is still available from both the ICSSPE Office and Routledge.

ICSSPE Joins Partners for the Inclusion of Refugees
Launch of the ASPIRE Project Materials in Serbia


The first training session of the ASPIRE training resource, aiming to capture the popularity of sport to promote the inclusion of refugees has been successfully launched in Belgrade, Serbia.

Rheinsberg, Germany
Seminar on Inclusive Development Through Sport


ICSSPE’s unique intensive training programme for those seeking to work in sport for development, inclusive sport, or disaster relief will take place January 20th until 26th, 2019 in Rheinsberg, Germany.

Amravati, India
Traditional Sports and Games Festival of India


Hanuman Vyayam Prasarak Mandal College in collaboration with the Association for International Sport for All Regional Centre for Traditional Sports and Games, Amravati, invites participants to the 6th Annual National Traditional Sports and Games Festival.

Vierumäki, Finland
EUDAPA Diploma 2019


The 10th European University Diploma in Adapted Physical ActivIty programme will be held from 28th January until 3rd May, 2019 in Vierumäki, Finland.

Call for Abstracts
Congress on Sociology of Sport and Alternative Futures


The International Sociology of Sport Association is organising its 2019 World Congress of Sociology of Sport.

Call for Abstracts
Congress on Healthy and Active Children


The 4th assembly of the International Motor Development Research Consortium will be held from 11th until 14th September, 2019 in Verona, Italy.

Barcelona, Spain
FIEP World, European and Catalan Congress, 2019


The Fédération Internationale d'Education Physique invites participation the 30th FIEP World Congress, the 14th FIEP European Congress and the 2nd FIEP Congress of Catalunya.

ICSSPE office is looking for a part time accountant
Job Vacancy Announcement at ICSSPE Headquarters


The ICSSPE office is looking for a part time accountant for three months to support ICSSPE staff finalizing the clearing of several ERASMUS Plus projects.


ICSSPE Contributes to Unique International study
Active Children Perform Better in Maths


Children who attend schools that offer extra physical activity programmes a couple of times a week over a longer period of time have better performance scores on math.