News Archive

8th UNESCO Youth Forum
Call for Projects

08/02/2013

UNESCO has launched a call for supporting 15 action projects.

MINEPS V
Positive Feedback

08/02/2013

MINEPS V has been viewed as successful sport-political event by the German government and parliament.

ISSP Congress in Beijing
Guido Schilling Receives Award

08/02/2013

Guido Schilling has been awarded by the International Society of Sport Psychology for his contributions to the advancement of the discipline.

Council of Europe
Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport

08/02/2013

ICSSPE's appointment as consultative body to the Enlarged Partial Agreement on Sport (EPAS) has been renewed.

ICSSPE Bulletin
Call for Papers

08/02/2013

The next edition of the ICSSPE Bulletin is set to be published by the end of 2013.

New ICSSPE Publication
Now available: Bulletin No. 64 - Sports Law

07/04/2013

Issue No. 64 of ICSSPE’s Bulletin provides a Special Feature on “Sports Law”. The current discourse on doping, match fixing and corruption continues to draw attention to legal and disciplinary aspects of the sport system.

ICSSPE Event in Rheinsberg
Register for Communities and Crisis Seminar 2013

07/04/2013

Focused on presenting the link between psycho-social support and sport, this year’s Communities and Crisis seminar brings together experts from the Red Cross/Red Crescent Reference Centre for Psycho-Social Support, the Swiss Academy for Development and practitioners from the field of Adapted Physical Activity to deliver high energy workshops on their areas of expertise.

ICSSPE and Excellence in Paediatrics
ICSSPE Supports Paediatricians to Increase Knowledge of Energy Balance and Physical Activity

07/04/2013

ICSSPE supports the Excellence in Paediatrics (EiP) Institute - a non-profit organisation that unites paediatricians around the world - in its latest initiative called the PEARL Project, to help promote energy balance and physical activity amongst children and families.

Youth Focal Point Working Group
Putting Youth at the Centre of Sport, Development and Peace

07/04/2013

As part of its commitment to putting young people at the centre of sustainable development, the Commonwealth has formed a Sport, Development and Peace (SDP) Youth Focal Point Working Group.

Commonwealth Advisory Board on Sport
Sport as a Tool for Education and Health

07/04/2013

The Commonwealth Advisory Board on Sport (CABOS) - an independent body providing advice on sport policy issues and Sport for Development and Peace (SDP) - met for two days (13-14 June) at the Commonwealth Secretariat’s headquarters in London to discuss the use of sport to achieve education and health goals across the Commonwealth.

Contribution by Shaikha Al Ghanim, Chairperson of Star Athlete
Creating Role Models for a Healthy and Active Lifestyle

07/04/2013

Star Athlete is an internationally accredited non-profit initiative that seeks to discover and nurture aspiring athletes into international sports stars.

AIESEP
AIESEP World Congress

07/04/2013

The AIESEP World Congress is set to take place from 10 until 13 February 2014 in Auckland, New Zealand.

University of Edinburgh
Job Vacancy

07/04/2013

The University of Edinburgh seeks a Lecturer in Strength and Conditioning with Physical Education. The position requires academic experience at the post-doctoral level as well as experience in research and research-informed teaching in a relevant subject area.

South African Review of Sociology
Call for Papers

07/04/2013

The South African Review of Sociology devotes a special issue to Sport in South Africa.

ICSS
Securing Sport 2014

07/04/2013

The International Centre for Sport Security (ICSS) has confirmed the date and location for Securing Sport 2014. The international sport security and integrity conference will take place in Doha, Qatar, from 6 until 8 April 2014.

Sylvia Schenk views the Declaration of Berlin as further Step towards Good Governance
MINEPS V: "Best Case for Stakeholder Involvement"

06/10/2013

Representatives from over 125 countries including Sport and Education Ministers, researchers and experts gathered together at the Intercontinental Hotel from 28 until 30 May in Berlin, Germany.

World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry supports Designed to Move Strategy
Moving forward

06/10/2013

Following a meeting of Designed to Move stakeholders in Portland earlier this year, the World Federation of the Sporting Goods Industry (WFSGI) expresses how important it is to take a lead in promoting and ensuring physical activity across the globe.

New Study by Scientists from Finland
Physical Activity protects Children from Stress

06/10/2013

Scientists from Finland have found that children who undertake more physical activity enjoy better mental health.

University of Copenhagen
PhD Scholarship

06/10/2013

The Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, Faculty of Sciences, at the University of Copenhagen offers a PhD scholarship. The research project shall deal with psychological and sociological aspects of physical activity and nutrition interventions for women.

 

University of East London
Research Fellowship

06/10/2013

The School of Health, Sport & Bioscience at the University of East London seeks a new research fellow to undertake research into the psychosocial and environmental determinants to physical activity participation of families from ethnic minority groups living in super-diverse deprived communit

Interview with John Amaechi
Safeguarding Children in Sport

06/10/2013

Please find as follows a link to an interview with John Amaechi, a former NBA player, who talks about safeguarding and protecting children.

International Working Group on Women and Sport
Themes of the 6th IWG World Conference

06/10/2013

The IWG has announced the themes of next year's conference. These include the following:

 

International Centre for Sports History and Culture
Reports and Events

06/10/2013

The International Centre for Sports History and Culture at De Montfort University, Leicester (UK), has published the new edition of its annual research report.

WADA
Social Science Research Grant Programme

06/10/2013

WADA has called for applications for its 2014 Social Science Research Grant Programme. The programme aims at stimulating research in social science with regard to the development of doping prevention strategies.   

Sports Policy factors Leading to International Sporting Success
Elite sport success: society boost or not?

06/10/2013

The SPLISS Conference on "Elite sport success: society boost or not?" is set to take place from 13 until 14 November 2013 in Antwerp, Belgium.

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