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Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation
28th ACHPER International Conference

06/10/2013

The Australian Council for Health, Physical Education and Recreation organises the 28th ACHPER International Conference in Melbourne from 27 until 29 November 2013.

 

Interview with Professor Jürgen Mittag
"MINEPS bridges gaps in terms of communication and coordination"

05/10/2013

Professor Jürgen Mittag on the significance and contents of MINEPS V. Mittag has held the chair for Sport Policy at the German Sport University Cologne since 2011. His research areas include national and international sport policies, sport systems and developments.

 

Sport Mega Events and Security
Boston Attacks

05/10/2013

ICSSPE wishes to express sincere condolences to those affected by the explosions at the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15th.

 

New Methods for Brain Protection in Sport
Advancements in Concussion Pathophysiology

05/10/2013

The way concussions are thought of, treated, and rehabilitated in sport is changing quickly. Five major international sports federations, including FIFA and the IOC, met in Zurich in November for the Fourth International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport.

World Day for Physical Activity 2013
"No Barrier to Physical Activity"

05/10/2013

The World Day for Physical Activity 2013 on 6 April saw over eight thousand people celebrating during the Agita Mundo Walking Parade in the streets of Sao Paolo. It included the Governor of Sao Paulo, the Brazilian Minister of Health and two State Secretaries responsible for sport and health.

IOC
Research Grant programme

05/10/2013

The IOC has announced its 2014 edition of the IOC Olympic Studies Centre's research grant programme.

Olympic Education, Alliances, Scholarship & Practice
Olympism4Humanity

05/10/2013

The International Olympic Academy and the Conflict Resolution Program of the Department of Government at Georgetown University have announced the inauguration of Olympism for Humanity (O4H).

European Women and Sport
Seeking new Candidates for Steering Group

05/10/2013

European Women and Sport is looking for new candidates for the next term of its Steering Group.

 

Wingate Institute
Satellite Symposium at the ECSS Congress

05/10/2013

The Wingate Institute will host a satellite symposium at the ECSS Congress in Barcelona on 26 June 2013. The session is concerned with "The Policy of Excellence-Fostering and Development of Young

New Book by Indian Scientist
Physical Education in Ancient India

05/10/2013

The new edition of S.H. Deshpande's book "Physical Education in Ancient India" will be available soon. The book traces the historical development of physical education in India from the Vedic Period,  through the Epic Period to the Early Mediaeval Period.

IOC
Education Tools

05/10/2013

The International Olympic Committee has produced two educative tools with regard to sports betting. One is a programme designed for young atheletes, the other specfiically for the Olympics Games.

 

Journal of Sport for Development
A New Open-Access, Peer-Reviewed Journal

05/10/2013

A new journal dealing with Sport for Development topics has been launched. The idea behind the journal is to improve, assess and disseminate evidence and best practices for programmes that utilise sport as tool for development, health and/or peace.

 

University of Toronto
Assistant Professor - Sport for Development

05/10/2013

The Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto, Canada, has announced a vacant full-time, tenure-stream position as Assistant Professor in the area of "Sport for Development". The appointment is set to commence not later than 1 July 2014.

 

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena
Scholarship for MBA in Sport Management

05/10/2013

The Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany, and the magazine SPONSORs have announced a scholarship for the MBA in Sport Management as from October 2013.

 

Football Research in an Enlarged Europe
Women's Football: Played, Watched, Talked About

05/10/2013

In the context of the EU funded FREE Project (Football Research in an Enlarged Europe), a conference dealing with the feminisation of football will be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 21 until 22 June 2013.

Women and Sport Conference
Women and Sport in the nineteenth and twentieth Centuries

05/10/2013

The Instituto de História Contemporânea in Lisbon, Portugal, organises a conference dealing with 'Women and Sport in the nineteenth and twentieth Centuries'. It is scheduled to take place from 20 until 21 June 2013.

 

Two-day conference at the University of Brighton
Sport, Leisure and Social Justice

05/10/2013

The Sport and Leisure Cultures research cluster at the University of Brighton, UK, hosts a conference on 'Sport, Leisure and Social Justice ' from 19 until 20 September 2013.

ICSSPE
Extraordinary Session of the Intergovernmental Committee for Physical Education and Sport (CIGEPS) in Baku

04/08/2013

Member States of CIGEPS and and members of its Permanent Consultative Council have decided to support the draft declaration for MINEPS V.

ICSSPE
Now Available: 6th Edition of the Directory of Sport Science

04/08/2013

The 6th edition of the Directory of Sport Science is now available through the ICSSPE Website, both as electronic and print version. While ICSSPE members receive a free copy and enjoy free access to the e-book, non-members can purchase the book online.

ICSSPE
International Conference on Securing Sport

04/08/2013

ICSSPE supports UNESCO in their call to governments to take an active role in the fight against manipulation of sport competitions and to promote prevention measures for youth athletes to eliminate doping…

Athletes and Social Change
Educational Forum on Social Change, Human Rights, and Development

04/08/2013

As a direct result from a recent ICSSPE Bulletin publication, Athletes and Social Change, an educational forum, entitled Athletes and Social Change, was conducted by Eli Wolff and Mary Hums…

ICSSPE
In Memory of Antonios Tzikas

04/08/2013

It is with sadness that we note the passing of a great advocate and defender of positive sporting values, Mr Antonias Tsikas, who was Founder and President of the IFOSE…

Racism in Sport
Kevin-Prince Boateng speaks to United Nations

04/08/2013

Racism-and how to eliminate it-is a central topic in sport today. "Racism is real, and it exists here and now,” says footballer Kevin-Prince Boateng, “It can be found in the streets, at work or in a stadium.

University of Toronto
The London 2012 Olympics: A gender equality audit

04/08/2013

The Centre for Sport Policy Studies (CSPS), which is part of the Faculty of Kinesiology and Physical Education at the University of Toronto, has published a research report on gender equality in sport looking at the example of the 2012 London Olympics.

Copenhagen Summer School 2013
Second Announcement

04/08/2013

The Copenhagen Summer School for Young Researchers, which is to take place from 1-5 July 2013 at the Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, has issued a second announcement.

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