ICSSPE Newsletter

October 2018

Paavo Komi: A Life Devoted to Sport Science

Former ICSSPE President Died Age 79

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.

Sport WHISTLE Project Enters Final Phase

Results of research and development Project on Whistleblowing

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.

Physical Activity for Children and Youth

2018 US Report Card

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

Inclusive Development Through Sport

Seminar in Rheinsberg, Germany

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.

Urban Sport and Health Conference

Sport, Exercise and Health in the Digitized City

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.

Breaking the Cycle of Inequality in Sport

Zagreb, Croatia

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.

IOC World Conference on Injury Prevention

Call for Proposals

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.

New Data on European and International Sport Governance

Seminar in Leuven, Belgium

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

World Education Leadership Symposium

Zug, Switzerland

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.

FIFA International Masters - 20th Edition

Neuchatel, Switzerland

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.

AIESEP 2019 International Conference

Call for Papers

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.