Faculty of sports studies and Czech Association of Sports Psychologists invite you to the 7th international conference


Date:   25. - 26. 11. 2016                                          

Venue:     Faculty of sports studies, Masaryk University, building A11 / room 114
               University campus - Kamenice  5, 625 00 Brno

Conference goals:
maintaining the tradition of successful conventions of experts interested in sports psychology
exchange of experience and pieces of knowledge that contribute to effective cooperation of a sports psychologist with sportsmen and coaches
introduction of research results and their practical impact
▪ introducing the area of sports psychology to psychology students

Conference themesSport forms our mind. Mind forms life attitudes of individuals. Therefore, themes related to so called "transition theory” and life crossroads in lifelong development will be crucial themes of the conference: children sport specifics - junior and adolescent sport - dual career and sport migration.

Conference target audience: sports psychologists, psychologists of related disciplines, students of psychology or physical education and sport, sports coaches of youth and adults and those interested in sports psychology

Scientific comitee:
prof.Ph.Dr. Hana Válková, CSc.
doc. PaedDr. Marie Blahutková, Ph.D.
MA. Anastasya Khomutova, PhD.
doc. Dana Štěrbová, Ph.D.
Mgr. Michal Šafář Ph.D.
Mgr. Michal Vičar

Key Note speakers:
Dr.Geoffery Z.Kohe
 - University of Worcester, Velká Británie
Whose ‘wellbeing matters’?: Sports workers lives, experiences  and transitions through unique employment terrain 
MA. Anastasya Khomutova, PhD. - University of Brighton, Velká Británie
It's not about where you're from, it's about what kind of person you are: coaching multicultural teams
Mgr. Ondřej Rybář - Czech national biathlon team coach
Psychological preparation in biathlon
Mgr. Jiří Kastner, MBA - personal coach and mental trainer
Use of emotions and inner energy for maximum performance
PhDr. Zdeňka Sládečková - psychologist of a Czech national athletic team
Psychological preparation of  a sportsman in the area of the Olympic Games - RIO 2016 

Presentations of the key note speakers will have a form of a 20-30 min lecture, followed by moderated panel discussion.

Official conference languages:   Czech, English, Slovak (interpretor will be present)

Registration: online at  http://aps2016.fsps.muni.cz/

The conference will follow the traditional form of sharing practical experience from the area of sports psychology. We also negotiate possibilities of publication of selected papers in a databased journal.

The conference is held under the auspices of the dean of Faculty of sports studies, MU, doc. Jiří Nykodým, Ph.D. and the chairman of the Czech Association of Sports Psychologists Mgr. Michal Šafář, Ph.D.


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