Sport Psychology

International Conference on Sport Psychology

 

Performance and well-being of athletes during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Sport and technology have changed considerably over time, the advancement in technology being an advancement for athletes' training and performance. In this context, psychology often makes the difference between good and great athletes, between the gold medal and the other positions in the ranking.

For this reason, in order to better understand the mental factors affecting participation in sport and physical activities, we invite you to explore the sport psychology scene. This conference will offer specialists key knowledge at a time when we are all facing an invisible and dreaded opponent - COVID-19. Because the pandemic can have long-term effects, it is important to monitor athletes’ stress levels and well-being after it subsides.

Our event aims to bring together researchers and academic experts to exchange and share their research findings and ideas on all aspects of sport psychology.

 

Topics

Papers are invited on topics related, but not limited, to:

  • Anxiety, arousal and competitive performance
  • Emotion, moods and performance
  • Aggression and violence in sport
  • Social psychology of sport (group cohesion, leadership)
  • Attention and concentration in sport
  • Mental skills training
  • Decision-making and memory in sport
  • Issues in sport personality research
  • Stress and coping during COVID-19 pandemic
  • The coach - psychological variables
  • Elite athletes
  • Minority athletes
  • Doping in sport
  • Motivation in sport
  • Visualisation techniques - the mental road map for success
  • Self-talk in sport
  • Audience effects on sport performance
  • Clinical issues
  • The school psychologist and sport: optimal functioning between family, student-athlete and school personnel
  • Relaxation and energisation
  • Psychology of sport injury rehabilitation

 

Important Dates

30 April 2021 - Submission of abstracts

5 May 2021 - Notification of acceptance

22 May 2021 - Full-paper submission

29 May 2021 - Notification of acceptance

31 May - 4 June 2021 - Conference fee payment *  

* Authors will make the payment only after paper acceptance message.

Scientific Committee

Professor Ph.D. Evgeny Cherepov (South Ural State University, Russia)

Professor Ph.D. Maurizio Bertollo (University G. d’Annunzio of Chieti-Pescara, Italy)

Professor Ph.D. Ștefan Tüdös (National University of Physical Education and Sport Bucharest, Romania)

Professor Ph.D. Alessandro Quartiroli (University of Wisconsin - La Crosse, USA)

Professor Ph.D. Cristian Vasile (Petroleum-Gas University, Ploiesti, Romania, President of International Society for Applied Psychology)

Professor Ph.D. Zermena Vazne (Latvian Academy of Sport Education, Latvia)

Professor Ph.D. Eugen Avram (University of Bucharest, Romania)

Professor Ph.D. Emilia GROSU, (Babes-Bolyai University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania)

Associate Professor Ph.D. Ryszard Makarowski (Elblag University of Humanities and Economics, Poland)

Associate Professor Ph.D. Georgeta Pânișoară (University of Bucharest, Romania)

Associate Professor Ph.D. Georgiana Mitrache (National University of Physical Education and Sport Bucharest, Romania)

Associate Professor Ph.D. Cornel Laurențiu Mincu (University of Bucharest, Romania)

 

Organizing Committee

Lecturer PhD. Roxana Bejan-Mureșan (National University of Physical Education and Sport Bucharest, Romania)

Lecturer PhD. Ruxandra Foloștină (University of Bucharest, Romania)

Lecturer PhD. Alexandra Predoiu (National University of Physical Education and Sport Bucharest, Romania)

Lecturer PhD. Radu Predoiu (National University of Physical Education and Sport Bucharest, Romania)

Lecturer PhD. Laurențiu Ticală (National University of Physical Education and Sport Bucharest, Romania)