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The Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology (SCAPPS ) held its annual conference in Toronto in November, 2009. Keynote presentations were webcast and can be viewed. These webcasts were made possible through financial support from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR).

Exercise Psychology Keynote
"Physical Activity And Sedentary Behaviour Of Young People: What's Psychology Got To Do With It?"
Professor Stuart Biddle, Loughborough University, UK
To view presentation click here

Carron Lecture
"Designing Programs to Optimize Youth Sport Experiences"
Professor Jean Côté, Queen's University, Canada
To view presentation click here


Gloria Balagué is the President-Elect of the Division 47 (Exercise and Sport Psychology) of the American Psychological Association (APA).
Website: www.apa47.org

Robert Vallerand is the President-Elect of the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA).
Website: www.ippanetwork.org

The first year of the European Masters Programme in Sport and Exercise Psychology (EMSEP) has been successfully launched. The EMSEP program, selected as Erasmus Mundus Programme and funded by the European Commission, is offered jointly by four European universities. A total of 20 students, currently at their home universities: University of Jyväskylä (Finland), University of Lund (Sweden), and University of Thessaly (Greece) will meet during their common period of studies abroad at the University of Leipzig (Germany). In addition to the teaching staff from the home universities, the program will include this year the following scholars: Albert Carron, Dan Gould, Harold Riemer, Hülya Asçi, Judy Van Raalte, Nikos Chatzisarantis, Robert Weinberg, Tony Morris, and Vanessa Shannon.
 

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