PSE Special Issue – 50 years of FEPSAC

Dear Colleagues,

The FEPSAC Congress in Münster will start soon, only 2 more months left. We are happy that you’re interested in joining this big event, as well as seeing the lovely city of Münster.
We can inform you that PSE (Psychology of Sport and Exercise, Elsevier) just published a Special Issue related to this special anniversary:
50 years of FEPSAC: Current and future directions to sport and exercise psychology research.
This Special Issue has been edited by Nikos Ntoumanis and Bernd Strauss.

For this special issue, the two editors have included 17 reviews (plus an Editorial, an Introduction, and a Preface written by the FEPSAC MC) based on some of the most influential topics in sport and exercise psychology, led by invited leading scholars. (See below)

With thanks to Elsevier, this Special Issue is now open for FREE ACCESS until the end of July 2019:

PSE SI (2019, Vol. 42, 1-166):
50 years of FEPSAC: Current and future directions to sport and exercise psychology research (edited by Nikos Ntoumanis and Bernd Strauss)


Bernd Strauss & Nikos Ntoumanis: Editorial – 50th anniversary of FEPSAC
Nikos Ntoumanis & Bernd Strauss: An Introduction to the Special Issue
Anne-Marie Elbe, Maurizio Bertollo, et al. Preface to the Special Issue: 50 years of FEPSAC

Aidan Moran, Mark Campbell & John Toner: Exploring the cognitive mechanisms of expertise in sport: Progress and prospects

A.M. Williams & R.C. Jackson: Anticipation in sport: Fifty years on, what have we learned and what research still needs to be undertaken?

Markus Raab, Michael Bar-Eli, Henning Plessner & Duarte Araújo: The past, present and future of research on judgment and decision making in sport

Maria Kavussanu: Toward an understanding of transgressive behavior in sport: Progress and prospects

Mark Eys, Mark W. Bruner & Luc J. Martin: The dynamic group environment in sport and exercise

Catherine M. Sabiston, E. Pila, M. Vani & C. Thogersen-Ntoumani: Body image, physical activity, and sport: A scoping review

Robert J. Schinke, Amy T. Blodgett, Tatiana V. Ryba, San Fu Kao & Thierry R.F. Middleton: Cultural sport psychology as a pathway to advances in identity and settlement research to practice

Chris G. Harwood, Camilla J. Knight, Sam N. Thrower & Steffan R. Berrow: Advancing the study of parental involvement to optimise the psychosocial development and experiences of young athletes

Natalia B. Stambulova & Paul Wylleman: Psychology of athletes’ dual careers: A state-of-the-art critical review of the European discourse

Paul Wylleman: An organizational perspective on applied sport psychology in elite sport

Ryan E. Rhodes, Desmond McEwan & Amanda L. Rebar: Theories of physical activity behaviour change: A history and synthesis of approaches

Mark R. Beauchamp, Kaitlin L. Crawford & Ben Jackson: Social cognitive theory and physical activity: Mechanisms of behavior change, critique, and legacy

Martin S. Hagger: Habit and physical activity: Theoretical advances, practical implications, and agenda for future research

Panteleimon Ekkekakis & Ralf Brand: Affective responses to and automatic affective valuations of physical activity: Fifty years of progress on the seminal question in exercise psychology

Duarte Araújo, E. Brymer, H. Brito, R. Withagen & Keith Davids: The empowering variability of affordances of nature: Why do exercisers feel better after performing the same exercise in natural environments than in indoor environments?

Stuart J.H. Biddle, Simone Ciaccioni, George Thomas & Ineke Vergeer: Physical activity and mental health in children and adolescents: An updated review of reviews and an analysis of causality

Jennifer L. Etnier, Eric S. Drollette & Alexis B. Slutsky: Physical activity and cognition: A narrative review of the evidence for older adults