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The 13th World Congress of International Society of Sports Psychology held in Beijing

Source: Release date:2013-10-27 21:28:27browse:1259

 

On July 21-26, the 13th World Congress of International Society of Sports Psychology was held in Beijing Sport University, with the theme Harmony and Excellence in Sport and Life.
This congress enrolled 723 theses from 40 countries, 604 scholars attended the congress, including 14 executive members of ISSP, 11 executive members of ASPASP, 5 executive members of FEPSAC, 2 ISSP Youth Award Winner and 1 Excellent International Sports Psychologist Winner. The congress included 9 plenary reports, 21 invited reports and 42 special reports, 570 posters and 8 workshop, through which the delegates discussed widely and in-depth on 4 areas (Sports and Exercise Psychology, Study and Control of Movement Skill, Research Methodology and Special Questions) and 27 branches. The conference had an unprecedented scale and academic level in international sports psychology history, which laid solid foundation for the development of China and International Sports Psychology.
In the general election of ISSP, Prof. Si Gangyang was elected the new chairman of ISSP.
The World Congress of International Society of Sports Psychology was held every 4 years, starting at 1965 and been hailed as Olympic Games on Sports Psychology. This congress was the 2nd time in Asian Countries.