Thursday 2 January
Department Elite Sport and Study present at the Brussels Universities Cyclocross
Criss-crossing the VUB and ULB’s numerous auditoriums and on the lovely green of their campuses, Golazo Sports is organising a true cyclo-cross event on Sunday, 5 January 2020 . The Brussels...
Monday 9 December
Congratulations, Dr. Suzan Blijlevens!
Wednesday December 4, Dr. Suzan Blijlevens succesfully defended her PhD dissertation on performance behaviour in elite sports. Congratulations, Suzan!
Monday 9 September
SPMB presenting at the 27th EASM conference
Last week (3-6 September), Koen De Brandt, Simon Defruyt, and Sofie Smismans presented their current research during the 27th conference of the European Association for Sport Management (EASM) in...
Monday 1 July
SPMB's new IOC-research project on athletic retirement
Paul Wylleman and Koen De Brandt visited the brand new headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) today in Lausanne to present SPMB’s new research project entitled ‘HOW SHOULD ATHLETES...
Saturday 29 June
Heat and the Women's World Cup
In addition to physiological effects, heat also affects human emotions and sensations. You see and hear less well, you get concentration problems, it is more difficult to process complicated...
Wednesday 26 June
Congratulations, Dr. Simon Defruyt!
Yesterday, Dr. Simon Defruyt succesfully defended his PhD dissertation on competencies, strategies and education of Dual Career Support Providers. Congratulations, Simon!
Tuesday 25 June
Prof. Dr. Paul Wylleman about 'the impact of hot weather conditions on people'
'Increasing mercury makes you lose control and makes you more aggressive, depressive, suffer and less emotionally stable.' In the Dutch paper 'De Morgen', Prof. Dr. Paul Wylleman shed his light on...
Wednesday 19 June
Dual Career Tools live!
The online environment www.dualcareertools.com is online! The website hosts 3 self-assessment, online tools for athletes & dual career support providers to assist them in evaluating and...
Wednesday 19 June
Judoka Juul Franssen: 'Anger is no longer the driving force'
After a conflict with the judo association about her training location, Juul Franssen has peace of mind again thanks to, amongst others, her sport pyschologist Paul Wylleman: Paul said: "Tell me."...
4 December from 16:15 to 20:00
Public Defense of Dra. Suzan Blijlevens
On Wednesday 4 December at 16.15 Suzan Blijlevens will defend her dissertation "Performance behaviour in elite sports" . The public defense will take place in the Academy Building of the...
2 December from 19:00 to 21:00
Final Speech Professor Dan Gould Ph.D. - Francqui Leerstoel
On Monday December 2, 2019 , at 7 pm , Prof. dr. Daniel Gould presents his final lecture as holder of the Francqui Chair that was awarded to him by the Francqui Foundation on the recommendation of...
6 December from 9:00 to 18:30
International Conference of Performance Behaviour in Elite Sports
On the 6th of December 2019, NOC*NSF organises, in collaboration with SPMB, the International Conference of Performance Behaviour in Elite Sport. The International Conference of Performance Behaviour...
From 3 November at 9:00 to 6 November at 19:00
9th Athlete365 Career+ Forum
On November 3-5, Koen will participate in the 9 th Athlete365 Career+ Forum in Lake Placid, US. The Athlete365 Career+ Forum is organized by the IOC.
19 November from 9:00 to 18:00
Dual Career Day
In recent years, there has been a strong focus on understanding the challenges of athletes who combine their sporting life with studies or employment. Two major European projects “Gold in Education...
From 3 September at 9:00 to 6 September at 19:00
27th European Sport Management Conference
A part of the SPMB research group will attend the EASM Conference in Seville. Overview of presentations: De Brandt Koen - Exploring Dual Career Development Environments Across Europe: A Holistic...
29 May from 18:30 to 21:00
Public Defense of drs. Jolan Kegelaers
Public defense to obtain the degree of Doctor of Psychology of Mr. Jolan Kegelaers . Title: A Coach-Centered Exploration of Resilience Development in Talented and Elite Athletes. Promotor: Prof. dr...
25 June from 18:00 to 21:45
Public Defense of drs. Simon Defruyt
Public defense to obtain the degree of Doctor of Psychology of Mr. Simon Defruyt . Title: The identification and development of competencies of dual career support providers in elite sport Promotor:...
From 15 July at 9:30 to 20 July at 20:00
15th European Congress of Sport and Exercise Psychology (FEPSAC)
The entire SPMB research group will attend the FEPSAC Conference in Münster. Overview of presentations: De Brandt Koen Gold in Education and Elite Sport (1): How can we evaluate student-athletes’...