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FRENCH SOCIETY OF SPORT PSYCHOLOGY (SFPS)
The French Society of Sport Psychology is a scientific association that includes about 100 practitioners, scholars, researchers and students in exercise and sport psychology. The main missions are:
-to plan and make public research in sport psychology via conferences and scientific publications. Each year, the association organizes a national conference. An international conference is held every 4 years. SFPS is a member of The French Society of Sport Psychology and of the European Association of Sport Psychology, FEPESAC ((Fédération Européenne de Psychologie du Sport et des Activités Corporelles)
-to offer sport psychology education. SFPS offers internships and courses regarding sport psychology methods and techniques to sport psychology practitioners, and provides information to sport administrators and coaches.
-to define the status of the Sport Psychologist and specify ethical rules of intervention. A list of certified consultants has been established in order to guarantee the scientific qualifications and the education of sport psychology consultants. This list is available online.
The SFPS managing council is comprised of 9 members elected for 3 years, including one student. Practitioners or students wishing to become members should demonstrate knowledge in sport psychology. The first membership must be validated by a member.
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