2-3/12/2015 The second partner meeting of SAFEYOU project was held in Potsdam, Germany. The German partner presented evidence on the risk and protective factors of doping use in recreational sports and the UK partner described the structure of the educational tool that will be developed. Project’s partners discussed the progress of the project and set…
25/11/2015 Dr Lambros Lazuras discussed body image and steroid use in young exercisers, and presented SAFE YOU project in a public talk at the Psychology Society of Sheffield Hallam University. The talk was well attended by both undergraduate and post-graduate students, and inspired a lively discussion about the prevalence of steroid use in fitness setting…
Stay fit, stay clean! Welcome to the first Newsletter of Project SAFE YOU SAFE YOU Newsletter October 2015/ v.1
10/10/2015 SAFEYOU in the 4rth International Thessaloniki Night Half Marathon in Thessaloniki, Greece. Recreational athletes participated in the Half Marathon with the SAFEYOU logo and were informed about the value of clean exersice.
10/10/2015 SAFEYOU representatives participated at the 3rd National Congress of the Psychological Society of Nothern Greece in Ioannina, Greece. Dr Barkoukis presented the program for “Strengthening the Anti-Doping Fight in Fitness and Exercise in Youth” (SAFE YOU Project), Dr Daroglou presented evidence on the “Use of dietary supplements and doping substances to mass sports venues:…
12/9/2015 SAFEYOU in the European Week of Sport in Bucharest. Participants in the Junior Hop event performed the activity with the SAFEYOU logo and were informed about the value of clean sport. https://youtu.be/fCMqAWO4lMY
11/9/2015 Dr Barkoukis met in Bucharest with Dr Stanescu, scientific collaborator of the Romanian Anti-Doping Agency, and established collaboration on exchanging good practices and training personnel.
16/7/2015 SAFEYOU representatives participated at the 14th European Congress of Sport Psychology in Bern, Switzerland. Franz Baumgarten presented evidence on dual system approaches of decision making towards doping use, and Dr Barkoukis evidence on anticipated affective responses towards doping use. Barkoukis_Bern
6/7/2015 Representatives of the SAFE YOU research team participated at the 14th European Congress on Psychology in Milan, Italy. Prof. Zelli presented evidence on athletes’ appraisals towards doping use, Prof. Brand presented evidence on dual system approaches of decision making towards doping use, and Dr Barkoukis evidence on anticipated affective responses towards doping use.
13/5/2015 Kingston University released the first official press release of the project to the international media. A link to the press release is available here