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
23/4/2015 Dr Barkoukis gave a talk to the doctoral students of the Department of Psychology of ‘La Sapienza’ University of Rome, about the decision-making process underlying doping use in competitive and recreational sport, and described how this research is incorporated in the core activities of SAFEYOU project
21/4/2015 Representatives of project SAFEYOU and the management team of PUROSANGUE, a non-governmental organization dedicated to the promotion of clean sports and anti-doping, convened and established a collaboration that will feed forward the dissemination activities of Project SAFE YOU.
21/4/2015 Representatives from the SAFE YOU research team participated in the 50th Anniversary conference of the International Society of Sport Psychology in Rome, Italy. Prof. Zelli discussed social psychological research on interpersonal appraisals, and how this line of research is integrated in the core research activities of Project SAFE YOU. Prof. Petroczi talked about WADA’s…
Symposium about SAFEYOU project at the 18th International Congress on Physical Education and Sport in Thessaloniki
28/3/2015 Aristotle University’s (AUTh) SAFE YOU team successfully organized a symposium about SAFEYOU project at the 18th International Congress on Physical Education and Sport in Thessaloniki, Greece. Prof. Tsorbatzoudis presented evidence about the prevalence and psychological correlates of doping use from competitive sport, Dr Lazuras followed-up by presenting empirical evidence from amateur and recreational sports,…
A brochure describing the key concepts, scope and objectives of Project SAFEYOU was distributed to 200 fitness instructors, coaches, physical educators and students who attended the 18th International Congress on Physical Education and Sport organized by the Association of Northern Greece Physical Education Teachers. A copy of the brochure (in Greek) is available here.