The International Society of Sport Psychology (ISSP) is an organization devoted to promoting research, practice, and development in the discipline of sport psychology throughout the world. The ISSP is a multidisciplinary association of scholars whose research interests focus on some aspects of sport psychology.
Applied sport and exercise psychology involves extending theory and research into the field to educate coaches, athletes, parents, exercisers, fitness professionals, and athletic trainers about the psychological aspects of their sport or activity. A primary goal of professionals in applied sport and exercise psychology is to facilitate optimal involvement, performance, and enjoyment in sport and exercise.
The General Assembly is composed of a fixed number of representatives from each group member (depending on the size of the association) and all individual members. The General Assembly is the main governing body of FEPSAC which convenes every four years. It will convene for the next time in 2015.
BASES stands for the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences. BASES is the professional body for sport and exercise sciences in the UK. BASES is a Company Limited by Guarantee Registered in Cardiff No. 5385834.
Sport and Exercise Science is the application of scientific principles to the promotion, maintenance and enhancement of sport and exercise related behaviours.
As the national governing body for athletics, UK Athletics oversees the development and management of the nation’s favourite Olympic and Paralympic sport, from grassroots right through to podium. Since its inception in 1999, UK Athletics has developed to become the most successful and robust athletics governing body in the world.
Hundreds of thousands of people across England are involved in athletics. In many different ways it really is the most exciting, diverse and vibrant sport there is. For many athletics provides the ultimate challenge to their competitive abilities. The range of disciplines across the track, field, road and off-road provides an incredible diversity of events for different people with different skills and abilities which means that it is impossible to stereotype what it means to be an athlete. For other people athletics is about fitness and participation but the range of age groups, events, competitions and clubs means that athletics really is a truly inclusive sport.
Run faster, throw further, aim to jump higher. Athletics offers the chance to participate, an opportunity to succeed. From elite performer to recreational runner, full-time coach or volunteer official, athletics involves people of all ages and all abilities. It deals with fulfilling not just a sporting potential, but a human potential.
Sport England is working to increase the number of people who play sport regularly and we aim to make lives better through sport. Currently over 15.3 million people play sport once a week, every week. That is over 1.4 million more than when London won the bid to host the 2012 Games but we want this number to increase. We are particularly focused on getting more 14-25-year-olds and disabled people playing sport once a week.
British Universities & Colleges Sport (BUCS) is the national governing body for Higher Education (HE) sport in the UK, a membership organisation, and a company limited by guarantee with charitable status, and our vision is simple – To enhance the student experience through sport To support and promote the lifestyle and educational benefits to communities and individuals of taking part in sport, and to provide outstanding opportunities to all students to engage in sport and related activity in higher education