Yiannis Theodorakis

Yiannis Theodorakis

Sports Psychology

Yannis Theodorakis is a professor of Sport Psychology in the Department of Physical Education and Sport Science at the University of Thessaly, Greece. He was vice-rector (2008-2012 and 2018-2022), a member of the Managing Council of the European Society of Sport Psychology (1999-2003), head of his Department (2000-2004 & 2006-8), president of the Greek Society of Sport Psychology (2004-2006), member of the Editorial Board of “Psychology of Sport and Exercise” (1999-2013), president of the Hellenic Academy of Physical Education (2008-2012) and the editor of the open access journal “Inquiries in Sports and Physical Education” (2003-2018). He has a Bed in physical education and sport science and a PhD in sport and exercise psychology. He has published more than 34 books and chapters, and more than 230 articles in Greek and international journals, in the areas of physical education, sport and exercise psychology, health psychology, Olympic education, health education, goals setting , self-talk, and attitude and behaviour relationships. He has been involved in several projects related to physical activity promotion, health education, exercise and smoking, exercise program in patients with dementia by using virtual reality, the role of sports in addiction recovery, and equality in society through sports.
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