Diamond Jubilee Year 2018-2019

National Conference on

Sport and Exercise Psychology:
Practices, Pursuits and Promises

(SEP- 2019)

On the occasion of Diamond Jubilee of NIT Warangal

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March 29-31, 2019

Organised by

Department of Physical Education
National Institute of Technology Warangal
Warangal 506004.
Telangana State, India.

Sponsored By

National Institute of Technology Warangal
Warangal 506004.
Telangana State, India.

Registrations are Extended till 25th February 2019

Welcome message by the Patron, Prof.N.V.Ramana Rao

I feel it a privilege to host the National Conference on "Sports and Excercise Psychology", the first ever Conference organised by the Department of Physical Education of NIT Warangal, more so as it is being organised during the Diamond Jubilee Celebrations of the Institute. The Institute has excellent sports & games facility and a mandatory physical education activity is a part of the curriculum of NITW. The conference organised in colloboration with Sports Psychology Association of India, will provide an excellent platform for researchers, academicians, practitioners, sports person and other interested in this discipline to exchange their ideas and updated information on research findings and their application. Being held in an institute of technology of national importance, the conference set the trend for discussion on development and application of Science and Technology for human health, fitness and welfare. I am sure that the deliberations at this conference will be inspiring and creative for everyone and that will make a contribution to the progress of Sport Psychology.
I convey my best wishes for the success of this conference, which will be a trend setter for similar and related activities in future.

Prof. Dilip K Dreaha, President SPAI, welcome message

I am delighted to know that 29th National conference of Sport Psychology is being organised by the National Institute of Technology Warangal Telangana. the conference programme reminds us all, the importance of inclusivity and witness immense development of sport psychology to provide an atmosphere conducive to learn for its practitioners and students. The field boasts of many initiatives to make it one of the most sought after field for the elite performance in sports and facing the routine hazards of this competitive society. I would like to convey my warmest greetings to all those associated with this conference specially management and event organiser.
I also convey my very best wishes to SPAI executive members, SPAI members, participants and staff and students on this mega event.

Overview of the Conference

NIT Warangal, celebrating its Diamond Jubilee year, collaborates with Sports Psychology Association of India to organise the national conference on "Sport and Exercise Psychology: Practices, Pursuits and Promises" to cover a wide range of topics related to sport, play, exercise, motor behaviour and physical activity. The conference aims at addressing the new perspectives on the science and art of sports and exercise psychology and issues related to the athelete's mental training and management and social changes. The Conference aims at facilitating fruitful exchange of knowledge and experience and to further the feeling of identity by creating a platform for the sports psychologists, physical educationists, coaches, sports administrators, sport scientists etc., in the field.

Thematic Areas

SEP-2019 welcomes research papers on the following topics but not limited to:

  • Motor skill learning and sports skills learning
  • Intrinsic and extrinsic motivations in sport and exercise scenario
  • Societal influences on sporting activities - psychological perspective
  • Psychological intervention techniques in elite sport
  • Applied sport psychology support to high performance sports
  • Elite sport - pursuits, priorities and problems
  • Sport psychology in school and youth sport perspective
  • Mind training techniques and strategies
  • Performance psychology - sport and exercise environments
  • Yogic practices in sport psychology perspective
  • Measurement constructs and issues in sport psychology
  • Underlying issues in the practice of sport psychology - values and attitudes

Call for abstracts

Authors should submit an abstract (Paper and Poster) of their original, unpublished work in not exceeding 300 words. The abstract format can be downloaded from the conference website. The poster format will be A0 (118.9 cm / 46.8” height x 84.1 cm / 31.1” width). The abstract must be mailed to sep19@nitw.ac.in.

Important Dates

Abstract submission: 25th Feb. 2019
Notification of Acceptance: 17th Feb. 2019
Full paper submission: 15th Feb. 2019
Early bird Registration: 15th Feb. 2019


All the abstracts accepted after peer review from registered participants will be published in the conference proceedings.


For registration, please fill the online form available in the conference website under registration tab and pay the requisite registration fee (as per the details given below).

Category Early Standard Late On Site
5-2-19 20-2-19 15-3-19 29-3-19
Delegates Rs. 2,000 Rs.2,500 Rs.3,000 Rs. 3,500
SPAI Member Rs.1,500 Rs.2,000 Rs.2,500 Rs.3,000
Scholars/ Students Rs.1,000 Rs. 1,200 Rs.1,500 Rs. 2,000

Account Details

Registration fee may be remitted through On-line / NEFT to the below mentioned Bank Account

Account Namee Director NITW
Account No. 52109375198
Bank State Bank of India
Branch RECWarangal (NIT Campus)
Branch Code 20149
IFSC SBIN0020149
MICR Code 506002030

Keynote Speakers

Prof. M.L.Kamlesh

Patron, Sport Psychology Association of India

Invited Speakers

Prof. Jaya Shree Acharya

Dean, National Sports University, Imphal

Prof. Jolly Roy

Manava Rachana University, Faridabad

Dr. Anuradha Solanki

Scientic Officer, Sports Authority of India, New Delhi

Dr. Suresh Kutty

Kannur University

Dr.Anil Ramachandran

Kannur University

Prof Rajesh kumar

Principal, OU college of Physical Education

Prof. P.Rajasekar

Director of Physical Eduction, University of Hyderabad

Dr. C.Veerender


Prof. V.Satyanarayana

Principal uni. college of physical education kakatiya university waranga

Technical Advisory Committee

  • Prof.M.L. Kamlesh, Patron, SPAI
  • Prof.N.S. Mann, Patron, SPAI
  • Prof.Avinash Sidhu, Patron, SPAI
  • Prof.D.K. Dureha, President, SPAI
  • Dr.Anuradha Solanki, Secretary, SPAI
  • Dr.K. S. Gurjar, Finance Sec., SPAI
  • Prof. Barid Bhattacharya, UK
  • Dr. VVBN Rao, SPAI
  • Prof.K. Madhu Murthy, NITW
  • Prof.CCSRK Prasad, NITW
  • Prof.A. Sarath Babu, NITW


Prof. N V Ramana Rao
National Institute of Technology, Warangal


Prof. P.Madhusudan Reddy
Head of the Department, Physical Education


  • Prof.DVSS Sarma, Chairman
  • Prof.Dilip K Dureha Co-Chairman
  • Dr. Anuradha Solanki Co-convener
  • Dr.K.S. Gurjar
  • Prof.L.R.G. Reddy
  • Prof.M Sydulu
  • Prof.Y. N. Reddy
  • Prof.K. Laxma Reddy
  • Prof.L. Krishnaanand
  • Prof.A.Venu Gopal
  • Prof.A. Venu Vinod
  • Prof.D. Dinakar
  • Prof.P. Rathish Kumar
  • Shri.S. Goverdhan Rao,
  • Shri.R. Mohan
  • Shri.I. A. K. Reddy

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