Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Postal address
Belgium

Movement and Sport Sciences

Postal address
Pleinlaan 2
1050
Brussels
Belgium

Expertise

Jolan graduated in 2014 as Master in Psychology (option Clinical & Biological Psychology) at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. He currently works as a doctoral researcher within the research unit Sport Psychological and Mental Counselling, at the Department of Sports Policy and Management (faculty Physical Education and Physiotherapy). His research project is funded by the Vlaamse Bloso Leerstoel Topsport. The project involves the development of four mental training techniques and evaluate their effectiveness in the use of mental skills within elite athletes. The goal of this study is to (a) provide an immediate surplus in training and counselling within 5 Flemish sport federations during the current and the upcoming Olympiads and (b) contribute to ‘evidence based’ sport psychological counselling in elite sports in Flanders.  

Research output

  1. Exploring coaches' use of planned disruptions in talent development and elite sports

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paperResearch

  2. Training for excellence in sport, music and dance

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference paperResearch

  3. A mixed methods evaluation of a pressure training intervention to develop resilience in female basketball players

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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Activities

  1. Exploring coaches’ use of planned disruptions in talent development and elite sports

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a conference

  2. The 15th European Congress of Sport & Exercise Psychology (FEPSAC)

    Activity: Talk or presentationTalk or presentation at a conference

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