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Lynn Praet

Lynn Praet

Doctoral Researcher, PhD students

Biography

Lynn graduated in 2020 with a Master in Psychology (Vrije Universiteit Brussel), specializing in Lifespan Psychology. After graduation, she worked at a rehabilitation center and the Federal Police. Besides, she gained her first academic experience by assisting on a review on the mental health of student-athletes. In May 2022 she started her PhD, where she can combine her background in psychology with her interest in sport. Her doctoral research investigates how sport organisations can actively manage their social value. The ultimate objective of this PhD research is to inspire, support, stimulate and build capacity amongst sports organisations and athletes through providing robust scientific insights. Specifically, an important objective of this PhD is to empower sport organisations and athletes to develop policies, campaigns and programmes that successfully put athletes to good use towards positive societal impact. 

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