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PhD Theses

 

NAME

TITLE

PROMOTION YEAR

PROMOTORS

Pingwei Li

The role of junior succes in the development of professional tennis players.

2020

Veerle De Bosscher

Johan Pion (Han University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands)

Gerco van Dalfsen

The development of shared leadership in youth football teams. 

2020

Jo Van Hoecke

Hans Westerbeek (Victoria University, Australia)

Veerle De Bosscher

Susan Blijlevens

The development of performance behavior in talented and elite athletes.

2019

Paul Wylleman

Simon Defruyt

The identification and development of competencies of dual career support providers in elite sport.

2019

Paul Wylleman

Koen De Brandt

Jolan Kegelaers

A coach-centered exploration of resilience development in talented and elite athletes.

2019

Paul Wylleman

Shaundre Jacobs

The contribution of the SA Sport Academy System towards high performance sport development as perceived by academy athletes, coaches and administrators in the Western Cape. 

2019

Veerle De Bosscher

Ranel Venter

Jeroen Scheerder (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Jacqueline Patatas

Sports system and policy factors influencing athletic career pathways in Paralympic sports.

2019

Veerle De Bosscher

Pieter Smets

Sociaal-sportieve praktijken: Beleidspraktijken van onderuit in het stedelijke sportlandschap.

2019

Rein Haudenhuyse

Bas Van Heur

Selcuk Acikgoz

From discourse to practice: Analysing sport-based youth policies towards social inclusion. 

2019

Rein Haudenhuyse

Aşçı, F. Hülya (Marmara University, Turkey)

Yan Wang

Inspire a Generation? Long-term outcomes of volunteering in the Olympic Games.

2019

Marc Theeboom

Inge Derom

Zeno Nols

Social Change through sport for development initiatives. Investigating underlying pedagogies.

2018

Marc Theeboom

Rein Haudenhuyse

Fred Coalter

Andreas Christophe Weber

Creating competitive advantage in the Winter Olympics: strategic positioning in sports disciplines.

2018

Veerle De Bosscher

Hippolyt Kempf (SFISM, Switzerland)

Janja Tekavc

Investigation into gender specific transitions and challenges faced by female elite athletes.

2017

Paul Wylleman

Koen De Brandt

A holistic perspective on student-athletes' dual career demands, competencies and outcomes.

2017

Paul Wylleman

Evi Beulens

Exploring the developmental role of volunteering in sport for youngsters in socially vulnerable situations.

2016

Marc Theeboom

Kristine De Martelaer

Jikkemien Vertonghen

Jessie Brouwers

The role of elite sport policies, pathways and inter-organisational relationships in developing elite tennis players.

2016

Veerle De Bosscher

Popi Sotiriadou (Griffith University, Australia)

Graham Cuskelly (Griffith University, Australia)

Leandro Mazzei

High-performance judo: organizational factors leading to international sporting success.

2016

Veerle De Bosscher

Maria Tereza Ter Böhme (University of Sao Paolo, Brazil)

Jasper Truyens

Organisational capacity in elite athletics. A comparison of resource configurations in four countries.

2016

Veerle De Bosscher

Bruno Heyndels

David Pauwels

Talent development framework: European standards for talent development systems of professional football clubs.

2016

Jo Van Hoecke

Hebe Schaillée

More than just a game? The potential of sport programmes to foster positive youth development among disadvantaged girls. 

2016

Marc Theeboom

Jochen Perk

Impact of top-down implementation of a quality assurance system on local sports clubs in Flanders.

2015

Jo Van Hoecke

Reinhard Haudenhuyse

The potential of sports for socially vulnerable youth.

2012

Marc Theeboom

Anke Reints

Development and validation of a model of career transition and the identification of variables of influence on ending the career among elite athletes.

2011

Paul Wylleman

Jikkemien Vertonghen

The analysis of contextual factors in youth martial arts practice.

2011

Marc Theeboom

Kristof Huts

The quality of physical education in Flemish secondary schools.

2007

Paul De Knop

Marc Theeboom