Francesca Vitali

Foto,  August 1, 2019
Position
Research Scholarship Holders
Role
Assegnista di ricerca
Sections
Movement Sciences Section
Academic sector
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Telephone
+39 045 842 5147
Fax
+39 045 842 5131
E-mail
francesca|vitali*univr|it <== Replace | with . and * with @ to have the right email address.
Personal web page
http://www.dsnm.univr.it/dol/main?ent=persona&id=8239&lang=it
Service note
Titolo: "Migliorare la salute attraverso la promozione dell’attività fisica e sportiva"
Resp. Scientifici: Prof. Federico Schena, Prof. Massimo Lanza

Office Hours

Gli studenti interessati possono prendere appuntamento scrivendo un'email a francesca.vitali@univr.it

Curriculum

Francesca Vitali is currently Assistant Professor at University of Verona, Italy, where she has been for the last 8 years. She obtained her Ph.D. in Methodology of research in psychology in 2003 at the University of Genoa, Italy. She has been teaching Sport and Exercise Psychology for ten years at the Course of Bachelor in Sport Sciences, University of Genoa. In 2014 she won a Research Grant and she started collaborating with CeRiSM (Centre of Research in Sport, Mountain and Health), University of Verona.

She has published/in press several research articles and book chapters. Her major research agenda has been on the (1) motivational processes and prevention of youth dropout from sports. Her research has been predominately on understanding the personal and situational determinants of burnout in youth sports in the frame of the Achievement Goal Theory. Additional lines of her research are on the (2) psychosocial benefits of sport and physical activity for people with and without disabilities; (3) motivational processes in Physical Education; (4) psychological aspects in injury recovery; (5) supporting student-athlete dual career; (6) attentive strategies that optimize performance in endurance sports.

She was Research Partner of the co-funded by the Erasmus+ Programme of the European Union project Be a Winner In Elite Sport and Employment before and after athletic Retirement (B-WISER), concluded in December 2018. The project was aimed at optimizing the employability and employment of active and former elite athletes.

Together with Federico Schena, since the academic year 2017/2018 she is the Scientific Director of the Academic Coach project, a peer-tutorship project offered at the students-athletes of the University of Verona. The project is promoted and implemented thanks to the coordination of the CUS Verona, the University Sports Committee of the University of Verona and ESU Verona. The project is aimed at supporting the dual career of the students-athletes of the University of Verona.

Furthermore, she is currently the Editor for the Giornale Italiano di Psicologia dello Sport (Italian Journal of Sport Psychology), the official journal of Associazione Italiana Psicologia dello Sport e dell'esercizio (AIPS, Italian Association of Sport and Exercise Psychology).
She chaired the XXth AIPS 2014 National Congress which has been held in Rovereto, Italy. She co-chaired the XXIth AIPS 2016 National Congress which has been held in Bologna, Italy. From 2014 to 2016 she has been the National President of Associazione Italiana Psicologia dello Sport e dell'esercizio (AIPS).

She has been from 2002 to 2008 the Sport Psychologist of the Italian Olympic Youth National Team of Shooting. She has been the Sport psychologist of Trentino's Junior cross country skiing Team from 2012 to 2014. She collaborates as expert with several Schools of Sport of Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI). Since 2017 she is responsible of the Study Center and relations with the Universities for Assist - Female Athletes National Association.

Modules

Modules running in the period selected: 18.
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Course Name Total credits Online Teacher credits Modules offered by this teacher
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology and organization of volunteering institutions (2019/2020)   6   
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology and organization of volunteering institutions (2018/2019)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology and organization of volunteering institutions (2017/2018)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology and organization of volunteering institutions (2016/2017)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology and organization of volunteering institutions (2015/2016)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology and organization of volunteering institutions (2014/2015)   6  eLearning
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology of the years of grouth (2014/2015)   3  eLearning
Bachelor's degree in Sport and Exercise Science (from 2008-2009) Sport and exercise psychology (2014/2015)   12  eLearning PSICOLOGIA DEI GRUPPI
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology and organization of volunteering institutions (2013/2014)   6   
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology of the years of grouth (2013/2014)   3   
Bachelor's degree in Sport and Exercise Science (from 2008-2009) Sport and exercise psychology (2013/2014)   12    PSICOLOGIA DEI GRUPPI
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology and organization of volunteering institutions (2012/2013)   6   
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology of the years of grouth (2012/2013)   3   
Bachelor's degree in Sport and Exercise Science (from 2008-2009) Sport and exercise psychology (2012/2013)   12    PSICOLOGIA DEI GRUPPI
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology and organization of volunteering institutions (2011/2012)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Sport and Exercise Science (from 2008-2009) Sport and exercise psychology (2011/2012)   12    PSICOLOGIA DEI GRUPPI
Master's degree in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Science Psychology and organization of volunteering institutions (2010/2011)   6   
Bachelor's degree in Sport and Exercise Science (from 2008-2009) Sport and exercise psychology (2010/2011)   10    PSICOLOGIA DEI GRUPPI

 

Research groups

Educazione fisica - Pedagogia dello sport
Le attività di ricerca del gruppo sono finalizzate ad indagare le basi epistemolgiche ed applicative della didattica dell’educazione fisica, la metodologia di insegnamento del movimento umano e dello sport e gli aspetti motivazionali connessi con l’acquisizione e l’espressione di competenze motorie e sportive nelle diverse fasi della vita.
Projects
Title Starting date
PRIN 2017 - Actlife: is active life style enough for health and wellbeing? 8/29/19
Be a Winner in elite sports and Employment before and after athletic Retirement (B-WISER) – Programma Europeo Erasmus+ 1/1/17




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