June 18, 2024

Editorial board

prof. Tatiana Iancheva, DSc


Since 1991 Prof. Tatiana Iancheva, D.Sc has been a lecturer at the Department Psychology, Pedagogy and Sociology at the National Sports Academy “Vassil Levski”, Sofia.

In 1990 she defended PhD Thesis on the topic: “Peculiarities of the Personal Development with Elite Rhythmic Gymnasts”. In 2004 she defended her thesis to obtain the degree “Doctor of Psychological Sciences” on the topic “Personality and Competitive Realization”. In 1999 she was elected an associate professor and since 2006 she has been a professor of sports psychology at the National Sports Academy “Vassil Levski”.

The scientific interests of prof. Tatiana Iancheva, D.Sc are connected with the problems of: Personality and personal development in sport, Competitive realization, Development of the talents in sport, Dual career in sport, Psychological assurance in the sport activity, Management skills, Management of human resources.
Prof. Iancheva has a wide academic experience. She teaches BA and MA students. She leads independent courses in different master programs and teaches in the educational and scientific degree “Doctor”. She is the Head of the master program “Sports Journalism”.

Lecturer of UEFA (Football coaching academy), lecturer of the UEG (European Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation).

Guest lecturer at various international universities.

Member of Managing Board of Psychologists Society in Bulgaria, Editor of Bulgarian Journal of Psychology, Editor ofJournal of Applied Sports Sciences, Chairman of

Special Olympics Bulgaria, Member of the Management Board of the Bulgarian Rhythmic Gymnastics Federation.

Author of 7 books and over 170 scientific publications.

She participates and leads sections at several international scientific conferences at home and abroad.

Practical experience: Psychologist of the national rhythmic gymnastics team, psychologist-consultant of PFC “Levski” in Sofia, psychologist-consultant of the national U17 football team, the national teams of modern pentathlon, trampoline, judo, wrestling.

Administrative experience: Professor. Tatiana Iancheva was Dean of the Coach Faculty mandate 2000 – 2004, Head of Department “Psychology, Pedagogy and Sociology for the period 2000 – 2004 and from 2012 to present, Vice-Rector for Research and International Relations of NSA “Vasil Levski” since 2016.

Prof. J. P. Verma
Vice-Chancellor, Sri Sri Aniruddhadeva Sports University Assam
Chabua, Dibrugarh, Assam, India

Prof. Sidonio Serpa
Past-PRESIDENT, International Society of Sport Psychology
Lusofona University, Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Lisbon, Portugal

Prof. Dr. Hibai López-González
Faculty of Information and Communication
University of Barcelona, Spain

Prof. Dr. Wojciech J. Cynarski
University of Rzeszow, Poland

Prof. Dr. Jacek Wąsik
Department of Kinesiology and Health Prevention
Jan Dlugosz University in Czestochowa, Poland

Prof. Dr. William Bart
Educational Psychology
University of Minnesota, USA

Prof. Vassil Girginov, PhD
Department of Life Sciences
College of Health and Life Sciences
Brunel University, London, UK

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jan M. Konarski
Theory of Sports Department (Sports Science)
Poznań University of Physical Education by Eugeniusz Piasecki, Poland

Prof . Milovan Bratic, PhD
Faculty of Sport and Physical Education,
University of Nis, Serbia

Prof. Juris Grants, PhD
Latvian Academy of Sport Education, Latvia

Prof. Dr. Nikolay Boyadzhiev D.M.
Medical Faculty
Medical University – Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Prof. Trayana Djarova – Daniels
Department of Biochemistry and Microbiology
University of Zululand, South Africa

Prof. Lence Aleksovska – Velickovska, PhD
Faculty of Physical Culture, Skopje, Republic of North Macedonia

Prof. Sebahattin Devecioğlu
Department of Sports Management
Firat University, Faculty of Sport Sciences, Elazig, Turkey

Prof. Mehmet Gunay
Gazi Universitesi, Emniyet Mahallesi, Yenimahalle/Ankara

Assos. Prof. Vladimir Grigorov
University of the Witwatersrand,
Arwyp Medical Centre, Johannesburg, South Africa

Prof. Dr. Emin Ergen
Al Attar Physical Medicine,
Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Clinic in Doha, Qatar

Prof. Janis Zidens
Latvian Academy of Sport Education

Prof. Srećko Jovanović, PhD
University “UNION-Nikola Tesla”, Serbia

Members of the Editorial board from National Sports Academy “Vassil Levski”

Prof. Nikolay Izov
Prof. Ivan Maznev
Prof. Apostol Slavchev
Prof. Krasimir Petkov
Prof. Ognyan Miladinov
Prof. Daniela Dasheva
Prof. Kiril Andonov
Prof. Biser Tzolov
Prof. Evgenia Dimitrova
Prof. Diana Dimitrova
Prof. Svilen Neykov
Prof. Daniela Lyubenova
Prof. Lubomir Petrov
Prof. Albena Alexandrova
Prof. Michail Michailov
Assoc. prof. Zdravko Stefanov