Call For Abstracts

Deadline for Abstract Submission is extended to 15 October, 2019

Authors are required to submit their abstract online at : Abstract Submission

From January 7 to 8, 2020, University of Lausanne, Switzerland, will hold the Congress “Youth & Winter Sports 2020”.

Abstracts are due October 15, 2019

  • Authors should submit their abstracts and communicate during the congress in English. Please note that no translation services will be offered during the congress.
  • Authors are required to submit their abstract online (abstracts sent by e-mail will not be accepted).
  • Abstracts should not exceed 250 words (approximately 1500 characters including spaces).
  • Authors should make themselves available for the duration of the Congress, January 7– 8, 2020.
  • We encourage all presenters to prepare a power point presentation in order to facilitate comprehension since the Congress attracts an international audience.
  • Abstract submission is free of charge.
  • The best 10 oral presentations as research paper or review in the topic “Youth and winter Sports”  will be published free-of-charge in Frontiers  Sports and Active Living.
  • Frontiers will finance the Best Poster Award  with a prize money  of 500 CHF.
  • Abstracts will be evaluated by the Scientific Committee and the acceptance notification will be sent according to the decision of the reviewers by October 30, 2019.
  • Priority will be given to winter sports but  submission of abstracts related to  other sports and/or Olympic studies are also welcome.
  • Registration fees must be paid by October 31, 2019 at the latest to secure presentation during the congress and the publication of your name and abstract in the Book of Abstracts.

Poster presentations: Please use portrait style (A0 size)

Sessions will be organised under 4 categories

  1. Contributions on specific sports: please indicate on which sport focuses your presentation (Ice hockey, skating, biathlon, etc.)
  2. Contributions on specific topics: please indicate on which topic focuses your presentation (training, coaching, health, careers, tourism, consumption, sustainability, education, gender, media, disability, methods, ethics, etc.)
  3. Open sessions:  topic related to others than winter sports and/or  Olimpic games  studies
  4. Special Topic: opportunity to propose a topic of special interest