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26 Jan 2010
Olympic News , Sport and Active Society

2010 World Sport for All Congress: last call for submission of abstracts

Join in the 13th World Sport for All Congress, which will be held in Jyväskylä, Finland, from 14 to 17 June 2010. With the call for submission of abstracts closing on 26 February 2010, you still have one month to contribute.

So don’t miss your chance to play an active role in this event, which is being jointly organised by the University of Jyväskylä  and the Likes Research Centre, and hosted by the Finnish Olympic Committee, under IOC patronage, in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO) and Sportaccord/GAISF. Click here to submit.

Key event

The World Sport for All Congress is organised every second year and is a key event in the calendar of the Olympic Family, specialised NGOs, researchers, governments and UN bodies. It is a platform for the exchange of experiences and good practices as well as for the identification of newest trends and the presentation of latest research in this field.

In plenary and in parallel

During the four-day Congress, invited speakers will give presentations during five plenary sessions with the following topics:

- Follow-up of the 12th World Sport for All Congress and the 2009 Olympic Congress
- Evidence-based debate: what are the challenges in choosing the target groups in Sport for All?
- Counteracting the spread of the physical inactivity epidemic
- Local, continental and global strategies to promote Sport for All
- Future directions

The plenary sessions will be followed by parallel sessions with contributions, either from a scientific, practical or policy-related view-point.
How to contribute 
How to register
The IOC Sport for All Commission


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