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Call for Abstracts: UK High Performance Conference for Paralympic Sport Science and Sport Medicine

29 January 2013

The theme of the conference will be “The Road to Rio: Learning from London”, with the aim being to disseminate and share key lessons learned from across sports and disciplines as we prepare for the Sochi 2014 and Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. 

This conference will feature a combination of keynote, workshop and discipline specific sessions from leading practitioners and experts in Paralympic sports science and sports medicine from within the UK high performance system, as well as contributions from international guest speakers.

The conference is being funded by the Peter Harrison Foundation and hosted by the British Paralympic Association, the Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport (based at Loughborough University) and the English Institute of Sport. 

We are offering an opportunity for delegates to present their work as either a poster or a       10-min free communication. 

To submit an abstract please follow these guidelines.

Abstracts may be submitted either by post or by email (phc@lboro.ac.uk) to the following address:


Peter Harrison Centre for Disability Sport

School of Sport, Exercise & Health Sciences

Sir John Beckwith Building

Loughborough University

Epinal Way



LE11 3TU


The closing date for abstract submission is 15th March 2013.