Abstract Submission

Guidelines for Abstracts - ICPAFR 2016 Symposium

  • Abstracts may be submitted for oral or e-poster presentations. The scientific and the organising committees reserve the right to decide the final presentation format of any submission.
  • Abstracts must be submitted online by filling in the Registration and Abstract Submission Form.
  • Abstracts must be allocated to a specific sub-theme of the Symposium. 
  • Abstract title is limited to 200 characters including spaces and should be typed in UPPER CASE letters.
  • Abstracts should not exceed 350 words (excluding references) and may not contain any tables or graphs.
  • Abstracts must be informative and structured, with section headings, as follows: Backgound, Methods, Results and Conclusions.
  • References in the text have to be cited at the end of the abstract (3-4 references).
  • Provide 3-5 keywords or phrases that reflect the content of the abstract.
  • All accepted abstracts will be published in the electronic Book of Abstracts with an ISBN number, under the condition that the first author has paid registration fee by the 15th of July 2016.
  • Full-length manuscripts may be submitted for publishing in the Baltic Journal of Sport and Health Sciences (BJSHS) (see the section "Call for Full Papers" below).

Presentation Formats

Oral presentation

Accepted authors are expected to use PowerPoint slides. Text should be large so as to be visible from the back of the room when projected. Oral presentations must be in English.

The time allocated for an oral presentation time is 10 minute followed by 5 minutes of discussion.

All speakers are requested to upload their presentations in advance at least 2 hours prior to their scheduled presentation. Presenters are expected to introduce themselves to the session chair at least 10 minutes before the beginning of the session

e-Poster
Accepted authors should prepare their e-poster presentations in Power Point format (one single slide only) in landscape (horizontal) (see the e-Poster Sample).  The image files need to be inserted into the poster by using the PowerPoint "Insert" function. No animated effects, animations or videos. e-Poster presentations must be in English.

The time allocated for an e-poster presentation is about 5 minutes, including questions and answers.

To ensure the smooth running of the poster session, the symposium organisers request the presenters to upload their e-poster presentations in advance at least 24 hours before to the beginning of the poster session.  Presenters are expected to introduce themselves to the session chair at least 10 minutes before the beginning of the poster session. 

Call for Full Papers


Selected papers will be published in the Baltic Journal of Sport and Health Sciences (BJSHS), an international peer-reviewed scientific journal, indexed in Central and Eastern European Academic Source (EBSCO), IndexCopernicus, SPORTDiscus with Full Text (EBSCO).

Full manuscripts should be submitted for consideration of publication by the 1st of April, 2016 and prepared according to the BJSHS guidelines for authors.


Papers that do not correspond to the journal requirements will be not published.