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Gord Sleivert
07-30-2002, 01:39 AM

Skating into the Future: Hockey in the New Millennium

From March 15 to 17th, 2003, the Faculty of Kinesiology at the University of New Brunswick, in Fredericton, Canada, will be hosting "Skating into the Future: Hockey in the New Millennium", to be held the week before the Canadian Interuniversity Sport Men's National Hockey Championships. This conference will offer a unique opportunity for academics, practitioners, and other participants to increase their knowledge, share experiences, and strengthen connections between individuals and organizations interested and involved in hockey at all levels. The conference program is designed to promote interaction, to emphasize practical experience, and to increase the body of knowledge relating to the sport of hockey.


Planned symposiums will focus on the areas of applied physiology, biomechanics, psychology, history, ethics, sociology, administration and marketing, law, and coaching pedagogy; they may include:

§ Motivation & Mental Skills

§ Ethics and Violence in Hockey

§ Drugs and doping methods in hockey

§ Referees and Fair Play

§ Hockey Fitness

§ Globalization and Hockey

§ Recovery & Nutrition

Presentations will be grouped thematically either in free communication sessions or in relation to invited lectures at the discretion of the organizing committee.

Featured Speakers

· Dr. Howard Wenger, University of Victoria, Exercise Physiologist with St. Louis Blues

· Laura Robinson, journalist and author of "Black Tights: Women, Sport and Sexuality" and "Crossing the Line: Violence and Sexual Assault in Canada's National Sport"

· Dr. David Scott, University of New Brunswick, Sport Psychologist

Community Sessions and Panels

These sessions are open to all conference delegates and will include public seminars, on-ice coaching sessions, and panel discussions on issues of youth development, fair play and violence in hockey

Featured Speakers

· Mike Bossy, former NHL player
· Ron MacLean, CBC sports journalist and host of Hockey Night in Canada

· Jay Bylsma, author of "So your son wants to play in the NHL", and father of NHL player Daniel Bylsma

· Daničle Sauvageau, Coach of the 2002 Olympic Gold Medal women's hockey team

· Tom Renney, Former National Team and NHL Coach, Vice President, New York Rangers

· Mike Pelino, Coach, National Under-18 Team

Who should attend?

· Academics and practitioners interested in hockey in particular, sport in general

· Sport federations and organizations

· Coaches, officials, players, parents and others involved in hockey

· Media

Abstract Deadline

· The Deadline for submission of abstracts is October 15th, 2002

· Authors will be informed whether their abstracts are accepted for presentation by November 15th, 2002

Abstract Format

Abstracts can be submitted electronically to: Hconfabs@unb.ca

Preferred submission by PDF, otherwise MS Word or WordPerfect.

Font Size, type and Word Limit
All abstracts should be typed in 10 pt. Times New Roman font and should be a maximum of 300 words

The title should be brief (limited to 15 words) and typed in ALL CAPS

On the next line, type the initials and last names of the authors. Type the presenting author first. Do not include degrees or titles.

Immediately following the authors' names, type the affiliation where the research was done. Give only the name of the institution, city, state/province, country, and, if you desire, the email address of the first author.

Begin the text of the abstract 2 lines below the affiliations. An example is provided below.


G. Iwanabe, H. Metoo, P. Jensten, Faculty of Kinesiology, The University of New Brunswick , Fredericton, NB, E3B 5A3, Canada, iwanabe@unb.ca

The colour black is associated with aggression and there is some evidence that players wearing black are penalised to a greater extent than those wearing other colours....


"Skating into the Future" Conference
Faculty of Kinesiology

University of New Brunswick

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Canada E3B 5A3

FAX: (506) 453-3511

General inquiries: hockeyconf@unb.ca Abstract submission: hconfabs@unb.ca

Web Site: www.unb.ca\conferences\hockey

As it becomes available, information about the conference will be posted on the website.

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