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lli92
05-13-2009, 08:07 AM
Dear Colleagues,

ACSM Seattle will start in less than two weeks. We have received some
quality proposals for next years ACSM annual meeting. I just want send a
friendly reminder for those who are thinking about submitting a proposal,
please send me your proposal as soon as possible. The following email
provide you with more details.

Thank you very much for your support,

Li Li, Ph.D. FACSM
Co-Chair, ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group
Jo Ellen Levy Yates Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 9:14 AM, Li Li wrote:

> Biomechanics Interest Group (BIG)
> American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
>
> Dear colleagues,
>
> ACSM 2010 annual meeting will be held next summer (June 2-5) in Baltimore
> Maryland, USA. You are invited to submit a session proposal. I have attached
> ACSM session definitions at the end of this message. There are seven
> different session types in two categories. BIG members have been successful
> in the past in proposing for different session types. You do not have to be
> an ACSM member to submit or participate in a session.
>
> The submission deadline for ACSM is June 20, 2009. Please send your
> submission to me (lli3@lsu.edu) before May 15, 2009. The BIG executive
> committee will review the proposals and obtain feedback from the BIG
> membership during our business meeting on May 28 in Seattle. The BIG
> executive committee will then rank and recommend them to ACSM program
> committee. ACSM program committee will make the final selection. Please
> check ACSM website for submission requirements.
>
> Sincerely yours,
>
> Li Li, Ph.D. FACSM
> Co-Chair, ACSM Biomechanics Interest Group
> Jo Ellen Levy Yates Professor
> Department of Kinesiology, Louisiana State University
> Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
>
> 1. Sessions with a 2-hour format:
> Current Issue - Issues for discussion that are in the forefront of the ACSM
> membership. Current issues include 3 - 4 speakers with time allotted for an
> introduction and overview and overall discussion.
> Special Event - Sessions of special interest to ACSM members that reach a
> broader audience. Special events include 3 - 4 speakers with time allotted
> for an introduction and overview and overall discussion.
> Symposium - Indepth, scientific and state-of-the-art lectures in important
> areas of research. Symposia include 3 - 4 speakers with time allotted for an
> introduction and overview and overall discussion.
>
> 2. Sessions with a 50 minute format:
> Clinical Colloquium - Focuses on an emerging or controversial area of
> clinical practice. This session includes a moderator and two speakers.
> Clinical Lecture - Focuses on a specific clinical area.
> Colloquium - An interactive discussion on a topic or issue in sports
> medicine and exercise science. Colloquiums are informal presentations that
> give the attendees a chance to "meet the expert".
> Conversational Forum - Issues for discussion by considering differing
> views, involving expert discussants and a host.
> Tutorial Lecture - A critical review and analysis of the current state of
> knowledge in a field. The lecture should familiarize attendees with the
> basics of a subject and progress to current issues, question, problems, and
> the frontier of knowledge.
>
>