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pearamon58
06-16-2010, 08:56 PM
Dear Colleague,

The Department of Sport Sciences of the Catholic University San Antonio
of Murcia (UCAM) is proud to announce that the First International
Congress of Athletics - UCAM (ICA-UCAM), from December 16th through
18th, 2010, will be held in Murcia, Spain. The Department of Sport
Sciences is an institution in Spain with responsibility for research and
education in the sport sciences. We are located in Murcia, close to the
Mediterranean Sea and the Mar Menor (a beautiful micro sea inside the
Mediterranean Sea).

Nowadays, Athletics is a booming sport, which advances thanks to the
scientific studies that are appearing on the different athletic
disciplines. The ICA-UCAM symposium would like to be a highly regarded,
scientific, peer reviewed gathering of experts from the entire world,
sharing their research findings on athletics. Although biomechanics and
physiology/medicine have traditionally been most popular research in
athletics, papers are welcomed from other academic disciplines. In
Murcia we hope to strengthen the contribution of other research
disciplines and to broaden the list of athletics areas represented. In
this sense the title of the Congress is “From the beginning to the
performance”.

Abstract submission for the meeting is now open!

Abstracts are currently being accepted through June 17, 2010. Templates
for abstract preparation can be found at the meeting website:

http://www.ucam.edu/congresos/atletismo10/modelo_resumen_1%20ingles.doc/view.

Abstracts should be one page in length. The document should be
submitted via email to: palcaraz@pdi.ucam.edu

All abstracts will be peer-reviewed. Selected abstracts will be
provided in electronic format to meeting attendees. There will be formal
proceedings from the meeting in the Research Journal Cultura, Ciencia, y
Deporte (http://www.ucam.edu/ccd), edited by our department.

Presenters whose abstracts are accepted as free papers will be given 10
minutes to present their work at the podium, followed by a question and
answer period. Presenters whose abstracts are accepted as posters will
be given a 2 minute time slot to introduce their topic. The poster
introductions will be immediately followed by a poster viewing session.

Important dates:

- Opening registration: June 17, 2009
- Abstract submission: 17th of June until September 17th, 2010
- Notification to authors: November 15, 2010
- Early registration ends: November 15, 2010
- Deadline for registration for presenting authors: November 30, 2010

Please remember the deadline for abstract submission: September 17,
2010.
Please visit http://www.ucam.edu/congresos/atletismo10for further
information.

Welcome to Murcia in December 2010!

Sincerely,

Pedro E. Alcaraz, PhD
Scientific Chair, 2010 International Congress of Athletics - UCAM
palcaraz@pdi.ucam.edu/ mromero@pdi.ucam.edu/ ycebrian@pdi.ucam.edu
http://www.ucam.edu/congresos/atletismo10