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Gene Brown
10-17-1997, 01:44 AM
Dear Colleagues:
The Institute for the Study of Youth Sports will be hosting an
international conference on issues and research on many aspects of youth
involvement in sport. The following announcement will be helpful to those
who have an interest in this area of study.

YOUTH SPORTS INTO THE 21st CENTURY

AN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF THE INSTITUTE FOR THE
STUDY OF YOUTH SPORTS
OF MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY

23 May through 26 May, 1999

FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT

Colleagues:

We have the pleasure to cordially announce an international conference on
youth sports in recognition of the 20th anniversary of the Institute for
the Study of Youth Sports of Michigan State University. The conference
also complements the celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Department
of Physical Education and Exercise Science.

The conference is scheduled for 23 through 26 May, 1999, and precedes the
annual meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine, which is
scheduled for Seattle, Washington.

The conference will emphasize youth sports in transition into the 21st
century. Several themes will be highlighted:

1. History of youth sports
2. Biological issues
3. Clinical and health-related issues
4. Social and psychological issues
5. Educational issues
6. Community issues

In addition to invited lectures, the conference will include free
communications in an organized, thematic poster and/or podium format.

VENUE OF THE CONFERENCE

Kellogg Center
Michigan State University
East Lansing, Michigan

Tel: 517 432-4000
Fax: 517 353-1872
http://www.hfs.msu.edu/kellogg/

The Kellogg Center is located on the campus. It is the hotel and site of
the conference sessions.

TRAVEL

East Lansing is adjacent to Lansing, the state capital, which is located in
south central Michigan, about 180 miles northwest of Chicago and 90 miles
northeast of Detroit. The Lansing airport is serviced by several airlines
via their respective hub cities: American and United (Chicago), Northwest
(Detroit), Continental (Cleveland), Delta (Cincinatti), and US Air
(Pittsburgh).

If you are interested in further information about the conference and the
second announcement, please respond

* via e-mail at the following address:

ANNIVYSI@pilot.msu.edu

or

* via regular mail at the following address:

20th Anniversary Meeting
Institute for the Study of Youth Sports
213 IM Sports Circle
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1049

or

* via fax at: (517) 353-5363

We look forward to seeing you in East Lansing.

Robert M. Malina
Professor and Director
Institute for the Study of Youth Sports
213 IM Sports Circle
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1049