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  • 6th IOC World Congress on Sport Sciences ¯ Announcement

    16-21 September 2001
    Salt Lake City, Utah
    Endowed by Pfizer

    · Explore the science and medicine of human movement.
    · ·
    · · Learn the latest in health and sport-performance enhancement, injury prevention, injury treatment, and rehabilitation.
    · ·
    · · Visit the official sites of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games.

    Sport scientists and physicians are invited from the biological, physical, behavioral, and medical disciplines to share their knowledge with an international audience of physicians, therapists, scientists, and coaches in the host city of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games (

    Congress theme:
    Science and medicine of human movement, including sports, physical activity, healthy lifestyles and the prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of injuries.

    Congress program:
    · Over 25 keynote and invited speakers who are prominent world leaders in their respective disciplines will present;
    · for example, IOC Olympic Prize on Sport Sciences 2000 recipient -- John O. Holloszy, MD.
    · Over 80 speakers will participate in 20 symposia on the latest sport science and medicine topics;
    · · includes a special ACSM Symposium.
    · · Free communication sessions encourage participation and the dissemination of new information.
    · Pre-congress symposium organized by Pfizer.
    Call for Papers:
    Free communications will be accepted as poster, oral, or video presentations. A one-page abstract is due by 2 April 2001. Submit abstracts and get information at

    Social Program:
    Not only will you encounter stimulating sport discussions during the Congress in Salt Lake City, but you will also be able to visit the 2002 Games Venues and explore the diverse regions of Utah.

    Registration fee includes:
    · Opening Ceremony and Cocktail Party
    · · Closing Dinner Extravaganza Ceremony (dinner, awards, and speed skating demonstration in the new Utah Olympic Oval)
    · Olympic Venue Tour
    · Daily lunches
    Congress size:
    The 5th IOC World Congress which was held in Sydney, Australia in 1999 was attended by 1200 participants. We expect this Congress to attract even more people.

    Join us for the latest cutting-edge sport science information in this unique cross-disciplinary format. For more information, and to register for the congress visit

    Telephone: (801) 212-3472
    Fax: (801) 212-2440

    6th IOC World Congress on Sport Sciences, under the auspices of the International Olympic Committee Medical Commission, is endowed by Pfizer Inc., and endorsed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) and the Fédération Internationale de Médecine du sport (FIMS).

    Todd Allinger, Ph.D.
    Co-chair, IOC World Congress on Sport Sciences

    Institute for Sport Science and Medicine
    The Orthopedic Specialty Hospital
    5848 South Fashion Blvd. (300 E)
    Murray, UT 84107
    phone: (801) 314-4017
    fax: (801) 314-4043

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