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    The following Call for Proposals is for the Regional Conference on Women's
    Health, Physical Activity and Sport at Louisiana State University in
    Shreveport. We are particularly interested in projects in the biomechanics
    of sport. Thank you.

    WHAT? Part of the LSUS celebration of National Girls and Women in Sport Week

    WHEN? February 7, 2003, 9 am - 4 pm and February 8, 2003, 9 am - noon

    WHERE? Louisiana State University in Shreveport, hosted by the LSUS Sport
    Science Institute and the Departments of Education and Kinesiology and Health

    TARGET? Coaches and athletic trainers, health professionals, K-12 teachers
    and university faculty, athletes, and all others interested in health,
    physical activity and sport for girls and women.

    FORMAT? Poster presentation, free communication, lecture, demonstration,
    panel discussion, audience participation, etc. Formatting will be flexible in
    order to accommodate the wishes of presenters as much as possible . Special
    accommodations will be made for student papers and/or sections.

    TOPICS? Presenters' interests will determine topics to be included. It is
    expected that coaching techniques and ideas, sport psychology, training and
    conditioning, biomechanics, sport sociology, Title IX, and women's health
    issues will be among general areas covered. Basically, anything goes!

    COST? Registration for the conference: $40. Luncheon and keynote address on
    Friday, catered by Copeland's (optional): $10. Do not send payment with your
    proposal! Registration materials will be sent to participants with notices of

    TO SUBMIT? The proposal should be one page single-spaced, preferably
    word-processed using MS Word or WordPerfect. Typewritten proposals will be
    accepted. Items that should be included on the single page are: (1) name,
    address, and phone number, (2) e-mail address if available, (3) format
    desired (see list above), (4) time frame desired (15, 30, 45, 60 minutes),
    (5) day preferred (Friday or Saturday), (6) type of audience targeted, (7)
    equipment needed (overhead projector, slide projector, etc.), and (8) a
    summary or abstract of what you plan to present. Send on floppy disk to Dr.
    Cay Evans, Dept. of Education, LSU in Shreveport, Shreveport, LA 71115 or by
    e-mail to Dr. Ron Byrd at

    TIMELINE: Deadline for submission - November 15, 2002. Notice of acceptance
    or rejection - December 15, 2002. (Compilation of abstracts and summaries to
    participants - February 7. Proceedings (full papers of those who wish to have
    their work included) will be mailed to participants about March 7.

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