The program will consist of
- keynote lectures on current topics in the main areas of sports
medicine: exercise physiology, internal medicine, traumatology,
and rehabilitation. Keynote presentations will open the morning
and afternoon sessions.
- keynote lectures will be followed by parallel
symposia and workshops. Parallel symposia and workshops are partly
pre-planned, partly intended for free communications.
- Special symposia will be organized on medical issues for
different sports such as: box, modern pentathlon, soccer, trennis,
- The morning sessions will be closed by free
communications, while afternoon sessions by free
communications and poster presentations.
Honorary and keynote lectures will be 30 minutes long, 20
minutes are scheduled for invited lectures. Other oral presentations
will generally be 10 minutes long followed by discussion.
communications accepted in the form of posters will be on display
during the Congress, subdivided into specific subjects. Posters
should fit on a board 1 m wide
and 1.5 m high. They should be clearly structured as
follows: Title, Author Name(s) and Affiliation(s), Introduction,
Material and Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusions,
The Team Physician Course is endorsed by
FIMS. It is intended for medical doctors who serve as team
physicians. This course will require early registration for a
separate fee of 100 USD.
official language of the Congress is English.
The Young Investigators Awards is
announced for free communications presented during the Congress. The
best papers in the main areas of sports medicine (exercise
physiology, internal medicine, traumatology, rehabilitation) will be
awarded. Applicants under 35 are required to be medical doctors. All
abstracts will have to be received before the 31th January 2002. The
award applied for must be indicated on the abstract form. A Young
Investigators' Committee will evaluate the abstracts and make the
final decision after the presentations.
- Standing Commissions and Executive
Committee will meet on Tuesday, June 4 and on
Wednesday, June 5,
prior to the opening ceremony of the Congress.
- During the Congress FIMS Council of Delegates
(June 9) and
- General Assembly (June 8) will take
Limiting Factors for Maximal Oxygen
Brain, Psyche, and Physical
Physical Activity as Important Measure
Against Chronic Diseases
Sport Injuries - Operative Treatment -
Return Triathletic Participation
Clinical Application of Biomechanics of Sports Medicine
The Role of the Skeletal Muscle in
Practical Chronic Disease Rehabilitation
Hans-Hermann Dickhuth (Germany)
The Importance of
Stress Reaction for
Sport and Anterior Instability of the Knee
Rehabilitation of Sports Injuries:
Principles and Practice
Resistance Training for Health
Genes and Olympic Performance
Gideon Mann (Israel)
Anterior Knee Pain Syndrome
Antonio Pelliccia (Italy)
Determinants, Clinical Significance
Long-Term Consequences of
Patterns in Trained Athletes
Per Renström (Sweden)
Patella and Achilles Tendinopathies -
Scientific rationale for Management
Genetics and Training
Kai Ming Chan
Luigi di Luigi (Italy)
Micheli Lyle (USA)
Petra Platen (Germany)
Antony Parker (Australia)
Current Concepts in
the Management of Overuse Injuries
Nutrition for Exercise - Theory and Practice
Echocardiographic Characteristics of Elite Athletes
The following list
is tentative and will be finalised only when all abstracts
submitted. Participants are encouraged to contribute papers relevant
to all areas of sports medicine including topics not listed here
Immunology and Exercise
Oxydative Stress and Physical Activity
Genetics and Sports Performance
Psychological Aspects of Team Sports
Biochemistry and Endocrinology
Women and Sports
Special Symposia on Medical Issues of
International Olympic Committee
World Health Organisation
European Federation of Sports Medicine
are requested to submit the abstract in English, maximum 1 page,
sized within the frame of the abstract form. Abstract guidelines are
the same for oral and poster presentations.
Here you can download the Abstract form in adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format.
- Print using a 10-point Times font within
the rectangle shown on the Abstract Form.
- Title should be printed in CAPITAL
LETTERS and not longer than two lines.
List author's names preceded by initials
(full surnames are allowed in the case of one or two authors) and
separated by a comma; the presenter's name should be
- If necessary, relate each name to the
respective institution by an identification number.
Separate title, authors, and institutions
by a blank line.
- Subdivide text into paragraphs (identified by a 6-space
indentation, without headings) related to: Introduction, Materials
and Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusion.
Please send one original version with
three copies and 1 copy by e-mail or saved on a floppy disk. Only
files that are virus-free, will be opened.
Your text will appear in the book of
abstract exactly as you sent it and every
For reason of poor quality, abstracts
sent by fax cannot be published in the abstract book
The abstracts should reach the Congress
Secretariat by January 31, 2002
In order to allow participants to take
advantage of the early registration fee, notice of acceptance will
be sent not later than March 1, 2002
Correspondance in all matters
should be sent
to the Congress Secrteatariat