AIESEP Flash Newsletter #90, April 2013

News since 2013/3/5

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AIESEP’s 2013 Conference on “Physical Education and Sport: Challenging the Future” will be held in Warsaw, Polandbetween July 4-7, 2013. Please visit conference website and learn more about registration, the programme, travel, and accommodation.

The 2013 AIESEP Specialist Seminar is due to take place in Jyväskylä, Finland, on 12th-14th September 2013. This seminar will bring together experts with an interest in tackling questions and issues related to the role of physical education teacher education in ensuring quality PE in the classroom. The seminar hopes to facilitate the sharing of best practice between teacher education professionals from various countries, including those who educate PE specialists, classroom teachers, kindergarten teachers and teachers in special education. As this is a specialist seminar, spaces are limited to approximately 80 delegates and the organizers are currently making a list of those who might be interested in attending. If you would like to be included in this list and be kept informed regarding the seminar please send an email with your contact details to You will then receive information regarding registration, etc. as it becomes available. For more information see:

The next AIESEP World Congress will be held in Auckland (New Zealand) on February 10-13, 2014. Preliminary information is available on Internet ( Regular precisions will be provided through the AIESEPFlash Newsletter as well as on the AIESEP Website. Continue to be attentive.

The Special Interest Group (SIG) in Research on Learning and Instruction in Physical Education of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) will hold their “Invisible College” April 27-28, 2013 prior to the AERA Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA. Registration for the Meeting will open on December 20, 2012. See for more details and contact Bryan McCullick ( for more information about the “Invisible College.”

The World Day for Physical Activity – 2013 was celebrated the week of April 1-8. The central topic for the celebration was: “No Barriers to Physical Activity”! The celebration event in 2014 will manage to organize more than 2500 events in several countries. For further information access: If you were not able to participate, just remember the principle and disseminate the concept to be able to react next year!

19-20 April (Cork, IRE): Learning to move, moving to learn: exploring fundamental movement skills across the lifespan is a conference organized by the Sports Studies and Physical Education Program at University College, Cork.

The International Physical Literacy Conference will be held in Banff, Alberta (Canada) on April 20-23, 2013.The IPLCis designed to bring together sport, health, education and recreation experts to advance the knowledge, application and implementation of Physical Literacy programming across the globe. For more info, see

23-25 April (Riga, Latvia): The 6th Baltic Scientific Conference: Sport Science for Sustainable Society will be held to celebrate the 90th anniversary of the Latvian Academy of Sport Education.

24-27 April (Lima, Peru): The International Olympic Committee’s 15th World Conference on Sport for All for more information please see:

In cooperation with the University of Southern Denmark, the Nordplus-Idrott Network will organize a conferenceNext practice in physical education and movement science that will be held in Odense, DEN on 6-8th May 2013.The conference features a number of international renowned speakers (L. Bo Andersen, C. Hillman, S. Loland, and R.Tinning). The conference is interdisciplinary and of interest to both researchers and practitioners working within the field of physical activity, sport and health. For more information visit the conference website: or

Organized by the Department of Sports Sciences of the University of Beira Interior (Covilhã, POR – May, 31 and June, 1, 2013), the 1st Congress of Sports, Education and Health will include lectures, free communications, posters and workshops. It targets professionals and students in the areas of sports medicine, physiotherapy, psychology, education, sociology, among others. The free communications and posters must fall within the following themes: Pedagogy of Sport, Motor Learning and Control, School Sport and Physical Education and Physical Activity and Special Populations. The deadline for submission of abstracts is April 21 and more information, including fees is available at or

22-25 May (Ghent, BEL): The annual meeting of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity will be held. The general theme: “Nutrition, physical activity and health” (

The 13th International Scientific Conference: Perspectives in Physical Education and Sport will be held May 24-25,2013 in, Constanta, ROM and organised by the University of Ovidius, Department of Physical Education (

On 13-15 June, the 4th International conference on sport and society will be held in Chicago, IL, USA. The theme for this year’s conference is “Amateur and Student Athletes: Pressures and Possibilities”

14-16 June (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia): ICSEM 2013 – International Congress in Sports and Exercise Medicine Deadline for submissions: 30 April 2013

19-22 June (Istanbul, TUR): 9th International Symposium on Computer Science in Sport. Organized by theInternational Association of Computer Science in Sport (IACSS) and the Turkish Association of Computer Science in Sports (TACSS)

20-21 June (Lisbon, POR): Women and Sport Conference. This year’s theme is “Women and Sport in the 19th and 20th Centuries. For more information please see: Deadline for submissions: 26 April 2013

On 24-26 June theUMS International Sports Science Conference: “Toward the Future of Sport Science” will be held inSabah, Malaysia:

The 18th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) will be held in Barcelona, ESP on June 26-29. This year’s theme is “Unifying Sport Science

27-28 June are the dates for the ICPESS 2013: International Conference on Physical Education and Sport Science to be held in Paris, FRA. Themes for this year’s conference include: Theory and methods of physical education – Physical education and sport for all – Physical education & rehabilitation and adapted sports – Physical activity – Fitness & Nutrition and health – Motor function and human development – Professional formation for physical education and sport – Biomechanics – Sport pedagogy – Sport medicine – Sort psychology – Sport and society – Sport management – Marketing & Sport media – Dance science & education – Sort methodology & comparative study in sport and physical education – Issues of the modern Olympic movement. For more information please visit

The Spanish Federation of Associations of Teachers of Physical Education (FEADEF) will organize one of the activities that are becoming the national benchmark of all PE teachers, the “X International Congress of Teacher in Physical Education and Sport” which will be held in Pontevedra, ESP on September 5-8, 2013. This year’s theme is “Physical Education and Sports promoters of a healthy lifestyle: Resources of natural and cultural environment to intervene in physical inactivity and obesity.” Information can be found at The deadline for submission of abstracts is in June 1st, 2013.

28-31 August (Turin, ITA): Sports, physical activities and body cultures: Crisis, critique and change

29 August-1 September (Bratislava, SLO): 8th FIEP European Congress. The theme for this Congress is “Physical education and sports perspective of children and youth in Europe.” See for more details.

The British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES) Conference will be held 2-5 September in Lancashire,UK. For more information please see this link:

The 2013 International Budo Conference organized by the Japanese Academy of Budo in the 2nd IMACSSS International Conference. The conference will take place September 10-12, 2013 at the University of Tsukuba, JPN. For more details please visit:

The International Conference on Education with the theme of “Innovations, Challenges and Tendencies in Post Modern Education” will be held on 12-13 September 2013 and is organized by The Faculty of Education from Trakia University in Stara Zagora, BUL. For more detailed information please visit: and


The 7th Meeting of the Transnational Working Group for the Study of Gender and Sport “Gender in Physical Culture” will take place at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden on 13-14 December 2013. See the website for further details:

The International Council for Coach Education’s (ICCE) Global Coach Conference 2013 will be held in Durban, SAF on 13-15 September 2013. More information is available at

The 6th Asia-Pacific Congress on Sports Technology: The Impact of Technology on Sport is to be held 18-20 September. For more information:

On 20-22 September in Vilamoura Algarve, POR, the icSPORTS International Congress on Sports Science Research and Technology Support will take place. In the 21st century most human activities, including sports, are becoming more and more technological. Engineering in general and Information Technology in particular are becoming an important support for many activities directly or indirectly related to sports science, including improvement of physical activities, sports medicine, biotechnology and nutrition, sports management, and all imaginable application areas in sports. This conference intends to be a meeting point of both academics and practitioners, in order to exchange ideas and developed synergies. Information is available at

26-28 September (Podlaska, POL): 6th International Scientific Conference will be held in Podlaska, POL on 26-28 September, 2013. The theme is “Coordination motor abilities in scientific research.” For more information:

2-4 October (Liptovsky Mikulas, SLO): The 2nd Nature & Sports EURO’MEET will be held 2-4 October in Liptovsky Mikulas, SLO. The theme of the meeting is “Outdoor sports: Sustainable Development and Health.” More information is available at

18-23 October in Rheinsberg, GER will be the dates and site for the International Council of Sport Science and Physical Education (ICSSPE) Seminar on “Development through Sport.” For more information please go to:

The 6th Asia-Pacific Conference on Exercise and Sports Science with the theme of “Caring for the future generation: a holistic approach leading towards health and active living” will be held November 2-5, 2013 in Taipei, TAI. For more information, please see

On 22-23 November in Pitesti, ROM the 6th Annual International Conference: Physical Education, Sport & Health, (PESH) will be held and organized by la Faculté d’Education physique et de sport de l’Université de Pitesti.

On 12-15 June, 2014 (Helsinki, FIN): The 6th IWG World Conference on Women and Sport will be held. The theme of the 2014 conference is “Lead the Change – Be the Change” For more information, please go to

The Asian Online Journals welcomes research scholars and scientists from different domains in its sphere of Open Access publication. We invite you to submit manuscripts preferably online or sent it by email. Two journals would be interesting for Sport Pedagogy: Asian Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences ( or Asian Journal of Education and e-Learning (

ICSSPE has been invited to collaborate in an initiative by “Excellence in Pediatrics”, aimed at increasing awareness among medical personnel, of the need for physical activity. This is a welcome development for ICSSPE, since it supports our priority “Healthy Living Across the Life Span”, and complements our work with “Designed to Move”. We are constructing a database of organizations at national and regional level, for pediatricians and for parents or parent/teachers associations. We would therefore be grateful if you would send to us the contact details for such organizations in your country/region. Please be so kind and put Jael Krestan, in CC ( when sending your data.

The Montenegrin Journal of Sports Science and Medicine (MJSSM) would like to announce that the new issue is available at as well as to call for papers for a next issue. Please, send your manuscripts to:

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International Association of Physical Education in Higher Education

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