It is our pleasure to invite you to submit an abstract for the inaugural SingHealth Duke-NUS Sports and Exercise Medicine Conference 2020 for oral or poster presentations. This year’s conference theme is ‘Physical Activity – The New Vital Sign: Systematic Exercise Intervention in the Chronic Disease Paradigm’.
Guidelines & Criteria for Submissions
The following are guidelines for the submission of abstracts for oral or poster presentation:
The abstract must be structure as follows:
There is no limit to the number of abstracts that may be submitted by an individual. Please note that the Conference Programme Committee reserve the right to specify the format via which the presentation is to be made (poster or oral).
Themes for Submission
The inaugural SingHealth Duke-NUS Sport and Exercise Medicine Conference theme is ‘Physical Activity – the New Vital Sign: Systematic exercise intervention in the chronic disease paradigm’. Possible topics for abstracts include, but not limited to, the following:
a. Population Health and Physical Activity b. Epidemiology of physical activity and chronic disease 2. Oncology a. Effects of physical activity in cancer patients b. Prescribing exercise for cancer survivors
c. Exercise testing requirements in cancer survivors 3. Weight management a. Physical activity and weight loss b. Efficacy of various types of physical activity for weight loss c. Efficacy of adjuvant medication/supplement/meal replacement in treating obesity d. Diet and weight management
4. Others a. Injury prevention b. Novel treatment for sports injuries (PrP, Prolotherapy, ESWT, nuclear magnetic resonance therapy etc) c. Recovery: novel methods of recovery post training
Notification of Acceptance
The corresponding author will be informed of the decision via email before 15 January 2020. The Conference Scientific Committee is the final arbiter on the acceptance of abstracts. The committee is not obligated to provide feedback to abstract authors regarding final decisions.
Note: All presenting authors MUST register and pay the registration fee in full upon acceptance of the abstract. Please note that all costs, including registration, are at the authors own expense.
Key Dates for Abstract Submissions
All submissions must be completed in Word format and submitted to the conference secretariat via firstname.lastname@example.org by 1 December 2019. All received abstracts will be acknowledged.
Abstract Submission form.docx
We look forward to receiving your abstract submission and would like to thank you for your contribution towards the success of the inaugural SingHealth Duke-NUS Sport and Exercise Medicine Conference 2020.
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