Conferences in Physical Education and Sports Science

The Best Conferences in Physical Education and Sport Science

Which are the top conferences in Physical Education and Sport & Exercise Science?

I have taken part in different conferences in sport and exercise sciences, physical education and sports medicine. Such events provide great opportunities to present your research, learn new concepts, and meet specialists in your field. Attending any conference is always a good idea, but in order to decide and select the best for you, I suggest that you should conduct a comprehensive search on the internet. From my point of view, I like the ones with the most opportunities for the participants, the ones which provide good quality of research, recognition of attendance, as well as enough opportunities to connect with other delegates.

So, which are the best sports science conferences in the world?

In my opinion, the best choices would be the ECSS Congress and the ACSM annual meeting. I attended the ECSS Congress in Prague in 2019, and the ECSS Anniversary Congress in 2020, which are the annual congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS), and I presented our research at their parallel sessions. The Congress in Prague was the largest event in sport science that I have ever taken part with around 2700 participants from all over the world, and I am of the opinion, that the ECSS Congress is probably one of the best experience you might have. I also attended the BASES Conference, which is the annual conference of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences, and it is held in the UK. I participated with a poster in 2017 and presented at their mini parallel sessions in 2018. My impression is that the quality was very good, but there were not as many participants and opportunities in comparison with the ECSS Congress. The participants at the BASES conferences are between 300 and 400, and therefore, the resources of the organisers are not as much as the European College. My hope and goal for 2021 is to attend the ACSM annual meeting and experience the biggest sports science conference in the world.

Here is a list of the best upcoming conferences in physical education and sports science which I have found so far, sorted by years.

 

List of the best upcoming conferences in Physical Education and Sports Science

2022
Conference
Country (City)
Participants
Date
ACSM San Diego 2022
69th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
United States (San Diego) USA
6 000 expected
31 May - 4 Jun 2022
ECSS Glasgow 2022
27th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS)
United Kingdom (Glasgow) United Kingdom
> 3 000 expected
to be conformed
2021
ACSM Washington 2021 (website)
68th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
United States (Washington) USA
6 000 expected
1-5 Jun 2021
ECSS Seville 2021 (website)
26th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS)
Spain (Seville) Spain
> 3 000 expected
1-3 Sep 2021
ARCHIVE (past conferences)
2020
ACSM San Francisco 2020 (website)
67th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
United States (San Francisco) USA
6 000 expected
cancelled
ECSS Anniversary Congress 2020 (website)
25th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS)
online
28-30 Oct 2020
2019
FIEP European Congress 2019
14th European Congress of the International Federation of Physical Education (FIEP)
Spain (Barcelona) Spain
 
27-29 Jun 2019
ECSS Prague 2019 (website)
24th Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS)
Czech Republic (Prague) Czech Republic
2 703
3-6 Jul 2019
ICASS Conference 2019 (website)
2nd International Scientific Congress of Applied Sports Sciences
Bulgaria (Sofia) Bulgaria
 
15-16 Nov 2019
BASES Conference 2019
Annual Conference of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
United Kingdom (Leicester) United Kingdom
 
19-20 Nov 2019
2018
ECSS Dublin 2018 (website)
23rd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS)
Ireland (Dublin) Ireland
2 900
4-7 Jul 2018
FIEP European Congress 2018
13th European Congress of the International Federation of Physical Education (FIEP)
Turkey (Istanbul) Turkey
 
26-29 Sep 2018
BASES Conference 2018
Annual Conference of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
United Kingdom (Harrogate) United Kingdom
329
27-28 Nov 2018
2017
ECSS MetropolisRuhr 2017 (website)
22nd Annual Congress of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS)
Germany Germany
2 299
5-8 Jul 2017
FIEP European Congress 2017
12th European Congress of the International Federation of Physical Education (FIEP)
Luxembourg Luxembourg
 
13-16 Sep 2017
BASES Conference 2017
Annual Conference of the British Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (BASES)
United Kingdom (Nottingham) United Kingdom
 
28-29 Nov 2017

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