Abstract Information – Submissions Now Open!

Sport Physiotherapy Canada Congress 2021 will be a unique occasion to learn from the best, showcase your research, make great contacts, and advance your career as a researcher or clinician-researcher. Read the following guidelines carefully. Abstracts that do not meet these criteria will be rejected without review.

Abstracts will be reviewed by both researchers AND clinicians. Points will be awarded for scientific rigour, originality, clarity, and clinical relevance. The top 5 judged abstracts will compete in a plenary session competition at SPC 2021. Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Orthopedics and Sports Physical Therapy (JOSPT: Dr. Clare Ardern) will help determine the winner of the competition. All other accepted abstracts will be awarded a poster presentation and there will be prizes for the top 3 posters based on criteria above.

All accepted abstracts will be published in the Journal of Orthopaedic and Sports Physical Therapy.

Key Dates

  • Submission begins: February 26, 2021
  • Submission deadline: April 30, 2021 at 11:59PM, Calgary time (MST).
  • Notification of decision: June 15, 2021

Abstract Submission Guidelines

For abstract submission guidelines, please read this document.

Should you have any questions about abstract submissions, email Carolyn Emery PT PhD (Chair of Scientific Committee) at caemery@ucalgary.ca