Deadline has passed, it was: Thurs., Nov. 1, 2018 | 11:59 p.m. PST
Present your research at the most comprehensive sports medicine and exercise science meeting in the world. Each person is permitted to submit and be first author on one scientific and one clinical case abstract for the annual meeting, which includes the World Congress on the Basic Science of Muscle Hypertrophy and Atrophy, and one scientific abstract for the World Congress on Exercise is Medicine®.
With 12 topical categories, including Exercise is Medicine®, these three meetings offer attendees outstanding programming covering the science, practice, public health, and policy aspects of sports medicine, exercise science, and physical activity.
View the 2019 Call for Abstracts brochure for details
You will receive notification on the status of your submission in early February 2019.
If you have any questions, please email Danielle Apostolidis.
Travel Award Opportunities
By submitting an abstract to the ACSM Annual Meeting, you may have an opportunity to apply or be selected for travel awards to attend the Annual Meeting. Winning one of these awards is contingent on your abstract being accepted for presentation and a review of all applications. The specific awards with award criteria can be found here.
Late Breaking and Sports Medicine Fellow Special Submissions
2019 Late Breaking Research Abstract Submission
Deadline: March 1, 2019
ACSM will again offer a late breaking submission for research abstracts between February 15-March 1, 2019. These submissions will undergo review by members of the Program Committee. Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters in the Poster Hall on Saturday, June 1st and the abstract’s first author must be present at the designated time and place. This will be limited to the first 50 submissions. The submitter will be required to write a statement indicating the reason the research is late breaking.
Submission Cost: $250
2019 Sports Medicine Fellow Research Abstract and Clinical Case Submissions
Deadline: March 1, 2019
Sports medicine fellows (those in an accredited sports medicine or orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship program) are invited to submit research abstracts and clinical cases between February 15 – March 1, 2019. Research abstracts can be submitted for acceptance by having an ACSM Fellow sponsor the abstract. Abstracts without sponsorship will be reviewed by members of the ACSM Program Committee. Accepted abstracts will be presented as posters in a special area of the poster hall on Thursday, May 30, and the abstract’s first author must be present at the designated time and place.
Abstract submission cost: $35.
2019 Session Proposals
Deadline was June 20, 2018
The deadline to submit session proposals for the 2019 Annual Meeting and World Congress on Exercise is Medicine has passed. If you submitted a proposal, you will receive notification on the status of your submission by early-September.
Please contact Danielle Apostolidis at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.