Congress History - ECSS Manchester 1998

Congress facts

  • Total number of congress participants: 744
  • Total number of participating countries: 36
  • Plenary sessions 4
  • Parallel invited sessions
  • Poster discussions

Scientific highlights – plenary sessions


  • Epidemiology, health and exercise: how has epidemiology shaped our attitude to exercise?
  • Exercise on prescription: is it a real alternative or a passing fashion?
  • Physical education, sport and children
  • Biological response to training from a time course perspective

ECSS Young Investigators Award 1998

1st Rank

Oral presentation

  • Taija Finni (FIN)

Poster presentation

  • Polly McCarthy (GBR)

Congress venue

The 3rd annual congress of the European College of Sport Science – ECSS Manchester 1998 was held at G-Mex Exhibition and Event Centre as well as the adjacent Holiday Inn Crowne Plaza Midland Hotel in the heart of Manchester city centre. Both offered excellent service and full conference facilities.