Congress facts

  • Total number of congress participants: 1565
  • Total number of participating countries: 61
  • Plenary sessions 4
  • Parallel sessions
  • Oral presentations
  • Poster presentations

Scientific highlights – plenary sessions


  • Exercise and youth: Physical activity, sport involvement and development
  • Exercise and genes
  • Exercise, movement and brain
  • Exercise and energy

ECSS Young Investigators Award 2001

1st Rank

Oral presentation

  • Christopher MacDonald (DEN)

Poster presentation

  • Nicole Wenderoth (GER)

Congress venue

Themed "Perspectives and Profiles" the 6th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science – ECSS Cologne 2001 was held on campus at the German Sport University Cologne. Task groups of scientific and administrative staff were formed to make this congress such a success.

More images of ECSS Cologne 2001 on Flickr - here.