Congress facts

  • Total number of congress participants: 1559
  • Total number of participating countries: 61
  • Plenary sessions 6
  • Invited parallel symposia
  • Oral presentations
  • Poster presentations

Scientific highlights – plenary sessions


  • From biology to health
  • From behaviour to health
  • Biological and technological challenges
  • Socio-economics in elite sport
  • Can exercise help cure chronic disease?
  • Extending the limits of performance and overcoming disability

ECSS Young Investigators Award 2003

1st Rank

Oral presentation

  • Pascal Delheye (BEL)

Poster presentation

  • Thomas Pedersen (DEN)

Congress venue

The 8th annual congress of the European College of Sport Science – ECSS Salzburg 2003 was held in the Congress Centre in Salzburg.

More ECSS Salzburg 2003 images on Flickr - here.