ECSS 2011 Congress facts

Total number of congress participants: 1937

Total number of participating countries: 60

Plenary sessions 4

Invited symposia 116

Oral presentations 411

Poster presentations 1230


ECSS Young Investigators Award 2011 facts

Total of YIA applicants: 300

Total of YIA participants: 210


ECSS Young Investigators Award winners 2011

Rank               Oral presentation                 Poster presentation

1st                  Helen Crewe (AUS)              Naomi Cermak (NED)


Congress venue

ACC Liverpool, home to the BT Convention Centre and the Echo Arena opened in January 2008. Bordered by the magnificent waterfront setting on the banks of the world-famous River Mersey and a landscaped piazza for outdoor events and performances, the venue offers the flexibility, support and cutting edge technology to ensure a successful event.


Scientific highlights

NEW HORIZONS: For the Challenge of Reducing Sedentary Activity in Humanss

06.07.2011, Start: 17:00, Lecture room: "Hall 1", Chair: Willem van Mechelen (NED), VU University Medical Center

NEW HORIZONS: In the Role of exercise in the Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease

07.07.2011, Start: 12:00, Lecture room: "Hall 1", Chair: Bernardo Nadal-Ginard (GBR), Liverpool John Moores University

NEW HORIZONS: For (Para)Olympism in 2012 and Beyond

08.07.2011, Start: 12:00, Lecture room: "Hall 1", Chair: Sigmund Loland (NOR), The Norwegian School of Sport Sciences

NEW HORIZONS: In the Integration of Science and Football (Dedicated to Prof. Tom Reilly)

09.07.2011, Start 12:00, Lecture room: "Hall 1", Chairs: Valter di Salvo (ITA), ASPIRE/University of Rome and Barry Drust (GBR), Liverpool John Moores University




ECSS congress participants sharing their knowledge listening and discussing at ECSS Liverpool 2011.


World champion gymnast Beth Tweddle at ECSS Liverpool 2011 just before the opening reception.



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