24 June 2024
Exclusive Delegate Offers

The Glasgow Convention Bureau has put together some exclusive delegate offers to explore Glasgow city and its surroundings! Take advantage of 10%-40% discounts on city tours, taxi trasnsfers, traditional Whisky and Gin distilleries, restaurants and much more! See further information here.


18 June
ECSS Glasgow 2024 - Two weeks left!

In two weeks, ECSS Glasgow 2024 opens its doors at SEC in Glasgow to welcome our congress participants to four days of scientific exchange and networking!
Please remember to bring your passport to enter the UK, an adapter for your electrical sockets, sporting clothes if you would like to take advantage of the Nuffield Health Glasgow Central Fitness & Wellbeing Gym (see below) and do not forget your headphones to listen to our poster sessions!
We look forward to seeing you soon!


17 June
ECSS President Elect, Prof. Janice Thompson has been awarded the British Empire Medal

The British Empire Medal is awarded for 'Achievement or contribution of a very hands-on service to the community in a local geographical area' and our ECSS Executive Board Member and President Elect, Prof. Janice Thompson, has been honoured with this award for her services to the public health. With her 30 years of experience in examining factors that influence diet- and physical activity-related lifestyle choices, she has been able to use her expertise to work in partnership with communities to develop and evaluate culturally tailored lifestyle interventions to reduce risks for obesity and type 2 diabetes. Congratulations on this honourable award!
Further information can be found here.


12 June
Stay active during the congress with Nuffield Health Glasgow Central Fitness & Wellbeing Gym!

We are happy to share the information that we were able to partner with Nuffield Health for the congress days to exclusively offer all our congress participants the possibility to receive a 1 week guest pass at the gym near to the congress centre for only £25 per person! You can take advantage of this discounted opportunity and use the impressing facilities by showing your congress badge (or individual boarding pass pdf-file).


4 June
Public Lecture at ECSS Glasgow 2024

To strengthen our mission of bringing science to the community, we will hold a free public lecture on Benefits of staying active across our lifespan at ECSS Glasgow 2024! We invite all interested congress attendees and Glaswegian people to join this free event on Monday, 1 July, 19:30-21:30. Further information can be found here.


30 May
ECSS Congress App

The official ECSS Congress App is now availble in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store! Download now and start preparing your congress days by creating your personalised schedule. View our Support-Videos on the app home screen to learn how to navigate the congress app the best way possible. Further information and download links can be found here.


23 May
ECSS Glasgow 2024 - Final Scientific Programme now available!

View the final scientific programme for ECSS Glasgow here and use our Search Engine to filter for specific interests!


26 April
ECSS Glasgow 2024 - Presenting authors payment deadline

Today is the last chance for all presenting authors to pay their congress registration fee for ECSS Glasgow 2024 to secure your presentation slot! Afterwards, all unpaid abstracts will be removed from the final congress programme, the e-Book of Abstracts and cannot be presented at the congress. Pay now in your ECSS account!


15 April 2024
ECSS Glasgow 2024 - myCongress Bookings now open!

Starting today, all registered congress participants can book their lunches and participation in our opening and farewell reception, the Bengt Saltin Run (limited participation) and Friday Night Party in their ECSS accounts! Go to the 'myCongress' section and click on 'Book your lunches and social programme participation'. Further information on our social programme can be found here.


12 April 2024
Early bird payment deadline for congress registration

Today is the last day to make a saving on the congress registration fees and take advantage of the early bird prices! Register today!


8 April 2024
Problems with the delivery of ECSS newsletters and notifications

Please note that due to various technical changes at different email providers, we are currently experiencing problems with our newsletters and notifications being rejected by these providers and not being successfully delivered. This is particularly the case with @gmail and @163. Unfortunately, this also applies to some personalised emails from our office account (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.). It may be helpful to add our office account address to your contact list and you can find all our newsletters linked on our ECSS newsletter webpage to stay up to date. We are working on this problem and hope to solve it soon.
Please check your ECSS account for acceptance or rejection of your submitted abstract to ECSS Glasgow 2024, if you have not received the newsletter on 2 April.  
EDIT: The technical problem could be solved around 15 April and also gmail- and 163-adresses should receive our newsletter again. Thank you for your understanding!


3-4 April 2024
Final site visit to Glasgow

From 3-4 April we had our final site visit to Glasgow! We had fruitful discussions about the final details with the SEC and our local host, the University of West of Scotland. We are very much looking forward to ECSS Glasgow 2024!


2 April 2024
Notification to authors

Today is the day! All abstract submitters will receive notification of acceptance or rejection of their abstract submission for ECSS Glasgow 2024! We look forward to seeing you in Glasgow!


2 April 2024
New Communications Manager

Today we welcome our new Communications Manager Vinisha Prashant to our office team! We wish her a good start and look forward to working with her!


24-27 March 2024
ECSS Glasgow 2024 Programme Building

The ECSS Scientific Board and representatives from the ECSS Executive Board and the Local Scientific Committee meet to prepare the scientific programme for ECSS Glasgow 2024! Stay tuned and be excited!


15 March 2024
ECSS Fellowship Application Deadline

Today is the last day to submit your ECSS Fellowship application and become an embassador of our College! Further information about the application requirements can be found here.


12 March 2024
ECSS Landing Page

We have implemented our new ECSS landing page, which brings together all our different websites for the College, the Congresses and the Journal. In addition, each individual website received a colour update based on the respective logo colours! Check it out! 


29 February 2024
ECSS Congress Bidding Deadline

The bidding deadline for the ECSS Annual Congresses in 2027 and 2028 is completed. All received applications are now under review. We look forward to our new future local hosts!


16 February 2024
ECSS Bye-Laws

ECSS has updated its bye-laws which are now published throughout the ECSS websites! In particular, the information about ECSS Boards and Committees as well as the YIA procedure (Annex B) have been updated to the latest status. Learn more about our structure and regulations here!


15 February 2024
Abstract submission and application deadline for ECSS YIA, GSSI Award, ECSS and ECSS YIA Travel Grants

Today is the last chance to submit your best research for ECSS Glasgow 2024 and apply for the ECSS YIA and GSSI Award as well as the ECSS and ECSS YIA Travel Grants! Log in to your ECSS account and click 'Send an abstract'. Further information on how to submit an abstract can be found here. Award applications must be uploaded when submitting the abstract, email applications are no longer accepted. All travel documents must be uploaded to the ECSS account after the abstract submission but before abstract submission deadline. Incorrect and incomplete applications for the awards and travel grants will be rejected.


15 February 2024
ECSS Fellowship

Become an ambassador of our College and apply for an ECSS Fellowship! Applications can be submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. until 15 March. Further information can be found here.  


15 January 2024
ECSS Rimini 2025

Welcome to Rimini, Italy, our destination for the ECSS Congress 2025! This congress will be proudly hosted by the Universities of Bologna and Padova! Read our  official newsletter announcement on ECSS Rimini 2025!


01 January 2024
Automatic Membership Renewal

As defined in our ECSS Bye-Laws we have started the automatic membership renewal model starting 2023. Thus, all members who have not cancelled their membership by 29 September 2023 will automatically stay members for 2024 and the ECSS will charge your bank account to the amount equivalent to your membership status starting today. Thank you for staying an ECSS member!


01 January 2024
Congress Registration & Call for Abstracts

Register now and submit your best work to ECSS Glasgow 2024!
Congress registration and abstract submission is now possible via your ECSS account.


23 December 2023
ECSS Holidays

The ECSS Office is closed from 23.12.2023 to 07.01.2024. We wish you happy holidays and a happy new year!


22 December 2023
Invited Programme for ECSS Glasgow 2024

The notifications to proposal submitters have been sent and the invited programme for ECSS Glasgow 2024 is online. Read more here.


18 December 2023
ECSS Development

ECSS has made several adjustments for the upcoming Annual Congresses! For example, the scientific programme will now start on Tuesday noon, congress participants will be provided with a congress app and an app for the poster sessions. Read more in our newsletter "News and ECSS Development".


1-3 December 2023
ECSS Winter Meeting

The Executive Board, Scientific Board, ECSS Office and delegations from Paris, Glasgow and Rimini met at the German Sport University Cologne, Germany to prepare the invited programme for ECSS Glasgow 2024.


15 November 2023
ECSS Webinar  

The webinar myths and popular beliefs in running, hosted by the ECSS SIG on Distance Running is available for all ECSS members in the ECSS account!


8-10 November 2023
Rimini Site Visit

ECSS is visiting Rimini for discussions on ECSS 2025!


6 October 2023
ECSS Webinar

The webinar on load management and related medical problems in football is available for all ECSS members in the ECSS account!


24 October 2023
Awards and Travel Grant Applications 

Applications for the ECSS YIA and GSSI Sports Nutrition Award must now be uploaded during abstract submission. Application for the ECSS Travel Gant and the ECSS YIA Travel Grant must now be uploaded via your ECSS account. Applications via email will no longer be accepted.


22 October 2023
Accommodation for ECSS Glasgow 2024

Take advantage of discounted accommodation delegate rates for ECSS Glasgow 2024! The official accommodation booking website is now online!



18-20 October 2023
Glasgow Site Visit

ECSS visited Glasgow for further exchanges and discussions on the ECSS Glasgow 2024 preparations. The host agreement between ECSS and UWS was signed by ECSS President Alexander Ferrauti and UWS Vice Chancellor James Miller.


30 September 2023
Student Status Verification

You can now digitally upload your student enrolment certificate in your ECSS account! No more additional emails!


15 September 2023
ECSS Annual Congress Bidding now open!

Are your interested in becoming a future local host for one of our ECSS Annual Congresses? The bidding is now open for 2026, 2027 and 2028! Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for more information.

Join an international community of scientists with similar interests and goals and get access to a wide range of useful benefits and services to boost your career in sport science.
Find out about the discounted accommodation rates for all ECSS Glasgow 2024 participants! Be quick and secure your hotel room within walking distance to the SEC!


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