CPISRA Conference Call for Abstracts Open


We are thrilled to announce that abstract submissions for the inaugural Cerebral Palsy International Sports and Recreation Association (CPISRA) Conference are now open! The Conference focus is “Physical activity for health of people with cerebral palsy or acquired brain injury”

Submissions are being sought for free papers, posters and workshops on the following topics:

Submission themes (not an exclusive list)

  • Understanding of Cerebral Palsy (CP) or Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) relating to physical activity
    • Muscle health and function
    • Lifecycle
  • Sport Science in CP or ABI
    • Exercise physiology
    • Sport biomechanics
    • Sport psychology
    • Injury prevention and management
  • Health and Social Science
    • Adapted physical activity and exercise
    • Therapy and rehabilitation
    • Health benefits
    • Physical and mental wellbeing
  • Participation and Performance
    • Grassroots to podium
    • Equipment
    • Classification
    • Coaching

Conditions including, but not limited to:

  • Cerebral palsy
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Stroke
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Friedreich’s ataxia
  • Hereditary spastic paraparesis
  • Dystonia
  • Brain tumours

Key Dates
Abstract Submissions Open – Now Open
Early Bird Registrations Open – 3rd March 2020
Abstract Submissions Close – 20th April 2020
Abstract outcome notification – 31st May 2020
Early Bird Registrations Close/Full Price Registrations Open – 30th June 2020

Conference Website
More information on how to submit, on our Keynote speaker and on the conference venue and accommodation can be found at the 2020 CPISRA Conference website, available at ­­www.cpisraconference.com.

We really look forward to making the 2020 CPISRA Conference a fantastic learning and networking experience. For any questions or comments, please contact conference@cpisra.org and we look forward to seeing you in Sydney in December!