SPORT FORUM-INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE 2021

GENERAL INFORMATION

The annual event – Sport Forum has been organized since 2019. It is organized by the Lithuanian Sports University (LSU) in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, Science and Sports and the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee (LNOC). This event complemented the format of the annual international scientific conference “Athlete Training Management” organized by the LSU over the last 12 years.

The aim of the Sport Forum in conjunction with the International Scientific Conference is to disseminate innovations in the European and global sports science and to share the latest research findings with researchers, doctoral and other students, and practitioners in the field of sport.

The Sport Forum – International Scientific Conference “Athlete Training Management” discusses issues relevant to the entire sports community, such as the impact of COVID-19 on sport, athletes’ nutrition, doping and corruption in sport, prevention of violence and social exclusion through sport and physical activity, challenges of preparation for competitions, control and complex management of training and competition process, psychosocial and educational aspects of training, links between physical activity and health, issues of sport physiology, motor control and rehabilitation of athletes, current issues of sport management and recreation, student sports, and application of technologies in sport.

Every year, internationally recognized sports scientists, and well-known sports representatives from various countries of the world and Europe give presentations and share their experience. This year, plenary speeches will be given by key speakers from Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, the Netherlands, Poland, Serbia, Spain, UK and USA.

SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE
Chair:  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aurelijus Kazys ZUOZA
Members:
Prof. Dr. Diana RĖKLAITIENĖ
Prof. Dr. Edmundas JASINSKAS
Prof. Dr. Romualdas MALINAUSKAS
Prof. Habil. Dr. Jonas PODERYS
Prof. Habil. Dr. Antanas SKARBALIUS
Prof. Dr. Irena VALANTINĖ
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jūratė STANISLOVAITIENĖ
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kristina BRADAUSKIENĖ
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mantas MICKEVIČIUS
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jūratė POŽĖRIENĖ
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Daniele CONTE
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ilona Judita ZUOZIENĖ
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rima SOLIANIK
Dr. Kristina ZAIČENKOVIENĖ

ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Chair: Prof. Dr. Irena VALANTINĖ
Members:
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jūratė STANISLOVAITIENĖ
Assoc. Prof. Dr.  Kristina BRADAUSKIENĖ
Dr. Margarita DROZDOVA-STATKEVIČIENĖ
Dr. Daiva BULOTIENĖ
Saulius KAVALIAUSKAS
Kristina MEJERYTĖ-NARKEVIČIENĖ
Justė KNATAUSKAITĖ
Irena ČIKOTIENĖ
Saulius KREIVAITIS
Karolis ZALECKIS
Martynas GRUČKOVSKIS
Jūratė KELEČIENĖ
Žilvinas SLAUSKIS
Žilvinas STANKEVIČIUS
Živilė ANTANAITYTĖ
Kristijonas VEGYS

SPORT FORUM PROGRAMME

2ND DECEMBER, 2021 

(LITHUANIAN TIME ZONE) 

The event will be live-streamed

10.15–10.30 OPENING AND WELCOMING
Prof. Dr. Diana Rėklaitienė, Rector of the Lithuanian Sports University
Linas Obcarskas, Vice-minister of the Ministry of Education, Science and Sport
Daina Gudzinevičiūtė, President of  the Lithuanian National Olympic Committee

SPORT FOR ALL
10.30-11.30 Keynote speeches
11.30-12.00 Discussion

GOOD GOVERNANCE IN SPORT
12.00-13:00 Keynote speeches
13.00-13.30 Discussion

13.30-14.30 BREAK

SPORT ACTIVITIES TO RECOVER AFTER COVID 19 PANDEMIC
14.30-15:30 Keynote speeches
15.30-16.00 Discussion

INNOVATIONS AND DIGITALIZATION IN SPORT
16.00-17:00 Keynote speeches
17.00-17.30 Discussion

17.30-17.45 CONCLUDING REMARKS 

INTERNATIONAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE “ATHLETE TRAINING MANAGEMENT”
 (Online)
3RD December, 2021 

The event will be live-streamed

We kindly invite you to participate in the online international scientific conference “Athlete Training Management”, which will be in Lithuanian and English languages.
National and foreign scientists – researchers, lecturers, students, business representatives and social partners are invited to participate in the conference.

Conference topics

Preparation of athletes for the Olympics
Training systems, training technologies and management of elite athletes
Control of training and competition processes and complex management
Physical activity and health
Children’s sports
Leisure sport, sport tourism and recreation
Psychosocial and educational aspects of training
Sport physiology, movement management and rehabilitation of athletes
Sport management, economics and law
Student leisure and physical activity
Application of modern IT and other technologies in sports
Applied physical activity and Paralympic sport
Impact of COVID-19 on sport

10.00–10.15 OPENING AND WELCOMING
Prof. Dr. Diana Rėklaitienė, Rector of the Lithuanian Sports University (LSU)
Prof. Dr. Edmundas Jasinskas, Vice-rector for Science, LSU
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kristina Bradauskienė, Head of the Department of Coaching Science, LSU

10.15–13.45 KEYNOTE SPEECHES 

11.35-11.45 BREAK 

13.45–14.15 BREAK 

14.15–17.30 ORAL PRESENTATIONS 

SECTIONS:
INTERNATIONAL SECTION (in English language)
COACHING SCIENCE (in Lithuanian language)
SOCIAL SCIENCES (in Lithuanian language)
REHABILITATION SCIENCE (in Lithuanian language)

17.30 CONCLUDING REMARKS 

REQUIREMENTS FOR ABSTRACTS 

Scientific Abstracts should be structured using the following sections:

– Introduction,
– Aim,
– Research Methods and Organisation,
– Results,
– Conclusions and
– References.

For an Abstract to enter the review process and be considered for presentation during the conference, the following guidelines must be adhered to:

The volume of abstracts – up to 1 A4 page. The text should be typed in MS Word, interval 1, Times New Roman typeface 10 pt font. The title should be capitalized and in bold; the first letter of the author’s/ authors’ name/ names and surname/ surnames should be printed in bold below, followed by the name of the educational institution represented by the author/ authors in italics. The title, author/ authors, and the name of the educational institution should be aligned left. The text should be fully justified. Margins: top, bottom, left and right – 2 cm. (e-abstracts layout).

AAbstracts will be published in the conference proceedings, bearing the International Standard Serial Number eISSN 2538-7952, and posted on the LSU online repository. Abstracts submitted in a non-compliant form will not be published.

Deadline of submission of the Abstracts is 18/10/2021.

REQUIREMENTS FOR SUBMISSION OF SCIENTIFIC ARTICLES 

The submitted articles (in Lithuanian or English) should be prepared according to the requirements for scientific articles of the Baltic Journal of Sports & Health Sciences (https://www.lsu.lt/mokslas/mokslo-rezultatai-ir-ju-viesinimas/mokslo-leidiniai/zurnalas-baltic-journal-sport-health-sciences/ )

Non-compliant articles will not be published. Deadline of submission of the Papers is 30/11/2021.

Articles will be published in a collection of scientific articles “Sportinį darbingumą lemiantys veiksniai” (Factors Affecting Athletic Performance) and will be posted on the LSU online repository. The collection of articles has the International Standard Serial Number eISSN 2538-7944.

Responsible person:
Chair of the Scientific Committee: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Aurelijus Kazys Zuoza
Email: sportforum@lsu.lt

Registration System Opens  for SPORT FORUM attendees Registration form.  10/07/2021 
Registration System Opens  for CONFERENCE attendees Registration form.  10/07/2021 
Registration and Abstract Submission System Opens  for CONFERENCE participants with presentations Registration form.  10/07/2021 
Abstract Submission System Closes  for CONFERENCE participants with presentations  18/10/2021 
Decision Process about the Acceptance of the Abstracts Concludes  5/11/2021 
Conference Program Released  20/11/2021 
Deadline for submission of scientific papers  30/11/2021 
Closing of the registration for the SPORTS FORUM AND CONFERENCE attendees 25/11/2021 

For any questions, please get in touch at sportforum@lsu.lt

Conference speakers should submit the registration card and abstracts to the conference organizing committee no later than 18st October, 2021 (you must be signed in to a Google Account to complete the registration form).

For additional information, please contact us by e-mail sportforum@lsu.lt
Scientific papers must be submitted by 30th November, 2021 at the latest.

Registration for the SPORTS FORUM attendees until 25th November, 2021. Registration form.
Registration for the CONFERENCE attendees until 25th November, 2021. Registration form.