1 Next Practice in Physical Education and Movement Science The 2nd NORDPLUS-IDROTT Conference May 6th to 8th 2013, Odense, Region of Southern Denmark
2 The 2nd NORDPLUS-IDROTT Conference 2013 marks the 25th anniversary of the Nordplus- Idrott Network. This milestone is celebrated with a scientific and professional conference on the overall theme Next practice in physical education and movement science. The conference strives to bring together specialists from different areas to debate and present enquiries into the many ways physical activity and, specifically, physical education influences human life. Attracting researchers and professionals from areas such as sport and exercise science, physical education, health and applied biomechanics, the conference will be a prominent opportunity to get insight and overview of new studies and evidence on a number of key topics within movement science and physical education. The conference is designed in order to encourage participants to identify, explore and discuss ways to influence developments in sports, physical activity and physical education at local, national and international levels. In this way we honor the overall purpose of the Nordplus-Idrott Network namely in promoting innovation, cooperation and solid partnership building between higher education institutions and other relevant organizations in order to strengthen the broad area of sports science and physical education.
3 MAIN THEMES Physical activity and cognition Developments in pedagogical praxis in relation to Physical Education Integrating physical activity in the school day Culture and human movement Physical activities and new technologies Applied Biomechanics and ICT
4 Program Monday 6th of May Welcome and keynote speech by Lars Bo Andersen, University of Southern Denmark - Effectiveness of Schoolbased physical activity interventions - What do we know? Coffee Workshop related to keynote speeches Poster presentation Dinner in SDU Restaurant Keynote speech by Richard Tinning, University of Auckland - New pathways and possibilities in Physical education and pedagogies Coffee Poster presentation Short break Workshop related to network groups Physical activity Dinner in SDU Restaurant Tuesday 7th of May 0900 Keynote speech by Charles Hillmann, University of Illinois - Exercise, physical activity and Cognition Coffee Workshop related to keynote speeches Lunch Wednesday 8th of May Keynote speech by Sigmund Loland, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences - Exercise as Profession Coffee Workshop related to network groups Summary and conclusions Sandwiches and goodbye
5 Workshops During the conference we have several sessions with workshops which includes oral presentations with a duration of 10 minutes followed by 2 minutes of questions. As much time as possible should be left for joint discussions and dialogue. Please make a preliminary estimate of which workshops you would like to participate in. Send an with your three choices for workshops to the organizers at Workshops Monday afternoon and Tuesday morning - related to the keynote speeches. Choose 2 workshops: Physical activity and cognition Effectiveness of School-based physical activity interventions New pathways and possibilities in Physical education and pedagogies Exercise as profession Innovation in physical activity and health incl. ICT Workshops Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning - related to the network groups. Choose 1 workshop: Applied biomechanics Gymnastics Dance Nordic outdoor life Swimming Coaching Ball games Sports pedagogies
6 Abstract Submission ORAL PRESENTATION The duration of the presentation is 10 minutes followed by 2 minutes of questions. POSTER PRESENTATION This type of presentation involves a poster that will be on display for one whole nominated day at a central location. The maximum dimensions are: width 115 cm x height 170 cm ABSTRACT LAYOUT AND SUBMISSION Abstracts should be submitted in English and should not exceed 300 words. Structure your abstract as follows: Aim - Describing the purpose of the study Methods - A brief description of the research design and protocols Results - Report just the main result secondary results can be included in the presentation Conclusions - Describing the outcomes or implications of the study Acknowledgments References For submission send the abstract as early as possible, but not later than 1st of April:
8 University of Southern Denmark University of Southern Denmark has more than 20,000 students and more than 3,200 employees. The university offers teaching and research at 6 campuses situated on Funen, in the south of Jutland, west of Zealand and in the capital city in Odense, Kolding, Esbjerg, Sønderborg, Slagelse and Copenhagen. University of Southern Denmark has created an institution of higher research and education which provides firstclass educational opportunities and is cooperation partner for both public and private businesses and organisations for providing qualified labour.
9 Accommodation We have made arrangements with 5 different hotels in Odense. Hotel Windsor Prices pr. person pr. night incl. breakfast: Shared double room 418,- DKK Single room 618,- DKK Hotel Windsor, Odense ApS Vindegade Odense C Denmark Phone: (+45) Hotel Plaza Prices pr. person pr. night incl. breakfast: Shared double room 518,- DKK Single room 831,- DKK Hotel Plaza, Odense A/S Østre Stationsvej Odense C Denmark Phone: (+45) Hotel Radisson Blu Prices pr. person pr. night incl. breakfast: Shared double room 638,- DKK Single room 1075,- DKK Radisson Blu H.C. Andersen Hotel Claus Bergsgade Odense C Denmark Phone: (+45) First Hotel Grand Prices pr. person pr. night incl. breakfast: Shared double room 693,- DKK Single room 1175,- DKK First Hotel Grand Jernbanegade Odense C Denmark Phone: (+45) Hotel Ansgar Prices pr. person pr. night incl. breakfast: Single room: 631,- DKK Hotel Ansgar, Odense ApS Østre Stationsvej Odense C Denmark Phone: (+45) Find more information and booking code on our website...
10 City of Odense The birthplace of the world s best storyteller Hans Christian Andersen. Odense lies on an island located right in the middle in the heart of Denmark dotted with green areas and a river meandering through the city. For further information about the city of Odense please visit the website
11 The city is the region s capital A little big city One that s full of life A student city Denmark s number one cycling city A legendary city
12 We look forward to seeing you in Odense! Registration Open: 15th of November 2012 Close: 10th of April 2013 Registration fee: for students The fee covers conference package, lunches, coffee and dinners Contact For more information go to or contact us at Organizing Committee Karsten Froberg, Associate Professor and Head of Center, SDU Thomas Skovgaard, Associate Professor and Head of Study, SDU Lars Elbæk, Teaching Associate Professor, SDU Annemari Munk Svendsen, Teaching Associate Professor, SDU Suzanne Lundvall, Associate Professor, GIH, Stockholm Charlotte Dickmeiss, Research Secretary, SDU DEN EUROPÆISKE UNION Den Europæiske Fond for Regionaludvikling Vi investerer i din fremtid