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Specialty: Sports Medicine
Dates: From Nov, 16, 2017 to Nov, 18, 2017
Location: Estoril , PORTUGAL
Type: Congress
Registration Cost: From 250 to 650 EUR
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Estoril Congress Centre *

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Concerned Audience:
  • Medical_Professionals
  • Medical_students
  • Nurses
Event Overview
Welcome message:

Dear Colleagues,

We are delighted to announce that the 10th European Sport Medicine - Congress of EFSMA - European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations will be held in Estoril, Lisbon, Portugal from 16 to 18 November 2017 at the Estoril Congress Center.

This joint major International meeting will cover a wide range of scientific knowledge and research in the domain of Sports Medicine and Sports Medicine Associations.

The conference will provide a forum for the exchange of scientific and technical information academic institutions, research organizations and between industry, on the broad range of current and emerging research areas.

Apart from the invited lectures, there will also be scientific sessions for selected proffered papers.

The congress focus is on innovation and organised with indexed and published papers, short scientific papers, as well as posters and workshops.

We look forward to your participation and it will be an honor to welcome you all at the ESFMA 2017 Congress in Estoril, Portugal.

André Debruyne

President of EFSMA 2017

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General Info:

Delegates should register on-line. In order to register on line, on the main menu, please select registration -> online registration.

For greater efficiency and expedience, online registration is highly recommended.

It is also possible to register during the conference. If you choose this on-site registration option, please anticipate a minor delay at the registration desk, since your payment will have to be processed and your accreditation printed while you wait.

Participants must confirm their arrival at the registration desk before the conference. It will speed up confirmation if you bring your payment receipt confirmation or indicate your Personal Registration Number (PRN).

The organisation reserves the right to alter the venue if necessary. If an event is cancelled the organisers shall not be responsible for airfare, hotel or other costs incurred by the registrants. Speakers and programme agenda may be subject to change.

Substitutions can be accepted at any time.

If you register online please access the online registration system and make all the appropriate changes, otherwise inform the congress secretariat by fax or by email and make sure that all relevant information is included.

All mention dates are referred to Portuguese standard time (GMT).



Registration Cost
Early Registration

Late Registration From: 2017-08-31 To: 0--
On site Registration
EFSMA Member
Non Member
one Day Registration

Group Registrations:

Group registrations not allowed

Accompanying Persons:

Accompanying persons not allowed

Registration Documents:
Letter of invitation:
We don’t provide letter of invitation
Letter of confirmation:
We don’t provide Letter of Confirmation
Proof of professional / educational status:
We don’t need Proof of professional/educational status
Online Abstract Submission:

We don’t accept Online Abstracts


A number of rooms have been reserved for EFSMA2017 participabts in hotels close to the venue. We must stress that as we are not a travel agency all our hotel selections are based on objective analysis of the properties and on a quality-cost basis.

All the hotels chosen are of a very high standard at excellent discounted rates. All hotels are located within the city centre.

Descriptions for each hotel can be found on the menu item "official hotels" to assist you in your selection.

Prices are in Euro (€) and include VAT and breakfast (except where otherwise specified)

To ensure that you get your preferred accommodation from this list, we advise you to book your room(s) as soon as possible. Should you have any doubts please contact the summit secretariat

Accommodation Options and Cost

Hotel Name
Type of charge
Distance from Venue
Estoril Palacio Hotel
Date range
Inglaterra Hotel
Date range
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Submission Info

Dear colleagues,

We would like to invite you to submit Abstracts to the 10th European Sport Medicine - Congress of EFSMA - European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations which will be held in Estoril, Portugal from 18th November 2017 to 18nd November 2017 at the Estoril Congress Center.

Abstract submission will be open from 01st December 2016 until 30th April 2017.

Early bird registration rate until 30th August 2017.


The 10th European Sport Medicine - Congress of EFSMA - European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations will represent an exceptional opportunity for industry, academic institutions and research organizations to exchange scientific and technical information and update knowledge about current and emerging research areas as regards Sports Medicine Field from National and International Institutions.

The Main Scientific Topics of the Conferences will be:

Functional Anatomy

Training Principles / Development of Strength and Power

Biomechanical Principles

Biomechanical Analysis

Physiology of Training

Monitoring of Training Progress


Hot and Cold Climate


Sport and Travelling

Principles of Sport Injury Diagnosis

Principles of Sport and Soft Tissue Management

Principles of Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation

Principles of Sport Injury Prevention

Sports Psychology

Team Sports

Psychological Aspects of Injury in Sport

Injury Repair Process

Basic Biomechanics of Tissue Injury

Plain Film Radiography in Sport

Nuclear Medicine

Diagnostic Ultrasound

MRI Scan

Other Imaging

Head Injury

Eye Injury

Injury to the Face, Nose, Ear

Dental Problems

Protective Headwear and Facial Protection in Sport

Spinal Injury: Functional Anatomy and General Biomechanics

Cervical Spine Injuries

Thoracolumbar Spine Injuries

Spine Related Syndromes

Chest Injuries

Abdominal Injuries and Abdominal Wall Injuries

Urinary Tract Injuries

The Shoulder Disorders

Acromioclavicular Joint Disorders

The Elbow Joint

The Forearm and Wrist

Hand Injuries

Neurological Injury Affecting the Upper Limb

Buttock Pain

Groin Pain

Thigh Injuries


In addition to invited presentations from leading researchers and special sessions dedicated to specific issues, the conference technical program will include presentations (oral, poster and e-poster) by all interested participants.


An e-poster is a multi-media approach to presenting scientific research – a digital version of the traditional boards, and is displayed on wide screens in designated areas at the EFSMA2017 Congress.

The e-poster is basically a “slide” presentation (PowerPoint, OpenOffice presentations or other formats on request) that may include text, figures, images and short video clips.

Maximum of 8 slides per e-poster.

The screens, when idle, will display a menu of the available e-posters that the delegates can choose.

These digital versions of presentations offer several advantages over their physical counterparts including: multimedia additions to the traditional format, time savings to the presenters, archival research capabilities and conference cost savings for the author.


The submission process has 5 major steps:

Abstract submission: Abstract submission must be done until 30th April 2017.

Abstract revision: The submitted abstracts will be revised by the scientific committee from 5th May 2017 to 9th June 2017.

Abstract author’s notification: All the authors whose abstracts have been approved will be notified from 13th June 2017 to 23rd June 2017.

Author's registration: All the authors whose abstracts have been approved must register as a participant before 31st July 2017.

Abstract submission deadline 2017-08-16
Editorial Guidelines for Abstract Submission

Abstracts must be submitted through the online submission system only.

Abstracts cannot be submitted by fax, hard copy or e-mail.

The contact data of the account will be used to contact the authors.

When submitting an Abstract you can associate one or more authors (until a maximum of 10 authors) with the Abstract.

The Abstract title must not exceed 200 (two hundred) characters (with Spaces).

The Abstract cannot exceed a maximum of 5000 (five thousand) characters (with Spaces).

The contact person will receive all correspondence concerning the Abstract submitted and is responsible for informing the other authors of the status of the Abstract.

Abstracts must be written in English.

Changes to Abstracts, for consideration by the Scientific Committee, can be made on-line up to the deadline for submission 30th April 2017.

Every approved Abstract/Paper must be associated to a registered participant (full participation and payment process completed) until 31st July 2017.

In order to associate an approved Abstract to a registered participant, in the Submission System fill in the PRN field with the PRN (Personal Registration Number) received during your registration (this information is very important).

Please note that only the contact person will be contacted concerning the status of the Abstract submitted.

If you have any queries regarding Abstracts/Papers submission, or regarding submissions already made, please contact .

Note: Don’t forget that the registration fee only includes 3 (three) Abstracts/Papers submission. An additional charge of 95 Euros will be applied for each additional Abstract submitted associated to the same registration

Withdrawing an Abstract

The withdrawal of an Abstract on the Submission System is only possible until 30th April 2017. After these dates, if you wish to withdraw an Abstract/Paper, you need to contact the Conference Secretariat by email (

Sponsors Exhibitors
General Info

Sponsorship opportunities are available at various levels, including a limited number of Major Sponsor opportunities. Major Sponsors will be offered the highest profile at the Congress, including funding events such as reception, meals, others, and maximum visibility through printed materials and on the website. Please contact the congress secretariat to discuss how your organization can benefit from sponsoring an event at the 10th European Sport Medicine - Congress of EFSMA - European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations Conference.

Sponsorship with Exhibition area

For sponsorship opportunities please contact the congress secretariat.

At your request the 10th European Sport Medicine - Congress of EFSMA - European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations Conference secretariat will provide a copy of the call for sponsors. There are a variety of sponsorship categories available. For each category there are a limited number of sponsors, so we encourage you to complete your application earlier so we may guarantee your preference.

Sponsorship Kit

There are many possibilities to raise your company profile before, during and after the 10th European Sport Medicine - Congress of EFSMA - European Federation of Sports Medicine Associations Conference .

For detailed information on all sponsorship categories and opportunities, as well as any other enquiry, please request the sponsorship kit from the congress secretariat using the following contacts:


Telefone: +351 21 400 35 40

Fax: +351 21 406 08 29

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Organising Agency

Secretariat , CPL Meetings & Events

Phone: 011-351-21-400-3540

Fax: 011-351-21-406-0829

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