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Call for Abstracts--International Conference on Childhood Obesity: Evidence and Practice from Exercise Science

The Department of Sports Science and Physical Education, Faculty of Education of the Chinese University of Hong Kong is organizing the "International Conference on Childhood Obesity: Evidence and Practice from Exercise Science" (ICCO2008)  on November 13-16, 2008, at the Chinese University of Hong Kong campus in Shatin, HKSAR. This is a unique platform relevant to delegates from a wide range of disciplines such as sports, physical education, nutrition, physiotherapy, psychology, public health, medicine, nursing, social work, fitness and health in sharing knowledge, skills, findings, and visions related to obesity, particularly in children and adolescents.

The scientific programme will cover various childhood obesity epidemiology, prevention and management issues, and related research with the emphasis on the role of exercise science. This includes symposia, free-paper presentations in oral or poster formats. Awards will be given to the best presentations in selected themes. An extensive exhibition and a series of pre- and post-conference workshops will be held for our honoured delegates to experience some skills that can help to curb childhood obesity in various settings.

Do mark your diary for the conference now and register for the conference and submit an abstract according to the important dates.

Deadline of abstract submission: 31st May, 2008

Details: http://www.cuhk.edu.hk/spe/obesity2008/