The Call for Poster Abstracts is CLOSED.  

Call for Poster Abstracts


Female Athletes and Injury:  Prevention, Treatment and Recovery Conference


The Program for the Advancement of Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity (PAGWSPA) is accepting poster abstract submissions for the 2nd Conference on Girls and Women in Sport and Physical Activity to be held October 24-25, 2013 on the UNC Greensboro campus.  The theme of the conference is Female Athletes and Injury:  Prevention, Treatment, and Recovery


All poster abstracts must focus on research and scholarly work. Each abstract will be evaluated based on relevance to the conference theme, significance of the work, quality of the methodology, and discussion of relevant findings. Submissions may include data-based research, program evaluation, meta-analyses, historical papers, etc.


Submission Guidelines:

Each abstract should include the names and institutional affiliation of all authors. The body of the abstract should be no longer that 300 words and include the following information, which should be organized into the required headers listed below:


  • Background /Purpose
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Conclusion


An individual may be 1st author on no more than two abstracts that are submitted for consideration. If accepted, the author or co-author must be present at the conference poster session.  Please make sure your abstract is as complete and descriptive as possible.


Submission Process:

Abstracts should be submitted online at In the subject line, write “Conference poster abstract.”


Poster abstract submissions may be submitted through August 15, 2013. Notifications regarding acceptance will be made by August 30, 2013.