Call for Proposals: Student Research Works-in-Progress
The SHAPE America Research Council offers university students at all levels the opportunity to share their ongoing research projects in a poster presentation and receive feedback from experienced scholars.
This poster session will be held during the 2023 SHAPE America National Convention & Expo in Seattle, March 28 – April 1. Participation is on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline to submit an abstract for this session is Tuesday, February 7.
How to Participate
Send an email to [email protected] with the following information:
- Student name
- Student email address
- Project title
- Discipline area (select from list below)
- Abstract (up to 250 words) describing the project's purpose/research question(s), background literature/theoretical framework as appropriate, method and timeline
Please ensure the subject line of your email includes: Student Research Works-in-Progress Abstract.
Prior to the convention, you will receive information on how to prepare your poster. To participate, you must be a registered convention attendee, although it is acceptable to send in the abstract prior to registering for the convention.
Research projects shared during the poster session are in various stages of completion and have not undergone peer review. Therefore, they are displayed for professional development purposes only and should not be considered professional research presentations for vita purposes. In addition, abstract titles and author names will not be included in the convention program.
Discipline Areas (select the discipline area that is best represented by your research project):
- Exercise Physiology
- Leisure and Recreation
- Motor Behavior
- PE/Sport Pedagogy
- Physical Activity Epidemiology
- Sociocultural Issues in PA/sport
- Special Populations/Adapted Physical Activity
- Sport Management/Administration
- Sports Medicine
Participate in the SHAPE America College Bowl!
Wednesday, March 29
In Jeopardy-style, undergraduate/post-baccalaureate teams of 1-4 students from colleges and universities will come together for a friendly, yet competitive battle of the minds!
Spectators are welcome and are encouraged to cheer on your students/friends, root for your alma mater, and test your own ability to answer the questions!
If you're interested in participating as a team you must RSVP by March 24.