Call for Abstracts 1

Medicine of Cycling is pleased to announce the Call for Abstracts for this year’s medical conference to be held September August 22-24, 2014 in Colorado Springs, CO.  If you are a researcher and are interesting in presenting at our conference, we invite you to submit your original research papers now through May 15th, 2014.

We encourage abstract proposals in a variety of areas, however, the abstract must be relevant to cycling medicine.  Both quantitative (including data) and qualitative (program descriptions, educational interventions, etc) are acceptable, but published data cannot be submitted.  Submitted abstracts will be reviewed for relevance and quality, and highly ranked abstracts will be invited to give an oral presentation (limited to 10-minute presentation followed by a 5-minute Q&A).  Some abstracts may be invited to provide a poster presentation.  Research presentations are likely to occur on August 23rd.

The following prizes will be awarded:

Best Abstract: 2014 waived conference fee

Best Student Abstract: 2014 waived conference fee, mentoring by Research Task Force member

The waived conference fee is contingent upon presenting at the conference.


Abstracts must be no longer than 300 words (excluding a single Table or Figure) and should address the following:

  • Objective
  • Methods
  • Results
  • Significance to Cycling Medicine

Please include full author names, degrees and institutional affiliation if applicable.  Authors of accepted abstracts will be asked to disclose potential conflicts of interests.


Abstract Submission Deadline:  May 15th, 2014

Abstract Acceptance/Non-acceptance email notifications: June 1st, 2014, if not sooner

Abstracts should be submitted via email to Alynn Kakuk, DPT at

Members of the Research Task Force will be involved in the selection process.

We look forward to your submissions!


Medicine of Cycling Research Task Force

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