Abstract submission deadline extended

We are happy to announce that the abstract submission deadline for the UNICA SPORT SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2024 has been extended upon many requests.

We invite the submission of original abstracts for oral or poster presentation. 

Final Abstract Submission Deadline: 15 April 2024 (23.59 CET).

Please take advantage of this opportunity to submit your abstracts. Your participation is crucial to the success of our conference. Thank you for your enthusiasm and support.

Abstract submission OPENS on 29 February 2024

Abstract submission CLOSES on 30 March, 23:59pm Central European Time (CET) - EXTENDED 15 April, 23:59pm Central European Time (CET)


Abstract submission is free of charge. After undergoing the review process, all authors will be informed about the acceptance of their submission on 15 April 2024 - Extended 20 April 2024.

All abstracts will be submitted to a blind peer review by an international panel of experts.

While submitting your abstract, remember to indicate if you are eligible, and would like to be considered, for one of our abstract awards.


All accepted abstracts will be published in Sports Medicine Open 

Good reasons to submit your abstract:

  • Be part of selective interdisciplinary congress in sport science with particular focus on genetics
  • Earn international recognition for the work you do and showcase your original work to top experts in the sport sciences community
  • Participating in the Investigators Award (Young and Senior)
  • Receive the feedback that helps you progress 
  • Make the connections you need and expand your professional network 
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history, culture, tradition and in the amazing beaches of the beautiful Sardinia island

Authors are free to choose between the formats of Oral Presentation or Conventional Poster when submitting an abstract in one of the sportive disciplinary fields represented in the scientific program. The committee will choose the type of communication to be assigned to the authors. 


- Biomechanics (B)

- Genetics & Epigenetics (GE)

- Outdoor Training & Active Sports Tourism (OTAST)

- Physiology & Nutrition (PN)

- Psychology, Social Sciences & Humanities (SH)

- Sports and Exercise Medicine & Health (MH)

- Training and Testing (TT)


Guidelines for authors

Please follow the formatting instructions below when submitting an abstract.

  • The abstract must be typed into the Abstract Submission Form
  • Abstracts are restricted to 3,000 characters (including spaces and references but not names or affiliations)
  • Statements like “Data will be presented and discussed” are not acceptable
  • The content must include research that relates to sport, sports activities, physical activity, or exercise. E-sport is not covered within this definition.
  • It may not contain any tables or figures or graphs and is restricted to ASCII-characters only*. Please note, that an abstract prepared in a programme such as Windows Word may contain non-ASCII characters. If there are references in the text, they have to be cited at the end of the abstract (they must fit in the 3,000 characters)
  • The abstracts need to be structured with subheadings for background, objective/aim, methods, results, conclusion, references. 
  • All abstract content is the sole responsibility of the author(s) of the abstract
  • Editing is only possible at this stage
  • Receipt of your abstract submission will be sent to you by e-mail


       All accepted abstracts will be published in Sports Medicine Open, preconditioned the first author has paid the registration fee by 20 April 2024.


       Receive your notification of acceptance in your email on 15 April 2024 -Extended on 20 April 2024