Western Society for Physical Education of College Women
WSPECW: A National Organization for Women in Kinesiology
WSPECW is a non-profit, professional organization providing a
forum to address and act on issues and concern of women in
physical education and human movement related disciplines in
Call for Abstracts
Professionals from a variety of academic disciplines examining issues and concerns relevant to physical education and kinesiology are encouraged to share their expertise and interests at the 2022 WSPECW Conference. If you are interested in presenting at this year’s conference, you may do so by submitting an abstract for either an oral presentation or a poster presentation (details below). Abstract proposals may include original data-based research, scholarly inquiries, theoretical examinations, teaching strategies, or other creative contributions. Completed projects or works-in-progress are acceptable.
There are many advantages to presenting your work at WSPECW:
Waiver of registration fees for first-time conference attendees
Peer-reviewed selection process
Multidisciplinary audience encourages sharing of collective knowledge
Excellent opportunity for graduate students to share their work
Great mentoring and networking opportunities
President’s scholarships available to faculty to defray conference expenses
Research proposals should include: (1) Study title, (2) author(s), institutional affiliation, and department (co-authors should include only those who contributed significantly to the research), (3) the hypothesis, (4) methodology, (5) results, (6) brief discussion, and (7) preferred mode of presentation (oral or poster). If the data have not been analyzed, you may discuss preliminary findings.
Scholarly and creative proposals should include: (1) Project title, (2) author(s), institutional affiliation, and department, (3) purpose, (4) content, (5) brief discussion of expected outcomes, and (6) preferred mode of presentation (oral or poster).
Guidelines for both the oral and poster presentations will be available upon acceptance to the conference or by request if desired earlier. All proposal abstracts should be in the form of an abstract limited to 250 words.
Submitting an Abstract
Abstract Submissions will be accepted starting July 25, 2022 and ending no later than September 15, 2022
Notification of abstract acceptance on a rolling basis
Note: Prospective presenters need not be members of WSPECW, however, all those who present must be current members at the time of the conference. Joining WSPECW is simple, and can be completed here: Membership Information
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