Reviewing Criteria

The following criteria is followed when reviewing the ECSS Young Investigator Award abstracts.

  • The work is original - ergo not published (see below*) at the time of the submission.
  • The research has relevance for sport and/or exercise and its effects on performance and/or health and/or aspects of well-being.
  • The abstract has been carefully prepared and is well structured.
  • The background and relevance are clearly described.
  • The work is innovative.
  • The methodology is sound and the data/arguments/reasoning are solid.
  • Where there are quantitative data in the abstract, the study has enough power and appropriate statistical tests have been performed to underpin claims on significance.
    • Where there are qualitative data in the abstract these are reported/interpreted using established paradigms/frameworks and contextualized appropriately.
    • In the case of a mixed- methods study, a brief description of both types of methodological approaches should be provided, as well as reporting the data to meet the criteria of quantitative and qualitative data listed above.
  • There is a clear and justified conclusion at the end.
  • The work is either highly significant for the respective field or has a potential future high impact (e.g. development of new methodologies/interpretations that will generate new knowledge and impact for society).

*This means that the work is not published, or accepted for publication in any peer-reviewed journal nor in any book whether indexed or not in an established disciplinary data base

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Key dates

15 December 2017
Opening abstract submission and registration

15 February 2018 *
Deadline for abstract submission

24 March 2018
Notification of acceptance to authors

1 April 2018 *
End of early registration

1 May 2018
Deadline registration for presenting authors

*24:00 Central European Time

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