Any scientific research, implemented project, or front-line experience which corresponds to the congress theme and sessions may be presented. Three types of papers are possible: oral presentation; poster presentation; video presentation.

Abstracts of papers must be submitted before 1st May 2014, and must comply strictly with the following editorial instructions:

1. Title: Arial bold 14. Maximum two lines

2. Authors: Arial 12. Initial(s) of first name followed by family name. Authors' names are separated by a comma

3. Affiliation: Arial narrow 11. Service or department and name of establishment

4. Text: maximum 300 words in Arial 10, headings in bold. The structure should be adapted to the type of presentation


Introduction: short introduction and main objective of the study

Methods: subjects, material and method, data analysis

Results: summary of the main results and discussion

Conclusions: the main conclusions of the study, implications and/or outlook 


Introduction: presentation of the context and facility implemented and the basic reasons around why the facilities were developed

Implemented project: presentation of the main elements of the project that has been implemented

Critical analysis: description of the positive and negative aspects of the facility. Presentation of possible areas for improvement

Conclusions: the main conclusions of the study, implications and/or outlook 


Introduction: short introduction to the context

Experience: description of the experience, specifying the subjects in question, the actions conducted, the behaviour observed and any adjustments made

Critical analysis: description of the positive and negative aspects of the experience. Presentation of possible areas for improvement

Conclusions: the main conclusions of the study, implications and/or outlook 


Videos can cover scientific research, sharing experience, or a facility which has been established or can be in reportage format. Authors wishing to present a video must also provide an abstract in line with the instructions given below.

Category: scientific research, sharing experience, facility established, reportage

Introduction: short introduction to the theme covered in the video

Context: presentation of the type of film and the context

Key elements: set out the key elements highlighted in the film

Length: length of the film (exceptions need to be requested for films lasting longer than 10 minutes)

Criteria which must be respected for the videos:

• The film must be recorded in a format which can be read by a computer

• The quality must be sufficient for it to be shown on a large screen

• The theme must form part of the themes of the congress

• The film must last less than 10 minutes (unless an exception has been granted)

5. References: Arial 10. Three references maximum annotated in the text with exponent numbers1. References have to be presented as follows:

Article: 1. Cardon et al. The contribution of preschool playground factors in explaining children's physical activity during recess. Int J Behav Nutr Phys Act. 5, 11, 2008.

Book: 1. Côté et al. Play and practice during childhood. In: Conditions of children's talent development in sport. 9-20, 2013.

6. Key words: Arial 10. Three key words

Abstracts should be clear, concise and have been proofread for spelling, with abbreviations spelled out clearly in the text. They must be submitted in French or English before 1st May to Cette adresse e-mail est protégée contre les robots spammeurs. Vous devez activer le JavaScript pour la visualiser. specifying the category (scientific research, literature review, sharing experience, video) and the desired type of presentation (oral presentation, poster) for presentations other than video presentations.

For people working 'on the ground' and/or those who are not very familiar with congress style presentations, we can provide an example of how an abstract is drafted.

Abstracts will be assessed by two members of the Scientific Committee who will take into account the relevance and originality of the subject, the clarity of the text and compliance with the specific instructions for each type of presentation.

A receipt will be issued for each abstract no later than one week after they have been submitted to the Scientific Committee. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to determine the mode of presentation and to refuse any abstract which does not meet the requirements mentioned above.

Abstracts which require amendments will be sent back to the authors with comments from the experts before 1st June 2014. They will only be definitively accepted with the corrected version is returned, no later than 15 June 2014.

Only abstracts which have been accepted by the Scientific Committee and whose first or last authors are registered for the congress before 15 July 2014 will be published in the special edition of the Science & Sports journal (IF=0.49).