Congress facts

  • Total number of congress participants: 661
  • Total number of participating countries: 39
  • Multidisciplinary themes 5
  • Invited lectures
  • Parallel specialized sessions

Scientific highlights – multidisciplinary themes

THE ROLE OF SPORT SCIENCE IN THE WORLD OF SPORTS 1997

  • Sport and technology
  • The course to top athletic performance
  • Physical activity and sports: diversities and similarities in Europe
  • Sport at all ages
  • Contribution of the laboratory for the theory of gymnastics in Copenhagen 1917-1997 (special historical lecture)

ECSS Young Investigators Award 1997

1st Rank

Oral presentation

  • Mark Arthur King (GBR)

Poster presentation

  • Kenneth Ostrowski (DEN)

Congress venue

The 2nd annual congress of the European College of Sport Science – ECSS Copenhagen 1997 was held at August Krogh and the H.C. Orsted Institutes, of the University of Copenhagen. Both were in walking distance from the city center, and at the Circus Building Theatre in the center of Copenhagen.