Planned topics for the call for papers

The following general topics are defined for the conference, but te Call-for-Papers includes a category for open submission in case authors feel they have an important paper which doesn’t fit in the pre-defined topics.

Training methods & technology
Performance analysis & translation
Data acquisition, analysis & technology
Coaching: Methods & technology
Mental support methods & strategy
Physiological Mechanisims: Analysis, adaption & tapering
Rider Health: Injury Prevention, monitoring & coaching
Medical Monitoring & Coaching
Medical issues (Cardiac control, concussions, facial injuries etc.)
Injury treatment and recovery methods
Developments in Nutrition
Bike fitting
Bike Technology
Women in Cycling

Find a paper template example under following link: JSC Template.dotx – Google Drive

Please submit the paper in the requested format as described in the template above. If not done the correct way the system will reject the submission automatically.

For the conference we will use the submission module of the Journal of Science and Cycling. The papers will be reviewed in this module and after the conference the abstracts will be published in a special issue of the journal.

Paper submission deadline: 18 May 2021  / You can still submit abstracts after the deadline, but review might take a bit longer. Please inform us if you submit after the deadline at

Please note that authors can still make adjustments to the submitted documents. Authors will be informed later when the document has to be final for publication.

Instructions for submitting your abstract:

a. Go to
b. Go to your profile (if you don’t have one you have to register first).
c. Make sure that in your profile under roles you click on author.
d. Start a new submission
e. Under Journal Section select: Special issue of 2021 Science Cycling Congres Leuven
f. Follow the next steps in the submission process

Please not that we can only accept abstracts in English

Poster presentation or oral presentation?
In the submission system you cannot indicate if your abstract is for an oral presentation or a poster presentation. In case you want to be considered for a poster presentation please sent us an email ( If you want to be considered for an oral presentation there is no action required.



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