The deadline for submission of abstracts has passed  / You can still submit abstracts, but due to a very full program only if you are asking for a poster presentation.

Please inform us if you submit after the deadline at

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 abstract 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 abstracts will be reviewed in this module and after the conference the abstracts will be published in a special issue of the journal.

The system will indicate that you are submitting a full paper, this is only because we are using the system of the journal. Please ignore and submit an abstract. We prefer abstracts of maximum about 2 pages (800 words).

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: Science & Cycling Conference, Bilbao 2023
f. Follow the next steps in the submission process

Please note 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.

Registration: Authors with accepted abstracts have to register for the conference.



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