Individual Oral and Poster Submissions

NACOB is pleased to announce the call for submission of abstracts for individual oral and posters for the upcoming North American Congress on Biomechanics, scheduled for August 21 – 25, 2022 in Ottawa, Canada. Submissions related to biomechanics are invited under the categories listed below.

Key Dates

November 5 – Call for submissions
January 27 – Deadline for submissions
January 28 – Review process begins
March 14 – Notification of acceptance

Individual Submission Directions

  • Download the NACOB 2022 Abstract Template, complete it, and save as a .pdf
    • Do not adjust margins or font on the template
    • All abstract submissions must use the template and stay within the one (1) page maximum
  • Prepare to answer the following:
    • Title of the submission (max 255 characters)  Please use sentence case only for the title (capitalize the first letter of the title and lower case for all other letters unless required) and do not include a period (.) at the end of the title
    • A short abstract summary to introduce and highlight the submission.  This may be used to promote the submission in the conference program or website (max 1000 characters)
    • Desired presentation format: Oral or Poster If you submit a proposal for an oral and are unsuccessful, your submission will be automatically considered for a poster
    • Your contact name, affiliation/institution name and email address
    • The names, affiliations and email addresses for all corresponding authors in the order they are to appear in the program
    • Name of presenting author
    • CSB/ASB Membership Information including member level and number
    • Position/Level of Study (Undergraduate, Masters, PhD, Postdoc, Professor, Industry, Science Policy, Other)
    • Interest in being considered for abstract awards and how you contribute to the diversity of the congress
    • If your abstract is supported by an ASB Grant-in-Aid (GIA) (ASB Only)
    • If you are eligible and will be applying for the David Winter Promising Young Investigator Award or the Master’s/PhD Graduate New Investigator Awards (CSB ONLY): Click here to view eligibility
    • Submission theme(s) that best matches your research (choose up to 3 at most)
    • Submit the abstract via NACOB’s online abstract management system. As part of the submission process you will be required to upload your .pdf based on the required abstract template

Submitters will be notified at the middle of March as to the acceptance of their submission.  If you do not hear from us by March 18th, 2022, please contact us via email and include your abstract ID number.

Submission Themes:

Individual (oral and poster) submissions are invited in the following subject areas (themes):

  • 3D Printed Technologies
  • Aging
  • Animals and Comparative
  • Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Balance and Posture
  • Biomechanics Education
  • Equity and Diversity in Biomechanics
  • Ergonomics and Occupational Biomechanics
  • Fluid Mechanics
  • Footwear
  • French Biomechanics Session
  • Head Impacts and Concussion
  • Imaging
  • Injury and Trauma
  • Locomotion
  • Lower Limb
  • Medical Devices
  • Military and Veteran’s Health
  • Motion Analysis
  • Movement Disorders
  • Muscle Mechanics
  • Musculoskeletal Modeling
    and Simulation
  • Neuroscience and Motor Control
  • Orthopaedic Biomechanics
  • Pediatrics
  • Rehabilitation
  • Assistive Technologies and Robotics
  • Slips Trips and Falls
  • Sports Biomechanics and Injuries
  • Surgical Sciences
  • Tissue and Organ Biomechanics
  • Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine
  • Trunk and Spine
  • Upper Limb
  • Wearable Sensors and IoT

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