Asia-Singapore Conference on Sport Science (ACSS 2018), themed “A Multidisciplinary Approach to Enhance Sport Performance”, is a two-day Conference that will offer participants the opportunity to learn about the latest trends and best practices in the world of Sport Science. Leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars will attend to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Sport Science. We encourage research papers and training approaches based on integrating different disciplines applied in Sport Science to enhance sport performance to be submitted to the conference. Expect presentations on the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns, as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Sport Science.
Join us for this exciting Conference in Singapore from 17th to 18th July 2018 at the Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium.
Special theme for ACSS: ‘A Multidisciplinary Approach to Enhance Sport Performance’
We welcome all papers on the topic of Sport Science to be presented at ACSS 2018.
What can you expect at ACSS 2018?
- Ample interaction opportunities for ACSS delegates
- Top Singapore hospitality for all attending delegates
- An intellectually stimulating scientific program featuring more than 100 presentations by leading researchers, teachers, and practitioners
- An opportunity for East-West science and practice collaborations at ACSS
Conference Papers Publishing
Authors are invited to submit their full papers after the conference for consideration for publication in MDPI journal, Sports (ISSN 2075-4663). The journal is an international, open access journal published quarterly online by MDPI. Sports is indexed in the Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI - Web of Science) and other databases.
MDPI will give expedited reviewing for ACSS 2018 submissions. There is a 20% article processing charge discount when the submitted full paper is selected for inclusion in MDPI journal Sports.
Registration fee includes the following:
- Program and abstract book
- Conference materials
- Coffee breaks and lunches
Dr Ian Heazlewood,
Associate Professor - Exercise and Sports Science ,
Charles Darwin University
Associate Professor - Exercise and Sports Science
Theme Leader - Exercise and Sports Science
Elite Athlete Coordinator - Charles Darwin University
School of Psychological and Clinical Sciences
Faculty of Engineering, Health, Science and the Environment
Charles Darwin University
Dr. Ian Heazlewood is Associate Professor in Exercise and Sports Science at Charles Darwin University and an academic specialising in human movement, exercise and sport science for more than 25 years. He has also worked in private industry in health-related research. Extensive coach and research consultant roles for elite/high performance athletes, including past world champions, national and state champions and minor medalists across many sports and current national and state champions and minor medalists across many sports, especially masters athletics. These sports have included international master’s sports, athletics, rugby union, rugby league, weight/power lifting, squash, Australian and NSW BMX, Australian cricket and NSW and Australian Touch. Currently an NT high performance athletics coach and consultant to NT Athletics.
Dr Tan Jing Hee,
Executive Director & Chairman ,
Academic Board of East Asia Institute of Management
Dr. Tan Jing Hee is an Executive Director of East Asia Institute of Management as well as the Chairman of its Academic Board. He started work as a Retail Manager in a family business dealing with pharmaceutical products, toiletries and film development and processing. Dr Tan went on to become Senior Science Master of a government secondary school. After five years, he re-joined the private sector as a Merchandising Manager of Robinsons Departmental Store, with responsibilities over 6 departments in Menswear Division. In 1973, he joined the Singapore Institute of Management, initially as Information, Publications and Research officer before moving into management development responsibilities. During his 25 years stay in the institute, he helped to build it into the premier HRD organisation in the region. While in SIM, Dr Tan was also involved in establishing enterprise-wide MBO systems in six medium and large organisations in Singapore. In 1987, he co-edited a book on Developing Managers In Asia, published by Addison-Wesley. Dr Tan was the Chief Operating Officer of SIM before leaving it to pursue other interests. In 1994, he wrote doctoral thesis on Developing A Factor Model of Management Work in Singapore, for which he was awarded his Ph.D from Henley Mangement College/Brunel University.
Dr Stephen Burns,
Associate Professor - Physical Education and Sports Science Academic Group ,
National Institute of Education at Nanyang Technological University (NTU)
Dr. Stephen Burns is an Associate Professor within the Physical Education and Sports Science Academic Group, National Institute of Education at Nanyang Technological University (NTU). He holds a PhD in Exercise Physiology from Loughborough University in the U.K. and has previously held posts at the University of Texas at El Paso and the Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh in the U.S. before coming to NTU. Dr. Burns’ research examines how exercise affects fat oxidation and metabolism. He is actively engaged in research collaborations with individuals in universities within Asia, Europe and the U.S. and works with industry partners.
Dr Nick Aplin,
Physical Education & Sports Science ,
National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
Nick Aplin has been lecturing in PE and Sport in Singapore since 1985. He is married with three sons. His wife (Siok Choo) and his sons (Anders, Christer and Niels) have all represented Singapore in international sport.
Dr Aplin’s first book - ‘To The Finishing Line’ - was published in 2002. In 2005, he was the lead author of the first complete profile of Singaporean sportsmen and women to have participated at the Olympic Games - ‘Singapore Olympians: The Complete Who’s Who 1936-2004.’
His research interests focus on the role of values in teaching Physical Education (PE) and in the pursuit of sports excellence. The history of sport in colonial Singapore, notably association football, represents a current and ongoing source of fascination.
Dr Aplin has been engaged in local television commentary work since 1997, including events such as the SEA Games, the Champions League and the S.League. He has covered sports such as athletics, badminton, boxing, dancesport, football, netball, rugby, silat, squash, swimming, and table tennis. In 2010, he was a lead commentator for the local cable TV network coverage of the inaugural Youth Olympic Games (YOG) hosted by Singapore. In 2015, he commentated on the ASEAN Paralympic Games hosted by Singapore.
Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium
317 Outram Road
The newly refurbished Holiday Inn Singapore Atrium, located steps from the iconic Singapore River in the heart of the city, provides the perfect location for business and leisure guests.
A 25-minute ride from Changi Airport brings you to the hotel, only minutes to the Central Business District, and the bustling nightlife scene of Robertson Quay and Clarke Quay. Free high speed Wi-Fi, parking, Fitness Centre and outdoor pool are provided for all guests.
The location in the Singapore River Valley precinct offers easy access to Singapore’s top attractions including Chinatown, Gardens by the Bay, Sentosa and Universal Studios. Explore the Orchard Road shopping belt with our complimentary shuttle service. Off the main tourist track, a short walk from the hotel is Tiong Bahru, a unique enclave with charming cafes, a local market and hawker centre.