Canadian Society for Psychomotor Learning and Sport Psychology | Société Canadienne D'Apprentissage Psychomoteur et de Psychologie du Sport

St. John’s 2017

SCAPPS 2017: October 12-14, 2017, St. John's NL, Canada

Conference Registration

Registration Open

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Abstract Submission is now closed
(was open April 15 to July 24th, 2017)

Trainee

$275 CAD

Fee for Trainee registration

(Students & Post-docs)

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Professional

$550 CAD

Fee for Professional registration

(Faculty & Other Professionals)

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Early-bird registration: June 15-July 31, 2017
Trainee: $275 | Professional: $500

Late registration: August 1-October 11, 2017
Trainee: $275 | Professional: $550

Onsite registration: October 12-14, 2017
Trainee: $350 | Professional: $650

Abstracts Closed

Presentations

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Abstracts are welcomed for presentation as oral or poster formats, and are broadly categorized into Motor control & Motor Learning as well as Sport Psychology & Exercise Psychology.

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Location & Accommodation

Delta St. John's

From $199 to $274 per night

Group rate now available
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General Program

October 12 - 14, 2017
Day 1
12 Oct 2017
Day 2
13 Oct 2017
Day 3
14 Oct 2017

Optional Tour of Offshore Safety and Survival Centre in Foxtrap (Registration Required)

9:30-10:00 Bus pick-up at Delta; 10:00-11:00 Tour of facilities; 11:00-12:30 Research Workshop; 12:30-13:30 Lunch at OSSC; 13:30-14:00 Return by bus to Delta

Opening and Young Scientist Presentations

(1) Erica Bennett – Exercise Psychology – “I’ll do Anything to Maintain my Health”: How Women aged 65 to 94 Perceive, Experience, and Cope with their Aging Bodies; (2) Christopher Forgaard – Psychomotor – Learning An Examination of the Startle Response During Upper Limb Stretch Perturbations; (3) Celina H. Shirazipour – Sport Psychology – The Role of Quality Elements of Participation in Promoting Physical Activity and the Transition to Civilian Life among Veterans with a Physical Disability

Optional – Signal Hill Hike [Cost: Shared Taxi Fare]

6:30am sharp – Taxi leave Delta for drop at top of Signal Hill; Hike down, around Signal Hill and walk back to Delta

Free Communications & Symposia

(1) Room E – Motor Control – Neural Processes; (2) Room F – Sport Psychology – Disability & Chronic Conditions; (3) Room G – Exercise Psychology – Physical Activity Strategies and Interventions; (4) Salon A – Sport Psychology – Sport in Indigenous and Vulnerable Communities
10:30 - 11:00

Break (Crush Lobby)

Exercise Psychology Keynote

Dr. Catherine Sabiston – Emotions in Sport and Exercise: The Good and the Bad About the Ugly?
12:00 - 13:30

Lunch and Business Meeting (Crush Lobby)

Free Communications & Symposia

(1) Room E – Motor Control – Multisensory Integration & Adaptation; (2) Room F – Sport Psychology – The Social Context of Sport & Sport Teams; (3) Room G – Exercise Psychology – Youth; (4) Salon A SYMPOSIUM – Mind the Gap: Examining Coaching Approaches Oriented to Adults in Sport
15:00 - 15:30

Break (Crush Lobby)

Wilberg and Carron Lectures

(1) Wilberg Lecture – Dr. David Westwood – Reaching forward and looking back; (2) Carron Lecture – Dr. Mark Eys – Engines, lug nuts, and flat tires: The importance of roles within performance groups

Screech-in

$20 pp, pay when you register at the Pub; Sign-up Sheet at Conference Registration Desk

Free Communications

(1) Room E – Motor Control – Coordination & Control of Movement in Special Populations; (2) Room F – Sport Psychology – Youth; (3) Room G – Exercise Psychology – Cancer
10:30 - 11:00

Break (Crush Lobby)

Motor Control Keynote

Dr. Richard Carson – What Can Genetic Analyses Tell Us About Human Motor Learning?
12:00 - 13:00

Lunch Break (Lunch is not provided)

Free Communications & Symposia

(1) Room E – Motor Control – Sensorimotor Control Processes in Simple & Complex Movements; (2) Room F – Sport Psychology – Coach; (3) Room G – Exercise Psychology – Disabilities; (4) Salon A SYMPOSIUM – The Development of Sport Expertise: Current Issues and Different Perspectives

Free Communications & Symposia

(1) Room E – Motor Control – Skill Acquisition & Performance; (2) Room F – Sport Psychology – Doping & Risky Behaviours; (3) Room G – Exercise Psychology – Adolescents & Young Adults; (4) Salon A SYMPOSIUM – “[My Life] Would Not Have Been the Same Without Them”: The Role of Peer  Mentorship Among Adults with a Physical Disability
17:30 - 18:30

Break

18:30

Cocktails (Salon A)

19:30

Dinner and Dance (Salon A)

The maximum size of posters is 4 ft x 4 ft. Posters will be mounted with velcro - the boards will not accommodate pins. Talks are 15 minutes maximum including questions.