May 10-14, 2017, Opatija, Croatia

About the 8th Conference on Kinesiology

On behalf of the host, the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Croatia, and the Conference Organizing Committee, with great pleasure we announce the upcoming 8th International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology to be held in Opatija, Croatia, on 10-14 May, 2017, under the auspices of the Croatian Academy of Sciences and Arts.
This time the conference is celebrating the 20th anniversary which will be the opportunity to look back on the development of kinesiology and to set new goals for the future.
Invited lectures, Poster presentations, ...


Conference topics:

  • Adapted Physical Activity and Kinesitherapy
  • Biology and Medicine of Sport and Exercise
  • Biomechanics and Motor Control
  • Kinesiological Recreation
  • Kinesiology of Top-level Sport
  • Kinesiology and Social Sciences (Sociology, Psychology, History, Philosophy)
  • Kinesiology in Physical Conditioning
  • Management of Sport
  • Physical Education
  • Research Methodology

Satellite symposia:

  • Health Kinesiology
  • New technologies in Physical Education
  • Science in Dance




Dario Skegro

Dear Conference participants, we are happy to inform you that The Final programme  for the 8 th  International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology which will be held May 10 – 14, 2017 in Opatija, Croatia is published  here . We are looking forward to your participation at the conference. DOWNLOAD FINAL PROGRAM  

FINAL DEADLINE - Abstract/Paper...

FINAL DEADLINE - Abstract/Paper submission

Dario Skegro

Due to many authors requests we would like to inform you that the Organising Commitee of the 8 th International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology which  will be held May 10-14, 2017 in Opatija, Croatia, has decided to  postpone the final deadline for abstract/paper submission till March 15 th 2017.  After this date the OpenConf system will be closed and further submissions will not be alowed. We are looking  forward to your submission and your participation at the conference. Detailed information about the Conference can be found in Announcemment and Call for Papers .  Paper/abstract submission:

Symposium "Health Kinesiology:...

Symposium "Health Kinesiology: Physical Activity and Chronic Diseases"

Dario Skegro

Symposium Health Kinesiology: "Physical Activity and Chronic Diseases" is going to be held on Friday 12 th  and Saturday 13 th  of May as part of 8 th  International Scientific Conference of Kinesiology. The aim of the symposium is to bring together medical doctors, kinesiologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, adapted physical activity specialists, sports medicine doctors, physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians, trainers and other specialists who are interested in the physical activity prescription for prevention and as a therapy in most common chronic diseases. This important topic is of a strong national and international interest as the physical activity could be one of the most important factors fighting the future battle with epidemic of many chronic diseases like hypertension, obesity, metabolic syndrome, depression, diabetes, locomotor and degenerative disorders. Some of distinguish speakers at Symposium are: Professor Katarina Tomljenović Borer, PhD, MD, João Breda, MD, Professor Rodney K. Dishman PhD, Professor Nejc Šarabon, PhD, Professor Gordan Lauc, PhD and Professor Dragan Primorac, PhD. Detailed information about Symposium are announced on this LINK .   

Doctoral School during the Conference

Dario Skegro

We invite all postgraduate and Doctoral students to take part at the Conference Doctoral School which will be held during the Conference in Opatija. Six topics from the field of contemporary kinesiology will be presented according to the separate schedule.  

Indexing of Conference Proceedings

Dario Skegro

As our previous conferences were indexed in Web of Science Core Collection - Conference Proceedings Citation Index, we are expecting that the 8th Conference Proceedings will be indexed there as well.