THE 56TH ICHPER•SD
ANNIVERSARY WORLD CONGRESS & EXPOSITION

December 18th-20th 2014

TOWARDS BUILDING A NEW SPORT SYSTEM

 

 

The organizing committee of the 56th ICHPER.SD Anniversary World Congress and Exposition has stepped up its preparations for the event, which will be held in Bahrain from December 18 to 20.

The organising committee had its fifth meeting with the standings committees to follow up latest preparations to embrace this three-day international congress, to be held in the kingdom for the first time.

The congress is held in cooperation with the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance (ICHPER.SD) and the University of Bahrain.

Chaired by Bahrain Olympic Committee general secretary Abdulrahman Askar, the meeting was to present all updates of the standing committees – media, finance, public relations, marketing, IT, transports, coordination and follow up, ahead of the congress.

ICHPER vice-president Dr Adel Al Nashar said he was relieved by the preparations of the standing committees in the past, which underlines the eagerness of the organizing committee to host a special edition of the congress in Bahrain.

Dr Al Nashar also commended the role of the University of Bahrain, which holds responsibilities for the scientific part, such as printing the research, judging and scientific committees.

He said 50 physical education teachers from the Education Ministry will be taking part in the seminar and workshops, to be held on the sidelines of the congress.

A total of six workshops will take place during the congress about women's sport, sport for all, partnership and marketing, fitness, the Olympic movement, science and sports performance.

More than 100 research have been submitted already, which would enrich the themes of the congress, which will have various key subjects, such as professionalism, marketing, clubs privatization and sports facilities investment.

The research abstracts should be handed over by November 5 while the manuscript submission date has been extended till November 20.

Some of the congress objectives is to promote active lifestyle and how important it is related to personal, physical and mental health and also promote general physical activities in the Kingdom.

The congress, will focus on the theme ‘Towards building a new sports system’, and is in compliance with the directives of Supreme Council for Youth and Sports chairman and BOC president Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa, in an attempt to link science with sport.

The number of research papers submitted by the participants in the 56th ICHPER.SD Anniversary World Congress and Exposition, due to be held in Bahrain in December this year, has reached 70, the organizing committee  announced yesterday (October 23).
The congress is scheduled to take place from December 18 to 20, and is held in cooperation with the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance (ICHPER.SD) and the University of Bahrain.


The Arab and Foreign Research Scientific Committee, comprising specialist academics in the field of sports from the University of Bahrain, has already started conducting a preliminary evaluation on the research at the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation and Sports, in the USA.


A total of six workshops will take place during the congress about women's sport, sport for all, partnership and marketing, fitness, the Olympic movement, science and sports performance.


Executive Committee general secretary and Bahrain Olympic Committee board member Dr Khalid Al Alawi said the increasing number of submitted research will certainly enrich the themes of the congress, which will have various key subjects, such as professionalism, marketing, clubs privatization and sports facilities investment.


Some of the congress objectives is to promote active lifestyle and how important it is related to personal, physical and mental health and also promote general physical activities in the Kingdom.

The organizing committee of the 56th ICHPER.SD Anniversary World Congress and Exposition has so far received 80 research papers for the three-day event, scheduled to take place in December.

Researches were submitted by participants from Egypt, Jordan, Tunisia, Algeria, Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Iraq, with more are expected to join the congress, due to be held at the University of Bahrain in Sakhir.

General Coordinator of the congress Dalal Salama said the arrangements are near complete as the congress countdown approaches, which is in line with the directives of Bahrain Olympic Committee general secretary Abdulrahman Askar.

The three-day congress, to be held in cooperation with the International Council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance (ICHPER.SD) and the University of Bahrain, is scheduled to take place from December 18 to 20 with officials from 120 countries from all over the world taking part.

Several significant scientific research papers that are linked to health, sports, physical education and recreation will be brought up at the congress.

Among those themes is the Olympic movement, the academic field of concern, the scientific aspects of sports and social development, sports marketing and sponsorship issues.

Some of the congress objectives is to promote active lifestyle and how important it is related to personal, physical and mental health and also promote general physical activities in the Kingdom.