Quality of life is a broad multidimensional concept that includes evaluation of aspects of life. Health is one important domain in quality of life that affects physical and mental health. Considering the importance of health and sports to improve the quality of life, Faculty of Sports Science, Universitas Negeri Padang, in collaboration with The Ohio State University, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia and Republic Polytechnic Singapore would like to welcome you to join our International Conference on Sports Science, Health and Recreation (ICoSHR) 2018. The theme for this year is “The role and contribution of sports science, health, and recreation in enhancing a better quality of life”. This conference focuses on changes, globalization and development in sports science, health and recreation and its effects on all levels of sports participation in pursuit of life quality.

This conference aims to communicate and share the current topics on Sports Science, Health and Recreation and find solutions for some actual problems through interdisciplinary.

All accepted abstract will be published in a Scopus-Indexed Proceedings and selected articles for ISI, Google Scholar or SCOPUS journal publications will incur extra cost

Date and Venue
This conference will take place in Auditorium of Universitas Negeri Padang, Padang, West Sumatera, Indonesia for two days,
March 14 – 15, 2018, at 08:00 AM – 04:30 PM each day.

ICoSHR will include keynote address, plenary and parallel sessions, and poster presentation, that cover these areas:
sports pedagogy, physical education, sports recreation, high performance sports, exercise physiology, biochemistry of exercise, sports biomechanics, sports industry, sports management, physical activity, and public health.

Plenary Session
Invited speakers will give their presentation followed by Q & A session.
Parallel Session
Accepted articles will be presented verbally in parallel sessions. Presenter will have 10 minutes to present and 5 minutes remaining for Q & A.
Poster Presentations
Authors of accepted articles should prepare a poster with maximum size: 59.4 x 84.1 cm (A1).  Authors/s must be present for Q & A.

Local Participants:
• Presenters: IDR 2.000.000,-
• Student participants: IDR 750.000,-
• Participants only: IDR 1.000.000,-

International Participants:
• Presenters: USD 300
• Student participants: USD 100
• Participants only: USD 150
• Extra USD 25 for late registration

ASEAN Participants:
• Presenters: USD 170
• Student participants: USD 75
• Participants only: USD 100
• Extra USD 25 for late registration

All registration and payment to be made through the website.  Selected articles for journal publication will incur extra cost.

Important Dates:

  • Abstract Submission Deadline:
    February 15th, 2018
  • Submission of Article Deadline:
    March 1st, 2018
  • Early Bird Registration Deadline:
    March 1st, 2018
  • Late Registration Deadline:
    March 12th, 2018.


ICoSHR 2018 Brochures