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13th World Congress

Call for Research Abstracts

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Glenroyal Hotel & Leisure Club, Maynooth, Ireland

October 16 -18, 2025


The World Federation of Athletic Training & Therapy (WFATT) invites you to submit research abstracts for the 13th World Congress. This prestigious international event is an excellent opportunity to present your high-quality research or case studies to a global audience of sports medicine and allied health professionals.

The 3-day conference meeting will be held from October 16-18, 2025 at the beautiful Glenroyal Hotel & Leisure Club in Maynooth, just outside Dublin. The 13th World Congress is being hosted by Athletic Rehabilitation Therapy Ireland (ARTI).

Join us for three days of stimulating collaboration, education, and discussion, as we bring together experts from various sports medicine and allied health professions worldwide.

Research Areas

Research Areas

Authors are required to categorize their abstracts in one of the following specific areas of research:

  • Basic science

  • Clinical studies

  • Educational research

  • Epidemiological studies

  • Observational/informational studies

  • Case studies


At the discretion of the editor, abstracts will be published in the Journal of Athletic Training; therefore, submissions must be new, unpublished research and not submitted to another journal.

Award Categories

WFATT is excited to announce the establishment of awards to honour the top submitted abstracts at the 13th World Congress. There are two distinct categories:

  • Professional: This category is open to individuals who are established professionals in their field.

  • Student: This category is open to students who are currently enrolled in educational programs.

The best abstract in each category will receive a $100USD.

Submission Info

Submission Information

  • Deadline for abstract submission is December 15, 2024.

  • Presentation formats: poster & podium presentations

  • View all submission guidelines.

We encourage you to take advantage of this unique platform to share your findings and contribute to the advancement of sports medicine, clinical practice, and athletic therapy/training research.

We look forward to your submissions and to welcoming you to an inspiring and informative event in Ireland!


If you have any questions, please email

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