ICPESS (International Conference for Physical Education & Sports Science) is an international academic conference hosted by various international countries to integrate physical education and sports science through interdisciplinary approach to promote health and wellness.
With the theme “Innovation and Application of Physical Education and Sports Science for the New Millennium – An Asia-Pacific Perspective,” over 650 international and local participants representing 270 institutions, government departments and schools from 15 countries and the Asia-Pacific region attended ICPE 2000 on July 7-8, 2000 at the Hong Kong Institute of Education.
ICPE 2004 convened in Hong Kong on July 7-10 with over 400 international and local participants from 17 countries and Asia-Pacific region. The attendees represented 105 institutions, government departments and schools and discussed topics with the theme “Global Perspectives in the Integration of Physical Activity, Sport, Dance, and Exercise Science in Physical Education: From Theory to Practice.”
With the theme of “Youth in Physical Education and Sport”, ICPESS 2010 kicked off with a timely topic coinciding with the Inaugural Youth Olympics Games hosted by Singapore on August 14, 2010. Staging this key international conference in physical education brought prominence and high level attention to the National Institute of Education to celebrate its 60th anniversary of teacher training in Singapore. The conference attracted over 1000 local and foreign participants from more than 70 countries. Held from May 25-28, ICPE 2010 provided an opportunity for physical educators, scholars, researchers, administrators and sports scientists from the Asia Pacific Region and around the world to interact and share research findings in meeting the needs of PE and the teaching profession. A wide range of topics were discussed including Adapted PE, Sports Management, Dance Education and Movement Sciences, Exercise and Sports Psychology, Health-related Fitness in School PE, Leisure, Physical Activity and Wellness, Pedagogy of PE, Biomechanics, Problem-based Learning, Sports Nutrition and Exercise Physiology, Teaching Games for Understanding, and Motor Control.
With the theme “Health Promotion through Physical Activity, Physical Education, Sports Science and Technology: Global and Indonesian Perspective”, ICPESS 2015-Indonesia was organized by the State University of Jakarta from May, 20-22, 2015 in Jakarta, Indonesia. With an emergent and continuing need to adapt an interdisciplinary, theory- to-practice approach in creating healthy schools and communities, this conference presented a timely theme.
The “5th International Conference of Physical Education and Sports Science (5th ICPESS 2018)” organized by the Nevşehir Hacı Bektaş Veli University, Cappadocia/Nevşehir,Turkey was held December 4-6, 2018.
The main theme of the conference, "New Direction of Physical Education and Health: From Theory to Implementation with Turkish and Global Perspective, " provided a platform for the dissemination of research results in the field of physical education, sports and health without borders. It also provided an opportunity for the interaction between local and international experts and encouraged further research via the exchange of ideas among invited researchers and representatives from schools, universities, Ministry of Education, Ministry of Sports and the community of Nevşehir.