THEME: International Sports Promotion and Development:
Global Issue and New Idea in Sport and Olympics.

NIFS International Sport Academy (NIFISA) aims to promote research in sports management and sports performance science in addition to Olympic Education. Through the Academy, all participants will interact with professors and students in NIFS, international young researchers and coaches, and also they will be involved in social activities and international experiences. This will contribute to the participants becoming globally-minded individuals who can work in professional sport fields in the future.

 The main theme of the 1st International Conference of NIFISA is "International Sports Promotion and Development: Global Issue and New Idea in Sport and Olympics” The Conference will be held in Kanoya, Kagoshima (Japan), on 22 September 2017.

 The aim of the NIFISA Conference is to gather NIFISA participants, young researchers, and invite lecturers, athletes and young coaches to meet and exchange the latest ideas and discuss issues concerning all fields of Olympic Research, Sports Management, Coaching, Sports Science, Sports Promotion and Sports Sociology.

*Date:  22, Sep., 2017.

*Venue:  National Institute of Fitness and Sports in Kanoya (1-Shiromizu, Kanoya, Kagoshima 891-2393 JAPAN)

Conference Agenda

Date Time Item Venue
09:00~ Registration NIFS
Room 205
09:20 09:30 Opening Addresses
09:30 10:30 Keynote SpeechⅠ- International Sports Development
Sport, International Development and Postcolonialism
Dr. Dong-Jhy HWANG
(National Taiwan Sport University)
10:30 10:50 Coffee Break
10:50 11:50 Keynote SpeechⅡ- International Sports Promotion
International Promotion of Winter Sports
during the Platinum Era in Far East Asia
Dr. Haruo NOGAWA
(Juntendo University)
11:50 13:20 Lunch Time Cafeteria
13:20 13:50 Invited Presentation- NSSU Coach Developer Programme NIFS
Room 205
Foundation, Enterprise and Challenge of NCDA
Dr. Masamitsu ITO,Dr. Fumihiko Iwahara, Dr. Shigeki Sarodo
(Nippon Sport Science University)
14:00 15:30 Poster Presentation
Coordinator: Sho NISHIZAWA, Chiachi CHENG
Room 103
15:30 Closing and Poster Presentation Award NIFS
Room 205
17:30 Farewell Party Cafeteria

Call for Poster Presentations

This conference only accept poster presentations. Poster Presentation Session is scheduled for Friday, September 22nd, 2017 from 1 PM to 2:30PM. Those who complete the poster presentations will receive the Certificate of Presentation.

International Sports Promotion and Development: Global Issue and New Idea in Sport and Olympics.


  • 1.Sports Management (Marketing and Strategy, Media, Tourism and Sponsorship)
  • 2.Olympic Research (Olympic Movement, Legacy, History, Anti-Doping)
  • 3.Sports Science (Sports Performance, New Technic, Biomechanics, Physiology and Medicine, Health promotion and Coaching)
  • 4.Sports Sociology (Globalization and Sports Culture, Policy and Politic, Sports History and Sociology, Gender and Anthropology).
  • 5.Others: other issues related to Sports, Top Coaching or Olympics.

-Poster Guideline-

  • ・Your poster will be exhibited during the poster secession of the conference.
  • ・Authors are expected to be at their poster during the session. Each presenter has 2 minutes oral presentation for explaining your research.
  • ・Posters should be printed and brought by each author to the conference.
  • ・The poster can be up to 118.9 cm high x 84.1 cm wide (A0 size).
  • ・Please set up the Poster before 9:30am on 22nd September, 2017.
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