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Important Dates:

1st August 2018                                                              Submission opens

1st November 2018 (23:59 GMT)                                 Submission deadline

Week commencing 1st December 2018                       Notification of outcome



Call for abstracts


The congress aims to bring together Physiotherapists and medical doctors with interest in the field of orthopaedic Manual therapy. Therefore physiotherapists and medical doctors  from across the world are welcome to share research and best clinical practice relevant to the field of Orthopaedic Manual Therapy OMT :

Conditions :

  • Abstracts must be relevant to the field of OMT - they may be research-focused or clinically-focused and should be evidence-based (work being presented should not be in the early intervention or brain-storming stage) and should be no more than 400 words long.

  • Abstracts will be selected by peer-review for inclusion in the congress, either in poster form or for an oral presentation

  • The author submitting the abstract must ensure that he/she or one of the named authors will be available to attend conference if the abstract is selected for either oral or poster presentation

  • All expenses associated with submission and presentation of the abstract including conference registration fees, are the responsibility of the presenter.

  • Abstracts selected for oral presentation will be published in the June  2018 issue of the Orthopaedic Manual Therapy Academy Journal (OMTAJ)- submission of an abstract constitutes permission to publish an abstract

  • Authors who are invited to make an oral presentation at conference will be expected to submit a full article for inclusion in the June 2018 issue of the OMTA Journal (deadline for journal submissions is 15th Mrach 2018) - acceptance of the invitation to present a free paper constitutes a commitment to submit a full article for peer review and publication.

All abstract submissions should use the Abstract Template  format and be submitted as a PDF via our email address 

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