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Call for papers


Welcome to TISHW, the 1st International Conference on Technology and Innovation is Sports, Health and Wellbeing. TISHW will take place December 1-3, 2016 at University of TrĂ¡s-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD), Vila Real, Portugal.

Sports, Health and Wellbeing play a crucial role in our lives. More than that, Sports and Wellbeing means Health. In this 21st century, these three areas cannot work without technology and innovation. Smartphone or wearables are two of so many products that increase the way that we made sports or live a better life. To live we need to maintain a healthy life, with a regular sport habits. This is one of the most important fields of research and work of our time.

The conference aims to support research and innovation on sport, health and well-being according to EU strategy and with focus on: Promoting sport, physical activity and healthy lifestyles; Making health and sport facilities more attractive for people; Raising awareness of how sport can promote teamwork, intercultural learning and responsibility; Promoting cooperation between Universities, Research Centers, Sport Organizations, Health Institutions and Industry.

We invite authors to submit papers in the following and related areas:

Sport, Health and wellbeing

  • Digital and technological innovation
  • New ventures
  • Economic perspective

Performance enhancement

  • Digital and technological innovation
  • Innovative sport food/supplements
  • Neurostimulation: state-of-art and application in sport
  • Ethical issues

Using technology in Sports

  • Wearables
  • Innovative materials
  • Specific technology to coaching, training, competition and rehabilitation and human factor

Sports Innovation in Business

  • Data media use in sport
  • Funding and crowdfunding
  • Sport tourism and accommodation
  • Sports marketing
  • Social innovation using sports

Sport and aging

  • The phenomenon of aging
  • The importance of sports
  • New technology applied to this field

Technology and Innovation in Sports Organizations

  • Management Models
  • Organization and efficiency

Paper submission

Papers reporting original research results and experiences are solicited. Each paper, written in English, should have no more than 8 pages, including references and illustrations. Electronic submissions in accessible PDF electronic format are strongly recommended. All submissions must describe original research, not published nor currently under review in another conference or journal. The scientific committee will referee all papers.
All accepted papers of the conference will be published in the conference proceedings and will be submitted for indexing to Scopus and Thomson Reuters Conference Proceedings Citation Index (ISI Web of Science).

Important dates

Paper submission: June 3, 2016 July 15, 2016
Notification of acceptance: July 8, 2016 September 12, 2016
Deadline for registration and camera ready papers: July 29, 2016 September 30, 2016
TISHW 2016 conference: December 1-3, 2016


TISHW 2016 conference website: http://www.tishw.ws/2016
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TISHWConferencego to new site

For any other issue please contact the conference organizing committee via program@tishw.ws

TISHW 2016 Abstracts

 BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation

Abstracts will be published in a supplement of the Journal of BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitationgo to new site Journal of BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation indexed by Scopus, PubMed and Cinahl.


Papers accepted in TISHW 2016 will be published by IEEE being available in the IEEE Xplore Digital Librarygo to new site IEEE Xplore Digital Library and will be sent for indexing in ISI, Scopus, EI, INSPEC and Google Scholar.

 IEEE Xplore Digital Library

IEEE Portugal Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Chaptergo to new site IEEE Xplore Digital Library

IEEE Portugal Computer Society Chaptergo to new site IEEE Xplore Digital Library