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Call for Abstracts

All Filipino physical therapists and physical therapy students are encouraged to submit an abstract from an original and novel research study which addresses new and unique developments in any of the stipulated scope of physical practice (WCPT, 2017). Research may be related to direct patient care, public health strategies or advocacies, administration and management, teaching, research and health policy. Topics related to COVID-19, telerehabilitation, online education, occupational health will be given high priority.

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General Guidelines

  • Only abstracts of studies completed in the past 2 years (January 2019 onwards) shall be accepted for review. 

  • All authors of the study must approve the submission of an abstract for the conference.

  • A person may only submit and be a presenting author for a maximum of two abstracts.  Any changes to the presenting author must be notified directly and immediately with the Scientific Committee. 

  • All abstract submissions will be reviewed by the designated Scientific Committee of the convention.

  • The presenter is responsible for securing his/her own funding and arrangements for registration for the convention, and any other costs related to preparing the presentation and attending the convention.

  • The submitting author must register to attend the convention on or before December 1, 2021 to be able to present the accepted abstract.

Important Dates 

  • Submission Opens: October 10, 2021

  • Submission Deadline: November 10, 2021

  • Notification of Results: November 15, 2021