January 23, 2019


It is my greatest pleasure to invite you to attend the First International Scientific Congress “Applied Sports Sciences” of the National Sports Academy – Sofia, Bulgaria. The congress will be held on 1st and 2nd December, 2017, in the campus of our sports university. The scientific event will be combined with a very special celebration – 75th anniversary of the establishment of the first specialized sport higher institution in the country, now National Sports Academy. All participants will have the opportunity to attend the gala concert in honor of this event. The 1st International Congress on applied research in sport of the National Sports Academy is conceived to be a platform for presenting and discussing the last development in physical education, sport, kinesitherapy and tourism. The aim of the congress is to unite scientists, researchers, and practitioners for exchange of ideas and research outcomes concerning various aspects of sport science and practices. The congress participants will face the most vibrant challenges in large and multidisciplinary sports dimensions. Our mission as researchers in sports is to explore scientifically some of these challenges and issues and thus ensure the best transfer of knowledge between our academic societies and to our students, who will soon be responsible for the future sports world.
We look forward to seeing you in Sofia on the congress days in December 2017.

Prof. Pencho Geshev Rector

Dear Colleagues, We are proud to say that the National Sports Academy of Sofia is a sports university that owes its prestige mainly to its constant efforts to keep pace with the latest educational and scientific achievements. We have always been working to promote science in sports practices – either in high performance professional sport or in sport for all.  For this reason, scientific forums have a special place in the life of our academy. These are the peaks in the history of our academic profile. We, as organizers the First International Scientific Congress “Applied Sports Sciences” hope to prepare successful congress meetings, to which the best contribution will be yours – researchers and authors, regular participants, exhibitors and plenary lectors. We would like to thank you in advance for participating in this new step towards the successful sports story.

Prof. Tatiana Iancheva President of the First International Scientific Congress “Applied Sports Sciences”



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SOFIA – BULGARIA’S CAPITAL. Sofia is Bulgaria’s capital and its largest city. Founded thousands of years ago, today the city continues to develop as the country’s cultural and economic center. At present, the city has a population of 1,250,000. Sofia is located in the western part of the country, on The Sofia Plain and on the lower slopes of Mount Vitosha. Read more