Bodies of Knowledge (BOK) is the annual graduate conference at the Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education run by graduate students, for graduate students. It consists of two days of verbal presentations encompassing a variety of topics. This year's conference will be held on Thursday May 2 and Friday May 3, 2013.
Papers are welcomed on:
- Cultural Studies
- Education and Curriculum Studies
- Exercise physiology
- Motor Control
- Public Health
- Sexual Diversity Studies
- Somatic Studies
- Women’s and Gender Studies
Registration fee for BOK 2013 is $25.00. This fee includes access to all student presentations, access to the keynote address, meals (breakfast and lunch) on both conference days, and a ticket to the conference social on Friday evening.
Payment can be made online. Please visit the main registration , enter barcode 26723 and follow the prompts.
All abstracts are to be submitted to email@example.com no later than 11:59pm on April 12. When submitting your abstract be sure to clearly indicate your name, school (with faculty/department), and field of study.
Abstracts can be a maximum of 250 words. They should be typed (12pt, Times New Roman) and include a brief summary of what your verbal presentation will expand upon.
Location and Directions:
University of Toronto Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, Department of Exercise Sciences
Athletic Centre, Benson Building, 3rd floor
55 Harbord Street, Toronto, ON, M5S 2W6
Visit our contacts page for the map.
Mike Brcic is the CEO of Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Adventures, the world’s leading mountain bike adventure operator ranked "#1 Mountain Bike Tour Company on Earth" by National Geographic Adventure magazine. Mike will be there to tell us his personal success story and how a life of physical activity has impacted that success. We are very excited to have Mike join us for BOK 2013!
This year we will hear from experts in various fields of health including epidemiology, physiotherapy, sociology, and academia. Each will present their answer to: What are the Most Influential Barriers to our Future Health? What Must be Done to Overcome Them? This is a wonderful opportunity for interdisciplinary collaborations and discussions!