04-05 Nov 2020
Virtual Conference

CPD Point will be awarded for this conference

All the pre-recorded scientific presentations and exhibition hall will be available to preview from October 20 until November 30.
ePoster presentation will be available to preview from October 26 until November 30.

About the conference

The International Sports Science and Sports Medicine Conference (SMSS) which has been organised by the National Sports Institute of Malaysia since 1999. For the first time, SMSS will be held virtually. SMSS provides the perfect platform for scientists, researchers, students, athletes, coaches and professionals from all over the world to meet and discuss recent knowledge and innovations in the world of sports.
Our virtual conference aims to provide a transformative professional development experience by bringing together the world’s scientific experts to catalyse and advance scientific knowledge in sports especially in sports medicine, sports science and sports technology.
We are excited about our first digital journey and we would be honoured for you to be part of our delegate.


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Scientific Presentation

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E-poster Presentation

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Live Q&A Session

Access scientific channel to interact and discuss relevant questions with invited speakers

Research Interest Group

Live networking sessions on area of your interests and experience idea exchange

Sponsored Presentation

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Exhibition Hall

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Topics covered


Sports Medicine Forum Sessions

Theme : Professional sports preparation: athletes, coaches & support staff perspective

Moderator : Dr. Malini Karuppiah

Speaker : 

> Associate Professor Dr. Abdul Halim bin Mokhtar

Title: Travelling with Athletes: Medical Preparations

> Sivanasvaran Suppiah

Title: Adaptation to the New Norm in Team Sports by Athlete’s, Technical and Support Staff

> Nurdiasafra binti Hassan

Title: Road to Tokyo Camp Post MCO (Malaysia Diving Team): A Physiotherapist Perspective

Invited Forum Panelist:
> Coach Arul
> Athlete Shalin Zulkifli

Theme : Recreational sports participation: challenges in recommencing physical activity post COVID-19 pandemic

Moderator : Suresh a/l Marathamuthu

Speaker :

> Associate Professor Nahar Azmi bin Mohamed

> Dr. Rozaiman bin Ebrahim

> Kapt (B) Prabhu Nagarajan

> Diane Chia Jhet Yi

Title: Fit Malaysia X Program

Theme : Road to Tokyo (RTT) – COVID-19 & the new normal in sports: the challenges & strategies

Moderator : Dr. Azril Syazwan bin Mohd Ali

Speaker :

> Dr. Kamarul Hashimy bin Hussein

Title: How We Face (mask) the Challenge of COVID-19

> Professor Mutsuo Yamada

Title: Road to Rugby World Cup 2019, Olympics 7’s & Paralympic Track & Field

> Dr. Helan Walker

Title: Current Physiotherapy Practice in High Performance Sport Environments During The COVID-19 Pandemic: A Melbourne, Australia Perspective

> Yeo Hwee Koon

Title: Resetting the Circuit Breaker – The Team Singapore Approach

Theme : Sports injury management: exploring treatments option

Moderator : Dr. Kamaljeet Singh Jaharan Singh

Speaker : 

> Dato’ Dr. Ramlan bin Hj. Abd. Aziz

Title: Prolotherapy: A Practitioner’s Perspective

> Associate Professor Dr. Shariff A. Hamid

Title : PRP for Chondral Injuries

> Dr. Gan Eng Cheng

Title: Stem Cells Usage in Sports Injuries

> Dr. Azril Syazwan bin Mohd Ali

Title : Management of Consussion in Sports

> Nur Hidayah Ong binti Abdullah

Title: Enhance Self-Efficacy in Sport Physiotherapy for Pain Management

> Faezah binti Md Jais

Title: Injury Prevention Strategies in Sports

Theme : Return to performance – mind the gap: emphasizing on teamwork integration

Moderator : Dr. Jasmiza Khusairi bin Jasme

Speaker :

> Dr. Arshad bin Puji

Title: Returning to Competitive Sports in Elite Athletes: The physician’s Perspective & Challenges

> Dr. Shamsul Iskandar bin Hussein

Title: Update on ACL Reconstruction – Between Hamstring Tendon & Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Autograft

> Mohd Noorfaizalazrul bin Muhammad Azalai

Title: Return to Performance for lower extremities injury: Return to Play

> Mohd Hafizzuddin bin Baki

Title: World anti-doping code 2021: what to expect?

> Mazwan bin Zainuddin

Title: Return to Play: Role of Strength & Conditioning

> Philip Lew Chun Foong

Title: Recovery Mindset: The Psychology of Sports Injury

> Goh Kok Wei

Title: Nutrition Support During Injury Recovery – Multidiscipline Approach

Theme : Health conditions & injury affecting athletes’ performance

Moderator : Dr. Choong Wai Kwong

Speaker :

> Dr. Syed Iqbal bin Syed Husman

Title: Sports Dentistry: Sweet Smile Sweet Performance

> Assistant Professor Dr. Louis Holtzhausen

Title: Wake Up to The Importance of Sleep in Concussion Care

> Dr. Rizmy Najme Khir

Title : Risk of Competitive Sports in Athletes with Heart Disease

 > Dr. Mohd Farhan Hamdan

Title: Cruciate Ligaments of the Knee: MR Imaging Anatomy and Common Pathology

> Norhayati binti Mohd Jali

Title: Health Condition & Injury Affecting Athletes Performance: The Role of ISN Medical HPT Unit

> Professor Louise Burke

Title: Low-CHO, High-Fat Diet: The Future of Elite Endurance Sports?

> Associate Professor Dr. Kok Lian Yee

Title: Deliberating the efficacy of periodization: is periodization based on scientific   evidence?

> Professor Ken Kazunori Nosaka

Title: Science and Practice of Eccentric Training

> Professor Robert Newton

Title: Performance diagnosis informs efficient training program design

> Professor Tian Ye

Title: China’s sport for all: current situation and prospect

> Dr. Oliver Gibson

Title: Challenges to performance physiology when exercising in a hot environment

> Dr. Ashley Willmott

Title : The development and implementation of heat alleviation strategies to enhance athletic performance

> Dr. Gary Brickley

Title : Passing the baton to Tokyo: A coach and scientist approach

> Dr. Rizal bin Mohd Razman

Title : Kicking up a fuss: What’s the deal with Taekwondo electronic body protector

> Professor Mark King

Title: Optimum Performance in Sports

> Professor John A. Hawley

Title: A Time to Exercise, A Time to Eat: Chronobiology for Health & Performance

> Associate Professor Dr. Margo Mountjoy

Title: Keeping our female athlete healthy and performing at their peak

> Associate Professor Dr. Intan Safinar Ismail

Title : Sportomics: metabolomics application in sports. Have you heard about it?

> Associate Professor Dr. Garry Kuan

Title : The power of music as motivators for athletes and home exercisers: towards the new norms

> Dr. Peter O’Donoghue

Title : Analysis of tactical movement in games using machine learning

> Professor Barry Drust

Title : New Approaches to player development? Lesson learnt for football from the COVID-19 crisis

> Associate Professor Ts. Dr. Zulkifli Mohamad

Title : Internet of things (IoT) in sports application

> Dr. Anwar P.P Abdul Majeed CEng MIMechE

Title : The classification of skateboarding tricks: case studies on the employment of machine learning and deep learning approaches

> Dr. Rabiu Muazu Musa

Title : Machine learning in team sports



Sports Medicine
Sports Physiotherapy & Rehabilitation
Exercise and Sport Science
Sports & Exercise Physiology
Strength & Conditioning
Sports & Exercise Nutrition
Clinical & Sports Biomechanics
Performance Analysis
Sports Psychology & Mental Health
Exercise & Female Issues
Sports Technology
Translational Science Studies
Metabolomics/ Proteomics
Other Related Areas to Medicine, Technology, Sports and Exercise


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Our speakers

Locals and Internationals

Our speakers

Locals and Internationals

Conference Proceedings

All submitted abstracts will be blind peer reviewed by virtual conference scientific committees.


All accepted abstracts will be published on ISN Today Special Edition (ISSN: 2289-2761).

Journal Publication

Selected papers written in English will be published in Movement, Health, & Exercise Journal (MoHE). This journal is currently in Google Scholar, MyCite, J-GATE, DOAJ, ROAD and Index Corpenicus.
Please indicate on your abstract whether you would like your paper considered for the refereed journal publication. To be considered for the journal publication, a full version of paper must be submitted to the host.
For more details kindly email: [email protected]

Research Interest Groups

Topics Covered

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Conference Passes

Please select the package that best suits your interest. You may register NOW and pay later. Payment will be opened from 10th October 2020 onward. Before you proceed to make payment, kindly check with your registered sports/ professional body or clubs for SPECIAL OFFER on group registration. One pass will ONLY allow one device accessibility.

Local Delegate (Malaysians)

  • Scientific Presentation
  • E-poster Presentation
  • Live Q&A Session
  • Research Interest Group
  • Exhibition Hall
  • Sponsored Presentation

International Delegate

  • Scientific Presentation
  • E-poster Presentation
  • Live Q&A Session
  • Research Interest Group
  • Exhibition Hall
  • Sponsored Presentation


  • Scientific Presentation
  • E-poster Presentation
  • Live Q&A Session
  • Research Interest Group
  • Exhibition Hall
  • Sponsored Presentation

Local Student (Malaysians)

  • Scientific Presentation
  • E-poster Presentation
  • Live Q&A Session
  • Research Interest Group
  • Exhibition Hall
  • Sponsored Presentation


  • Exhibition Hall
  • Sponsored Presentation

International Student

  • Scientific Presentation
  • E-poster Presentation
  • Live Q&A Session
  • Research Interest Group
  • Exhibition Hall
  • Sponsored Presentation


  • (Local Delegate & Student) Malaysians
  • (International Delegate & Student) Non-Malaysians
  • (Local Student) Malaysian students who possess valid student ID or international students who possess a valid student ID from a higher learning institute in Malaysia
  • (International Student) Students who possess a valid student ID from higher learning institutions out of Malaysia
  • (Coach) Individuals who are registered with the National Coaching Academy of Malaysia (AKK) or National Sports Council of Malaysia (MSN) or State Sports Councils.
  • Accessible from 20th October 2020 to 30th November 2020

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National Sports Institute
Sports Science

National Sports Institute

Bukit Jalil, Malaysia
National Sports Institute
Sports Medicine

National Sports Institute

Bukit Jalil, Malaysia
National Sports Institute
Sports Technology

National Sports Institute

Bukit Jalil, Malaysia

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Institut Sukan Negara,Kompleks Sukan Negara,Bukit Jalil, 57000 Kuala Lumpur.
  • DATE

    November 04-05,2020

    Bukit Jalil, Malaysia

    Untill 20th Oct 2020

    26 Local Speakers
    18 Foreign Speakers