33rd Annual Meeting Scientific Abstracts

AACVPR strives to provide diverse educational opportunities for our members and is pleased to open this Call for Scientific Abstracts for the AACVPR 33rd Annual Meeting, September 12-15, 2018, in Louisville, Kentucky.

Scientific abstracts may be submitted for presentation for one of two formats, oral presentation or poster presentation. Please indicate your preference for a poster or oral presentation or if you are open to either format when prompted.

Scientific abstracts can be submitted under the following topics:

         Cardiovascular Rehabilitation & Clinical Cardiology

         Pulmonary Rehabilitation & Medicine

         Behavior Change


         Physical Activity/Exercise

The AACVPR Research Committee will review all submitted abstracts March 20-April 10, 2018, and notifications regarding status will be sent to submitters April 19, 2018. Accepted authors will have until May 7, 2018 to confirm their participation as poster or oral presenters.

Accepted scientific abstracts will be included in the electronic version of the September-October 2018 issue of the Journal of Cardiopulmonary Rehabilitation and Prevention (JCRP).

Further information and guidelines for submission can be found here. To view a sample presentation temple created by AACVPR volunteer, John Porcari, please click here

Please submit your abstract by Monday, March 12, 2018 (11:59pm Central Time).

When you are ready to submit, please click here!

If you have any questions or difficulties, please contact the Education Staff at education@aacvpr.org.