Call For Abstracts

Abstract Submission

Information regarding Abstract Submission for ISHA 2021 will be added here as soon as it is available.


Abstract Category List

For Podium, ePoster and Video Submissions

  • Categories will be added once they are confirmed.

Additional Abstract Submission FAQs

  • If you are having difficulties uploading the Copyright and Financial Disclosure statements, please check that these are saved in PDF format.
  • If you submit your abstract and a red warning sign appears next to your submission, not to worry this is indicating that the abstract deadline is imminent.  If you are concerned, email and we can confirm receipt.
  • If you are having difficulties with entering author names or affiliations, please check in the first instance that there are not any illegal characters being used.

 Information Required for Abstract Submission

Authors need to have the following information readily available when submitting an abstract:

  • Complete contact information for the presenting author including the research institution.
  • Provide the abstract title in full for publishing.
  • Submit the abstract text as plain text into a text box located in the online application. Please note, graphics and tables are not accepted.
  • Completed the Financial Disclosure Statement and Copyright License Agreement on behalf of all authors.
  • Author warranty: authors must read and abide by the guidelines below to be considered for presentation.

General Guidelines / Terms and Conditions

  • Information will be added when it become available

Abstract Review

Will be based on the following criteria:

  • Scientific merit (0 – 6)
  • Clear statement of the problem
  • Soundness of the statistics?
  • Whether there is an adequate number of subjects
  • Methodology (are there controls, is this prospective vs. retrospective)?
  • Clarity / well written and are the results clear?
  • Are the conclusions supported by the results?
  • Originality of project (0-2)
  • Clinical usefulness (0-2)
  • Level of interest to ISHA members (0-2)

Video Review

Video review will be based on the following criteria:

  • Whether it is of educational value’ (0-2)
  • Whether the topic is of sufficient interest’ (0-2)
  • Originality of the topic (0-2)
  • Relevance to ISHA Members? (0-2)

Why submit an abstract?

  • International networking: Discuss your findings with other experts and specialists in hip preservation from around the world and meet with your colleagues who are interested in your topic.
  • Visibility: Your name will be recognized in the online programme, as well as in the congress mobile App and within any future ISHA Content Library.
  • Personal Development: Develop your presentation and engagement skills, an essential competency for advancing you career. It is an added value to your resume to make you stand out among other candidates, demonstrating your wider accomplishments.
  • Be Creative submission allows you to be creative in visually sharing your presentation as either an ePoster, video or oral presentation.
  • Opportunity for oral presentation: Authors of outstanding abstracts will have the opportunity to present their work in varied podium sessions at the ISHA 2021 Annual Scientific Meeting.
  • Sharing advanced knowledge – Sharing your research improves the treatment of individuals with hip disorders requiring surgery around the globe
  • Support – Are you a trainee or physiotherapist? You have the opportunity to apply for travel award.


All accepted abstracts and videos will be published on the ISHA conference website / virtual broadcast platform and included in the ISHA Online Content Academy Platform.

Personal Data Protection

By submitting an abstract you are consenting to ISHA, via its appointed third-party agents, to storing your data. The personal data provided in the submission process will be used to engage and correspond with you and corresponding authors regarding your ISHA 2021 abstract submission, annual scientific meeting registration, and information regarding ISHA activities.

In accordance with the UK Data Protection Act 1998, we guarantee the confidentiality of  personal data. Therefore, the collected personal data in the present document (name, academic titles, e-mail, address, phone/skype/social media contacts) will be used only for the purposes that are specified above.

You can exercise the right of access, modification, cancellation or opposition by a written request to ISHA Program Office (

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