VI Congreso Internacional de Fisioterapia y Dolor

Rules for the preparation and submission of communications.


The Organizing Committee of the Congress invites all those interested to send papers for presentation during its sessions in oral or poster format. These communications should be sent to the Congress Secretariat through the on-line form on the website of the I International Congress on Active Coping with Chronic Pain, created for this purpose, which also determines the format to be followed for their writing and the rules for their presentation once they have been accepted by the Scientific Committee.

The deadline for the submission of abstracts is March 8th. The Scientific Committee will communicate the acceptance of the abstracts received to the main author by March 15th at the latest.


  • Papers must be original and not have been presented at previous congresses or similar meetings.
  • They will deal with topics related to the field of Physiotherapy and Pain, following the context and slogan established in this congress.
  • Abstracts should include specific information on the results and conclusions of the research. Abstracts stating that "results will be discussed" will not be accepted.
  • The Scientific Committee reserves the right to reject papers that do not meet the above requirements for the quality and subject matter required by the scientific event.
  • Authors may choose their preference as to the form of presentation: Oral Communication or Poster. However, the Scientific Committee will ultimately decide whether the abstract will be selected for oral presentation, poster or rejected. This decision will be communicated to the authors.
  • Submission: abstracts will be sent exclusively through the ON LINE FORM available on this WEBSITE.
  • Only scientific communications submitted in accordance with the format and respecting the guidelines provided on this WEBSITE (Format of communications) will be accepted.
  • The deadline for the reception of abstracts will be March 8th. The publication and reading of abstracts received after this date is not guaranteed.
  • Before March 15th you will receive via e-mail notification of acceptance or rejection of the communication with an indication of the time and place of presentation.
  • All authors of the papers selected for presentation and defense at the Congress must be registered.
  • Only a maximum of 2 papers per author will be accepted, regardless of the chosen modality.
  • Papers will be grouped by topic for presentation and/or defense. At the end of the presentation, the main author will receive the certificate of participation and copies for the rest of the authors.
  • Authors implicitly accept these rules with the presentation of their papers.
  • Abstracts with identifying data (authors, centers...) will not be accepted; these will only be indicated in the ALTA web form of the communication.
  • The abstract of the paper (Word format) will be inserted in the same form.
  • It is necessary that the title entered in the template (Word) and that of the registration form (web) coincide completely. In case of variation, the one indicated in the form will be adopted.
  • It is necessary to make sure that the e-mail address entered in the form is correct, since after the sending, you will receive in that e-mail (the one you have indicated in the form) with the acknowledgement of receipt of the sending and its reference number.
  • If you need to make modifications, corrections, or cancellations after the registration in your communication, you should send an e-mail to


  1. Title: The title should be brief (maximum 15 words) and specific. It should reflect the content of the presentation. Do not use abbreviations in the title. It should be written in capital letters in the web form.
  2. Authors: The name of the presenting author should be first on the web form and will be the contact person for correspondence. There is no limit to the number of authors per paper.
  3. Center: Indicate the work center of the authors. If there are several, indicate with separation by semicolon.
  4. Text: The maximum length of the text is 500 words. It should be written in lower case. Unexplained abbreviations should be avoided. The content of the scientific abstract should be written without repeating the title of the communication and according to the following scheme: introduction, material and methods, results, discussion and conclusions.
  5. Key words. It is mandatory to indicate a maximum of five keywords integrated in the DeCS - Health Sciences Descriptors.
  6. Presentation preference: select in the form the authors' preference regarding the presentation format (oral or poster).
  7. In the template only the title and text referring to the communication should be entered. Please note that the abstract will not be accepted if it contains identifying data (authors, centers...); these will only be indicated in the submission form.



1. Oral communications

  • The presentation must be sent in digital format (power point) before October 14th, 2022.
  • Oral communications will have a non-extendable presentation time of 10 minutes. At the end of each paper there will be a question and answer session.
  • For the presentation, the room will be equipped with the usual technical means, a PC computer connected to a video projector.
  • The presentation will be made in PowerPoint® format, for which it must be delivered in advance in computer support to the Audiovisual Section of the Technical Secretariat at the beginning of the day.
  • The number of slides in the PowerPoint® presentation is limited to a maximum of 12.

The structure of the oral presentations should be as follows:

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Material and Methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusions

2. Poster presentations:

The structure that poster presentations should follow should be as follows:

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Material and methods
  • Results
  • Discussion
  • Conclusions

3. Certificates

A certificate will be issued for each accepted and defended paper.



The starting date for abstract submission will be October 1st, 2024.

The deadline for abstract submission will be March 8th, 2025.

Acceptance response will be issued by the scientific committee by March 15th, 2024.

Deadline for submitting the PowerPoint presentation: March 28th 2024.