“Science in skiing (ICSS): past – present - future”
– Professor Erich Müller, University of Salzburg, Austria

“Bridging the gap between science and practice in winter sport”
– Professor Emeritus David Bacharach,St.Cloud State University, United States

"Preventive medicine in endurance winter sports"
– MD Maarit Valtonen, Research Institute for Olympic Sports, Jyväskylä, Finland

“Modern training concepts in cross-country skiing”
– Professor Øyvind Sandbakk, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway

"Cross-country skiing as a model for human movement analysis"
– Professor Walter Herzog, University of Calgary, Canada


“Biathlon - has the sport changed during the past decades and can science keep up?”
– Dr Marko Laaksonen, Mid Sweden University, Sweden

“Air drag and aerodynamics in skiing”
– Professor Stefan J. Lindinger, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

“Talent development in ski racing – current trends and practical applications”
– Professor Christian Raschner, University of Innsbruck, Austria

“Altered demands in cross-country skiing”
– Associate professor Thomas Stöggl, University of Salzburg, Austria

“Relationships between cross-country skiing economy and athletes' skills”
– Associate professor Barbara Pellegrini, University of Verona, Italy

“Do ski jumpers still need to be light?”
– Dr Mikko Virmavirta, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

"Race and split time analysis in Para Nordic sit-skiing"
– Associate professor Laura Gastaldi, Politecnico di Torino, Italy and Dr Magdalena Karczewska-Lindinger, University of Gothenburg, Sweden

“Paralympic Alpine skiing – applying approaches from motorsports to the sport of sit-skiing”
– Dr Maren Goll, Technical University of Munich, Germany

"Limiting cardiovascular factors of cross-country skiing performance"
– Adjunct professor Ilkka Heinonen, University of Turku, Finland

"Classical cross-country technique detection by high precision kinematic global navigation satellite system"
– Professor Masaki Takeda, Doshisha University, Japan

"Application of power-force-velocity profiling to “ICSS” disciplines"
– Dr Joseph Kröll, University of Salzburg

Congress Venue
Vuokatti Sport
Opistontie 4
FI-88610 Vuokatti

Main Congress Organizer
University of Jyväskylä
Sport Technology Unit, Vuokatti
Kidekuja 2 (Snowpolis)
FI-88610 Vuokatti

Contact us
Congress secretary:
Ms. Anni Hakkarainen
E-mail: info@icss2019.fi
Tel: +358 40 777 3103