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Annual Hyde and ACA Sports Council Poster Contest

The annual poster contest is an opportunity for student ACASC members to present research and compete for prizes at the annual symposium.


A huge thank you to our sponsors





To view examples of posters and 2018 winners, click here.

1st Place: Addison Ozakyol - National University Health Sciences - Florida
2nd Place: Kaila Alvarez - Northwestern Health Sciences University
3rd Place: Kylie Norell - Northwestern Health Science University 

Honorable Mention: Noah Volts- Life Chiropractic College - West

Honorable Mention: Korissa Ramage and Kyle Sisker - Palmer College of Chiropractic - West

Honorable Mention: Ian Kaplan - Keiser University


Winners Kylie Norell, Addison Ozakyol, Kaila Alvarez

Archives: View 2016 winner

Contest Objectives:

  • To increase the value of research within the sports chiropractic specialty, especially among the future generation of sports chiropractors.
  • To give beginning sports chiropractic researchers a venue to develop research presentation skills.
  • To expand knowledge translation to symposium attendees
  • Create visibility and presence for campus ACA Sports Council

Posters should present research on one of the three aspects of sports chiropractic:

  • Sports chiropractic treatment of athletic injuries
  • Sports chiropractic prevention of athletic injuries
  • Ergogenic effects of sports chiropractic care

Types of research

  • Basic science (e.g., biomechanics, physiology)
  • Clinical (e.g., clinical trials, observational clinical research)
  • Literature reviews
  • Case series (more than three subjects)
  • Case study (report of a single case)
  • Other (e.g., epidemiology, population studies, practice analysis, etc.)

Commemorative awards and scholarship monies donated by sponsors will be given to the top 5 vote getters. Cash prizes with a guaranteed prize structure of, at least, 1st - $2000 - "The Hyde Award", 2nd - $1000, 3rd - $750 and two Honorable Mention awards of $450.

Deadline to enter for 2019 -TBA. For a complete list of content rules and regulations, click here.

Submissions and questions should be submitted to Dr. Tim Stark at [email protected]
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Addison Ozakyol 2018 First Place Winner