?The executive office of this year’s edition of Shaikh Nasser bin Hamad Al Khalifa Scientific Research Award in the field of sports has received 20 researches for the award, which comes to a close next year.
Researches have come from four applicants from the kingdom of Bahrain and 15 from other parts of the Arab world. Deadlines for accepting researches is August 31 next year.
General Secretary of the award Dr Abdulrahman Sayyar said this year will include applicants from other Arab countries, which reflects the tremendous success this award has achieved in the past.
The award, in its second edition, aims at promote positive attitudes towards scientific research to create knowledge and contribute to the development of sports movement.
Among main objectives of the award is to encourage experts and researchers, locally and regionally, to conduct applied scientific research to develop sports movement and improve the level of performance in all areas of sports.
The award targets all experts, researchers and sports-related authorities as follows: Youth category (Local), aged between 18 and 25 years.
Researchers category (Local, Arab), aged from 25 years and above with research in the following areas: 1. Sports Management, 2. Sports Training, 3. Sports Medicine.