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Virtual attendance at an international physical activity meeting using Twitter: How can data visualisation provide a presence?

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Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)351-352
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Sports Medicine
Issue number6
Early online date2 Mar 2017
Publication statusPublished - 1 Mar 2018


Attendance at international sports and physical activity conferences is extremely useful for networking but can be expensive in terms of professional time, conference fees, accommodation and travel. The use of social media, especially Twitter has increased in many global meetings. It is now possible to map, virtually attend, influenceand interact with a meeting remotely making savings in terms of time and travel as well as opening up opportunities for sharing research and facilitating global networking

    Research areas

  • physical activity, public health, social media, twitter, network analysis

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