ERNC 2021

The Esports Research Network (ERN) and the Institut des Sciences du Sport-Santé (I3SP) of the University of Paris hosted the first international esports research conference, ERNC21on the 9 & 10th of December 2021. Held online due to the pandemic the conference featured over 104 speakers and authors and 638 registered attendees. The conference attracted 2303 unique viewers on the topic of “Esports Health & Well-being Management”. The multidisciplinary scientific event was dedicated to the international community of researchers, students, and industry professionals concerned by the physical, mental and social health issues of the esports sector.

The I3SP is part of the University of Paris. The sports science laboratory focuses its research projects towards the measurement of the motor, physiological, ecological and psychological capacities of the body through experimental protocols and fieldwork studies.

All sessions were recorded and can be viewed on Youtube.

Click here or the image to review the whole Book of Abstracts from ERNC21


ERNC 2021 Footage

Keynote speakers

  • Joanne Donoghue
  • Ismael Pedraza-Ramirez

Esports & Physical health

  • Academic – Dr. Lindsey “GamerDoc” MIGLIORE
  • Professional – Dr. Caitlin McGEE, PT, DPT
  • Pro-player  – Jacob “Jake” LYON
  • Moderator – Dr. Seth E. JENNY
crowd of people sitting on chairs inside room

Esports nutrition

  • Professional – Anton “Foxy1” MIHAILOV
  • Academic – Jessica TURNER
  • Pro-player – Stephanie “missharvey” HARVEY
  • Moderator – Dr. Stephanie ORME

Mental health in esports

  • Professional – Martina ČUBRIĆ
  • Professional – Mia STELLBERG
  • Pro-player – Sébastien “Ceb” DEBS
  • Moderator – Dr. Tobias SCHOLZ

Esports & Parental Environment

  • Parent – Shae “Shaemmon” WILLIAMS
  • Pro-player – Koen “Koenz” SCHOBBERS
  • Parent – Michael “” WINTHER
  • Moderator – Dr. Brian McCAULEY