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John Blackwell
07-11-2000, 09:22 AM
1st Call for Papers and Announcement

Combined Conferences

1. XIX International Symposium on Biomechanics in Sports
(International Society of Biomechanics in Sports)

2. Fifth National Symposium on Teaching Biomechanics in Sports
(Biomechanics Academy, National Asociation for Sport and Physical Education)

The Department of Exercise and Sport Science at the University of San
Francisco is proud to host the above symposia in June, 2001. Specifically,
#1 will take place June 20-26 and #2 will occur June 23-24 (or longer if

The International Symposium of Biomechanics in Sport (#1) provides for
Scientific and Applied Programs, that together create a forum for coaches,
practitioners, teachers, and researchers in sports biomechanics. Possible
topics are listed below:

Scientific Program Topics
* Applied Methods and Instrumentation
* Coaching and Teaching
* Fatigue, Injuries, Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation
* Musculo-Skeletal System
* Sports Equipment
* Pediatrics/Geriatrics
* Modeling, Simulation and Optimization
* Pure and Applied Sports Biomechanics
* Training/Fitness

Applied Program Topics
* Striking Skills (e.g., golf, baseball)
* Racket Sports
* Martial Arts
* Water Activities
* Extreme Sports
* Special Populations
* Cycling
* Gymnastics/Tumbling
* Locomotion

The mission of the Fifth National Symposium on Teaching Biomechanics in
Sports (#2) is to provide opportunities for interested professionals to
share ideas and knowledge in both research and endeavors related to
teaching biomechanics. This meeting continues a long tradition of sharing
ideas to improve the teaching of sport and exercise biomechanics. Possible
topics are listed below:

Teaching Symposium Topics
* Tips for the Novice Teacher
* Laboratory Activities
* Instructional Software
* Distance Education
* Curriculum Design
* Student Research Projects
* Inexpensive Instrumentation
* Qualitative and Quantitative Biomechanics
* Classroom Assessment

Conference Venue
The University of San Francisco is in the heart of the city, next to Golden
Gate Park and close to attractions such as Chinatown, Fisherman's Wharf,
and the Golden Gate Bridge.

Future Information
For future announcements (if you received this message, you will most
likely receive future e-mailings), or to see specific information related
to housing, registration, schedule, social program, submissions, etc., do
one of the following:

1. e-mail: sym2001@usfca.edu
2. www.usfca.edu/ess/sym2001 (under construction)
3. phone: 415.422.6615

Please realize that not all information regarding costs, etc., is available
at the time of this posting. Check the website given above for updates.

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John Blackwell, Associate Professor
Chair, Exercise and Sport Science
University of San Francisco

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