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07-24-2002, 10:30 PM
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ANNOUNCEMENT
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>From the Centre For Rehabilitation and Human Performance
Research
in collaboration with the FOOT PRESSURE INTEREST GROUP
You are invited to participate in

The 2nd Salford International Conference

BIOMECHANICS OF THE LOWER LIMB IN
HEALTH, DISEASE AND REHABILITATION
September 1-3rd 2003
University of Salford, England
http://www.healthcare.salford.ac.uk/crhpr/

and follow CONFERENCE 2003 link!!

Keynote presentations:
Dr David Armstrong - The equation for neuropathic diabetic foot
ulceration: is pressure
really the most important variable?
Professor Aurelio Cappozzo - High resolution human movement analysis
Dr. Chris Kirtley - Automated diagnosis of Gait Abnormalities
Prof.dr.ir. Peter H. Veltink - Interfacing and interacting with the physiological motor
control system to restore motor function
Dr Jim Woodburn - The contribution of plantar pressure measurement to the understanding of
foot structure and function in rheumatoid arthritis

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This three day conference which will bring together researchers from the fields of
biomechanics, bioengineering, gait analysis, foot pressure measurement, prosthetics,
orthotics, rehabilitation and clinical research, to create a unique forum for the
dissemination and discussion of current research in this field.

Abstracts for podium and poster presentation are now welcome in the areas of:
(in alphabetical order)
- Balance
- Bioengineering
- Biomechanics of the foot, ankle, knee and hip
- Clinical rehabilitation technology
- Evaluation of treatments for movement disorders
- Footwear
- Foot Pressure
- Gait
- Implant Biomechanics
- Joint replacement
- Mathematical modelling
- Musculo-skeletal surgery
- Neurological basis of movement disorders
- Orthotics
- Posture
- Prosthetics
- Techniques of kinematic, kinetic and EMG assessment

Deadline March 31st 2003
http://www.healthcare.salford.ac.uk/crhpr/

and follow CONFERENCE 2003 link!!




Dr Christopher Nester BSc PhD
Research Fellow
Brian Blatchford Building
School of Health Care Professions
Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research
University of Salford
Salford
M6 6PU
England
http://www.healthcare.salford.ac.uk/crhpr/
TEL:0161 295 2275
FAX:0161 295 2302

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