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tbach92
09-05-2002, 05:09 PM
ABC4
The Fourth Australasian Biomechanics Conference
November 28-30, 2002
La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia



The scientific program for ABC4 includes three special symposia
featuring leading Australian scientists. The program for the
symposium on the Effects of Ageing on Balance and Gait has been
finalised and is outlined below.

The deadline for abstract submission for the conference is September 15, 2002.

For more information on the conference, please see the website:
http://www.latrobe.edu.au/abc4/


Symposium - Effects of Aging on Balance and Gait
Thursday, November 28, 2002

Keynote Address
Dr Keith Hill, Falls and Balance Clinic, National Aging Research
Institute, Parkville
Biomechanical, Motor Control, and Public Heath Perspectives on Gait and Posture

Invited Presentations
Mr Simon Taylor, Biomechanics Unit, Centre for Rehabilitation,
Exercise and Sport Science, Victoria University
Between-Limb and Within-Limb Gait Control Characteristics in Young
and Older Individuals

Dr Rezaul Begg, Biomechanics Unit, Centre for Rehabilitation,
Exercise and Sport Science, Victoria University
Estimating the Probability of Foot-Ground Contact in Young and Older
Individuals During Level Walking

Mr Oren Tirosh, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University
Rapid Gait Termination in Young and Older Adults

Dr Tony Sparrow, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University
Aging Effects on The Attention Demands of Walking
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Dr. Timothy M. Bach, PhD
Associate Professor in Biomechanics
National Centre for Prosthetics and Orthotics
Health Sciences Building 2 Phone: +61 3 9479 5787
La Trobe University FAX: +61 3 9479 5784
Victoria 3086 e-mail: T.Bach@latrobe.edu.au
Australia WWW: http://www.latrobe.edu.au/ncpo
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