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Malgorzata Syczewska
07-22-2004, 05:42 AM
Dear colleagues,

13th Annual Meeting of the European Society for Movement Analysis of Adults and Children will take place from 23rd to 25th of September 2004 in Warsaw, Poland.



You cand find the program of the Conference on the web page: www.czd.waw.pl/~esmac2004/program.html.



The Meeting will be preeceded (20th to 22nd September) by two parallel events: ESMAC Basic Gait Course and Series of Seminars.



The program of the Basic Gait Course can be downloaded from the page:

www.czd.waw.pl/~esmac2004/course.html.



There are six seminars with following topics:



Spasticity - physiology, quantification and caused gait disorders



Introduction - M. Lebiedowska

Physiology of spasticity - E. Jankowska

Methods to quantify spasticity - M. Lebiedowska

Hypertonia in cerebral palsy patients - M. Lebiedowska

Gait and spasticity (case reports) - F.Buczek, M.Lebiedowska



Balance disorders and their assessment



Measuring posture and postural reactions, Introduction - Jacques Duysens

Biomechanics of balance - At Hof

Assessment of standing balance recovery in the context of stroke rehabilitation - Alexander Guerts



Modelling of upper extremities, shoulder and hand, and the use of these models in movement analysis - Dirkjan Veeger and E.K.J. Chadwick



Kinematic recording procedures

Biomechanical Modelling

Clinical Applications



Gait assessment in assistive devices



Introduction (Rationale for three and two dimensional assessment) - John Stallard

Forces & Moments in Orthoses - MF & John Stallard

Two Dimensional Assessment - Sybil Farmer & John Stallard

Orthotic Tuning - Elaine Owen & Sybil Farmer

Prosthetic Alignment - Maurizio Ferrarin

Transportable Service - John Stallard



The role of movement analysis in the assessment of joint replacements



Early Post-operative Biomechanical Assessment of Joint Replacements - John J. O'Connor

Joint kinematics and musculoskeletal loading - Markus Heller

Gait analysis and fluoroscopy for the evaluation of total knee replacement. Functional performance - Maria-Grazia Benedetti

Use of RSA for the assessment of joint replacements - Richie Gill



Movement analysis in sport


Movement analysis in the sports and for the sports - Renato Rodano

Movement analysis in sport: Performance enhancement and injury prevention - G-P. Brüggeman

Movement analysis to increase effectiveness of teaching swimming - Ross Sanders



Details and registration information, together with Accomodation Form and information about the hotels could be found at the web site: www.czd.waw.pl/~esmac2004.



If you need any additional information please do not hesitate to contact us. You can find the e-mail addresses on the web page.



Sincerely, Malgorzata Syczewska




Malgorzata Syczewska, PhD
Dept. Paediatric Rehabilitation
The Children's Memorial Health Institute
Warsaw, Poland

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