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04-13-2005, 10:37 PM
Dear Colleague,
You are invited to the 28th Annual Conference in Movement Sciences
at Teachers College, Columbia University on April 22-23, 2005. The
conference is designed for clinicians, movement scientists, and
rehabilitation specialists. This yearís event focuses on the
neuromechanical control and biomechanics of functional whole-body
movement tasks such as gait initiation, locomotion, obstacle
crossing, and sit-to-stand.
Nationally and internationally recognized investigators will present
their research and provide insight into prescribing rehabilitation
strategies designed to improve performance during these
destabilizing tasks. In addition, current applications and
strategies in clinical gait analysis will be presented. This
conference provides continuing professional preparation for
occupational and physical therapist, exercise physiologists,
physicians, and movement scientists.
If you are unable to read this email or to register, see: The
Conference Website

28 th Annual Conference in Movement Sciences:
April 22 & April 23, 2005

Registration and Coffee

Welcoming Remarks

Mark Rogers, PT, Ph.D.
Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
Adaptive Coordination of Posture and Locomotion in Parkinsonís

Denis Brunt, PT, Ed.D.
East Carolina University
Biomechanics and motor control of sit to stand

Chris Hass, Ph.D.
Teachers College Columbia University
Dynamic Balance Control during the Initiation of Locomotion

Mary Thigpen, PT, Ph.D.
University of North Florida
Turning Difficulties in Older Adults

Louisa Law, EdD.
Teachers College Columbia University
Obstacle Clearing in Typically Developing Children and Adults

Mark Geil, Ph.D.
Georgia State University
Clinical Gait Analysis: Strategies Techniques and Technologies


Interactive Morning Session: Audience and Speakers

For information or to register, visit: