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10-05-2005, 02:18 AM
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>> FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT & CALL FOR ABSTRACTS
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>> ACL Research Retreat III
>> ACL INJURIES:THE GENDER BIAS
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>> April 7-8, 2006
>> Sheraton Suites
>> Lexington, Kentucky
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>> Sponsored by:
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>> Kentucky Sports Medicine Clinic
>> and
>> Drayer Physical Therapy Institute
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>> MISSION:
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>> It has been well recognized that female athletes are at significantly
>> greater risk of injuring their ACL compared to their male
>> counterparts. The reasons for this difference are not entirely
>> clear. However, there are a number of directions currently being
>> investigated including causes related to structural, biomechanical,
>> neuromuscular and hormonal factors. This is the third research
>> retreat on this topic. In the past, this retreat has attracted some
>> of the foremost national and international scientists involved in
>> this area of research. We hope to follow-up with the ongoing
>> research in the area as well as discuss new research directives aimed
>> at understanding the gender bias in the incidence of ACL injuries.
>> It is hoped that the information provided will make a valuable
>> contribution to the existing body of literature and continue to
>> strengthen the foundation upon which optimal prevention and
>> rehabilitation strategies can be developed.
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>> FORMAT:
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>> The format will incorporate two one-hour presentations by keynote
>> speakers with group discussions to follow. In addition, 15-minute
>> podium presentations of research relating to gender bias in ACL
>> injuries will be given. Significant time will be provided for
>> discussion of the presentations.
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>> CO-CHAIRS
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>> Irene S. Davis, PhD, PT
>> Drayer Physical Therapy Institute
>> University of Delaware
>> Newark, DE
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>> Mary Lloyd Ireland, MD
>> Kentucky Sports Medicine
>> James E. Ireland Foundation
>> Lexington, KY
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>> KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
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>> Ton van den Bogert, PhD
>> Department of Biomedical Engineering
>> Cleveland Clinic
>> Cleveland, OH
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>> William Garrett, MD, PhD
>> Department of Orthopedics
>> Duke University
>> Durham, NC
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>> INSTRUCTIONS FOR ABSTRACT SUBMISSION
>> (Abstracts are due November 15, 2005)
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>> Research Retreat, III
>> ACL INJURIES: THE GENDER BIAS
>> April 7-8, 2006
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>> CONTENT:
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>> All abstracts must be research-based and be related to the issue of
>> gender bias in ACL injuries. Topics relating to structural,
>> biomechanical, neuromuscular or hormonal factors, and covering areas
>> of screening, prevention and rehabilitation would all be appropriate.
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>> ABSTRACTS RECENTLY PRESENTED ELSEWHERE MAY BE SUBMITTED FOR REVIEW.
>> (Please indicate at the bottom of the abstract where the abstract was
>> presented)
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>> FORMAT:
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>> Abstracts should be one (1) page in length with one-inch margins top
>> and bottom. No less than a 10 point font should be used. The title
>> should be centered on the top line in Capital letters. The author(s)
>> and their affiliations should be placed on the second and third lines
>> respective. The following section headings should be in Capital
>> Letters and left justified: Introduction, Methods, Results,
>> Discussion, and Conclusions. NOTE: Abstracts that do not comply to
>> this format will be returned.
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>> SUBMISSION:
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>> An original and one blinded copy of the abstract (authors and
>> affiliations removed) should be emailed to:
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>> Lori Bolgla, MS, PT
>> University of Kentucky
>> Lexington, KY
>> lbolgla@uky.edu
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>> Abstracts are due November 15, 2005. Abstracts will be reviewed for
>> both content and scientific merit and notification will be given to
>> authors by December 20, 2005. Please include your mailing and email
>> address along with your phone and fax numbers.
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>> For more information regarding abstract submission, please contact:
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>> Irene Davis, PhD, PT, FACSM
>> Director of Research, Drayer Physical Therapy Institute
>> Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy
>> 305 McKinly Lab
>> University of Delaware
>> Newark, DE 19716
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>> (302)831-4263 (ph)
>> (302)831-4234 (fax)
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>> mcclay@udel.edu
>> http://www.udel.edu/PT/davis/index.htm
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Irene Davis, PhD, PT, FACSM
Director of Research, Drayer Physical Therapy Institute
Professor, Dept. of Physical Therapy
305 McKinly Lab
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716

(302)831-4263 (ph)
(302)831-4234 (fax)

mcclay@udel.edu
http://www.udel.edu/PT/davis/index.htm