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01-03-2006, 06:06 AM
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS



2006 Injury Biomechanics Symposium



Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio

Date: May 17-19, 2006

Abstract submission deadline: February 6, 2006



The second annual Injury Biomechanics Symposium will be held to stimulate
and reward strong injury biomechanics research among students and recent
graduates. The Injury Biomechanics Symposium Committee invites abstracts of
prospective presentations for the Injury Biomechanics Symposium. Abstracts
are desired in all areas of traumatic injury biomechanics research,
including human subject testing, sports injury studies, crash safety
evaluation, and anthropomorphic dummy research. All selected presenters will
prepare a written manuscript to be included in the symposium proceedings.



***All selected oral and poster presenters will receive a $500 travel
stipend and have their conference fees waived.***



Abstract submissions should include the following information:



1. A tentative title that clearly reflects the objectives and contents
of the paper

2. Author information (name, current affiliation, address, phone, fax,
and e-mail)

a. Primary Author

i. State academic department and institution where research was
completed

ii. The degree program in which the student was enrolled (e.g. B.S.,
M.S., Ph.D.)

iii. The name of the student's advisor

iv. Student's graduation date or expected graduation date

b. Additional Authors

i. Do not need to be students or recent graduates

3. An abstract of no more than 300 words containing:

a. Clear statement of the objective of the study

b. Outline of the problem that the study attempts to solve

c. Methodology

d. Data to be included

e. Summary of results and current conclusions of the study



Abstracts must be submitted by February 6th, 2006, to:



John Bolte IV, PhD

Director, Injury Biomechanics Research Laboratory

279 Hamilton Hall
Phone: (614) 688-4015

1645 Neil Avenue
Fax: (614) 292-7659

Columbus, OH 43210-1218
E-mail: biotraum@osu.edu



>From submitted abstracts, up to ten abstracts will be selected for oral
presentations, and eight additional abstracts will be selected for poster
presentations. All accepted presenters will be asked to submit a manuscript
by April 28, 2006 to be included in the Symposium Proceedings. Notification
of acceptance and further guidelines for presentations and manuscript
submissions will be sent by February 20, 2006.



Updated symposium information, including submission guidelines, can be found
at http://medicine.osu.edu/ibrl/
or by contacting Dr. John Bolte by phone at (614) 688-4015 or email
at biotraum@osu.edu.



SYMPOSIUM PARTNERS:



The Ohio State University -

Injury Biomechanics Research Laboratory (IBRL)

The Joint Planning Team

Columbus Children's Hospital, Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP)

Honda R&D Americas, Inc.

Nationwide Insurance

NHTSA Vehicle Research and Test Center (VRTC)

Transportation Research Center Inc. (TRC Inc.)



SYMPOSIUM SPONSORS:



Denton Inc.

First Technology Safety Systems Inc.

Nissan Technical Center North America, Inc.

Toyota Motor North America, Inc.