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jcallaghan92
02-24-2006, 04:55 AM
Dear Colleague,
This is the 2nd call for papers for the 14th Biennial Conference of the
Canadian Society for Biomechanics (CSB2006) to be held in Waterloo, Ontario,
Canada at the University of Waterloo from August 16th to 19th, 2006.

Please also note that the abstract submission deadline has been extended until
March 17, 2006.

We are pleased to announce that there will be two CSB career award recipients
who will be giving keynotes:
1) Dr. Walter Herzog, University of Calgary who will speak on the muscle
mechanics work he has performed over the past 27 and the impact on applied
problems.
2) Dr. Doris Miller, University of Western Ontario (retired) will give a
talk titled "Behind the Scenes in Sport Biomechanics" which will reflect oh her
sports biomechanics work that spanned four decades.

We are also delighted to be able to present Dr. Ron Zernicke form the
University of Calgary who will be giving an invited keynote at the
conference on his work titled "Bone: Cellular Mechanisms to Functional
Adaptation".

We will be highlighting the influence of fundamental hypothesis-driven research
on "real world" applications with the theme "From Cell to Society". The
scientific program and reasonable registration and accommodation costs make the
meeting very appealing for all registrants, especially student attendees.

CSB is a multidisciplinary group of biomechanists including engineers,
orthopaedic surgeons, rehabilitation medicine specialists, sports
biomechanists, physiotherapists, ergonomists, and kinesiologists to name a few.
The major research areas of the conference include Clinical Biomechanics,
Occupational Biomechanics, Sports Biomechanics, Muscle and Tissue mechanics,
Locomotion, Balance and Posture, and Biomechanical Modelling. Conference
symposia will focus on locomotion and occupational health risks. There will be
four New Investigator Awards sponsored by NDI presented at the meeting.

The abstract Submission deadline is March 17, 2006. Please visit our website
for more information http://www.csb2006.uwaterloo.ca/

We are pleased to announce Northern Digital Inc. (NDI) as a major sponsor of
the conference. NDI is a producer of advanced measurement systems with their
international headquarters located in Waterloo.
http://www.ndigital.com/

UW is situated in the heart of Waterloo, Ontario, a city of approximately
100,000 residents, just a 1 hour drive west of Toronto. Home to 2 universities
and a community college, Waterloo offers plenty to see and do both on campus
and in the community.

Important dates:
Abstract Submission Deadline March 17, 2006
Abstract Notification April 28, 2006
Early Registration May 31, 2006
Conference Dates August 16-19, 2006

We look forward to meeting you in Waterloo.

Jack Callaghan
Conference Chair of the 14th Biennial Conference of the Canadian Society for
Biomechanics

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Jack P. Callaghan PhD
Canada Research Chair in Spine Biomechanics and Injury Prevention
Associate Professor
Department of Kinesiology
Faculty of Applied Health Sciences
University of Waterloo
Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L-3G1
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email: callagha@healthy.uwaterloo.ca
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