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03-05-2007, 11:49 PM
Dear colleagues

The satellite events have been announced for the upcoming Biomechanics

"Biomechanics of the lower limb in health, disease and rehabilitation"

September 3-5th 2007, hosted by Centre for Rehabilitation and Human
Performance Research, University of Salford, England.


The three events which will be on the 6th September are as follows

1. Footwear - technology or psychology

2. CMAS 'Introduction to Gait Analysis' (www.cmasuki.org)

3. Pattern Recognition in Biomechanics

Please see the conference website for further details for the courses.

The keynote Speakers are:

1. Dr James Gage, Gillette Children's Hospital, St Paul Minnesota, USA -
"xx years of clinical gait analysis"

2. Professor Thomas Andriacchi, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
Stanford University, USA - "Knee injuries and osteoarthritis"

3. Professor Julie Steele, Biomechanics Research laboratory, University
of Wollongong, Australia - "Biofeedback systems in Rehabilitation'

4. Dr Hugh Herr, Biomechatronics Lab, Massachusetts Institute of
Technology, USA - "State of the art technology in human movement

5. Dr Arne Lundberg, Dept Orthopaedics, Karolinska Medical Institute,
Sweden - "Why and when invasive methods can be necessary or irrelevant"

Abstract Submission Deadline March 19th 2007.

Further information is available on the website
or by contacting j.fletcher@salford.ac.uk

We look forward to welcoming you to Salford in September!
Rich Jones
Conference Chair

Rich Jones
Lecturer in Clinical Biomechanics
Centre for Rehabilitation and Human Performance Research
Brian Blatchford Building
University of Salford
M6 6PU

Tel: (44) 161 295 2295
Fax: (44) 161 295 2668