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Jos Vander Sloten
03-07-2007, 10:28 PM
International Symposium “Foot and ankle biomechanics”
April 20, 2007 - Auditorium, Arenberg Castle, Heverlee (Belgium)


In the framework of the Chair Baron Berghmans – Prof. Dereymaeker
at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven


14.00 hrs: Introduction

Clinical problems and related questions for research
Prof. Greta Dereymaeker, M.D., Ph.D. (Leuven)

14.30 hrs: Session 1: Numerical methods

Three dimensional motion at the natural ankle
joint and after ligament-compatible replacement,
A. Leardini, C. Belvedere, R. Franci,
V. Parenti-Castelli, F. Catani (Bologna)

Toward footprint-based gait reconstruction,
P. Caravaggi, T. Pataky (Liverpool)

Muscular control of the ankle and subtalar joint during gait,
I. Jonkers, G. Lenaerts, G. Van der
Perre, B. Vangheluwe (Leuven, Brussels)

Discussion: Chair G. Van der Perre, J. Vander Sloten

15.45 hrs: Coffee Break

16.15 hrs: Session 2: Experimental methods

Surface measurement and shape analysis of the foot,
B. Drerup (Münster)

Dynamic cadaver model versus invasive in vivo research,
C. Nester (Salford)

A pneumatic gait simulator for foot-ankle biomechanics,
P. Spaepen (Leuven)

The performance of sealed pressure sensitive film
for use in a physiological joint model,
G. Matricali (Leuven)

Discussion: Chair G. Van der Perre, J. Vander Sloten

17.50 hrs: Drinks (reception rooms, Arenberg Castle)

Deadline for registration: 6th April 2007
Please use the online registration form: www.mech.kuleuven.be/footankle/


Prof. Dr. ir. Jos VANDER SLOTEN
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Division of Biomechanics and Engineering Design
Celestijnenlaan 300C, PB 02419, room 04.214
3001 Heverlee (Belgium)
tel +32 16 327099
fax +32 16 327994
Email jos.vandersloten@mech.kuleuven.be

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