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08-01-2007, 11:19 PM
Dear Colleagues,

The full programme for podium presentations (and five keynote lecture,
see below) is now available for our 4th International conference on
'Biomechanics of the Lower Limb in Health, Disease and Rehabilitation'

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


The five keynote Speakers are:

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

"xx years of clinical gait analysis"

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

"Knee injuries and osteoarthritis"

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

"Biofeedback systems in Rehabilitation"

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

"State of the art technology in human movement science"

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

"Why and when invasive methods can be necessary or irrelevant"

Two satellite events are also confirmed for the 6th September 2007:

1. Footwear - technology or psychology


2. Introduction to Clinical Gait Analysis


Further information is available on the website
www.biomech2007.salford.ac.uk or by contacting j.fletcher@salford.ac.uk

Dr Christopher Nester BSc (Hon) PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Centre for Rehabilitation & Human Performance Research

Brian Blatchford Building

University of Salford

Salford, M6 6PU

tel: 0161 295 2275

fax: 0161 295 2668

email: c.j.nester@salford.ac.uk