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dcholt17
12-10-2007, 08:42 PM
Call for abstracts for Mini-Symposium on
MOTION ANALYSIS AND HUMAN BODY PERFORMANCE
(Chairs: Prof. Garth Johnson and Dr. Cathy Holt)

8th INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIUM ON COMPUTER METHODS IN BIOMECHANICS AND BIOMEDICAL ENGINEERING www.cmbbe2008.cf.ac.uk

Dates: 27 February – 1 March
Venue: Sheraton Hotel and Spa, Porto, Portugal
Special rates available for symposium participants at www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/biomechanics

Coordinators: John Middleton, Sam Evans, Cathy Holt (Cardiff University, UK)
Christopher Jacobs (Stanford University, USA)
Nigel Shrive (Calgary University, Canada)

Sponsorship and Prizes:
ARUP : http://www.arup.com/
Taylor & Francis: http://www.taylorandfrancisgroup.com/
Meditech : http://meditech.cardiff.ac.uk/

We are seeking papers in the following areas:
* Motion capture and analysis
* Biomechanical modelling of human and animal structures
* Posture and joint control
* Musculoskeletal modelling
* Quantifying impairment and rehabilitation
* Sports biomechanics

Confirmed plenary presentations: Garth Johnson (Newcastle, UK), Cathy Holt (Cardiff, UK) and Marcus Pandy (Melbourne, Australia)

A one- page abstract should be submitted by 28th December with the Mini- symposium Indicator clearly marked as MAHBP(HOLT). Contributed papers will be selected on the basis of submitted abstracts, which should be in English and not exceed 300 words (one page). Abstracts should be submitted in MS Word (.doc) or Adobe Reader (.pdf). Please send the file by email to both Rumana Faruque faruquer@cardiff.ac.uk and John Middleton middletonj2@cardiff.ac.uk with the words "CMBBE2008 abstract submission" in the email subject. This will help us with the administration.


Dr Cathy Holt BEng PhD CEng FIMechE
Royal Academy of Engineering/Leverhulme Trust Senior Research Fellow
Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics
Cardiff School of Engineering
Cardiff University
Queen’s Buildings, The Parade
Cardiff CF24 3AA
Work Tel: 00 44 (0)29 2087 4533
Work Fax: 00 44 (0)29 2087 4939

Email: holt@cardiff.ac.uk
URL: http://www.engin.cf.ac.uk/whoswho/profile.asp?RecordNo=198