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2008 Injury Biomechanics Symposium
Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio
Date: May 19-20, 2008

Abstract submission deadline: January 28, 2008

The fourth annual Injury Biomechanics Symposium will be held to stimulate and reward strong injury biomechanics research among students and recent graduates. The Injury Biomechanics Symposium Committee invites abstracts of prospective presentations for the Injury Biomechanics Symposium.

Abstracts are desired in all areas of traumatic injury biomechanics research, including human subject testing, sports injury studies, crash safety evaluation, and anthropomorphic dummy research. All selected presenters will prepare a written manuscript to be included in the symposium proceedings.

Keynote Speaker: Stephen W. Rouhana, Ford Motor Company

Panel Discussion: Aerospace Biomechanics
Featuring: Former Astronaut - Nancy J. Currie, Ph.D. (Colonel, USA, Ret.)

***All selected oral and poster presenters will receive a travel stipend and have their conference fees waived.***

Abstract submissions should include the following information:
1. A tentative title that clearly reflects the objectives and contents of the paper
2. Author information (name, current affiliation, address, phone, fax, and
a. Primary Author
i. State academic department and institution where research was completed
ii. The degree program in which the student was enrolled (e.g.
B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
iii. The name of the student's advisor
iv. Student's graduation date or expected graduation date
b. Additional Authors
i. Do not need to be students or recent graduates

3. An abstract of no more than 300 words containing:
a. Clear statement of the objective of the study
b. Outline of the problem that the study attempts to solve
c. Methodology
d. Data to be included
e. Summary of results and current conclusions of the study

Abstracts must be submitted by January 28th, 2008, to:
John Bolte IV, PhD
Director, Injury Biomechanics Research Laboratory
279 Hamilton Hall
1645 Neil Avenue Columbus, OH 43210-1218
Phone: (614) 688-4015
Fax: (614) 292-7659
E-mail: biotraum@osu.edu

From submitted abstracts, up to ten abstracts will be selected for oral presentations, and ten additional abstracts will be selected for poster presentations. All accepted presenters will be asked to submit a manuscript by April 28, 2008 to be included in the Symposium Proceedings.

Notification of acceptance and further guidelines for presentations and manuscript submissions will be sent by February 18, 2008.

Updated symposium information, including submission guidelines, can be found at http://medicine.osu.edu/ibrl/ or by contacting Dr. John Bolte by phone at
(614) 688-4015 or email at biotraum@osu.edu.

The Ohio State University
- Injury Biomechanics Research Laboratory (IBRL)
- The Joint Planning Team
Nationwide Columbus Children's Hospital, Center for Injury Research and Policy (CIRP) Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
Nationwide Insurance
NHTSA Vehicle Research and Test Center (VRTC)
Transportation Research Center Inc. (TRC Inc.)

Denton Inc.
First Technology Safety Systems Inc.
Nissan Technical Center North America, Inc.
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.

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