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12-19-2008, 04:59 AM
CALL FOR ABSTRACTS

2009 Injury Biomechanics Symposium

Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio
Date: May 18-19, 2009
Abstract submission deadline: February 2, 2009

The fifth 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.

***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
e-mail)
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 February 2nd, 2009, 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 27, 2009 to be included in the Symposium Proceedings.

Notification of acceptance and further guidelines for presentations and
manuscript submissions will be sent by February 20, 2009.

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.

SYMPOSIUM PARTNERS:

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.)

SYMPOSIUM SPONSORS:

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