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Gil Lucio Almeida
06-06-1994, 12:30 PM
I appreciate if you can help us to divulge this conference.
gil lucio almeida, Ph.D.

Call for Papers

Second International Conference

"Motor Control in Down Syndrome"

November 19-20, 1994
Chicago, USA

Down's Syndrome Research Fund
Rush-Presbyterian St.Luke's Medical Center

Organizing Committee

Mark L. Latash, Ph.D., Chairman,
Departments of Physiology and
of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation,
Rush University, Chicago, IL USA

Gil L. Almeida, Ph.D., Universidade Estadual de Campinas,
Campinas, S o Paulo, Brazil.

J. Greg Anson, Ph.D., School of Physical Education, University
of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand


The scientific sessions will take place in Rush-Presbyterian
St.Luke's Medical Center. The Medical Center is located about
1.5 miles west of downtown Chicago on Harrison street (1750
W.Harrison). A map and instructions will be mailed to all
registrants with the Preliminary Program about 1 months prior to
the Conference.

For Additional Information Contact:

Gil Lucio Almeida, Motor Control Laboratory 1653
West Congress Parkway, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
tel: (312) 942-5414
fax: (312) 942-8711

Registration Form

Second International Conference

"Motor Control in Down Syndrome"

November 19-20, 1994
Chicago, USA

Please cut off the Registration form and mail it to:

Mark Latash, Ph.D.
Department of Physiology,
Rush University,
1653 West. Congress Parkway,
Chicago, IL 60612, USA

Registration Form









Title of presentation_________________

Preferred session____________________

Short Abstract........_______
Long Abstract........._______
Computer Disk......._______

I need lodging for:
Friday night............_______
Saturday night........_______
Sunday night..........._______

I would like to share a room...._________

Registration fee enclosed:

I plan to attend the Brazilian carnival___

Scientific Program


. Motor coordination in Down syndrome

. Reaction time and decision-making in Down syndrome

. The effects of practice

. What is clumsiness?

. Early motor development

Conference Proceedings

An agreement has been reached between the Organizing
Committee and the Brazilian Journal of Adapted Physical
Education Research to publish short abstracts of the
presentations in the first issue of the Journal which will be
available at the time of the Conference. For many of us, this is a
unique opportunity to publish in a Brazilian journal.
Besides that, long abstracts will be compiled in Proceedings of
the Conference also available during the Meeting.


Abstract Submission: July 1, 1994
Early Registration: October 1, 1994
Add $10 if you register after 10/01/94.


Please, submit two abstracts for each presentation. The short
abstract should not exceed one single-spaced page. The long
abstract may be up to 6 single-spaced pages; it may contain
illustrations and references. Illustrations should be ready for
reproduction. Start each abstract with the title in capital letters,
followed by names and affiliations of the authors. Place
acknowledgments at the end of the text. Submit one printed
copy of each abstract and a computer disk (Macintosh or DOS
formatted) with both abstracts in a Microsoft Word or ASCII (text
only) format.


Early registration fee is $40 for professionals and $20 for
students. It includes admission to all the sessions, refreshment
breaks, a copy of the Brazilian Journal of APER, a copy of the
Proceedings, and admission to the Brazilian carnival and dinner
planned for Saturday night. Please mail checks (in US$, US
Banks only, please) payable to Rush-Presbyterian St.Luke's
Medical Center. Make a note on your check "MCDS-


Several rooms have been booked in the University Inn just
across the Medical Center. The rates are $105 for a double and
$95 for a single per night.
Please, let us know if you would like to share a room.