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CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 6th Annual Injury Biomechanics Symposium

2010 Injury Biomechanics Symposium

Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio
Date: May 17-18, 2010
Abstract submission deadline: February 1st , 2010

- All selected oral and poster presenters will have their conference
fees waived and will receive a travel stipend.
- Presenters from the United States will receive a $500 travel
- International presenters may receive up to $1,000 to reimburse
travel costs.

The sixth 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 podium
presenters will prepare a written manuscript to be included in the symposium

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
4. Please specify whether you would prefer a poster or an oral presentation
slot. The committee reserves the right to alter the presentation type based
on the submitted abstracts.

Abstracts must be submitted by February 1st, 2010 to:

John Bolte IV, PhD
Director, Injury Biomechanics Research Laboratory
279 Hamilton Hall
Phone: (614) 688-4015
1645 Neil Avenue
Fax: (614) 292-7659
Columbus, OH 43210-1218
E-mail: biotraum@osu.edu

>From submitted abstracts, up to ten abstracts will be selected for oral
presentations, and eight additional abstracts will be selected for poster
presentations. All accepted oral presenters will be asked to submit a
manuscript by April 27th, 2010 to be included in the Symposium Proceedings.
Notification of acceptance and further guidelines for presentations and
manuscript submissions will be sent by February 20th, 2010.

Updated symposium information, including submission guidelines, can be found
at http://ibrl.osu.edu 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
Center for Injury Research and Policy, Nationwide Children's Hospital
Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
Nationwide Insurance
NHTSA Vehicle Research and Test Center (VRTC)
Transportation Research Center Inc. (TRC Inc.)
Ford Driving Skills for Life


Denton ATD, Inc.
Nissan Technical Center North America, Inc.
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.