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Herman J. Woltring
08-07-1990, 10:47 PM
Dear Biomch-L readers,

The following conference and journal announcements might be of interest to you:


1. Xth International Symposium on Disorders of Posture and Gait
(The International Society for Postural and Gait Research)
Munich (Prien/Chiemsee), FRG, 2-6 September 1990

organized by the Department of Neurology, Klinikum Groszhadern,
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet, Marchioninistrasse 15,
D-8000 MUENCHEN 70, FRG
Tel. +49.89.7095 2570, fax +49.89.7095 8883 or +1.49.89.7004 418

The complete program is currently available from the above address; it
contains the folowing sessions:

1. Control of Balance in Man and Machine (Neuroprosthesis)
(R.J. Jaeger, Chicago/USA & G. Vossius, Karlsruhe/FRG)

2. How to Analyse Posture and Gait
(W. Bies, Soesterberg/NL & W. Paulus, Munich/FRG)

3. Reflexes, Synergies and Strategies (2 sequential sessions)
(a: M. Lacour, Marseille/F & S. Mori, Asahikawa/J)
(b: A. Bertoz, Paris/F & L. Nashner, Clackamas)

4. Vestibular and Multisensory Function (2 parallel sessions)
(4a: Vestibular: M. Gresty, London/UK & M. Igarashi, Houston/USA)
(4b: Somatosensory: F. Horak, Portland/USA & B. Amblard, Marseille/F)

5. Development, Adaptation, Training and Sport
(V. Dietz, Freiburg & H. Forssberg, Stockholm/S)

6. Pharmacological Effects on Posture and Gait
(Th. Brandt, Muenchen/FRG & A.M. Bronstein, London/UK)

7. Pathological Patterns and Gait Disorders (2 parallel sessions)
(7a: Cerebellar and spinal: J. Dichtgans, Tuebingen/FRG & F. Hlavacka)
(7b: Parkinson and Paretic: B. Conrad, Muenchen/FRG & K. Taguchi)

Both oral and poster presentations are provided under these headings.

Late registration details: DM 550,00 (accomp. person DM 250,00), and
various social events are provided. The meeting's proceedings "Dis-
orders of posture and gait 1990" are available for DM 98,00 from the
International Society for Postural and Gait Research, via Prof.Dr. Th.
Brandt at the Klinikum Groszhadern mentioned above.


2. XVe Congr`es de Biom'ecanique, Cluny, France, 18-19 September 1990
(Soci'et'e de Biom'ecanique)

Apart from an invited presentation "Mechanics of Human Walking" in English
by Prof. Aurelio Cappozzo (Laboratoria di Biomeccanica, Istituto di Fisio-
logia Umana, Universit`a degli Studi di Roma, Italy, and president-elect of
the International Society of Biomechanics), this conference will be conduc-
ted in French. Session titles and chairpersons are:

1. Biomechanics of Muscle, Movement and Posture
(S. Bouisset & F. P'elisse)

2. Osseous and Articular Biomechanics
(J. Puget & B. Landjerit)

3. Sports Biomechanics & Ergonomics
(J. van Hoecke & C. P'erot)

4. Circulatory, Cardiac, and Respiratory Biomechanics
(C.G. Caro & B. Levy)

5. Osseous and Articular Biomechanics
(C. Kenesi & A. Meunier)

6. Biomechanics of Impacts and Vibrations
(C. Tarri`ere & C. Rumelhart)

7. Osseous and Articular Biomechanics
(J. Cordey & J.P. Carret)

In addition, a number of poster sessions are provided, chaired by

(18 September)
a. C. Ribreau & J.P. Clarys
b. S. Metral & D. Geiger
c. J. van Hoecke & C. P'erot

(19 September)
a. L. Delhez & F. Goubel
b. J. Dimnet & F. Guillon

Further details are available from the Congress secretariat (Conference
fees are traditionally quite modest):

E.N.S.A.M., Laboratoire de Biom'ecanique, S'ecretariat du XVe Congr`es
de Biom'ecanique, 151 Boulevard de l'H^opital, F-75013 PARIS, France,
tel. +33.1.45.82.99.15 or +33.1.43.36.49.55, fax +33.1.45.85.87.04

while accomodation can be arranged via H'ebergement et Manifestations
Touristiques:

Centre de Conf'erences Internationales de CLUNY - ENSAM, Centre R'egional
de Cluny, F-71250 CLUNY, France, Tel. +33.85.59.13.62


3. 14th Annual Meeting, American Society of Biomechanics
University of Florida, Miami, FL/U.S.A., 14-16 November 1990

In the Second Call for Papers, no session names are provided; the
following tutorials and lab tours are mentioned:

Felix Zajac, Muscle Modeling
Steve Gordon & Al Schultz, Biomechanics Research: Funding Fundamentals

Comprehensive Pain & Rehabilitation Center (CPRC/UM)
The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis (UM)
Biomechanics Research Laboratory (RMSB/UM)
Miami Children's Hospital's Motion Laboratory
Ergonomics Laboratory, Dept. of Industr. Engng/UM
Division of Physical Therapy, UM

For program queries, address:

Prof. Edmund Y.S. Chao, Ph.D.
Program Chair, 14th ASB Congress
Biomechanics Laboratory, The Mayo Clinic
ROCHESTER, MN 55905, U.S.A.
Tel. +1.507.284-2262

For conference logistics and/or registration information, contact:

Biomechanics
c/o Ms. Jenny Bernal
University of Miami, School of Continuing Studies
Office of Conferences and Institutes
P.O. Box 248005, CORAL GABLES, FL 33124-1610, U.S.A.
Tel. +1.305.284 4777 or +1.305.284 4460, fax +1.305.284 4235

Registration fees are:

ASB members (before 1 Oct) $ 110
,, ,, (after 1 Oct) $ 130
Non-members (before 1 Oct) $ 130
,, ,, (after 1 Oct) $ 150

Reduced rates are available for students ($ 65 / $ 75).


4. New Journal: European Journal of Experimental Musculoskeletal Research
Published by: Almqvist & Wiksell International
P.O. Box 638, S-101 28 STOCKHOLM, Sweden
Tel. +46.8.23 79 90, fax +46.8.791 23 35

Editor-in-chief: John Sevastik, MD, PhD (Sweden)
Associate Editors: Urban Lindgren, MD, PhD (Sweden)
Carl Erik Nord, DDM, PhD (Sweden)

with specialist consulting editors in the fields of Morphology, Chemistry
& Metabolism, Biomechanics & Biomaterials, Neuromuscular Physiology,In-
fections, and Miscellaneous. For the Biomechanics & Biomaterials group,
these are: T. Albrektsson (Gothenburgh, Sweden), G. Andersson (Chicago,
USA), V.H. Frankel (New York, USA), W.H. Harris (Boston, USA), I.A.F. Sto-
kes, Burlington, USA), P. T"orm"al"a, Finland), and P.S. Walker (Middlesex,
UK) -- Peter Walker was elected as president of the European Society of
Biomechanics in Aarhus/DK last month.


Herman J. Woltring, Eindhoven/NL.