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bstansfield
11-03-2010, 08:43 PM
Dear Colleague,

Abstract Deadline Approaching - ICAMPAM Glasgow 2011

An exciting line up of world renowned experts in ambulatory monitoring of physical activity and movement has been prepared for delegates to the 2nd International Conference on Ambulatory Monitoring of Physical Activity and Movement. Our primary keynote speaker is David Basset of the University of Tennessee, speaking on Time Trends and International Differences in Physical Activity.
It is now only just over 2 weeks to the deadline for submission of abstracts on the 19th of November. Take this opportunity to find out about the latest innovations in ambulatory monitoring and developments of methods across a wide spectrum of applications. For the full list of conference themes please see the web site (http://www.ICAMPAM2011.org).

We are pleased to announce that delegates will have the opportunity to sample the delights of a Scottish ceilidh as part of the all included conference banquet at the magnificent Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum (http://wwwicampam2011.org/social-programme.asp).

Please see the list of speakers, now on the web site. Here is just a flavour of the speaker's contributions:

David Bassett; Director of the Applied Physiology Laboratory and co-director of the Obesity Research Center, Department of Exercise Science and Sport Management, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA.
Time Trends and International Differences in Physical Activity

Yukitoshi Aoyagi; Head, Exercise Sciences Research Group, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Itabashi, Tokyo, Japan. With Roy J. Shephard; Faculty of Physical Education and Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Habitual physical activity and health in the elderly: the Nakanojo Study

Patty Freedson, Professor and Chair, Department of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA.
Using pattern recognition techniques to interpret wearable physical activity monitor output: Laboratory calibration studies

Neville Owen; Head, Behavioural Epidemiology Laboratory, Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute, Melbourne, Professor of Health Behaviour, University of Queensland, Cancer Prevention Research Centre, School of Population Health, Brisbane, Australia.
Ambulatory monitoring and sedentary behaviour: Evidence, distinctions and issues

Catrine Tudor-Locke; Associate Professor, Director, Walking Behaviour Laboratory, Pennington Biomedical Research Center, Baton Rouge, LA, USA.
Cadence: An Overlooked Opportunity to Measure and Motivate Ambulatory Intensity?

Additional Invited Speakers include experts covering the full range of state of the art ambulatory monitoring research: Kamiar Aminian, Chris Baten, Hans Bussman, Ulrich Ebner-Priemer, Ulf Ekelund, Jorunn Helbostad, Nigel Lovell, Charles Matthews, Jo Salmon, Diane Ward, Nick Wareham, and Wiebren Zijlstra.

We look forward to welcoming you to Glasgow in May 2011

ICAMPAM 2011 Conference Organising Team



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