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Miriam Satern
04-04-1996, 06:00 AM
********** ANNOUNCEMENT OF BIOMECHANICS ACADEMY PROGRAM SESSIONS ***************

AAHPERD will be held from Tuesday, April 16 - Saturday, April 20 in
Atlanta, GA. As Chair of the Biomechanics Academy of NASPE, I would like
to invite all interested AAHPERD members to attend any or all of the
Biomechanics Academy sessions on the program.

A list of the sessions, their date and time, follows. Note that the annual
business meeting of the Biomechanics Academy will be held Friday morning
from 7:30-8:30 am. The agenda for this meeting is posted following the
program for those who may be interested in attending.

The location of the program sessions and business meeting can be found in
the convention program you receive when you register in Atlanta.

Hope to see many of you in Atlanta.

Miriam Satern, Chair
Biomechanics Academy of NASPE



Wednesday, April 17 7:30 am - 2:15 pm
PRIME TIME LIVE--joint session with the Philosophy Academy, Psychology
Academy, Biomechanics Academy, Coaches Council, and NAGWS

Wednesday, April 17 4:00 - 6:00 pm (120 min. workshop)
BIOMECHANICS OF THE LOWER BACK
Revisiting the Lower Back--L. Kay Dwine, Texas Sports Medicine Institute,
San Antonio, TX; Static and Dynamic Analysis of the Lower Back--Brian
Lee, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta; Injuries Mechanism of the Lower
Back--Susan Hall, California State University Northridge; Rehabilitation
Techniques of the Lumbar Spine Disorder--Renee Thiebaud, HealthSouth Sports
Medicine and Rehabilitation Center, San Antonio, TX

Thursday, April 18 8:45 - 10:00 am (75 min. session)
joint session with the Exercise Physiology Academy
USE OF TECHNOLOGY IN TEACHING ANATOMY
A.D.A.M. Software--Michael Davis, Unversity of Wisconsin, River Falls;
Dynamics of Human Anatomy Videodisk--Cynthia Tant, University of West
Florida, Pensacola

Thursday, April 18 3:00 - 4:45 (75 min. session)
TEACHING BIOMECHANICS TO NON-PHYSICAL EDUCATION STUDENT GROUPS
Tissue Mechanics for Athletic Trainers--Winnie Witten, Eastern Michigan
University, Ypsilanti; Teaching Clinically-Based Students (Occupational
Therapists)--Philip Schot, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee

Friday, April 19 7:30 - 8:30 am (Early Bird session)
ANNUAL BUSINESS MEETING

Friday, April 19 10:15 - 12:15 pm (120 min. workshop)
joint session with the Exercise Physiology Academy
PHYSICALLY CHALLENGED ATHLETES: BIOMECHANICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL ASPECTS
Biomechanical Aspects: Wheelchair Basketball--Laurie Malone, University of
Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada; Biomechanical Aspects: Blind
Cyclists--Carol Pope, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth; Physiological
Aspect: Wheelchair Participants--Steve Figoni, University of Kansas Medical
School, Kansas City; Global and Applied Physiological Aspects--Brad
Hedrick, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; Parathlete
Swimmer--Susan Moucha, Brandon, FL; Parathlete Basketball and Track--Abu
Villa, Grand Prairie, TX



BUSINESS MEETING AGENDA (Friday, 7:30-8:30 am)
Old Business
I. Biomechanics Academy Homepage--Brian Lee
update and upgrade of information in current site
II. Teaching Conference--IVth Conference to be held in June, 1997, at Texas

Woman's University in Denton, TX; Dr. Jerry Wilkerson, program director;
in cooperation with the International Society of Biomechanics in
Sports
(ISBS)--opportunity to volunteer for committee and provide input for
the conference program and other items
III. Biomechanics Academy Award--committee report from Jean Eckrich, Chair

New Business
I. NASPE Grants
II. Program ideas for 1997 AAHPERD in St. Louis, MO
III. Nominating committee for chair-elect of Biomechanics Academy
IV. Other items from the floor


***************** Check out the Biomechanics Academy home page for
additional information and information on graduate programs in biomechanics
at the following address: http://www.mcg.edu/NSBA/
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Miriam N. Satern, Ed.D.
Associate Professor phone: (309) 298-1798
Department of Physical Education FAX: (309) 298-2981
229B Brophy Hall e-mail: MN-Satern@wiu.edu
Western Illinois University
Macomb, IL 61455-1390