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Anna Hayes - Novel
07-29-1996, 08:27 PM
We are pleased to announce the full program for the 5th Emed Scientific
Meeting, as follows below.

Anyone interested in registering for this conference should now contact:

Conferences and Institutes Registration
The Pennsylvania State University
Box 10850
State College, PA 16805-0850
Fax: 814 863 5175

5TH EMED SCIENTIFIC MEETING

18-20 AUGUST, 1996
PENNSYLVANIA STATE UNIVERSITY, USA

PROGRAM


SATURDAY 17TH AUGUST, 1996

1800-2000 Welcome Reception
Nittany Lion Inn Alumni Lounge



SUNDAY 18TH AUGUST, 1996

0715 Continental Breakfast
Nittany Lion Inn

0800 Welcome Address - Cavanagh
Nittany Lion Inn Ballroom ABC

KEYNOTE
From laboratory to clinic: Where can plantar pressure measurement
make a contribution?
Cavanagh & Ulbrecht


SESSION 1 THE DIABETIC FOOT CHAIR: Cavanagh

0830 The role of plantar pressures in diabetic ulcers
Stess, Jensen, Mirmiran

0845 Total contact casts: Pressure reduction at ulcer sites and the effect on
the contralateral foot


0900 Motor neuropathy does not increase plantar pressure in NIDDM patients
Kaestenbauer, Sokol, Stary, Irsigler

0915 Effect of six types of footwear on peak plantar pressures in patients
with diabetes and transmetatarsal amputation


0930 The average pressure distribution of the diabetic foot - Can it be used
as a clinical diagnostic aid?
Hayes, Seitz

0945 Changes in foot loading and pressure patterns during standing of
patients with diabetic neuropathy

1000-1030 COFFEE


SESSION 2 IN-SHOE MEASUREMENTS CHAIR:Hennig

1030 The effect of foot orthotics on the initiation of plantar surface
loading
Cornwall, McPoil

1045 Changes in foot function using two orthotic techniques - Root and Blake
devices

1100 Reproducibility test on a children's insole for measuring the dynamic
plantar pressure distribution
Hayes, Seitz

1115 Perceived comfort and pressure distribution in casual footwear
Jordan, Payton, Bartlett

1130 The influence of a small insert, in the footbed of a shoe, upon plantar
pressure distribution
Burgess, Jordan, Bartlett

1145 Comparison of two insole materials using subjective parameters and
pedobarography (pedar-system)
Pawelka, Kopf, Zwick, Boehm, Kranzll

1200 In-shoe force measurement from locomotion in simulated 0g during
parabolic flight
McCrory, Connell, Cavanagh

1215-1345 LUNCH


SESSION 3 FOOT ADAPTATION / CHAIR: Hayes
ANALYTICAL TOOLS

1345 Use of the center of pressure pattern for foot related research: The
issue of variability


1400 Transformation and average as handy tools for pressure measurement data
analysis
Lebedev, Seitz, Tsvetkova

1415 The adaptation of the foot to heavy Loads. Plantar foot pressures study
Nyska, Linge, McCabe, Klenerman

1430 Velocity of the COP as a reliable parameter for early diagnosis of
coxarthrosis

1445 Structure and function relationships in human feet
Morag, Ulbrecht, Derr, Pammer, Cavanagh

1500-1530 COFFEE


SESSION 4 MISCELLANEOUS APPLICATIONS
CHAIR: Kernozek

1530 External pressure at the hand during object handling and work with tools


1545 The influence of bandage characteristics and inter-individual variations
on underneath bandage pressures
Morlock, Nassutt, Bonin

1600 Load weight determination during dynamic working procedures using the
pedar foot pressure distribution measuring system
Ellegast, Kupfer, Reinert

1615 Impact forces upon landing single, double and triple revolution jumps in
figure skating


1630 Evaluation of load relief devices used in rehabilitation using in-shoe
pressure distribution measurement
Flynn, Canavan, Chiang, Cavanagh

1645 Chinrest pressure in violin playing: Type of music, chin rest and
shoulder pad as possible mediators
Okner, Kernozek

1700 End of Presentations


EVENING'S ACTIVITIES

1730-1830 Tour of CELOS

1830 Buses to Barbecue


MONDAY 19TH AUGUST, 1996

0630 Collect 'box breakfast' from Rotunda Lobby, Nittany Lion Inn


0645 Board buses for rafting trip
(Lunch and dinner included in day's events)

GO RIVER RAFTING!

Followed by: Dinner at Hidden Valley Resort

TUESDAY 20TH AUGUST, 1996

Nittany Lion Inn Boardroom

SESSION 5 THE PHYSICS OF PRESSURE CHAIR: Nicol
MEASUREMENTS

0815 Sensor resolution necessary for measuring peak pressures under the foot
during walking
Kalpen

0830 Time dependent dynamic properties of capacitive pressure sensors
Geuder

0845 Coupling force distribution and finite element model for calculating the
consequences of distributed force input
Nicol, Min

0900 Finite element modelling of pressures under the second metatarsal head
Lemmon, Ulbrecht, Cavanagh

0915 Analytical approaches to the determination of pressure distribution
under a plantar prominence
Dingwell, Ovaert, Cavanagh

0930 Assessment of Pedar and Fscan revisited
Quesada, Rash, Jarboe

0945 Observations on the F-Scan in-shoe pressure measuring system
Woodburn, Helliwell

1000-1030 COFFEE


SESSION 6 PRESSURE DISTRIBUTION MEASUREMENTS:
ANY QUESTIONS?
CHAIR: Morlock

1030 Foot Pressure Interest Group: Working towards standardisation in foot
pressure measurement
Barnett

1050 Reimbursement of pressure distribution measurements in the USA: An
overview
Diekraeger

1100 OPEN DISCUSSION FORUM WITH EXPERTS
Cavanagh, Kalpen, Seitz

1200-1300 LUNCH

SESSION 7 COMPUTATIONAL METHODS FOR PRESSURE
DISTRIBUTION ANALYSIS

1300-1400 A Software Discussion Workshop
Hayes, Seitz, Tsvetkova


SESSION 8 CLINICAL APPLICATIONS CHAIR: McPoil

1400 Gait function after fracture-dislocation of the midtarsal and/or
tarsometatarsal joints
Mittlemeier, Krowiorsch, Brosinger, Hudde

1415 Effects of ankle ligament injuries and reconstruction techniques on
intra-articular contact stress and plantar
pressure distribution

1430 Foot pressure distribution: Methodology and clinical application for
children with juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
Orlin, Stetson, Skowronski, Pierrynowski

1445 Clinical and gait analysis of 171 unilateral calcaneal fractures

1500 Early diagnosis of coxarthrosis (in-shoe plantar pressure measurements)
Tsvetkova, Lebedev, Makarov, Kazimirsky

1515 Analysis of plantar loading parameters pre and post surgical
intervention for Hallux Valgus
Kernozek, Roehrs, McGarvey

1530 Measurement of plantar pressure distribution during gait for diagnosis
of functional lateral ankle instability
Becker, Rosebaum, Claes, Gerngross

1545-1615 COFFEE


SESSION 9 CLINICAL RELEVANCE OF PRESSURE
DISTRIBUTION MEASUREMENTS
CHAIR: Cavanagh

1615 The importance of analysing specific local areas of pressure under the
plantar surface of the foot in clinical assessments: A
literature review
Hayes

1630 OPEN DISCUSSION FORUM
Chair: Cavanagh

1730 Closing Remarks: Cavanagh

EVENING'S ACTIVITIES

1830-1900 Piano Concert
Alumni Lounge
Marylene Dosse

1900-1930 Champagne Reception

1930 Banquet and Presentation of the novel award
Assembly Room


Those of you who are presenting will note that the presentation time will be
10 minutes with 5 minutes for questions.

Look forward to seeing you there!

Anna Hayes

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Dr. Anna Hayes
Biomechanics Research Laboratory
Novel GmbH
Beichstrasse 8
80802 Munich
Germany
Tel: +49 89 390102
Fax: +49 89 337432