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H.j. Woltring, Fax/tel +31.40.413 744
06-15-1992, 11:12 AM
Dear Biomch-L readers,

The following announcement was received yesterday from Jim Wall at the
University of South Alabama; my congratulations to the Editor and his
Associate Editors with this new venture. The Biomch-L readership may
recall my posting on Jim Gage's book "Gait Analysis in Cerebral Palsy"
of last December (retrievable from the Biomch-L fileserver with the
command SEND BIOMCH-L LOG9112 to listserv@hearn.bitnet, its Internet
alias listserv@nic.surfnet.nl, or via a database search at the same
addresses).

Herman J. Woltring, Eindhoven/NL

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CALL FOR PAPERS -- New Quarterly Journal "GAIT & POSTURE"

Publisher: Butterworth-Heinemann, Oxford, U.K. (ISSN: 0966-6362)

Editor: James R. Gage M.D., Gilette Children's Hospital and
Department of Orthopaedics, University of Minnesota
Medical School, Minneapolis-St Paul, MN, USA

Associate Editors:

- James C. Wall, Department of Physical Therapy, College of Allied
Health Professions, University of South Alabama, AL, USA
- John Patrick, Orthotic Research and Locomotion Assessment Unit
(ORLAU), Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital,
Shropshire, UK
- David A. Winter, Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Applied
Health Sciences, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
- Stephen E. Koop, Director of Research, Gilette Children's
Hospital, Minneapolis-St Paul, MN, USA
- Yoshihiro Ehara, The Kanagawa Rehabilitation Centre, Kanagawa,
Japan

The International Editorial Board will consist of representatives from all
of the specialities with an interest in the study of gait and posture.


Aims and Scope: To provide a vehicle for the publication of
up-to-date basic and clinical research on all
aspects of locomotion and balance.

Topics will include:

- Techniques for the measurement of gait and posture, and the standard-
ization of results presentation
- Studies of normal and pathological gait
- Treatment of gait and postural abnormalities (surgery, drugs, rehab-
ilitation)
- Biomechanical and theoretical approaches to gait and posture
- Mathematical modelling of joint and muscle mechanics
- Neurological and musculoskeletal function in gait and posture
- The evolution of upright posture and bipedal locomotion
- Adaptations to carrying loads, walking on slopes etc
- Effects of aging and development on gait and posture
- Psychological and cultural aspects of gait
- Patient education

First issue due in January 1993

Papers and inquiries to be sent to:

Mr. Richard Marley, Linacre House,
Butterworth-Heinemann Ltd.
Jordan Hill, FREEPOST, Oxford OX2 8DP, U.K.
Tel. +44.(0)865.310366, fax +44.(0)865.310898

Further information via e-mail from Jim Wall at fjcw@usouthal.bitnet