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lblankevoort64
11-01-1999, 12:34 AM
Dear Biomch-l member,
You are kindly invited to attend:

World Biomechanics Symposium 1999

Soft Tissue Biomechanics

Tuesday, December 7, 1999
Agorazaal 1, Hoofdgebouw (Main building)
Free University, De Boelelaan 1105
Amsterdam
The Netherlands


PROGRAM

10.00 Registration and coffee

10.30 Welcome
Presentation of the Nominees of the World
Biomechanics Promotieprijs
L. Blankevoort
Secretary General, Stichting World Biomechanics

Introduction to the 1999 Low-Lands Biomechanics
Award Lecture
R. Huiskes
President, Stichting World Biomechanics

10.50 1999 Low-Lands Biomechanics Award Lecture
How do the blood vessels remodel themselves under
stress?
Y.C. Fung
University of California at San Diego,
La Jolla, CA

11.50 Photoacoustic Imaging of structures in tissue
F.F.M. de Mul
Universiteit Twente, Enschede

12.10 High resolution of superficial tissue by optical
coherence tomography
A.G.J.M. van Leeuwen
Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam

12.30 The skin barrier
P. van Kemenade
Philips, Eindhoven

12.50 Lunch

14.00 Interaction between soft tissues: myofascial force
transmision in the intra- and extramusculair
domain
P. Huijing
Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam &
Universiteit Twente

14.20 A numerical-experimental approach to determine
transverse mechanical properties of skeletal
muscle
E.M.H. Bosboom
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven &
Universiteit Maastricht

14.40 Hydrogel as a model material of cartilaginous
tissue
J. Huyghe
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

15.00 Mechanical properties of the normal and healed
medial collateral ligament of the mouse
L. Blankevoort
Academisch Medisch Centrum, Amsterdam

15.20 Tea break

15.40 Mechanical behaviour of brain tissue under impact
conditions
D. Brands
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven

16.00 Adaptation rules of soft tissues under mechanical
load
Th. Arts
Universiteit Maastricht

16.20 Adaptation of skeletal muscle to mechanical
loading
M. Drost
Universiteit Maastricht

16.40 From embryonic cartilage to bone as influenced by
mechanical loads
E. Tanck
Katholieke Universiteit Nijmegen

17.00 Presentation of the World Biomechanics
Promotieprijs 1999
H.J. Grootenboer
Jury Chairman

17.10 Drinks and snacks.

18.15 Diner

Registration

Early registration, before November 19,1999 NLG 40,00
Late registration NLG 60,00
Student Early registration NLG 20,00
Student late registration NLG 30,00
Diner buffet, only with early registration NLG 40,00

Register by sending the registration form.
Payment either by cheque (bank- , giro- or eurocheque,
Dutch only) or by bank transfer to:
Postbank N.V. Amsterdam acc. no. 43 39 272,
Vrije Universiteit, Please mention:
"Kostenplaats 2413112 World Biomechanics"
Make sure that your name and address are mentioned on
the bank transfer.
On-site registration preferably by cash payment.
Lunch is included in the registration fee

Please send registration form to:
Secretariaat Stichting World Biomechanics
800 Orthopedie
AZN/KUN
Postbus 9101
NL-6500 HB NIJMEGEN
The Netherlands
Tel +31 24 361 3366
Fax +31 24 354 0555
Email Ortho_sec@orthp.azn.nl

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Dr ir Leendert Blankevoort
Orthopaedic Research Center Amsterdam
G4-Noord
AMC/UVA
Postbus 22660
1100 DD Amsterdam
tel. 020 5666529 / 020 56662672 (secr.) / 020 5669111, sein 58299
fax 020 566 9117
Email L.Blankevoort@amc.uva.nl

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