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Dr. Krystyna Gielo-perczak
03-12-2000, 12:13 PM
The Midwest Graduate Students Biomechanics Symposium will be held March 31
and April 1 at Illinois State University in Normal.

The schedule of speakers is on the attached Word document. We have a packed
symposium, with 3 keynote lectures and 16 student presentations.

Thanks again to the American Society of Biomechanics for their financial
support of the Symposium.

See you in Normal.

Regards, Steve

Steven T. McCaw, Ph.D
Professor, Biomechanics
Dept of HPER
5120 Illinois State University
Normal, IL 61790-5120
smccaw@ilstu.edu
Phone: 309-438-3804
Fax: 309-438-5559
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Program
Midwest Graduate Students Biomechanics Symposium 2000
Illinois State University

Friday, March 31, 2000
Room 220, Horton Fieldhouse

6:30 Informal Reception

7:00 Opening Lecture
Dr. Paul Devita, East Carolina University.
Friends, Romans, Countrymen, Lend me your Biomechanist.

8:30? Socializing

Saturday, April 1, 2000
Room 138, Schroeder Hall

7:30 Informal reception

8:00 Introductions

8:15 EFFECTS OF TREADMILL SLOPE AND SPEED ON VERTICAL GROUND REACTION FORCES
DURING WALKING. Vicki Pittenger, Steve McCaw, Mike Torry, Mike Decker & J.R.
Steadman. Illinois State University.

8:45 FACTORS INFLUENCING PEAK HORIZONTAL VELOCITY DURING THE SIT-TO-STAND
TRANSITION OF OLDER ADULTS. Susan Poole, Phil Schot, Leigh Mrotek & Kathy
Knutzen, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

9:00 PHYSICAL PREDICTORS OF SUCCESS IN ROCK CLIMBING, Spring 2000
Biomechanics Class & Nancy Hamilton, University of Northern Iowa.

9:15 WHEELCHAIR MECHANICS WHILE TRAVERSING SURFACE IRREGULARITIES Matthew T.
Gregg & Timothy R. Derrick, Iowa State University

9:30 A COMPARISON OF THE KINETICS AND KINEMATICS OF DROP LANDINGS WITH
ANKLE BRACES AT THREE DIFFERENT HEIGHTS. Drew Billing & Steve McCaw,
Illinois State University

9:45 LONGITUDINAL GAIT ANALYSIS OF SUBJECTS WITH AMYOTROPHIC LATERAL
SCLEROSIS. Jonathan Frank, Jeanne McCrory, Edward Kasarskis, David Gater &
Robert Shapiro, University of Kentucky, Lexington, Kentucky

10:00 A FINITE ELEMENT MODEL OF A ROTATING PLATFORM TOTAL KNEE USED TO STUDY
JOINT MECHANICS J. K. Otto, T. D. Brown, and J. J. Callaghan University of
Iowa.

10:15-10:30 Break

10:30 MORNING KEYNOTE LECTURE
Dr. Tim Derrick, Iowa State University.
Attenuation of Shock in the Human Body

12:00 - 1:15 Lunch

1:15 THE EFFECT OF BACKPACK CARRYING ON THE GAIT OF YOUNG CHILDREN, Kenny Ng
& Nancy Hamilton, University of Northern Iowa

1:30 LOAD CARRIAGE IN YOUNG MALES. Jennifer L. Rogers & Scott McLean, Iowa
State University

1:45 EXPLORATORY MECHANICAL CHARACTERIZATION OF EMU CORTICAL AND CANCELLOUS
BONE. Karen L. Reed, Anneliese D. Heiner & Thomas D. Brown. University of
Iowa.

2:00 EFFECTS OF CUP ANTEVERSION/TILT ORIENTATION ON DISLOCATION PROPENSITY
FOR 22MM HEAD-SIZE TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENTS. M. E. Nadzadi, D. R. Pedersen,
J. J. Callaghan, and T. D. Brown, University of Iowa

2:15 IMAGE ANALYSIS TECHNIQUES TO QUANTIFY FRACTURE COMMINUTION. C.L.
Beardsley, E.A. Brandser, J.L. Marsh, T.D. Brown. The Univeristy of Iowa

2:30 FORCES ON THE POSTEROLATERAL STRUCTURES OF THE KNEE, F. Wentorf, A.
Tso, R. LaPrade, B. Konowalchuk & J. Lewis, University of Minnesota

2:45 Break

3:00 THE RELIABILITY AND VALIDITY OF A DOUBLE ACCELEROMETER GAIT ANALYSIS
SYSTEM, Jill S. Carson, John Lawrence, Jean McCrory, Robert Shapiro,
University of Kentucky

3:15 INFLUENCE OF LOWER-BODY COMPRESSION GARMENTS ON ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE.
W.J. Kraemer, Y-H Kwon, R.A. Newton, L.R. Bolt, B.K Doan, E.M. Popper, R.A.
Rogers, J. Shim. Ball State University. (2 time slots)

3:45 THE EFFECTS OF ANTERIOR CRUCIATE LIGAMENT RECONSTRUCTION ON LOWER
EXTREMITY MOVEMENT VARIABILITY U.H. Buzzi & N. Stergiou, University of
Nebraska at Omaha

4:00 AFTERNOON KEYNOTE LECTURE
Dr. Paul DeVita, East Carolina University.
Biomechanical gait responses to ACL injury, surgery, and rehabilitation

5:30 Selection of Next Year's Site / Closing Ceremony

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