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    > Second Call, Midwest Graduate Students' Biomechanics Symposium




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    >> The Midwest Graduate Students' Biomechanics Symposium for Y2K will be held
    >> on the campus of Illinois State University in Normal, IL on March 31 and
    >> April 1, 2000. Thanks to the generous support of the American Society of
    >> Biomechanics, the format of the symposium will be changed slightly this year
    >> to provide attendees with an even better experience.
    >>
    >> The Symposium will open Friday evening, March 31 when Dr. Paul DeVita of
    >> East Carolina University will give the presentation "Friends, Romans,
    >> Countrymen, lend me your biomechanist". A social will follow Dr. DeVita's
    >> presentation.
    >>
    >> On Saturday, April 1, Dr. Tim Derrick of Iowa State University will present
    >> the morning keynote lecture titled "Attenuation of Shock in the Human Body".
    >> Following a lunch break, Dr. DeVita will present the afternoon keynote
    >> lecture titled "Biomechanical gait responses to ACL injury, surgery, and
    >> rehabilitation".
    >>
    >> The two keynote lectures will be scheduled around the typical symposium
    >> format of student podium presentations. Students at all levels are
    >> encouraged to present in the friendly, receptive milieu of the Symposium. In
    >> the past, presentations have ranged from students in the formative stage of
    >> developing a research project through to students giving dry runs of a
    >> dissertation defense or an international presentation. Students interested
    >> in presenting at the Symposium must submit (email) an abstract by February
    >> 24. An abstract consists of a title, author(s) affiliations, and a brief
    >> description of the study. At least 15 minutes will be provided for each
    >> student presentation, with the actual time to be determined by the number of
    >> submissions. In accordance with the informal nature of the symposium,
    >> presentations will be accepted on a first come-first accepted basis.
    >>
    >


    Illinois State University is located approximately 1/2 way between Chicago and
    St. Louis at the intersection of three interstate highways (I39, I55 and I74).
    A variety of hotel-motel accommodations are available at reasonable cost around
    Bloomington-Normal, IL. The Best Western University Inn (univinn@gte.net) has
    offered a special rate of $55/night during the symposium (make sure you ask for
    the MWGSBS rate).

    >
    >>
    >> I look forward to another successful 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

    Phone: 309-438-3804
    Fax: 309-438-5559

    Second Call, Midwest Graduate Students'
    Biomechanics Symposium


    The Midwest
    Graduate Students' Biomechanics Symposium for Y2K will be held on the
    campus of Illinois State University in Normal, IL on March 31 and April
    1, 2000. Thanks to the generous support of the American Society of
    Biomechanics, the format of the symposium will be changed slightly this
    year to provide attendees with an even better experience.

    The Symposium will open Friday evening, March 31 when Dr. Paul DeVita of
    East Carolina University will give the presentation "Friends,
    Romans, Countrymen, lend me your biomechanist".  A social will
    follow Dr. DeVita's presentation.

    On Saturday, April 1, Dr. Tim Derrick of Iowa State University will
    present the morning keynote lecture titled "Attenuation of Shock in
    the Human Body". Following a lunch break, Dr. DeVita will present
    the afternoon keynote lecture titled "Biomechanical gait responses
    to ACL injury, surgery, and rehabilitation".

    The two keynote lectures will be scheduled around the typical symposium
    format of student podium presentations. Students at all levels are
    encouraged to present in the friendly, receptive milieu of the Symposium.
    In the past, presentations have ranged from students in the formative
    stage of developing a research project through to students giving dry
    runs of a dissertation defense or an international presentation. Students
    interested in presenting at the Symposium must submit (email) an
    abstract  by February 24. An abstract consists of a title, author(s)
    affiliations, and a brief description of the study. At least 15
    minutes will be provided for each student presentation, with the actual
    time to be determined by the number of submissions. In accordance with
    the informal nature of the symposium, presentations will be accepted on a
    first come-first accepted basis.


    Illinois State University is located approximately 1/2 way between
    Chicago and St. Louis at the intersection of three interstate highways
    (I39, I55 and I74). A variety of hotel-motel accommodations are available
    at reasonable cost around Bloomington-Normal, IL. The Best Western
    University Inn (univinn@gte.net) has offered a special rate of $55/night
    during the symposium (make sure you ask for the MWGSBS rate).

    I look forward to
    another successful 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

    Phone: 309-438-3804
    Fax: 309-438-5559


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