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    The 43rd Annual Meeting of the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Develop-
    mental Medicine will convene at the Hyatt Embarcadero Hotel in San Francisco
    from 25 through 28 October, 1989. The programme contains a number of items
    that may be of interest for BIOMCH-L:

    Session B (Free Papers): Analysis of Gait and Movement
    Presiding: David Sutherland, M.D. Moderator: James Gage, M.D.

    1. Mechanical Efficiency in Children With Spastic Cerebral Palsy (J. Jones;
    J. McLaughlin)

    2. Oxygen Conspumption During Walking in Children with Cerebral Palsy (S. Koop,
    M.D.; J. Stout, M.S.; R. Starr, M.S.; B. Drinken)

    3. Quantitative Assessment of AFOs in Children With Cerebral Palsy (S.S. Thomas,
    B.Sc.; J.M. Mazur, M.D.; N. Wright, M.S.; T. Supan, S.P.O.)

    4. The Use of Gait Analysis in the Evaluation of Myelomeningocele Patients (J.M.
    Mazur, M.D.; S.S. Thomas, B.Sc.; N. Wright, M.S.; M. Childs, B.A.)

    5. The Hamstrings in Cerebral Palsy Crouch Gait (S.A. Hoffinger, M.D.; G.T. Rab,

    6. The Effects of Internal Tibial Derotational Osteotomies of Gait in Children
    with Cerebral Palsy (S. Ounpuu, M.S.; M. Andrews, M.D.; J.R. Gage, M.D.)

    7. Effect of Two Types of Ankle-Foot Orthoses on the Gait of Children With
    Spastic Diplegic Cerebral Palsy (M.M. Powell, P.T.; P.D. Silva, M.A., P.T.;
    T. Grindeland, B.A.)

    8. A Multi-Institution Prospective Study of Ambulatory Spastic Diplegia: Part I
    (S. Simon, M.D.; D. Sutherland, M.D.; J. Gage, M.D.; M. Kadaba, Ph.D.; S. Mazur,
    M.D.; S. Leurgans, Ph.D.; J. Posciotta, M.S.; M. Wyatt, R.P.T.; R. Olshen,

    Furthermore, the following instructional courses are worth mentioning:

    1;17. Fundamentals of Human Walking and its Pathophysiology in Cerebral
    Palsy (J.R. Gage, M.D.; J. Perry, M.D.; D.H. Sutherland, M.D.)

    25. Interactive Workshop on the Analysis of Gait (V. Howell-Garvey, P.T.)

    The full programme can be obtained from the AACPDM, 1980 Byrd Ave., Suite 118,
    P.O. Box 11086, RICHMOND, Va 23230-1086, U.S.A., tel. +1(804)282-0036.

    Herman J. Woltring
    Eindhoven/The Netherlands