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    >Dear Colleagues,
    >I would like to draw your attention to a symposium entitled
    >'The Anatomy of Exercise' that I am organising under the auspices
    >of the Anatomical Society of Great Britain and Ireland in conjunction
    >with its summer meeting from July 5-7 2005 at Cardiff University.
    >Details are available on the Society's webpage
    >and are also pasted below.
    >The Society welcomes free communications (10 min talks or posters) from
    >non-members on topics related to the theme of the meeting.
    >Best Wishes
    >Mike Benjamin
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    > The Anatomical Society
    >Summer Meeting, University of Cardiff, 5th-7th July 2005
    >Symposium - The Anatomy of Exercise.This symposium is being organised by
    >Professor Mike Benjamin, and will deal with the adaptation of
    >musculoskeletal tissues to exercise and other mechanical stiimuli. It will
    >include the importance of nutrition, strategies for improving locomotion
    >and performance, and the nature of exercise related injuries.
    >There will also be the possibility of submitting abstracts, either related
    >to the symposium or on other branches of the anatomical sciences, for
    >communication as either posters or 10 minute talks.
    >Speakers confirmed so far include:
    > >Dr Andy Pitsillides (Royal Veterinary College, London. UK) Early effects
    >of embryonic movement: a shot out of the dark'
    > >Professor Dr Michael Kjaer (Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark)
    >Extracellular matrix adaptation of tendons and ligaments to exercise'
    > >Professor Thomas Best (University of Wisconsin, USA) The myotendinous
    >junction: acute changes and adaptation to stretch injury.
    > >Professor Elwyn Firth (Massey University, New Zealand) The response of
    >bone, cartilage and tendon to exercise in the horse.
    > >Prof. Dr. med. Felix Eckstein (Paracelsus Private Medical University
    >Salzburg, Austria) The effects of exercise on human articular cartilage
    > >Professor Michael J Rennie (University of Nottingham, UK) How nutrition
    >and exercise maintain the human musculoskeletal mass.
    > >Professor Alberto Minetti (Manchester Metropolitan University, UK) Making
    >muscle work more economically/efficiently: internal and external
    >strategies to overcome physiological and anatomical limitations of human
    > >Professor Christer Rolf (Sheffield University, UK) Clinical aspects of
    >tendon injuries and disorders among athletes
    > >Professor Michael Benjamin (Cardiff University, UK) Where tendons and
    >ligaments meet bone - an anatomical and pathological perspective of
    >attachment sites ("entheses") in relation to exercise and sport
    >Further information
    >Details of the meeting, including registration forms and the how to submit
    >abstracts, will be available on this web site in late March and circulated
    >to members of the Anatomical Society.
    >In the meantime enquiries may be directed to the Programme Secretary,
    >Professor Jonathan Bennett ( or to the local
    >organiser, Dr Rob Santer (

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