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    ESMAC congress 2005 in Barcelona

    Dear All,

    There are just three weeks left before the start of this years congress of ESMAC. The
    final programme is now available at the webside covering a wide range of different
    aspects of motion analysis.

    Whilst the Gait Course is now fully booked, there are still some places left for the
    Continuing Education and the Seminars.

    The material presented in the Continuing Education will cover cases
    discussions on CP, SCI, head injuries, Stroke, dysplasia, Spina
    Bifida and amputee walking.

    Cases will be presented by Dr. Molenaers- Dr. Desloovere (be) - Dr.
    Benedetti (I)-Dr. Viewegher (Fr) - Dr Roberts (UK) - Dr. Theologis-
    Dr. Buurke (NL)-Dr Baker (AUS)
    Lectures will cover subjects on
    - Cross-plane interactions and the role of trunk (Baker).
    - The role of the gaitlab in clinical service and research (Roberts -
    - Musculoskeletal modelling and forward simulation (Stewart-Jonkers)

    The three seminar blocks include:
    1) Movement Assessment applied in the work environment.

    Overuse and misuse injuries in the work environment. A. Esquenazi
    Human Factors and Modeling. N. Badler
    Movement assessment in work ergonomics clinical applications. S. Bittelman

    2) Motion analysis of the head and jaw complex: Normal interaction and pathological

    Cranio-mandibular interactions in the context of pain and movement. J Lund
    Non-invasive Study of Mandibular Function and Dysfunction. L. Gallo
    Motion, Pain, Function and Simulation in the Cervical Spine. Z. Dvir

    3) Spasticity.

    Muscle overactivity of the lower limb: Clinical and instrumental analysis F. Molteni
    Muscle overactivity of the lower limb: Focal treatment of spasticity using Btx-A F.
    Muscle overactivity of the lower limb: Surgical treatment M.A. Keenan
    Muscle overactivity of the upper limb: Clinical and instrumental analysis. N.Mayer
    Muscle overactivity of the upper limb: Focal treatment of spasticity using Btx-A.

    Information, Booking forms etc. can be found at the webside of the congress:
    Due to the hight demand and the current situation, people wishing to attend the
    Continuing Education as well as the Seminars will just have to pay a suplemement
    of 180EUR.

    Like every years meeting, we have a very tide schedule, but we hope that all
    participants will also have the possibility to enjoy the city of Barcelona, as at the
    same time there is the main festival of the City, called "Merce".

    Bertram Müller