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    Dear Colleagues

    'Biomechanics of the Lower Limb in Health, Disease and Rehabilitation'

    September 3-5th 2007. Hosted by the Centre for Rehabilitation and Human
    Performance Research, University of Salford, England

    The conference programme has been finalised and is available online at .

    The keynote Speakers are:

    1. Dr James Gage, Gillette Children's Hospital, St Paul Minnesota, USA -
    "xx years of clinical gait analysis"

    2. Professor Thomas Andriacchi, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
    Stanford University, USA - "Knee injuries and osteoarthritis"

    3. Professor Julie Steele, Biomechanics Research laboratory, University
    of Wollongong, Australia - "Biofeedback systems in Rehabilitation'

    4. Dr Hugh Herr, Biomechatronics Lab, Massachusetts Institute of
    Technology, USA - "State of the art technology in human movement

    5. Dr Arne Lundberg, Dept Orthopaedics, Karolinska Medical Institute,
    Sweden - "Why and when invasive methods can be necessary or irrelevant"

    Three satellite events are also confirmed for the 6th September 2007:

    1. Footwear - technology or psychology

    2. Introduction to Clinical Gait Analysis

    3. Pattern Recognition in Biomechanics

    Further information is available on the website
    or by contacting

    We look forward to welcoming you to Salford in September!

    Rich Jones
    Conference Chair

    Rich Jones

    Lecturer in Clinical Biomechanics

    Centre for Rehabilitation & Human Performance Research

    Brian Blatchford Building

    University of Salford

    M6 6PU

    Tel: (44) 161 295 2295

    Fax: (44) 161 295 2668