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    Gait Course

    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna

    September 23-25, 2010

    We would like to bring to your attention that The European Society for Movement Analysis in Adults and Children (ESMAC) organises his annual gait course in Bologna, Italy. Details are below or can be found through . There are still a limited number of places available.

    Building on a tradition of well structured annual gait courses, this year's courses offer a unique opportunity by combining multidisciplinary expertise in the field of clinical gait analysis.

    The three days Gait Course will introduce the concepts of clinical gait analysis to non-experienced or starting personnel. Concepts covered will include gait analysis terminology, measurement and processing techniques, as well as data interpretation. The course is delivered as a combination of Lectures and Small Group Workshops. Clinical case studies will provide an essential part of the teaching program.

    The multidisciplinary Faculty consists of representatives of expert centres in the field of clinical movement analysis:

    Reinald Brunner

    Andrew Roberts

    Tim Theologis

    Sheila Gibbs

    Julie Stebbins

    Ilse Jonkers

    Michael Walsh

    MariaGrazia Benedetti

    Malgorzata Syczewska

    Caroline Stewart

    Bertram Muller

    Alberto Leardini


    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli ( )

    Via di Barbiano 1/10

    40136 Bologna – ITALY

    Registration fee:

    The registration fee includes:

    - Educational material

    - Lunch buffet and coffee-breaks

    Gait Analysis Course (3 days)

    EARLY Registration

    Post 31th May

    Member (Esmac, Siamoc, CMAS)

    € 450.00

    € 500.00

    Non member

    € 500.00

    € 550.00


    (with valid card)

    € 300.00

    € 350.00


    By car

    Once at the avenues surrounding the historical centre, follow the directions for "Ospedale Rizzoli".

    By train

    >From Bologna train station, the N. 30 bus takes you in about 25 minutes to the Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli.

    By air

    The Bologna airport “G. Marconi” (BLQ) is the third most important international airport in Italy. A shuttle connects the airport with Bologna centre and railway station in about 20 minutes.


    For the participants hotels affiliated with the Rizzoli Institute are available. All these accommodations are located in the historical centre of Bologna, with good connections to the Rizzoli Institute. Please make your hotel reservation directly with the hotel. For special rates you are kindly requested to mention the name of the Course. For further information at the Secretariat of the Course.

    The number of attendees is limited to 80 participants.

    For submissions contact the Organizing Secretariat.

    Organizing Secretariat:

    Planning Congressi

    Via Guelfa, 9 - 40138 Bologna

    Tel. 051-300100 int. 143

    Fax 051-309477


    Person in charge: Alessandra Marchi

    Looking forward to meeting you in BOLOGNA.