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  • Esmac Gait Analysis Course 2010 in Bologna

    Dear all,

    There are still a limited number of places available for the

    ESMAC Gait Course

    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy

    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 .

    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, Maria Grazia Benedetti, Malgorzata Syczewska, Caroline Stewart, Bertram Muller and Alberto Leardini.


    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli ( )

    Via Pupilli 1

    40136 Bologna – ITALY

    New Registration fee:

    The registration fee includes: Educational material, Lunch and coffee-breaks

    Gait Analysis Course (3 days)

    EARLY Registration

    Post 30th June

    Member (Esmac, Siamoc, CMAS)

    € 400.00

    € 450.00

    Non member

    € 450.00

    € 500.00

    Student (with valid card)

    € 250.00

    € 300.00


    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.

    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.

    Maria Grazia Benedetti MD

    Associate Professor Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

    Movement Analysis Laboratory

    Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, University of Bologna

    Via di Barbiano 1/10 40136 Bologna, Italy