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    ISB 1997 Tokyo Congress Satellite Symposium

    SPECIFICITY AND PLASTICITY OF SKELETAL MUSCLE ARCHITECTURE
    Tokyo Metropolitan University
    August 23 1997

    As previously announced, the symposium will be held prior to the ISB
    Congress at Tokyo Metropolitan University.

    Program Schedule

    10:00 Dr. P. A. Huijing (Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
    Fundamental and Clinical Significance of Functional Effects of
    Skeletal
    Muscle Architecture

    10:45 Dr. K. Kaufman (Mayo Medical School, USA)
    Consideration of Muscle Architecture in Human Locomotion

    11:30 Dr. Y. Ohira (National Institute of Fitness and Sports, Japan)
    Structural and Metabolic Adaptations of Skeletal Muscles to Chronic
    Architectural Changes

    --- Break ---

    13:15 Dr. R. J. Gregor (Georgia Institute of Technology, USA)
    Muscle Architecture and Joint Function

    14:00 Dr. Y. Kawakami (The University of Tokyo, Japan)
    Architecture of Contracting Human Muscles and Its Functional Significance

    --- Break ---

    15:00 Dr. R. L. Lieber (University of California & V. A. Medical Center,
    San Diego, USA)
    Human Upper Extremity Architecture. Implications for Function and
    Surgical
    Reconstruction

    15:45 Dr. W. Herzog (University of Calgary, Canada)
    Specificity and Plasticity in Mammalian Skeletal Muscle

    Each presenter will talk for 30 min, followed by discussion for 15 min.

    The cost of participation is 2000 yen (1000 yen for students). (Please pay
    on-site.) To register please send e-mail or fax to me.

    Information about the symposium has been posted at the web site:
    http://idaten.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ISB97/sympo.html

    ---
    Yasuo Kawakami, Ph.D.
    Department of Life Sciences (Sports Sciences)
    The University of Tokyo, Komaba, Meguro, Tokyo, Japan
    Ph: +81-3-5454-6133 | Fax: +81-3-5454-4317 | kawakami@idaten.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp
    ---
    ISB1997 Tokyo Congress Office
    Ph&Fax: +81-3-5454-9494 | http://idaten.c.u-tokyo.ac.jp/ISB97/
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