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    EXTENDED CALL FOR ABSTRACTS - 9th Annual Injury Biomechanics Symposium

    2013 Injury Biomechanics Symposium
    Location: The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio
    Date: May 19-21, 2013
    Abstract EXTENDED submission deadline: February 11th, 2013

    The mission of the 9th Annual Injury Biomechanics Symposium is to stimulate and reward strong injury biomechanics research among students and recent graduates. The Injury Biomechanics Symposium Committee invites abstracts of prospective presentations for the Injury Biomechanics Symposium. Abstracts are desired in all areas of traumatic injury biomechanics research, including human subject testing, sports injury studies, crash safety evaluation, and anthropomorphic dummy research. All selected podium presenters will prepare a written manuscript to be included in the symposium proceedings.

    All selected oral and poster presenters will have their conference fees waived and will receive a travel stipend.
    -Presenters from the United States will receive a $500 travel stipend.
    -International presenters may receive up to $1,000 to reimburse travel costs.

    Abstract submissions should include the following information:

    1. A tentative title that clearly reflects the objectives and contents of the paper
    2. Author information (name, current affiliation, address, phone, fax, and e-mail)
    a. Primary Author
    i. State academic department and institution where research was completed
    ii. The degree program in which the student was enrolled (e.g. B.S., M.S., Ph.D.)
    iii. The name of the student’s advisor
    iv. Student’s graduation date or expected graduation date
    b. Additional Authors
    i. Do not need to be students or recent graduates
    3. An abstract of no more than 300 words containing:
    a. Clear statement of the objective of the study
    b. Outline of the problem that the study attempts to solve
    c. Methodology
    d. Data to be included
    e. Summary of results and current conclusions of the study
    4. Please specify whether you would prefer a poster or an oral presentation slot. The committee reserves the right to alter the presentation type based on the submitted abstracts.

    Abstracts must be submitted by February 11th, 2013 to:

    John H Bolte IV, PhD
    Director, Injury Biomechanics Research Laboratory
    279 Hamilton Hall
    1645 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210-1218
    Phone: (614) 688-4015
    Fax: (614) 292-7659

    From submitted abstracts, up to ten abstracts will be selected for oral presentations, and eight additional abstracts will be selected for poster presentations. All accepted oral presenters will be asked to submit a manuscript by April 19th, 2013 to be included in the Symposium Proceedings. Notification of acceptance and further guidelines for presentations and manuscript submissions will be sent by February 25th, 2013.

    Updated symposium information, including submission guidelines, can be found at or by contacting Dr. John Bolte by phone at (614) 688-4015 or email at

    The Ohio State University –
    Injury Biomechanics Research Laboratory (IBRL)
    The Joint Planning Team
    Honda R&D Americas, Inc.
    NHTSA Vehicle Research and Test Center (VRTC)
    Transportation Research Center Inc. (TRC Inc.)
    Nationwide Insurance
    Nissan Technical Center North America, Inc.
    Center for Injury Research and Policy, Nationwide Children’s Hospital
    Honda-OSU Partnership Program

    Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
    Diversified Technical Systems, Inc.
    Humanetics Innovative Solutions