For those interested in gait modification and how it relates to biomechanics and clinical applications, you are welcome to attend the Gait Modification Symposium at the World Congress of Biomechanics next week. Below is the updated schedule. We look forward to seeing you there!


421 - 18. Gait Modification I (Thursday, July 10, 2014, 2:30 - 4:00pm)

2:30 - 2:48pm: A.J. van den Bogert, Gait Lab Meets Holodeck: Real-Time Biomechanical Analysis in Virtual Reality

2:48 - 3:06pm: M.A. Hunt, The Role of Gait Modification in the Clinical Management of Knee Osteoarthritis

3:06 - 3:24pm: P. Weyand, Gait Modification to Increase Sprint Running Speeds: Acute, Cross-Sectional, and Arificial Considerations

3:24 - 3:42pm: J.T. Choi, Adapting Gait Symmetry with Visually Guided Locomotor Training: 'Virtual' Split-Belt Walking Adaptation

3:42 - 4:00pm: J. van den Noort, Real-Time Visual Feedback for Gait Retraining: Applications of the GRAIL System for Knee Osteoarthritis


422 - 18. Gait Modification II (Thursday, July 10, 2014, 4:30 - 6:00pm)

4:30 - 5:06pm (keynote): I.S. Davis, The Benefits and Risks of Minimal and Barefoot Running

5:06 - 5:24pm: J.S. Higginson, Using Simulation to Understand Changes in Post-Stroke Muscle Function due to Robotic Exoskeleton Training

5:24 - 5:42pm: P.B. Shull, An Overview of Wearable Sensing and Feedback for Gait Analysis and Intervention

5:42 - 6:00pm: J. Barrios, The Metabolic and Cognitive Demands of Altering Natural Gait