8th INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS and 25th ANNIVERSARY OF ISEK

Dear Biomch-L readers,

Next week (12 - 16 August, 1990), the International Society of Electrophysio-
logical Kinesiology (ISEK) will have its 8th Congress at the Sheraton Inner Har-
bour Hotel in Baltimore, MD, USA; cf. also the note on ISEK at the bottom of
this email posting. Just having received the final conference program, I wish
to say that it looks most interesting, with the following parallel sessions,
chairpersons, number of lectures per topic, and keynote presentations (N.B.:
CR-n denotes Conference Room n):

Monday 12
08:00-12:00 CR-1: ELECTROMYOGRAPHY (S. Wolf & W. Wallinga; 9);
S. Wolf, Metamorphosis of Rehabilitation from Art to
Science: the Role of Quantified Electromyography.
CR-2: KINESIOLOGY (S. Bouisset & R. Lamb; 9);
S. Bouisset & M. Zattara, Postural Muscular Activities
Associated with Voluntary Movement.

13:20-17:20 CR-1: CLINICAL ELECTROMYOGRAPHY (A. Rosenfalk & G. Andersson; 9);
A. Rosenfalk, Knowledge Based Systems in EMG. Neuranatomy
Knowledge Base: a Common Goal for Clinical and Kinesiologi-
cal Use.
CR-2: KINESIOLOGY (S. Bouisset & J.P. Clarys; 11);

Tuesday 13
08:00-12:00 CR-1: ERGONOMICS (B. Jonsson & J. Vorro; 7);
B. Jonsson, Electromyography in Ergonomics.
CR-2: BASIC MOTION ANALYSIS (D.A. Winter & S. Stanhope; 7)
D.A. Winter, Linear Envelope EMG as a Biomechanical Varia-
ble in the Assessment of Human Movement.

13:20-17:20 CR-1: REHABILITATION METHODS (G. Zilvold & K. Akashi; 9)
G. Zilvold & R.F.M. Kleissen, Rehabilitation Methods.
13:20-15:00 CR-2: BASIC FUNCTIONAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION (M. Solomonow &
G. Alon; 3);
M. Solomonow, Electrical Stimulation of the Extremities:
Looking into the 21st Century.
15:20-17:20 CR-2: CLINICAL FUNCTIONAL ELECTRICAL STIMULATION (Y. Handa & H.
Hermens; 4)
Y. Handa, Recent Advances in Clinical FES

Wednesday 14
08:00-12:00 CR-1: MUSCLE FATIGUE (C. de Luca & A. Thorstensson; 9)
C. de Luca, The Median Frequency of the EMG Signal: What
Does it Measure?
CR-2: MOTOR UNIT CONTROL (D. Kernell & Y. Mano; 9)
D. Kernell, Control of Motor Unit Activity: Role of Moto-
neuronal Properties and Organization.

13:20-17:20 CR-1: MUSCLE FATIGUE (C. de Luca & P. Anderson; 8)
CR-2: MISCELLANEOUS (T. Simard & M. Knaflitz; 8)

Thursday 15
09:00-12:00 CR-1: NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES (L. Arendt-Nielsen & S. Roy; 8)
CR-2: APPLIED MOTION ANALYSIS (A. Pedotti & J. Danoff; 6)
A. Pedotti, Multifactorial Analysis of Complex Natural
Movement.

13:20-16:00 CR-1: NEUROMUSCULAR DISEASES (L. Arendt-Nielsen & S. Roy; 7)
CR-2: APPLIED MOTION ANALYSIS (A. Pedotti & J. Danoff; 8)

There is a Pre-Congress Workshop on 12 August "Surface Electromyography -
What's New?" from 08:30 to 16:00 at the hotel; Dr. Carlo de Luca and his
staff from the NeuroMuscular Research Center in Boston will present this
one-day workshop.

For late registration details:

ISEK 1990 Congress Secretariat
P.O. Box 986, HUNT VALLEY, MD 21030, U.S.A.
Tel. +1.301.785 3366, fax +1.301.785 1150 (no email address known)

For accomodation at the hotel:

The Sheraton Inner Harbor Hotel
0300 South Charles Street
BALTIMORE, MD 21201, U.S.A.
Attn: Group Reservations Dept.
Tel. +1.301.962 8300, fax +1.301.962 8211 for any questions


| ISEK will celebrate its 25th anniversary during this meeting; congratulations
| to Carlo de Luca and his approximately 500 colleagues!!!
|
| For further details on ISEK, see the file ISEK INFO which can be retrieved
| by Biomch-L subscribers from LISTSERV@HEARN.EARN (or .BITNET) via the
| following request:
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| SEND ISEK INFO BIOMCH-L
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| where the last word is optional.

Herman J. Woltring, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

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