Dear Biomch-L readers:

Delsys and Qualisys (and local partners) are pleased to be sponsoring a series of workshops throughout multiple locations in Brazil this October. You'll find additional details below and for those interested in attending, please be sure to register ahead of time on the Delsys website at http://www.delsys.com/event/delsys-qualisys-in-brazil/.

Recent Advances in Applied Biomechanics
Data collection, Processing, Modeling and Integration of optical motion capture and wearable sensors.

Time

Half-day workshops

Locations and Dates (TBC)

· Belo Horizonte (UFMG university) – Monday 16th October – Morning and Afternoon (contacts Prof. Thales Resende - thalesrsouza@gmail.com and Prof. Renan Resende renan.aresende@gmail.com)
· São Carlos (UFSCar university) – Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning – 17th and 18th October – (contacts Prof. Paula Rezende Camargo - prcamargo@ufscar.br and Prof. Fábio Serrão fserrao@ufscar.br)
· Diamantina (UFVJM university) – Friday 20th October – Morning and afternoon (Prof. Renato Trede – renato.trede@gmail.com)

Overview

The aim of the workshop is to learn from Professor Richards knowledge and experience which uses the latest technology in inter-professional research and to develop direct parallels with research to the ‘real world’ of allied health work. We welcome delegates from both the clinical and biomechanical research field for an interesting day.

Topics

Data collection from Qualisys and Delsys systems, Data Processing, Modeling, Integration of Wearable Sensors, Data Analysis and Reporting in QTM webreport and Visual3d.


Speakers

Jim Richards was appointed Professor in Biomechanics and research lead for Allied Health Professions at University of Central Lancashire in 2004. Professor Richards work includes the clinical application of biomechanics, the development of new assessment tools for chronic disease, conservative and surgical management of orthopaedic and neurological conditions, and development of evidence based approaches for improving clinical management and rehabilitation. The focus of Professor Richards work is to encourage inter-professional research and to develop direct parallels with research to the ‘real world’ of allied health work. Professor Richards holds International Professorial Chair positions at the University of Perugia, Italy; the National Taipei University of Technology, Taiwan; Universidade de Coimbra, Portugal and Palacky University Olomouc, Czech Republic and School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Singapore Polytechnic and is an associate editor for “The Knee” and on the editorial board for “Gait and Posture”. Professor Richards has authored over 130 peer reviewed journal papers, over 170 conference papers and written and edited a number of textbooks including Biomechanics in Clinic and Research (2008) and the 5th edition of Whittle’s Gait Analysis (2012) and the forthcoming Comprehensive Guide to Clinical Biomechanics (2017). He has also contributed to Tidy’s Physiotherapy (2003, 2008, 2012), the 10th edition of Mercer's Textbook of Orthopaedics and Trauma (2012), Experimental Research Methods: A Guidebook for Studies in Trauma Care (2015) and Patellofemoral Pain: A Clinical Guide, due out in 2017.


Sincerely,
The Delsys Team