Second international conference on physiological fluid dynamics

Second international conference on physiological fluid dynamics

Pergamon Journals Ltd. J. Biomechanics Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 223-224, 1987. Printed in Great Britain. ANNOUNCEMENTS BIOMECHANICS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT RE...

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Pergamon Journals Ltd.

J. Biomechanics Vol. 20, No. 2, pp. 223-224, 1987. Printed in Great Britain.

ANNOUNCEMENTS

BIOMECHANICS OF HUMAN MOVEMENT REHABILITATION, NEUROSCIENCE

IN ORTHOPAEDICS, AND SPORTS

Eric P. and Evelyn E. Newman Laboratory for Biomechanics and Human Rehabilitation, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, U.S.A., 15-19 June 1986 The measurement and analysis of the kinematics and dynamics of human movement will be the major theme. Comparisons of contemporary motion analysis and force plate systems will lead into demonstrations of, and ‘handson’ experience with the Selspot-based TRACK movement analvsis svstem at both M.I.T. and the Massachusetts General ‘Hospital. Applications will include intertrochanteric osteotomy, acetabulum pressure in vivo, and

SECOND

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE FLUID DYNAMICS

Indian Institute of Technology,

Organizing

(India), J. F. Stoltz (France), S. P. Sutera (U.S.A.), R. N. Vaishnav (U.S.A.), M. S. Valiathan (India), S. Witte (w. Germany), M. Singh (India). Instructions for authors

Receipt of abstract 1 January 1987 Notification of acceptance 1 March 1987 Receipt of completed photo-ready paper 1 June 1987

Committee

C. G. Caro (England), L. Dintenfass

(Australia), J. A. Dormandy (England), Y. C. Fung (U.S.A.), P. Gaehtgens (w. Germany), E. Krause (w. Germany), D. Liepsch (w. Germany), 0. Mahrenholtz (W. Germany), Y. Matunobu (Japan), R. K. Mishra (India), K. R. Rajagopal (U.S.A.), H. J. Rath @‘. Germany), H. Schmid-Schonbein (W. Germany), M. G. Sharma (U.S.A.), M. P. Singh

ELEVENTH

ANNUAL

ON PHYSIOLOGICAL

Madras, India, IO-12 August 1987

Papers are invited on any aspect of the following areas: Microcirculation, Biorheology, Arterial hemodynamics, Tissue-drug interaction, Red cell deformability and aggregation, Aviation physiology, Atherosclerosis, Measurement techniques, Clinical hemodynamics, High altitude and deepsea hemodynamics, Biotransport (Kidney, Pulmonary, C.S.F.) International

computer-aided surgery in orthopaedics, myoelectric arm and above-knee prostheses in rehabilitation, motor control in neuroscience, etc. Participants are encouraged to devise and conduct their own investigations using TRACK. For further information, please contact: Director of the Summer Session. MIT., Room E19-356, Cambridge, MA 02139, U.S.A.

Registration fee US $150 Correspondence

address

Dr Megha Singh, Organizing Secretary, ICPFD, Biomedical Engineering Division, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras-600 036, India. Gram: TECHNOLOGY, Tel: 415342 (Extn-258) Telex: TECHMA!+041-7362-IN.

MEETING OF THE AMERICAN OF BIOMECHANICS

SOCIETY

University of California, Davis, CA, 1618 September, 1987 The American Society of Biomechanics was formed in 1977 to foster interaction among various disciplines. The membership of the Society includes biologists, engineers, ergonomists, health scientists, and physical educators. The Society invites researchers in all areas of biomechanics to submit original scientific papers for presentation at the 1987 meeting. The selection of papers to be presented will be based on scientific quality as well as the relevance of the material to an audience with diverse interests. Abstracts

Short and long abstracts are required for each paper. Those wishing to submit papers should obtain instructions

and mats from the Program Committee Chairperson, whose address appears below. Borelli Award

The ASB annually awards the Giovanni Borelli Award to an investigator who has conducted exemplary research in any of the many areas of Biomechanics. The Awards Committee will consider submissions by individuals or groups in the form of (a) an original unpublished research paper, or (b) a series of up to five published research papers on a single topic or theme. Also, ASB members may nominate others for consideration within the second category. If a nomination is to be made, the member making

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