7th Symposium on Motor Control in Biomechanics at ACSM 2018, Minneapolis (USA)

We are pleased to announce that the 7th Symposium on Motor Control in Biomechanics will be held in Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA) on May 29th 2018, on the pre-conference day of the 65th Annual Meeting of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).

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Date, Time and Venue: Tuesday May 29th 2018, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM. Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel, 1300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55403 (USA).

Symposium Details & Purpose: A group of outstanding investigators will present their perspective and research on “Innovative techniques towards a new approach to sports and exercise”. The goal of the Symposium is to bring together researchers and introduce Motor Control and Biomechanics concepts for a wide range of applications including Robotics, Rehabilitation, Kinesiology, Modeling, Sport Science, and more.

Who Should Attend: Researchers and students with an interest in Biomechanics and Motor Control should attend. Participants will have the opportunity to discover the latest developments in these fields and discuss with experienced investigators.

Registration and Fee: Attendance is free for all ACSM attendees. Breakfast will be served thanks to the generous support of the De Luca Foundation, MA. If you would like to attend, please Register Here


NSF-Sponsored Student Travel Awards

Ten travel awards will be offered to support the participation of US-based students to the symposium. The awards consist of an amount of US $ 500.

Application: Closed.

Deadline for application: May 20th 2018
Award Notification: May 25th 2018


Schedule: Tuesday - May 29th, 2018

Time Details
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Innovative techniques towards a new approach to sports and exercise
9:00 AM – 9:05 AM Opening
9:05 AM – 9:30 AM A noninvasive sensor of tendon loading during dynamic movement.
Dr. Darryl Thelen, University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA
9:30 AM – 09:55 AM Assessing and understanding forces in swimming.
Dr. João Paulo Vilas-Boas, University of Porto, Portugal.
09:55 AM – 10:20 AM Movement, coordination and their variability in sports skills monitoring: where we are and what is missing.
Dr. Ezio Preatoni, University of Bath, UK
10:20 AM – 10:45 AM Predictive models are most useful when they are wrong.
Dr. Ross Miller, University of Maryland, USA
10:45 AM – 11:10 AM Neuromuscular control in clinical and athletic populations: science of past, present and future.
Dr. Angus Hunter, University of Stirling, UK
11:10 AM – 11:25 AM A novel approach to investigate differences In knee mechanics after ACL reconstruction using inertial sensors.
Dr. Jasper Reenalda, Roessingh Research and Development, University of Twente, Netherlands
11:25 AM – 11:40 AM Effects of gait modification on lower extremity sagittal plane biomechanics.
Mr. Oladipo Eddo, George Mason University, USA
11:40 AM – 12:00 PM Panel discussion and closing

With the Support of the National Science Foundation (NSF): This symposium is supported by the Disability and Rehabilitation Engineering (DARE) program of NSF under Grant Number #1821895. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this symposium do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.

Contact Information: For any additional information, please contact info@mcg.isbweb.org.

Check our website in the following months for updates.

We look forward to seeing you in Minneapolis!


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