The International Conference on Biomechanics (BioMech)

Venue: Pittsburgh

Location: Pittsburgh, United States

Event Date/Time: Nov 07, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 09, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 30, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Aug 01, 2011
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Description

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BioMech 2011 will highlight the latest research and developments in the fields of biomechanics. The topics to be covered include but are not limited to:


Gait and Motion Analysis
• General Motion Kinetics
• Posture and Postural Control
• Balance and Stability
• Running
• Falling
• Stairs and Inclines
• Loading
• Muscle Activity and Dynamics
• Motor Development
• Multi-Body Dynamics
Orthopaedics
• Bones
• Joints
• Cartilage
• Ligaments and Tendons
• Meniscus
• The Spine
• Lumbar Functional Spine Units (FSU)
• Knees
• Feet
• Hips and Femurs
• Shoulders
• Upper Extremities
• Fracture Fixation
• Joint Replacement
• Adaptation
• Injuries and Diseases
• Prosthetics and Orthotics
• Mechanics of Implants
Sports and Performance
• Sport Performance
• Sport Equipment
• Sport Injury Prevention
• Methodology and Instrumentation for Sport Simulation
• Biomechanical Simulators
• Design and Testing of Footwear
• Training
• Fatigue
Injury and Rehabilitation
• Impact Biomechanics
• Man-Machine Interaction
• Labour Protection
• Spinal Efforts
• Ergonomic Systems
• Clinical Rehabilitation Technology
The Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems
• Cardiac Mechanics
• Respiratory Mechanics
• Arterial Mechanics
• Hemodynamics
• The Heart
• Cardiovascular Implants and Devices



The Musculoskeletal System
• Musculoskeletal System Dynamics
• Structure and Function Properties of Bone Tissue
• Bone Modelling
• Muscle Modeling/Theory
• Muscle Coordination
• History-Dependant Effects of Muscle Force
Neuromuscular Control
• Postural Sway and Joint Stiffness
• Motor Programs
• Reflexes
• Disorders
• Electrophysiology
Experiments and Modelling
• Foot Pressure Measurement
• Electromyography (EMG)
• Kinematics Analysis
• Motion Capture/Analysis
• Motion Synthesis and Animation
• Finite Element Methods
• Computational Biomechanics
• Optimization
• Energy Aspects
Other Topics
• Dental Biomechanics
• Clinical Biomechanics
• Forensic Biomechanics
• Pediatric Biomechanics
• Geriatric Biomechanics
• Cellular Biomechanics
• Soft Tissue Biomechanics
• Biomaterials
• Biological Remodelling Processes
• Growth Biomechanics
• Mechanotransduction
• Biosensors
• BioMEMS
• Robotics
• Drug Delivery

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