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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - BSMS

International Autumn School 2018

 

Monday 8th to Friday 12th October 2018

 

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Programme at a glance

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 1 – Monday 8th October

GAIT STABILITY | MUSCLE-TENDON UNIT INTERACTION

09:30

10:30

Jaap van Dieen
University of Amsterdam, NLD

“Mediolateral foot placement for control of gait stability”

11:00

12:00

Manny Azizi

University of California, USA

"Mechanical & energetic consequences of age-related remodeling in muscles and tendons”

13:30

14:30

Yasuo Kawakami

Waseda University, JAP

“Muscle-tendon-fascia unit as a functional entity in humans: in vivo and ex-situ evidence”

15:00

16:00

James Wakeling
Simon Fraser University, CAN

“MTU function is more than the sum of its parts: non-linear interactions between the contractile elements and the MTU tissue properties”

Day 2 – Tuesday 9th October

MUSCLE-TENDON UNIT INTERACTION AND ADAPTATION

09:30

10:30

Walter Herzog

University of Calgary, CAN

“A new look at muscle contraction”

11:00

12:00

Bill Baltzopoulos
Liverpool John Moores University, GBR

“Dynamic gear ratio in children and adults during gait and implications for muscle mechanical efficiency”

13:30

14:30

Michael Kjær
University of Copenhagen, DEN

“Physiological adaptation of tendon to exercise“

15:00

16:00

Thomas Roberts

Brown University, USA

“Sling-shots, pogo-sticks, and shock absorbers: how an energy flow approach reveals the roles of elastic elements in muscle-powered movement”

Day 3 – Wednesday 10th October

MUSCLE-TENDON UNIT MECHANICS AND PLASTICITY

09:30

10:30

Olivier Seynnes

Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, NOR

“Training-induced tendon adaptation and muscle-tendon interaction”

11:00

12:00

Keith Baar

UC Davis School of Medicine, USA

“Using load and nutrition to improve tendon structure and function”

13:30

14:30

Anthony Blazevich

Edith Cowan University, AUS

“The effect of strength training on muscle architecture and its relation to function”

15:00
16:00

Helen Birch

University College London, GBR

“Tendon ageing: from molecules to whole tendon”

Day 4 –Thursday 11th October

TENDON INJURY AND REGENERATION | MOTOR CONTROL

09:30

10:30

Nicola Maffulli
Queen Mary University of London, GBR

„Tendon injury and regeneration - a clinical perspective“

11:00

12:00

Ray Vanderby

University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

“Tendon injury and regeneration – a biomechanical perspective”

13:30

14:30

Nicholas Stergiou

University of Nebraska Omaha, USA

“Harnessing movement variability to treat and prevent motor related disorders”

15:00

16:00

Eduardo Palermo

Sapienza University of Rome, ITA

“Muscle synergies in neurodegenerative diseases and rehabilitation”

Day 5 – Friday 12th October

MOTOR CONTROL OF HUMAN MOVEMENT

09:30

10:30

André Seyfarth

Universität Darmstadt, GER

“Modular Composition of Human Gaits Through Locomotor Subfunctions and Sensor-Motor-Maps”

11:00

12:00

Alexandra Voloshina

Stanford University, USA

“The biomechanics and energetics of locomotion on uneven terrain”

13:30

14:30

Stefano Rossi

Università degli Studi della Tuscia, ITA

“Feasibility of muscle synergy in clinics, sports and robotics: metrological aspects”

15:00

16:00

Conor Walsh

Harvard University, USA

“Soft wearable robots for everyday wear”

 

 

Funding

   

       

 

 

Addresses and GPS coordinates

Philippstr. 13, Haus 11, 10115 Berlin
Lecture Hall 5 (Room 1.26)
52°31'36.8"N 13°23'00.7"E

 

 
The Wi-Fi network eduroam (education roaming) is available at the venue. Students, researchers and staff can obtain Internet connectivity across the campus using the respective institutional credentials.