International Society of Biomechanics
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The 2nd Conference of the South African Society of Biomechanics (SASB), in partnership with the International Festival of Sports, Exercise and Medicine, was held in Pretoria from 29 September – 2 October.

Biomechanics highlights included:

  • Keynote speakers Jacqueline Alderson and Julia Powles, who gave a hard-hitting presentation on "Data In Sport: Is It Time To Change The Game?"
  • Symposia and workshops about using force plates to assess jump performance, high-density electromyography, and coordination analysis
  • Scientific abstracts, including the award for the best biomechanics oral presentation by Clement Gambelli on "The effect of tibialis anterior weakness on foot drop and toe clearance in patients with facioscapulohumeral dystrophy"
  • Exhibitors and sponsors from the world of biomechanics: Lifemax, VALD Performance, Theia Markerless, and Delsys, Inc.

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