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Biomechanics of Load Carrying on the Head by Pregnant and Non-pregnant Beninese Women

M. Mansourou Lawani (Universite D'Abomey-Calavi, Benin)
Geneviève Dumas (Queen's University, Canada)

One of the goals of the current ISB executive was to move away from the traditional newsletter design to an updated electronic format. The new web based newsletter is called ISB Now and is the first attempt at the revised layout.

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The 2nd Announcement of the XXIIIrd ISB Congress has just been released. The ISB2011 will be held in Brussels. For more information about ISB2011 see the Congress Web Site.

The 2011 ISB Student Awards applications opened in September 2010 and closed at the end of November, 2010. Student members of ISB are eligible for the different grants and a number of competitive grants are awarded each year. To see the grants available for 2011 go here.

The American Society of Biomechanics 2009 annual meeting is being held at Penn State's University Park campus from August 26 to 29, 2009. The meeting agenda is also now available.

Following the ISB Council Election 2009, these are the new elected members.

President elect: Ton van den Bogert, Ph.D. Lerner Research Institute of the Cleveland Clinic. Associate Professor in the School of Engineering and School of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University,

President: Julie Steele, Professor, Faculty of Health & Behavioural Sciences, University of Wollongong

Past-President: Walter Herzog, Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary

Darren Stefanyshyn, Associate Professor, Human Performance Laboratory, University of Calgary.

Veronique Feipel, Associate Professor, Anatomy and Research Methodology, Institute for Motor Sciences and Institute of Pharmacy.

John Challis, Biomechanics Laboratory, Pennsylvania State University

Toni Arndt, Associate Professor, Biomechanics, Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden.

Genevieve Dumas. Professor, Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario.

Andy Cresswell. Professor, School of Human Movement Studies and Division of Physiotherapy, University of Queensland.

Marco Vaz. Professor, Physical Education, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.

Krystyna Gielo-Perczak. Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering Department, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Massachusetts

David Lloyd. Associate Professor, School of Sports Science, Exercise and Health, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia

Robert van Deursen. Director of Physiotherapy and of Research at the School of Healthcare Studies, Cardiff University

Student member: Allison Gruber, PhD student, Department of Kinesiology, University of Massachusetts

 

The Footwear Biomechanics Group, a technical group of the International Society of Biomechanics, would like to invite you to attend the IX Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, in Stellenbosch on July 10 - 12, 2009.

Registration is now available online. Early registration fees apply till May 15th. Please follow the link below to the registration page:
http://2009.footwearbiomechanics.org/register.html

The Biomechanics Yellow Pages have been updated and redesigned to make it easier to submit entries and keep up to date.  See new main menu link or click Biomechanics Yellow Pages .