University of Salford, Monday 17th and Tuesday 18th March
The seventh Annual Meeting of the Clinical Movement Analysis Society of UK and Ireland was held at the Mary Seacole Building, University of Salford. The meeting was preceded by user group meetings and demonstrations from exhibitors.
On the Monday during the Vicon User group, a live demonstration of the Oxford Foot model was given, along with practical tips and advise. This was followed by a “how to” session presented by Elaine Owen on tuning AFOs with video vector. The evening meal was held at the “Theatre of Dreams”, where if you stared at the pitch for long enough you could just about make out Rio score a goal…
The dual themes of the meeting included motion analysis of the foot, along with orthosis tuning in clinical practice. Tahir Khan (Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon from Manchester) gave a key-note address on foot anatomy and movement during gait, while Chris Nestor complimented this with an interesting overview of cadaveric and in-vivo research on motion of the foot bones. Elaine Owen followed up her practical session from the previous day with a talk on shank kinematics and AFO tuning. Several free papers rounded off the scientific component to the day.
Thanks to all who made the effort to attend and contribute to the meeting.
Final Programme (opens in a new window).
Abstracts from the meeting can be found in the Members Only Area