Annual Meeting of the Clinical Movement Analysis Society

Welcome to CMAS 2022, Edinburgh May 5th-6th, 2022

Annual Meeting Theme- Gait Analysis: The Next Steps, Beyond the Laboratory

Thank you for your interest in the 2022 Annual Meeting of the Clinical Movement Analysis Society (CMAS) hosted by the Edinburgh Anderson Gait Laboratory and the Centre for Health, Activity, and Rehabilitation Research (CHEARR), Queen Margaret University.

The meeting will consist of an exciting programme including high level key note speakers, free papers, case studies, and the CMAS AGM.

Attendees of CMAS meetings are professionals from a wide variety of backgrounds including but not limited to Clinical Scientists, Physiotherapists, Orthopaedic Surgeons, and Biomechanists. These experts will be brought together to advance scientific knowledge and clinical practice in the field of clinical motion analysis with the purpose of improving outcomes for people with movement disorders.

CMAS is pleased to welcome exhibitors for the 2022 CMAS Annual Meeting. Our exhibitors are able to provide a wealth of knowledge and experience relating to the complex biomechanical equipment required for measuring movement.
Exhibitors will be able to be on site to give presentations and to answer questions regarding their equipment.

Exhibitors who wish to sponsor the meeting please get in touch via

We look forward to seeing you at CMAS 2022!

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Key dates:

  • December 22, 2021

    Abstract submission opens

  • March 7, 2022

    Abstract submission closes

  • March 18th, 2022

    Early bird registration ends

  • April 1, 2022

    Authors notified of acceptance

  • April 18th 2022

    Last day for Booking

  • May 5 – 6, 2022

    CMAS Annual Meeting

Social Programme

Pre-Gala dinner drinks – Library Surgeons’ Hall
Gala dinner – Playfair room, Surgeons’ Hall
Post Gala dinner drinks and dancing – venue TBC

Event Program

Call For Abstracts

The key dates are as follows:

December 22, 2021- Abstract submission opens
March 7, 2022 – Abstract submission closes
April 1st, 2022 – Authors notified of acceptance

We look forward to receiving your abstracts for both free papers and case studies, please email them to Use the links below to download the templates which also contain the submission guidelines.

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Edinburgh has a wide variety of accommodation to suit different budgets. As the evening venue is located in the old town we would advise for hotels to be booked in the city centre of Edinburgh.

We have a number of discounted rooms at the Ten Hill Place Hotel which is located in the Surgeon’s Hall complex – please contact us if you are interested –

Venue Details

All conference sessions, apart from the social programme and some pre-conference events, will be hosted at Queen Margaret University (QMU). QMU is easily accessible by bike, foot, public transport or car.

Get to QMU – By Public Transport
Get to QMU – By Car

Queen Margaret University
Edinburgh EH21 6UU

QMU’s campus is situated just six minutes on the train from Edinburgh’s City Centre by the coastal town of Musselburgh, in East Lothian; a beautiful county with over 40 miles of stunning coastline, golden beaches, rolling countryside, historic sites, award-winning attractions, excellent food and drink and the world’s finest links golf courses. East Lothian enjoys the sunniest climate in Scotland, great local produce, spectacular natural beauty and year-round recreational opportunities including cycling, walking, horse riding, golfing and surfing.

Gala Meal Details

The evening gala meal will be hosted at the iconic Playfair room at the Surgeon’s Hall complex. The quickest way to travel from QMU to Surgeon’s hall complex is by train. Train’s leave regularly from the Musselburgh station (see the link above for details of location) and go to Waverly. It is a 10 minute walk or 6 minute taxi from Edinburgh Waverly to the Surgeon’s Hall. There are several buses that pass Surgeons’ Hall Museums. Buses 3, 5, 7, 8, 14, 29, 30, 31, 37 and 49 all pass through the city centre and stop near the museum. For information on ticket options and timetables and further journey planning visit the Lothian Buses website.

Surgeons Quarter
Nicolson Street

The Playfair building was commissioned in the 1820’s by William Henry Playfair, the foremost Scottish architect of that era. The building was opened in July 1832 and has a glass cupola ceiling and beautiful architectural detail.

Museum Tour

There will be an opportunity to visit the Surgeon’s Hall museum before the Gala Dinner – please purchase a separate ticket for this if you are interested.

The History of Surgery Museum provides an insight into Edinburgh’s unique contribution to modern day surgical practice. It highlights the College’s connection with Joseph Bell, who is widely credited as the inspiration for Arthur Conan Doyle’s Sherlock Holmes, and in addition traces the history of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh from its inception in 1505 to the present day.

Purchase Tickets

Buy your tickets for this event online. You will get a digital copy of your ticket and booking confirmation sent to you via email.

Organising Committee

Jan Herman

Jan Herman

NHS Lothian
Graham Henderson

Graham Henderson

NHS Lothian
Beth Scoon

Beth Scoon

NHS Lothian
Katie Holt

Katie Holt

NHS Lothian
Mark Gaston

Mark Gaston

NHS Lothian
Richard Allan

Richard Allan

NHS Lothian
Hannah Gillies

Hannah Gillies

NHS Lothian
Marietta van der Linden

Marietta van der Linden


Event Sponsors

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