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Muybridge Award Winner ISB 2011 Brussels

Posted on December 17, 2010

It is my great pleasure to announce that Dr. Roger Enoka was selected as the ISB 2011 Muybridge Award winner.

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ISB 2011 Conference

Posted on December 17, 2010

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ISB Emerging Scientist Award (New Student Award)

Posted on December 17, 2010

It is my great pleasure to announce the inaugural emerging scientist award sponsored by Prof. Carlo De Luca. The award honors excellence in graduate research in the area of motor control and electromyography and is associated with a monetary award of $US 2,500. The winner will be selected prior to the ISB Meeting in Brussels and will be given a spot in the award’s session at the ISB 2011 conference.

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Call for ISB Executive Nominations

Posted on December 17, 2010

Would you like to serve on the ISB executive committee? This is your chance!

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Past-President’s Grants for Affiliated Societies

Posted on December 17, 2010

As president of the ISB, I initiated a grant program aimed at supporting keynote lecturers and young investigator awards for ISB affiliated societies. For 2011, these awards will continue to be available.

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President’s Blog – December 2010

Posted on December 16, 2010

Welcome to the final ISB Newsletter for 2010.

In October this year, one of the privileges I had as ISB President was attending biomechanics conferences in both Korea and Taiwan.  In Korea I attended the 2010 Korean Society of Sport Biomechanics International Congress, which was run jointly with the 2010 Busan International Footwear Seminar and the 1st Asia Footwear Biomechanics Symposium, hosted in Busan, South Korea.

Student’s Corner – December 2010

Posted on December 16, 2010

Season’s Greetings student members!

I am pleased to announce the formation of the Facebook group for student members! The purpose of this Facebook group is to create an online community to discuss biomechanics topics and keep in touch with friends you have met at conferences.

Technical Groups – December 2010

Posted on December 16, 2010

About the International Shoulder Group

The International Shoulder Group (ISG) is a collaboration of mostly biomechanically oriented research groups, whose main interest is in the shoulder. The goal of the ISG is to enhance shoulder research by exchanging ideas, methodologies, data and results.

Affiliated Societies – December 2010

Posted on December 16, 2010

Greetings from The American Society of Biomechanics
ASB is looking forward to strengthening bridges with biomechanics societies worldwide. We are in support of expanding opportunities to make connections in person, at conferences, and through internet-based medium (following the lead from our colleagues at i-FAB (wiki) and from Brazil (inviting the world to attend their symposium using Twitter).

Did You Know? – From the Archives – December 2010

Posted on December 16, 2010

Twice every year, in June and November, the list of the world’s top 500 most powerful computers is released.  These computers are assessed by their ability to perform FLOPS, or FLoating point Operations Per Second.  In the 35th edition of this list the fastest computer was the computer “Jaguar” which is located at the US Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge Leadership Computing Facility.