ANNOUNCEMENT BEGINNING SEPTEMBER 15, 2017:
ACCREDITATION STATEMENT The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
CREDIT STATEMENT The University of Nebraska Medical Center, Center for Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.25 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
OVERALL COURSE LEARNING OBJECTIVES
- Describe and explain the need for clinical translational research in biomechanics, variability, motor disorders, physical therapy and related studies.
- Comprehend the research outcomes being performed in biomechanics, variability, motor disorders, physical therapy and related studies.
- Recognize and develop future research methods for motor related disorders and variability studies.
The focus of the seminar series is to call for experts related to academia and research in the areas related to biomechanics, variability, motor disorders, physical therapy and related studies. The series includes local and nationally renowned professors and specialists presenting findings, stimulating thinking and creating collaboration ideas for the UNO faculty and students.
If you are interested in presenting, please contact Dr. Nick Stergiou.
SEMINAR SERIES SCHEDULE - FALL 2018
DATE SPEAKER PRESENTATION TOPIC AFFILIATION Aug. 24 Dr. Nick Stergiou Human Movement Variability and Falls in the Elderly University of Nebraska at Omaha Aug. 31 Dr. Andrew Hansen Development of Adaptive Technologies for Veterans with Disabilities Veterans Affairs, Minneapolis Minnesota Sep. 7 Dr. Mark Riley Biological monitoring challenges and solutions University of Nebraska-Lincoln Sep. 14 Dr. Conor Walsh Soft wearable robots for everyday wear Harvard University Sep. 21 Sep. 28 Dr. Aaron Likens Multiscale Characteristics of Human Performance University of Nebraska at Omaha Oct. 5 Dr. Robert Full Nature's Extremes in Motor Control-Gripping Geckos, Leap'n Lizards, Compressed Cockroaches, and Sprinting Spiders University of California-Berkeley Oct. 12 Dr. Andrew Kern Quantitiatve Analysis of Intra-articular Fractures, Foot Mechanics, and Foot Thermography: Potential for Improved Treatment? University of Nebraska at Omaha Oct. 19 Dr. Gregory Sawicki Biologically-inspired concepts guiding lower-limb exoskeleton design Georgia Tech University Oct. 26 Dr. William Marras Understanding Causal Pathways for Spine Disorders Ohio State University Nov. 2 Dr. Kharma Foucher Walking toward better total hip replacement outcomes University of Illinois-Chicago Nov. 9 NO SEMINAR Nov. 16 Dr. Cary Savage Cognitive Neuroscience of Obesity University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nov. 23 THANKSGIVING BREAK Nov. 30 Dr. Scott Vincent Biomechanical and Clinical Implications of the Unstable Spine University of Nebraska Medical Center Dec. 7 NO SEMINAR Dec. 14 FINALS WEEK
SEMINAR SERIES SCHEDULE - SPRING 2019
DATE SPEAKER PRESENTATION TOPIC AFFILIATION Jan. 11 Dr. Thomas Bulea Innovative Approaches for Evaluation and Device-Based Treatment of Gait Disorders in Children with Cerebral Palsy National Institutes of Health Jan. 18 Dr. Jenni Buckley Engineering Change: Strategic Action to Achieve Gender Diversity in Engineering and Medicine University of Delaware Jan. 25 Dr. Braden Fleming Strategies for Minimizing Posttraumatic Osteoarthritis after Joint Injury Brown University Feb. 1 Mr. David Martin TBD Nebraska Innovative Studio Feb. 8 Doctoral Student Presentation
Jeffrey Patterson NIH F31
Zachary Motz AHA Pre-doctoral Fellowship
University of Nebraska at Omaha Feb. 15 Dr. Luis Silva Interpretation of the Surface Electromyography in Dynamic Skills University of Nebraska at Omaha Feb. 22 Dr. Kirk Erickson Aging, Exercise, and Brain Plasticity University of Pittsburgh Mar. 1 UNO RESEARCH AND CREATIVE ACTIVITY FAIR Mar. 8 Dr. Alfred Fisher Studying Muscle Aging in C. Elegans University of Nebraska Medical Center Mar. 15 Dr. Hafizur Rahman Mechanics of Ligament and Capsule to Joint Function Under Normal and Injury States University of Nebraska at Omaha Mar. 22 SPRING BREAK Mar. 29 Dr. Andreas Skiadopoulos Harnessing Movement Variability to Prevent Falls and Repetitive Motion Injuries University of Nebraska at Omaha Apr 5 Dr. Jose Iriarte-Diaz Morphological Diversity and the Biomechanics of the Primate Feeding System University of Illinois-Chicago Apr. 12 Dr. James Patton Deception, Exo-Nets, Smushware, and Organic Data: New Frontiers in Neuro-Rehabilitation University of Illinois-Chicago Apr. 19 Dr. Carolin Curtze What is Dynamic Balance? University of Nebraska at Omaha Apr. 26 NO SEMINAR May 3 FINALS WEEK May 10
Dr. Manoj Srinivasan
Theories of Human Locomotion: How Healthy Humans Walk Stably and Efficiently, with Implications to Design of Assistive Devices Ohio State University May 24
Dr. Aaron Young
Control and Human Performance Evaluation of Lower Limb Wearable Robotic Systems Georgia Tech University May 31
Dr. Hartmut Geyer
Control of Powered Leg Prostheses Inspired by Human Neuromuscular Models Carnegie Mellon University