Promoting high quality research. The UNO Biomechanics Seminar Series is held every Friday during the academic year at Noon in BRB 167. No RSVP is necessary—please come and join us if you are interested in learning more about biomechanics!
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 students and faculty.
If you are interested in presenting, please contact Dr. Nick Stergiou.
Flyers with more information can be viewed by clicking on the dates below.
SEMINAR SERIES SCHEDULE - SPRING 2020
DATE SPEAKER PRESENTATION TOPIC AFFILIATION Jan. 17 Cancelled- speaker rescheduled to April 10 Jan. 24 Dr. Kota Takahashi Locomotion Energetics of the Human Foot and Ankle: From Muscle Mechanics, thermal regulation to Wearable Devices University of Nebraska at Omaha Jan. 31 Dr. Vivien Marmelat Moving in time: From Sensorimotor synchronization to locomotor control and social motor coordination University of Nebraska at Omaha Feb. 7 Dr. Jenna Yentes Functional Outcomes in COPD: Synthesis and Clinical Research University of Nebraska at Omaha Feb. 14 Dr. Amanda Rodriguez
From Vestibular Physiology to Functionality: Effects of Sport's Concussion and Head Impact on the Vestibular System
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Feb. 21 Dr. Kaspars Maleckis Biomimetic Polymer Nanofiber-Based Materials for Cardiovascular Application University of Nebraska at Omaha Feb. 28 Dr. Michael Hove Rhythm, Music and Movement: Neural Mechanisms and Applications Fitchburg State University Mar. 6 UNO Research and Creativity Activity Fair Mar. 13 Boys Town National Research Hospital COBRE Cores Boys Town National Research Hospital Mar. 20 Dr. Dean Buonomano TBD University of California-Los Angeles Mar. 27 SPRING BREAK Apr. 3 Dr. Carolin Curtze TBD University of Nebraska at Omaha Apr. 10 Dr. Diane Ehlers The role of exercise in ameliorating neurocognitive decline associated with normal aging and chronic disease University of Nebraska Medical Center
Dr. Alexey Kamenskiy TBD University of Nebraska at Omaha Apr. 24 Dr. Darryl Thelen TBD University of Wisconsin May 1 NO SEMINAR May 8 FINALS WEEK
SEMINAR SERIES SCHEDULE - FALL 2019
DATE SPEAKER PRESENTATION TOPIC AFFILIATION Aug. 30 Dr. Nick Stergiou Human Movement Variability and Falls in the Elderly University of Nebraska at Omaha Sep. 6 Dr. Carl Nelson Perspectives on Engineering Human Motion University of Nebraska-Lincoln Sep. 13 Dr. Jim Cavanaugh What Do Step Activity Patterns Reveal About the Functionality of Ambulatory Behavior? University of New England Sep. 20 NO SEMINAR Sep. 27 Dr. Anastasia Desyatova
Effects of Aortic Biomechanics on Cardiac and Aortic Pathophysiology
University of Nebraska at Omaha Oct. 4 Dr. Jason Franz Mechanics, Energetics, and Stability: Modifiable Factors to Preserve Independent Mobility in Old Age University of North Carolina Oct. 11 Dr. Tami Brown-Brandl Bringing Technology to Animal Production Facilities University of Nebraska-Lincoln Oct. 18 Dr. Nate Hunt Cognitive-Biomechanics of Canopy Traversal University of Nebraska at Omaha Oct. 25 Dr. Yingying Wang Functional Connectivity Evoked by Orofacial Tactile Perception of Velocity University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nov. 1 Dr. Ryan Pedrigi Translational Mechanobiology University of Nebraska-Lincoln Nov. 8 Dr. Gammon Earhart Novel Approaches to Rehabilitation in Parkinson Disease: Not the Same Old Song and Dance Washington University Nov. 15 Dr. Ganesh Bapat Designing Assistive Devices for Developing World: Learnings from the Development of Orthotic Knee Joints University of Nebraska at Omaha Nov. 22 Dr. Sara Myers Past, Present, and Future Interventions for Peripheral Artery Disease University of Nebraska at Omaha Nov. 29 THANKSGIVING BREAK Dec. 6 Dr. Philippe Malcolm Using Wearable Robots to "Feel" Metabolic Cost and Provide Simple Timed Assistance University of Nebraska at Omaha Dec. 13 NO SEMINAR Dec. 20 FINALS WEEK