Day 1: Monday 26 November 2018

Please note that this Program is PROVISIONAL ONLY and may be subject to change.

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Session 1:  MUSCLE – 9.00am-10.30am
Chairpersons:
SIMON GANDEVIA and
TONY BLAZEVICH 
Training-induced changes in muscles
KAREN SØGAARD JAMES WAKELING
Prediction of performance from muscle models
  BART BOLSTERLEE
Regional hypertrophy in the human quadriceps following progressive resistance training
  TREVOR ALLEN
What can isometric contractions tell us about muscle injury and rehabilitation?
  JOANNA DIONG
Involuntary muscle activity reduces passive range of motion at known torque
Morning tea 10:45-11:15am
Session 2:  RESPIRATION – 11:15am-12.30pm
Chairpersons:
JANE BUTLER and
(DANNY ECKERT or
BILL SHEEL
The respiratory musculature: impairments and limitations in health and disease
LYNNE BILSTON – to be confirmed) ANNA HUDSON
Age-related adaptions in the neural control of the human diaphragm muscle
  DAVID NGUYEN
Neural drive to the diaphragm in cervical spinal cord injury
  HANNA HENSON
Sleep apnoea in people with multiple sclerosis
 

 

TIM CARROLL
Transient, broad field, visual input strongly modulates reactive saccade latency
Lunch 12:45-1:30pm
Session 3:  POSTERS 1:30-3:00pm
See separate poster list
Session 4: BALANCE – 3.30pm-5:00pm
Chairpersons:
STEPHEN LORD and
BRIAN DAY
Am I the right way up? Disturbances of spatial orientation in variants of Alzheimer’s disease
DAINA STURNIEKS ELEFTHERIA GIANNOULI  
A novel group-based stepping exercise program to improve fall risk factors in older adults: first results of a pilot study
  MIRJAM PIJNAPPELS
Adaptive, reactive and daily life gait in older populations
  MORAG TAYLOR 
The relationship between white matter hyperintensity clusters (size and location) and prospective falls in older adults across the cognitive spectrum
End of Day 1 5:00pm