Day 1: Monday 26 November 2018

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Session 1:  Time MUSCLE – 8.45am-10.45am
Chairs:
Simon Gandevia 
8:45 SIMON GANDEVIA
Opening remarks
& John Rothwell 09:00 ANTHONY BLAZEVICH 
Training-induced changes in muscles (Read abstract) (Read slides)
  09:30 JAMES WAKELING
Prediction of performance from muscle models.  (Read abstract)
  10:00 BART BOLSTERLEE
Regional hypertrophy in the human quadriceps following progressive resistance training (Read abstract) (Read slides)
  10:15 TREVOR ALLEN
What can isometric contractions tell us about muscle injury and rehabilitation? (Read abstract)
  10.30 JOANNA DIONG
Involuntary muscle activity reduces passive range of motion at known torque (Read abstract)
Morning tea   10:45-11:15am
Session 2:  Time RESPIRATION – 11:15am-12.45pm
Chairs:
Jane Butler
11:15 BILL SHEEL
The respiratory musculature: impairments and limitations in health and disease (Read abstract)
  11.45 ANNA HUDSON
Age-related adaptions in the neural control of the human diaphragm muscle (Read abstract)
  12.00 DAVID NGUYEN
Neural drive to the diaphragm in cervical spinal cord injury (Read abstract)
  12.15 HANNA HENSEN
Sleep apnoea in people with multiple sclerosis (Read abstract)
 

 

12.30 JESSICA BEAMISH
Transient, broad field, visual input strongly modulates reactive saccade latency (Read abstract)
Lunch   12:45-1:30pm
Session 3:    POSTERS 1:30-3:00pm
See separate poster list
Afternoon tea   3:00-3:30pm
Session 4: Time BALANCE – 3.30pm-5:00pm
Chairs:
Stephen Lord &
Daina Sturnieks
3:30 BRIAN DAY
Am I the right way up? Disturbances of spatial orientation in variants of Alzheimer’s disease (Read abstract)
  4:00 ELEFTHERIA GIANNOULI  
A novel group-based stepping exercise program to improve fall risk factors in older adults: first results of a pilot study (Read abstract)
  4:15 MIRJAM PIJNAPPELS
Adaptive, reactive and daily life gait in older populations  (Read abstract)
  4:45 MORAG TAYLOR 
The relationship between white matter hyperintensity clusters (size and location) and prospective falls in older adults across the cognitive spectrum
(Read abstract)
End of Day 1   5:00pm – followed by Welcome Drinks Reception.  Read more about the Welcome Drinks.