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Tuesday 25th July 2006   

Welcome to ESM2006
10:00 - 21:00

10:00 - 16:00

(GmbH) Workshops (45 minutes each):
Workshop 1 Physics and Biomechanics of Pedography
Workshop 2 Hardware, Firmware and Measuring software for
Workshop 3 Analysis Software and Reporting in Pedography
6:00 ~ 21:00 Welcome reception, art exhibition and registration at Storms Art Gallery
Summer Swing jazz music

Wednesday 26th July 2006   

Keynote lecture 1
9:30 - 10:15 Application of pressure distribution technology in sports and exercises
Brügermann G.P

Session 1 Sports
Chairs Prof. Peter Bruegemann (German Sport University, Cologne, Germany)
Dr. Mario La fortune (Nike Sport Research Laboratory
10:15 - 10:25 The influence of different shoe lacing conditions on Plantar pressure distribution, Shock Attenuation and rearfoot motion in running Hagen M, Henning E M
10:25 - 10:35 Integration of 3D kinematics and pressure distribution measurements for Golf swing analysis Kersting U G, Gurney J K
10:35 - 10:45 Influence of long distance running on plantar pressure pattern Nagel A, Fernholz F, Kibele C, Rosenbaum D
10:45 - 11:15 Coffee break

Keynote lecture 2
11:15 - 12:00 Clinical gait analysis in trauma and reconstructive surgery - fact or fiction? Mittlmeier T
Session 2 Technology
Chairs Prof. Thomas Mittlmeier (University of Rostock, Germany)
Dr. Rami Abboud (University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland, UK)
12:00 - 12:10 Subsurface Shear Stress Associated with Forefoot Skin Breakdown on the Neuropathic Foot Mueller M J, Zou D, Bohnert K L, Sinacore D R
12:10 - 12:20 ,, Determination of the mechano-electrical signal changing properties of soot filled silicones: Possibilities for use in textile pressure sensors" Rothstock S, Maempel J, Witte H, Scheibner W, Feustel M
12:20 - 12:30 Pressure mat for hand-arm vibration on-field testing: Hardware, Algorithms and interfaces for acquisition and processing Concettoni E, Paone N, Scalise L
12:30 - 14:00 Lunch break
Session 3 novel awards finalists 1
Chairs Prof. Michael Merlock (Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany)
Jeff Pisciotta (Nike Sport Research Laboratory, Beaverton, USA)
14:00 - 14:25 Mid Foot Kinetics Characterize Structural Polymorphism in Diabetic Foot Disease Sinacore D R, Bohnert K L, Hastings M K
14:25 - 14:50 Pedobarography and radiographic images in the detection of foot deformities in Rheumatoid Arthritis Schmiegel A, Vieth V, Gaubitz M, Rosenbaum D
14:50 - 15:15 Pressure DISTRIBUTION OF diabetic patients after sensory-motor training with unstable shoe construction Maetzler M, Bochdansky, Abboud R
Session 4 Posters & Coffee
15:15 - 16:20 Plantar Pressure Distribution In Patients With Muller Weiss Disease Hetsroni I, Niska M, Ayalon M

The Impact of different insole arch supports on the changes of foot loading characteristics Bad´urová J, Rosenbaum D, Nagel A

Frontal Plane load beneath the calcaneus and relationship to foot type classification Bennett P, Everson D

A comparative study between two pressure mapping systems: fsa versus novel pliance Cochrane L, Fergus K, Arnold G, Bardsley G, Abboud R.J

Pressure forces created by the contact of a rider`s body on the horse`s back during hippotherapy Dvorakova T, Peham Ch, Janura M

Reliability Of Pressurestattm For Measuring Plantar Foot Pressures In Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Firth J, Turner D E, Smith W, Heilliwell P S, Woodburn J

Does Diabetes Interfere With Ankle-Joint Function? Giacomozzi C, Macellari V, D´Ambrogi E, Uccioli L

What Happens To The Contra-Lateral Foot With Diabetic Plantar Ulceration? Kanade R V, van Deursen R WM, Price P E, Harding K G

Is Monitoring The Amount Of Steps Enough? A New Pressure Based Device For Monitoring Activity Morey Klapsing G, Camp Faulí A, Poveda Verdú, Montiel Parreno E

Does The Hypermobility Of The First Ray At The Foot Correlate With A Insufficiency And A Transfermetatarsalgia On The Second Ray? Lindenlaub P, Wyss C

Measurement Of Centre Of Pressure In The Standing Subject: An Alternative To Force Platforms Mclaughlin P, Best R

Plantar Pressure Pattern In Stairs Climbing Nagel A, Frerick S, Rosenbaum D

Plantar Pressure Distribution During Dynamic Load Of Foot At Children With Scoliosis Diagnosis Pavlácková J, Hlavácek P, Žurková E

The Pedar System: Normal In-Shoe Pressure Values During Gait Putti A, Arnold G.P, Cochrane L, Abboud R.J

Influence Of Walking Speed On The Duration And Velocity Of The Centre Of Pressure In Patients With Rheumatoid Arthritis Semple R, Turner D.E, Helliwell P.S, Woodburn J

Dynamic Plantar Pressure Distribution In Multiple Sclerosis Patients With Different Neurological Status Tsvetkova L T, Stoliarov I D, Ivko L O, Ilves G A, Abdurahmanov A M, Prakhova N L, Nikiforova G I, Lebedev V V

Is Disease Duration Related To Foot Function, Pain And Disability In Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients With Foot Complaints? van Der Leeden M, Steultjens M, Dekker J H M, Prins P, Dekker J

Estimating Subsurface Shear Stress In The Neuropathic Foot From Plantar Pressure Distribution Zou D, Sinacore D R, Bohnert K L, Mueller M .J

Comparison Of Plantar Pressures Distribution Between Obese And Non-Obese Children Hlavácek P, Kostelníková L

The Influence Of Varied Midsole Flexibility In A Cricket Bowling Shoe On Plantar Loading And Player Perception McAlpine P R, Kersting U G

Measurement Of Hand Forces On Vibrating Tools: Influence Of The Handle Geometry Upon Calculation Of The Coupling Forces Kaulbars U

Modifications Of Baropodometrie Induce By Plantar Arch Stimulation Janin M, Dupui P

First Metatarsal Phalangeal Joint Flexibility: A Quantitative Tool For Evaluation Of Hallux Limitus Song J, Whitney K, Heilman B, Kim E, Hillstrom H.J

Lower Longitudinal Plantar Arch In Diabetic Neuropathy: Effects In Plantar Pressure During Gait  Sacco I C N, Bacarin T A, Watari R, Souza L.C

Biomechanical Optimization Of Orthopedic Footwear For Diabetic Patients Using In-Shoe Plantar Pressure Measurement  Bus S A, Haspels R, van Schie C H M, Mooren P

Effect Of Running And Orthopaedic Footwear On Plantar Pressure, Pain And Perceived Comfort In Rheumatoid Arthritis Hennessy K, Burns J, Penkala S

Biomechanics Of The Foot In Rheumatoid Arthritis: Identifying Abnormal Function And The Factors That Predict Disease Impact Woodburn J, Turner D E, Helliwell P S

Gender differences in foot function during walking, running and turning: Implications for overuse injuries in female athletes Wunderlich R E, Griffin N L, Wickham A B

The effect of insole configurations on plantar pressure in diabetic patients with neuropathic feet Guldemond N A, Walenkamp G H, Leffers P, Nieman F

Influence of running shoe type on distribution and magnitude of plantar pressures among those with pes planus or pes cavus feet Teyhen D S, Molloy J M, Yeykal N S, Tragord B S, Neal M S, Nelson E S, Christie D S, McPoil T M

Session 5 Disease
Chairs Dr. Jim Woodburn (Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgow, Scotland, UK)
Prof. Michael Mueller (Washington University School of Medicine, St.Louis, MO, USA)
16:20 - 16:30 What happens to the contra-lateral foot following diabetic foot amputations? Kanade R V, van Deursen R WM, Price P E, Harding K G
16:30 - 16:40 Forefoot Joint Damage, Pain And Disability In Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients With Foot Complaints: The Role Of Plantar Pressure And Gait Characteristics van der Leeden M, Steultjens M, Dekker J H M, Prins P, Dekker J
16:40 - 16:50 Foot Loading Patterns in Children after Ponseti clubfoot treatment Bosch K, Böhm S, Sinclair M F, Rosenbaum D
16:50 - 17:00 Short-term and long-term follow-up of patients with diabetes Mellitus with minor amputations Bregovsky B V, Tsvetkova L T
17:00 - 17:10 Long Term results of the Keller-Brandes procedure
is the term "functional amputation" justified? Kranzl A, Kadnar K, Schneider W
17:10 - 17:20 Association of clinical and radiological measurements with base foot plantar pressure in patients with diabetes. Guldemond N A, Walenkamp G H, Leffers P, Nieman F
Thursday 27th July 2006   

Activity Day

8:00 - 21:00 Hiking or Biking in Bavarian mountains
Barbeque at the Island "Woerth" in Schliersee

Friday 28th July 2006   

Keynote lecture 1
09:00 - 09:45 Bone loss during long duration spaceflight: Is there a biomechanical etiology? Cavanagh P R

Session 1 Motion
Chairs Prof. Peter Cavanagh (The Cleveland Clinic Foundationm Cleveland, Ohio, USA)
Dr. Dieter Rosenbaum (University Hospital Muenster, Muenster, Germany)
09:45 - 09:55 Partial weight bearing of total hip patients with a trochanteric osteotomy- Long-term vertical force measurements in and outside the hospital Hurkmans H L P, Bussmann J B J, Selles R W, Benda E, Stam H J, Verhaar J A N
09:55 - 10:05 Pressure distribution and muscular activity on treadmill - downhill - running with unstable shoe construction and normal running shoes Bochdansky T, Maetzler M, Laube W
10:05 - 10:15 Study of foot Dynamic load at inclined plane Zedbazar E, Pavlácková J, Gresák V, Hlavácek P
10:15 - 10:25 Classification Of Gait Alterations In Rheumatoid Arthritis Based On Cluster Analysis Of Peak Pressure Curves Martelli F, Giacomozzi C, Schmiegel A, Nagel A, Rosenbaum D
10:25 - 10:35 Relationship between foot motion and plantar pressures in the diabetic foot Turner D E, Burton K, Helliwell P S, Woodburn J
10:35 - 11:00 Coffee break
Session 2 novel award Finalists II
Chairs Prof. Michael Merlock (Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany)
Dr. Robert v. Deursen (Cardiff University, Cardiff, UK)
11:00 - 11:25 Intraoperative Pedography - Development, Validation and Clinical Use of a novel Method for Intraoperative Biomechanical Assessment Richter M, Zech S, Hildbrand F, Vanin N, Schulz-Wildelau C, Droste P, Geerling J, Knobloch K, Krettek C
11:25 - 11:50 Obesity, midfoot plantar pressures and plantar fat pad thickness: Are these parameters related in children? Riddiford-Harland D L, Steele J R, Baur L A
11:50 - 12:15 Intraarticular Pressure Distribution in the talocrural joint is related to lower leg muscle forces Potthast W, Lersch C, Segesser B, Koebke J, Brueggemann G P
12:15 - 13: 55 Lunch break

Keynote lecture 2
13:45 - 14:30 The importance of the foot and ankle in lower extremity function Hillstrom H J

Session 3 Other applications
Chairs Howard Hillstroem (Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY USA)
Prof. Julie Steele (University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW, Austrailia)
14:30 - 14:40 Computersimulation of foot surgery using foot models, neuronal networks and gait analysis Wyss C
14:40 - 14:50 Plantar pressure measurements to evaluate ankle foot orthoses in hemiplegic stroke patients: a pilot study Nolan K J, Hilstrom H J, Sisto S A, Elovic E P
14:50 - 15:00 Changes of plantar pressure distribution of obese children after a weight reduction program Kostelníková L, Hlavácek P
15:00 - 15:10 The use of inshoe pressure analysis in the evaluation of running shoes Clinghan R, Arnold G P, Cochrane L, Drew T S, Abboud R J
15:10 - 15:20 A novel and reliable method to measure toe flexor strength
Mickle K J, Chambers S, Steele J R, Munro B J
15:20 - 16:00 Coffee break

Session 4 novel award Finalists III
Chairs Prof. Michael Merlock (Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany)
Dr. Mathew Nurse (Nike, Beaverton, Oregon, USA)
16:00 - 16:25 The Influence Of Metatarsal Support Height And Longitudinal Axis Position On Plantar Foot Pressures Brodtkorb T H, Kogler G F, Arndt A
Session 5 Insole and shoes
Chairs Prof. Michael Merlock (Hamburg University of Technology, Hamburg, Germany)
Dr. Mathew Nurse (Nike, Beaverton, Oregon, USA)
16:25 - 16:35 The influence of heel height on Plantar pressure Cernekova M, Hlavacek P
16:35 - 16:45 Effective Orthotic Therapy For The Painful Cavus Foot:
A Randomized Controlled Trial Burns J, Crosbie j, Hunt A, Ouvrier R
16:45 - 16:55 The Inshoe Heel Inserts: Friend Or Foe? Manakkalathil C J, Arnold G P, Cochrane L, Abboud R J,
16:55 - 17:05 A comparison of insole materials on plantar pressure and comfort in the neuroischaemic diabetic foot Begg L, Burns J
17:05 - 17:15 Long term effects of orthotic insoles in rheumatoid arthritis- a one-year longitudinal follow-up of barefoot loading Nagel A, Meyer L H, Schmiegel A, Walter D, Rosenbaum D

7:15 - 17:25

Effect of usual versus therapeutic shoes in the decrease of plantar pressure in diabetic neuropathic subjects Bacarin T A, Pereira C S, Sacco I C N
17:25 - 17:30 Closing remarks Seitz P
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