Biomechanics and Human Movement

Organizers: Prof. Annegret Mündermann, Prof. Elke Viehweger Prof. Georg Rauter, Prof. Niklaus Friederich, Dr. Corina Nüesch, Dr. Morgan Sangeux

Time: 6 modules during lunch: 12:00 - 13:30

Location: Universitätsspital Basel, Klinikum 1, Hörsaal 2

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The seminar will be followed by informal discussion. 

Title (for abstract click on the link)

21. September 2022

12:00 - 13:30

Prof. Andres Kecskemethy

University Duisburg, Essen, Germany

Exploiting kinematics and kinetostatics in biomechanics – Some applications at the boundaries of medicine and technology


05. October 2022

12:00 - 13:30

Prof. Ilse Jonkers

Human Movement Biomechanics Research Group, KU Leuven, Belgium

An integrated, multi-scale approach to understand the role of mechanical loading in cartilage homeostasis and disease: Bridging from joint to chondrocyte

19. October 2022

12:00 - 13:30

Prof. Silvestro Micera

Centre for Neuroprosthetics and Institute of Bioengineering, EPFL

Intraneural neuroprostheses to understand and restore sensory, motor, and autonomic neural functions

02. November 2022

12:00 - 13:30

Dr. Francesco Cenni

Neuromuscular Research Center, University of Jyväskylä, Finland

Lower limb muscle model remodeling in cerebral palsy

16. November 2022

12:00 - 13:30

Prof. Ajay Seth

BioMechanical Engineering, TU Delft, Netherlands

Musculoskeletal models to improve the delivery and design of technology and treatments for shoulder therapy and injury prevention

30. November 2022

12:00 - 13:30

Lasse Roren

Prophysics AG

Virtual Reality – applications and prospects in Biomechanical Engineering