World Physical Therapy 2007 - focused symposia

Each focused symposium was organised by a convenor who is a recognised authority in the field. The convenor had the responsibility for leading a group of international researchers through a series of linked presentations.

You can access some of the presentations from the congress via the links in the table below.

Title Speakers

Breast Cancer and Exercise

Convenor
Susan R Harris, Canada

Contributors
Kristin Campbell, USA
Margaret McNeely, Canada
Jill Binkley, USA

Moving Electrophysical Agents Forward in an Evidence-Based Practice Environment

Convenor
Ah-Cheng Goh, Japan

Contributors
Luther Kloth, USA
David Baxter, New Zealand
Val Robertson, Australia

 

FES Therapy after SCI: Functional, Physiological, Psychosocial, Bioengineering Outcomes

Convenor
Edelle Field-Fote, USA

Contributors
Janis Daly, USA
Therese Johnston, USA
Arthur Prochazka, Canada

Gait Analysis and Training: Stepping from Mechanistic Research to Practice

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Convenor

Janice Eng, Canada

Contributors
Meg Morris, Australia
Sandra Olney, Canada
Diane Damiano, USA

The First Physical Therapy Summit on Global Health

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Convenor
Elizabeth Dean, Canada

Contributors
Armele Dornelas de Andrade, Brazil
Rik Gosselink, Belgium
Saud Al-Obaidi, Kuwait
Gloria Umerah, Nigeria

Randomized Trials in Common Musculoskeletal Problems: Challenges and Future Directions

Convenor
Nadine Foster, UK

Contributors
Krysia Dziedzic, UK
Danielle van der Windt, Netherlands
Julie Fritz, USA

Promoting Effective Interventions for Upper Extremity Recovery in Neurological Conditions

Convenor
Mindy Levin, Canada

Contributors
Steven Wolf, USA
Carolee Winstein, USA

Conservative Treatment of Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome

Convenor
Erik Witvrouw, Belgium

Contributors
Christopher Powers, USA
Kay Crossley, Australia
Suzanne Werner, Sweden

Physiotherapy Management and Organisational Arrangements, is there a "Best" Model?

Convenor
Robert Jones, UK

Contributors
Fiona Jenkins, UK
Rosalie Boyce, Australia
Janice Mueller, New Zealand

Advances in Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Peripheral and Respiratory Muscle Adaptations

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Convenor
Dina Brooks, Canada

Contributors
Richard Debigare, Canada
W.Darlene Reid, Canada
Rik Gosselink, Belgium

Download a copy of the call for focused symposia and workshops