International Society of Biomechanics
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The International Shoulder Group hosted their biennial meeting on August 12-13th at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, USA. Meeting Chairs Missy Morrow, PhD (Mayo Clinic) and Meghan Vidt, PhD (Penn State) welcomed 80 participants from 9 countries to the Mayo Clinic campus for 2 days of shoulder-focused research discussion that featured dynamic keynote presentations by Katherine Saul, PhD (North Carolina State University), Lori Michener, PhD, PT, ATC, FAPTA (University of Southern California) and Jonathan Barlow, MD (Mayo Clinic). The dynamic program spanned the topics of the rotator cuff, wheelchair mobility, sports, arthroplasty, function & pain, methods & modeling, and muscle. Generous support of the meeting was provided by ISB, NIH (R13 AR074270), Motion Monitor and APDM. Awards were given to 8 presenters:

  • Student Podium 1st place: Joseph Mozingo (Mayo Clinic)
  • Student Podium 2nd place: Angelica Lang (University of Saskatchewan)
  • Student Poster 1st place: Kate Spitzley (University of Oregon)
  • Student Poster 2nd place: Constantine Nicolozakes (Northwestern University)
  • Translational Research Podium 1st place: Joshua Leonardis (University of Michigan)
  • Translational Research Podium 2nd place: Justin Staker, PhD, PT, OCS, SCS (University of Minnesota)
  • Innovative Research Podium 1st place: Andreas Kontaxis, PhD (Hospital for Special Surgery)
  • Innovative Research Podium 2nd place: Antonia Zaferiou, PhD (Rush University)