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Final Programme

Friday 12 October 2018


0830 hrs


Registration


0930 hrs


Welcome
– Prof Liudi Jiang ISPO UK MS Scientific Chair & Prof Sir S Zahedi, ISPO UK MS Chair




0940 hrs


1005 hrs



1030 hrs


Theme: Body Interfaces with Prostheses and Orthoses

“Above Knee Amputee stump interface management – an endurance athlete's perspective”
Guest Speakers: Mr & Mrs Chris and Denise Arthey, Surrey, UK

“Bioengineering Strategies to Monitor Tissue Health at the Skin-Device Interface”
Guest Speaker: Prof Dan Bader, Faculty of Health Sciences, The University of Southampton, UK

“The tsunami of Diabetic foot disease: A global health problem”
Guest Speaker: Graham Bowen, Clinical Lead for Podiatry, Solent NHS Trust, Southampton, UK

 

1100 hrs

Refreshments, Commercial Exhibition and Poster Exhibition


1130 hrs


1145 hrs


1200 hrs


1215 hrs


1230 hrs

Free Paper Presentations

“Quantitative evaluation of a perforated prosthetic liner for sweat management using a residuum-socket simulator”
Dr M McGrath, Research Scientist, Chas A Blatchford & Sons Ltd., Basingstoke, UK

“The Design and Manufacture of a Bespoke Neoprene Prosthetic Liner - A Case Study”
M Young, Centre Manager, CAMERA, University of Bath, Bath, UK

“Reliability of three different methods for assessing amputee residuum volume”
Dr E Siminati, University of Bath, Bath, UK

“A preliminary study of socket interface loading and socket fit for children with lower limb absence”
J Tang, Research Fellow, Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

“A measurement array to assess prosthesis-limb interface pressures which avoid soft tissue damage”
J L Bramley, Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK

 

1245 hrs

ISPO UK MS Annual General Meeting

1245 hrs

Lunch, Commercial Exhibition and Poster Exhibition




1345 hrs



1410 hrs




1435 hrs


1450 hrs


1505 hrs


Theme: Rehabilitation, Data and Outcome Measures

“National Amputee Prosthetics Outcomes Registry (AMPROM)”
Guest Speakers: John Sullivan, ISPO UK MS Vice Chair/Stanmore Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, and Carolyn Young, Lead Commissioner – Rehabilitation & Disability, CRG, NHS England (Midlands & East)

“Widening Access to Sustainable Prosthetics Services: a Global Challenge”
Guest Speaker: Dr Alex Dickinson, Faculty of Engineering & Physical Science, The University of Southampton, UK

 

Free Paper Presentations

“How quickly are individuals with unilateral trans-tibial amputation able to adapt to a change in stiffness of a running specific prosthesis”
Dr A De Asha, Research Biomechanist, C-Motion Inc., Germantown, MD, USA

"Characteristics of established unilateral transfemoral amputee gait using 3D kinematic, kinetic and metabolic measures”
Dr B Carse, Clinical Scientist, WESTMARC, Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow, UK

“Falls risk assessment tool for individuals with a lower limb amputation living in the community - The FRAT-AMP”
Dr N Vanicek, Reader, University of Hull, Hull, UK

 

1520 hrs

Refreshments, Commercial Exhibition, Poster Exhibition




1550 hrs

1615 hrs






1645 hrs


1700 hrs


Theme: Advanced Components and Assistive Technologies (Part 1)

“Technologies for NeuroRehabilitation”
Guest Speaker: Prof Jane Burridge, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton, UK

The OETT Lecture
Systems Thinking for Assistive Technology: Redesigning the Future
Guest Speaker: Prof Malcolm MacLachlan, Maynooth University, Ireland



Free Paper Presentations

“The effect of socket design on the reliability of EMG signal transduction in trans-radial myoelectric prostheses”
A Monk, Prosthetist and MSc Student, University of Salford, Salford, UK

“How do unintended activations of myoelectric prostheses relate to functionality?”
Dr A Chadwell, Medical Engineer, University of Salford, Salford, UK

1715 hrs

George Murdoch Prize Lecture
“Amputation in CRPS: which patient qualifies?”
Guest Speaker: Prof Dr Jan H B Geertzen, MD PhD, University Medical Center, Groningen, The Netherlands.

1800 hrs

Conference close

1830 hrs

Exhibition closes

1930 hrs

Drinks Reception. Conference Dinner and Entertainment
Grand Harbour Hotel, Southampton

 

Saturday 13 October 2018


0830 hrs


Registration




0900 hrs


0930 hrs






0945 hrs


10:00 hrs


1015 hrs


Theme: Advanced Components and Assistive Technologies (Part 2)

MovAID – Movement Assistive Devices: Manufacturing of personalised Kineto-Dynamics parts and products for workers, elderly and children
Guest Speaker: Dr N Stech, Principal Integrated Control Design Engineer, Chas A Blatchford & Sons Ltd, Basingstoke, UK

The Starworks Project: Achievements and Next Steps
Guest Speaker: Gemma Wheeler, The Starworks Network, Sheffield Hallam University, UK



Free Paper Presentations

“Validating performance of a novel wearable device for long-term activity monitoring during everyday activities”
P Laszczak, Mechatronic Research Engineer, Chas A Blatchford & Sons Ltd, Basingstoke, UK

“STEPFORWARD: A protocol for a randomised feasibility study of a self-aligning prosthesis for older individuals with a vascular-related transtibial amputation”
Dr C T Barnett, Senior Lecturer in Biomechanics, Nottingham Trent University, Nottingham, UK

“Contrasting adverse incident reporting in the UK for prosthetics and orthotics with medical devices overall”
Dr P Davenport, Medical Device Specialist, Medicine and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency, London, UK

 

1030 hrs

Refreshments, Commercial Exhibition and Poster Exhibition





1100 hrs





1130 hrs


1145 hrs


1200 hrs


1215 hrs


1230 hrs


Theme: Surgical and Rehabilitation Methods

The Blatchford Lecture
“Amputation Surgery and Rehabilitation in lower limb amputees in Germany”
Guest Speaker: Prof Dr Bernhard Greitemann, Klinik Munsterland, Germany

Free Paper Presentations:

“A Case Series of Non-traumatic Insufficiency Fractures of the Distal Femur or Tibial Plateau observed in four Transtibial Amputees during Inpatient Prosthetic Rehabilitation”
Dr S Connolly, Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast, UK

“Prosthetic Rehabilitation following Multiple Limb Loss”
S Steventon, Prosthetist, Queen Mary’s Hospital, London, UK

“Osseointegration in Bilateral Above Knee Amputees following Blast Injury: 2 year follow up results from the initial cohort of UK Service Personnel”
L McMenemy, Trauma & Orthopaedic Surgical Trainnee, Defence Medical Services, Imperial College London, London, UK

“Do Strength Asymmetries Explain Walking Gait Asymmetries in Unilateral Transtibial Amputees?”
A R Sibley, Research Student, University of Roehampton, London, UK

“Can Cognitive assessment predict lower limb prosthetic success?”
Dr V Kalansooriya, ST6 Rehabilitation Medicine, Musgrave Park Hospital, Belfast, UK

 

1245 hrs

Presentation of Prizes

1300 hrs

Lunch & Conference Close

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