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Movement-2017:Brain, Body, Cognition

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The purpose of the conference is to share knowledge of all those whose interests lie in the nature of human movement. The conference will address issues related to gait, motion, kinesiology, disorders of movement, movement rehabilitation, motion, and balance, movement and cognition, human factors and ergonomics, as well as optimized movement in elite athletes, developmental issues of movement and coordination. ...

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Brain Injury Centre Unveils Virtual Reality System

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A Salford brain injury charity has become the first in England to install a world-renowned virtual reality system to treat those recovering from acquired brain injury. The Brain and Spinal Injury Centre (BASIC) has spent the last two years fundraising to achieve the £500,000 required to purchase the cutting edge CAREN system. The unique, room sized system puts patients in ...

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A Brain within a Brain

A Brain within a Brain

The act of remaining upright when walking, like balancing while walking across an icy car park, was thought to be an unconscious act of balance, until recently. A new discovery, soon to be published in the next journal of Cell, is leading researchers to believe that this balancing act is actually achieved by a neuron cluster within the spinal cord that ...

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