Invitation

Dear colleagues,

Following our Movement and Cognition conferences at Oxford University and at Harvard Medical School, we have the great pleasure to invite you to the 2019 world conference on Movement and Cognition at Tel-Aviv University.

The purpose of the conference is to share knowledge on the relation of human movement to cognitive function and to establish dialogue between professionals from referent disciplines.  The conference topic areas include application to rehabilitation and therapeutics, sport, motor learning, brain-behavior relationships, traumatic brain injury, gait and cognition, and dance. We are also focusing this time on female cognitive movement interaction, the aging brain and gerontology, treatment of traumatic brain injury, neonatal, infant and child development all in the context of movement and cognition.

The conference will be held on the campus of the University in the vibrant, exciting city of Tel-Aviv between 22-24 July 2019. Besides the academic, scientific and clinical presentations, tours will also be available.

We welcome your participation in this conference. Should you, in addition, desire to present your research, special technique or clinical experiences, kindly send us your abstract.  This can be done by sending your abstract to the attention of the scientific committee at:  jmerrick@zahav.net.il.  The abstracts of the conference will be published in the Conference Proceedings as well as selected papers published in the journal Brain, Body Cognition.

The format for abstracts is available on this website.

Should you have any question please contact our conference office office@movementis.com

The conference is a collaborative venture of the following institutions: the Harvard Medical School affiliated hospitals, McLean, and Beth Israel-Deaconess, Tel-Aviv University, the Computational Neurosciences Laboratory at the Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford, the Synthetic Intelligence Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute for Technology, Bielefeld University in Germany, the School of Medicine of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, La Sorbonne (University of Paris) France the Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance,  the Faculty of Health Sciences of University of Haifa, the Wingate Institute for Sports and Exercise Science, the National Institute for Brain and Rehabilitation Sciences, Nazareth, Israel, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development and Center for Children with Chronic Diseases, Mt. Scopus campus of Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center, Jerusalem, the Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Havana and the University of the Medical Sciences Facultad ‘Manuel Fajardo’ Havana Cuba.

We hope to meet you in July 2019 in Tel-Aviv and welcome you personally to the Holy Land.

Wish very best wishes,

 

Gerry Leisman                                                                                    Tanya Gurevich

Chair, Scientific Committee                                                                   Co-chair, Scientific Committee

MOVEMENT – 2019                                                                                   MOVEMENT – 2019

Professor, Neuro- and Rehabilitation Sciences                                 Professor, Department of Neurology

University of Haifa Faculty of Social Welfare                                     Sackler School of Medicine,

and Health Sciences. Director, The National                                      Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv,

Institute of Brain & Rehabilitation Sciences,                                       Israel.

Nazareth, Israel.  Professor Neurológica

Restaurativa Universidad de Ciencias Medicas

de la Habana, Cuba.

g.leisman@welfare.haifa.ac.il

 

 

 

 

 

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