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Speakers and topics

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Day One

KEYNOTE Professor Ann Ashburn

PD SAFE: Preventing Falls in Parkinson's

Professor of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton UK

Dr Sara Demain* and Dr Freya Davies**

The role of health professionals in supporting self-management: what happens now and what would work better?

* Associate Professor, Health Sciences, University of Southampton UK
** Clinical Research Fellow, School of Medicine, Cardiff University UK

Professor Jenny Freeman

Where is Physiotherapy in MS research heading and implications for clinicians

Professor of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Plymouth University UK

Professor Lisa Harvey

Do physiotherapy interventions increase the strength of muscles affected by spinal cord injury?

Senior Researcher, Medicine, Northern Clinical School, John Walsh Centre for Rehabilitation Research, University of Sydney Australia

Professor Catherine Lang

Not intensity but capacity versus performance in stroke rehabilitation

Professor of Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, and Neurology, Associate Director, PhD Program in Movement Science, Washington University School of Medicine. Saint Louis, Missouri USA

Professor Stephen Lord

New technologies for fall risk assessment for clinic and remote settings for people with neurodegenerative disorders

Senior Principal Research Fellow, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, Neuroscience Research Australia

Prof Andrea Serino (MindMaze)

Virtual reality applications for neurorehabilitation

Head of Neuroscience, MindMaze, Lausanne

Professor Valerie Pomeroy

Prescribing motor interventions after stroke: insights from the SWIFT Cast and FAST INdiCATE Trials

Professor of Neurorehabilitation, Director of Research School of Health Sciences, Co-Chair Acquired Brain Injury Rehabilitation Alliance, Honorary Consultant Neurophysiotherapist, Norfolk Health & Care NHS Trust UK

Ms Louise Holmes* and Ms Tamsin Reed**

Maximizing intensity and outcomes through the use of advanced technology

* Clinical Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist at Northern Devon Health Care Trust
** Physiotherapy Clinical Lead, Acute Neurological Rehabilitation Unit, The Wellington Hospital UK

Day Two

Professor Ann Ashburn* with Ms Fiona Lindop and Dr Sophie Hulbert

Specialism in PD: NICE Guidelines and ACPIN

*Professor of Rehabilitation, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southampton UK

Dr Louise Connell

Practical tips – after the ACPIN conference, what happens next?

Reader in Rehabilitation, University of Central Lancashire, ACPIN Fellow UK

Dr Rachel Farrell

Pushing the boundaries: keeping people with ms on their feet

Consultant Neurologist, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery UK

Dr Terry Gorst

Novel tests of somatosensory function for the lower limb and their practical application

Post Doctoral Research Fellow, School of Health Professions, University of Plymouth UK

Dr Anna Kuppuswamy

The fatigue conundrum

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, UCL Institute of Neurology UK

KEYNOTE Professor Gert Kwakkel

Understanding functional recovery after stroke

Professor in Neurorehabilitation, Department Rehabilitation Medicine, VU University Medical Centre, Amsterdam The Netherlands

Dr Birgitta Langhammer

A multicenter study in seven countries on longitudinal outcomes of activities in daily living, life satisfaction and psycho social functioning in persons with stroke, the Sunnaas International Network (SIN) Stroke Study

Professor PhD, Department of Physiotherapy, Oslo and Akershus University College of Applied Sciences Norway

Nechama Karman (LiteGait)

Eliciting an energy-efficient gait pattern in the Neurologically impaired population

Paediatric physical therapist in Great Neck, New York, USA and a LiteGait clinical trainer

Professor Stephen Lord* and Professor Catherine Sherrington**

Exercise to prevent falls in people with neurological conditions

* Senior Principal Research Fellow, Falls, Balance and Injury Research Centre, Neuroscience Research Australia
** Head, Ageing and Physical Disability Program, Musculoskeletal Health Sydney, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney Australia

Professor Jonathan Marsden

Causes and management of balance and walking impairments after neurological dysfunction?

Professorship and Chair in Rehabilitation, School of Health Professions, Plymouth University UK

Naomi McVey

AHPs into Action: leading and influencing change and improvement

Head of Programmes for the Chief Allied Health professions Officer at NHS England

Prof Ahmad Rifai Sarraj

New method of neural motor recruitment

Director of Doctor in Physical Therapy Program, Lebanese University

Professor Catherine Sherrington

Individualised technology prescription by physiotherapists to enhance function in rehabilitation settings: results of a pragmatic trial

Head, Ageing and Physical Disability Program, Musculoskeletal Health Sydney, School of Public Health, The University of Sydney Australia

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Accommodation in Manchester

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About Manchester

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