General Program 2020

The following is the general program of the conference. Every oral presentation will have 12 minutes plus 3 minutes for questions. PhD students with oral presentations are encouraged to bring other posters for the posters session.

Tuesday 17th of March


9:30 – 10:00 Gathering and coffee

10:00 – 10:15 Opening of meeting, Prof. Lanie Gutierrez-Farewik (KTH MoveAbility Lab, Dept. Engineering Mechanics, KTH)

10:15 – 11:00 Keynote speaker Prof. Taija Finni (Univ. Jyväskylä, Finland). “On the complexity of muscle-tendon interaction”

11:00 – 11:30 Podium I-A – Imaging and musculoskeletal Biomechanics

11:30 – 12:30 Lunch

12:30 – 13:15 Podium I-B – Imaging and musculoskeletal Biomechanics

13:30 – 15:00 Podium II – Biomaterials and implants

15.00 – 15:30 Coffee break

15:30 – 17:00 Podium III –Musculoskeletal Biomechanics

17:00 – 17:30 Podium session (Industry)

17:30 – 18:30 Poster session

20:00 Dinner


Wednesday 18th of March


8:30 – 09:15 Keynote speaker Assoc Prof. Max Jair Ortiz Catalan (Chalmers University) “Neuromusculoskeletal prostheses: A new generation of artificial limbs”

09:15 – 10:30 Podium IV- Impact

10:30 – 11:00 Coffee break

11:00 – 12:30 Podium V – Soft tissues

12:30 – 13:30 Lunch

13:30 – 13:45 Information about ISB 2021

13:45 – 14:15 SSB general meeting

14:15 – 14:30 Conclusion and awards presentation

Detailed program

Podium I – Imaging and musculoskeletal Biomechanics

Part A: 11:00 – 11:30, Tuesday 17th of March

1 Lorenzo Grassi (Lund Univ.) DXA-based 3D biofidelic finite element models of a sideways fall
2 Maria Sjöberg (KTH) Using biomechanics to improve strength training for astronauts

Part B: 12:30 – 13:15, Tuesday 17th of March

1 Longbin Zhang (KTH) Predicting ankle joint torque from EMGs through an ANN and neuromuscular model
2 Xiaogai Li (KTH) Biomechanics of Shaken Baby Syndrome (SBS)/Abusive Head Trauma (AHT), Dilemma & Opportunity
3 Binbin Su (KTH) Real-time gait phase recognition with IMUs

Podium II – Biomaterials and implants

13:30 – 15:00, Tuesday 17th of March

1 Cecilia Persson (Uppsala Univ.) AddLife – A new competence centre in 3D-printing for the Life Sciences
2 Michael Pujari-Palmer (Uppsala Univ.) Controlling the adhesive strength of a bioresorbable bone tissue adhesive
3 Salim Ghandour (Uppsala Univ.) Evaluation of a low-modulus cement for use in the intervertebral disc
4 Joeri Kok (Lund Univ.) Fracture behaviour of a composite of bone and calcium sulfate/hydroxyapatite
5 Marta Peña Fernández (KTH) Real-time deformation of bone and biomaterials using in situ SR-microCT mechanics
6 Jorge Perez (Chalmers) Numerical methods for image-based material identification

Podium III -Musculoskeletal Biomechanics

15:30 – 17:00, Tuesday 17th of March

1 Lanie Gutierrez Farewik (KTH) KTH MoveAbility Lab, passive and active approaches to motion assistance
2 Gustav Lindberg (KTH) Growth of a Long Bone Cross Section – A 2D Phase-Field Model
3 Fabian Sinzinger (KTH) Extended Stiffness Prediction using Spherical CNN and Trabecular Bone Thickness
4 Anna Gustafsson (Lund Univ.) Micro-CT based mesoscale models for crack propagation in cortical bone
5 Susanne Lewin (Uppsala Univ.) Explicit and implicit finite element models capture the mechanical response of calcium phosphate-titanium cranial implants
6 Anna Braesch-Andersen (Uppsala Univ.) Trabecular bone fracture studied in micro-CT and numerical phase field models

Podium IV- Impact

09:15 – 10:30, Wednesday 18th of March

1 Svein Kleiven (KTH) Prediction and prevention of head injuries
2 Madelen Fahlstedt (KTH) Concussions in Hockey – Video Analysis and Finite Element Simulations
3 Reza Mohammadi (KTH) Evaluation of the protective effect of ski helmet on different snow densities
4 Pahansen de Alwis (KTH) Humans and technology: Man overboard?
5 Pooya Sahandifar (KTH) Influence of non-linear soft tissue modeling on the internal forces during sideways fall

Podium V – Soft tissues

11:00 – 12:30, Wednesday 18th of March

1 Ruoli Wang (KTH) Individualised Ankle Joint Muscular-tendon Properties in Healthy and Post-Stroke Subjects
2 Thomas Notermans (Lund Univ.) A numerical mechano-regulated tendon healing framework – the effects of reduced loading
3 Isabella Silva Barreto (Lund Univ.) Characterization of the nanoscale structural response of the Achilles tendon to in situ loading
4 Yixing Liu (KTH) A muscle synergies inspired method for locomotion mode identification based on Neural-Mechanical data
5 Teng Wang (KTH) A novel approach for edema treatment: Evaluation using patient-specific head models
6 Francesco Fiusco (KTH) ECMO pump thrombogenic potential in different flow scenarios

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