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Walking in VR Colloquium

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Date: Tuesday 25 February 2020
Venue: Building EN103 Swinburne University of Technology, Burwood Road, Hawthorn

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An informal discussion (2 sessions inc. refreshments and lunch) about advances in the use of virtual reality in health care and why we measure real-world gait. 

The key-note speaker is Professor Jeffrey Hausdorff (Tel-Aviv University) the world’s most cited in Google Scholar on the subject of gait (51,657 citations). He is joined by a full program of interesting and highly qualified speakers.

They include:

  • Dr Anna Murphy (Monash Health)
    Movement Disorders and Gait in neurological conditions

  • Pam Thomason (Royal Children Hospital)
    On 3D gait analysis in clinical settings: progress and prospect

  • Dr Oren Tirosh (Swinburne University of Technology)
    Biofeedback gait retraining in obese children

  • Prof Kim Vincs (Swinburne University of Technology)
    VR training and user experience: the good, the bad and the downright ugly

For more information: download the event brochure [PDF 727KB].

Speaker bio:
Professor Jeffrey Hausdorff leads a team working to better treat gait and balance changes associated with ageing and neurodegenerative disease using VR technology. Their work in this area has been funded by the NIH, European Commission, and by private agencies and has been widely recognised.


Contact Information: Dr Oren Tirosh