General news about or of interest to the ISG and its members.

Call For Nominations for ISG Committee

Announcing a call for nominations for persons to serve on the board of the International Shoulder Group, a Technical Group of the International Society of Biomechanics. The International Shoulder Group is a collaboration of mostly biomechanically oriented research groups, whose main interest is in the shoulder. The ISG aims to enhance shoulder research by creating a platform for discussion and the exchange of information, software and data.

The board consists of a President, Secretary/Treasurer, and three at large Members. Board members must be members of the ISB. This call for nominations is for all the board positions. Generally each member will hold a 4 year term, with potential for election to multiple terms. Self-nominations or nominations of others for election are being accepted until April 30th, 2006. If nominating another person, please confirm their willingness to serve in this capacity and provide email contact information. If self-nominating, please provide contact information, your ISB membership number, and a summary of up to 500 words regarding your background and interests in serving on the board. These statements will be electronically routed to the membership and subsequent voting will occur by email.

Please submit nomination information to Paula Ludewig, by April 30th, 2006.

ISG2006 set for 9-10 October in Chicago

The 2006 meeting of the International Shoulder Group will take place in Chicago, USA on 9-10 October, and will immediately precede the BMES meeting taking place there from 11-14 October.

The provisional theme for the meeting is: Understanding Shoulder Control in Pathophysiological Conditions Using Musculoskeletal Modeling.

Historic Publications Category added

A category for Historic Publications has been added. If you want something added to this, send us a pdf and we'll put it on the site.

New Site for ISG

Welcome to the new website of the International Shoulder Group. Most of the content has been transferred from the old site, but some items may still link back to that site. This will change in due course.

The site provides a forum for discussion, exchange of software and data, news of meetings and publications, as well as general ISG announcements. If you have comments or suggestions, please contact us here.

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ISG2006 in Chicago

The sixth (2006) meeting of the International Shoulder Group will quite likely be held in Chicago. Jules Dewald has offered to host this forthcoming meeting!

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