lunes, 31 de julio de 2017

Movement conference Harvard University

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Dear colleagues,

We have the distinct pleasure to invite you to the 2018 world conference on Movement and Cognition to beheld at Harvard University’s School of Medicine 27-29 July 2018 in Boston, USA.

Among the other institutions involved in this event include the Harvard University School of Medicine’s affiliated hospitals Spaulding Rehabilitation, McLean, and Beth Israel-Deaconess, as well as the M.I.N.D. Institute at M.I.T., the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the University of Haifa, the Wingate Institute for Sports and Exercise Science, the National Institute for Brain and Rehabilitation Sciences, Nazareth, Israel, the Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Havana, the University of the Medical Sciences Facultad ‘Manuel Fajardo’ Havana, the School of Public Health of the University of Havana, and Bielefeld University in Germany.

The purpose of the conference is to share knowledge of all those whose interests lie in the nature of human movement and its relation to cognitive function.

The abstracts of the conference as well as selected principal papers will be proceedings will be published in volume 8 of the journal Functional Neurology, Rehabilitation, and Ergonomics.


Among the broad topic areas in this call for abstracts include Cognitive-Movement applications in: rehabilitation, sports, human development, gerontology, genetics/genomics, technologies and measurement, science of aesthetics, behavioral and communication sciences, occupational and physical therapy, and biomedical engineering.

We welcome your participation in this event that addresses the relationship between movement and cognition and I personally welcome your enquiries and suggestions. In the meantime, please check out our website for more details:

Should you have any questions about the nature and form of the abstracts or pertaining to the larger papers, please feel free to connect with me at:

We hope to meet each of you at Harvard University in July 2018.

Wish very best wishes,


 Gerry Leisman                                                                 Leon Morales-Quezada

Chair, Scientific Committee, MOVEMEMNT-201        Co- Chair, Scientific Committee, MOVEMEMNT-2018    

Professor Neuro and Rehabilitation Sciences                 Assoc. Director Neuromodulation Center               

School of Health Science University of Haifa                Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital

Director, The National Institute for Brain                       Integrative Medicine Fellow, Beth Israel        

and Rehabilitation Sciences, Nazareth, Israel                    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Profesor de Neurología Restaurativa                               Harvard University School of Medicine

Universidad de Ciencias Médicas de la Habana

Facultad Manuel Fajardo, Havana, Cuba

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