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ICAPTS 2017 : 19th International Conference on Advancement in Physical Therapy Science

London, United Kingdom
October 19 - 20, 2017

Conference Code: 17UK10ICAPTS

Conference Aims and Objectives

The ICAPTS 2017: 19th International Conference on Advancement in Physical Therapy Science aims to bring together leading academic scientists, researchers and research scholars to exchange and share their experiences and research results on all aspects of Advancement in Physical Therapy Science. It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Advancement in Physical Therapy Science.

Call for Contributions

All honorable authors are kindly encouraged to contribute to and help shape the conference through submissions of their research abstracts, papers and e-posters. Also, high quality research contributions describing original and unpublished results of conceptual, constructive, empirical, experimental, or theoretical work in all areas of Advancement in Physical Therapy Science are cordially invited for presentation at the conference. The conference solicits contributions of abstracts, papers and e-posters that address themes and topics of the conference, including figures, tables and references of novel research materials.WASET

Conference Proceedings

All submitted conference papers will be blind peer reviewed by three competent reviewers. The post conference proceedings will be abstracted and indexed in the International Science Index , and submitted to be indexed in the Google Scholar, Scopus and Thomson Reuters. The conference abstracts and proceedings book, CD and certificate of presentation will be distributed to participants at the conference registration desk.

Special Journal Issues

ICAPTS 2017 has teamed up with the Special Journal Issue on Advancement in Physical Therapy Science. A number of selected high-impact full text papers will also be considered for the special journal issues. All submitted papers will have the opportunity to be considered for this Special Journal Issue. The paper selection will be carried out during the peer review process as well as at the conference presentation stage. Submitted papers must not be under consideration by any other journal or publication. The final decision for paper selection will be made based on peer review reports by the Guest Editors and the Editor-in-Chief jointly. Selected full-text papers will be published online free of charge.

Conference Sponsor and Exhibitor Opportunities

The Conference offers the opportunity to become a conference sponsor or exhibitor. To participate as a sponsor or exhibitor, please download and complete the Conference Sponsorship Request Form.

Important Dates

Abstracts/Full-Text Paper Submission Deadline   August 18, 2017
Notification of Acceptance/Rejection   August 31, 2017
Final Paper (Camera Ready) Submission & Early Bird Registration Deadline   September 19, 2017
Conference Dates   October 19 - 20, 2017

Important Notes

Please ensure your submission meets WASET's strict guidelines for accepting scholarly papers. Downloadable versions of the check list for Full-Text Papers and Abstract Papers.

Please refer to the Paper Submission GUIDE before submitting your paper.

Selected Conference Papers

1) Creating a Virtual Perception for Upper Limb Rehabilitation
Nina Robson, Kenneth John Faller II, Vishalkumar Ahir, Arthur Ricardo Deps Miguel Ferreira, John Buchanan, Amarnath Banerjee
2) MAGNI Dynamics: A Vision-Based Kinematic and Dynamic Upper-Limb Model for Intelligent Robotic Rehabilitation
Alexandros Lioulemes, Michail Theofanidis, Varun Kanal, Konstantinos Tsiakas, Maher Abujelala, Chris Collander, William B. Townsend, Angie Boisselle, Fillia Makedon
3) Energy Intensity of a Historical Downtown: Estimating the Energy Demand of a Budapest District
Viktória Sugár, Attila Talamon, András Horkai, Michihiro Kita
4) Assessment of Rehabilitation Possibilities in Case of Budapest Jewish Quarter Building Stock
Viktória Sugár, Attila Talamon, András Horkai, Michihiro Kita
5) IntelliCane: A Cane System for Individuals with Lower-Limb Mobility and Functional Impairments
Adrian Bostan, Nicolae Tapus, Adriana Tapus
6) Tracking Trajectory of a Cable-Driven Robot for Lower Limb Rehabilitation
Hachmia Faqihi, Maarouf Saad, Khalid Benjelloun, Mohammed Benbrahim, M. Nabil Kabbaj
7) Effect of Organizational Resources on Improving Independency of People with Severe Disabilities: Vocational Rehabilitation Facilities in South Korea
Soungwan Kim
8) Modeling and Control of a 4DoF Robotic Assistive Device for Hand Rehabilitation
Christopher Spiewak, M. R. Islam, Mohammad Arifur Rahaman, Mohammad H. Rahman, Roger Smith, Maarouf Saad
9) PYTHEIA: A Scale for Assessing Rehabilitation and Assistive Robotics
Yiannis Koumpouros, Effie Papageorgiou, Alexandra Karavasili, Foteini Koureta
10) Iterative Estimator-Based Nonlinear Backstepping Control of a Robotic Exoskeleton
Brahmi Brahim, Mohammad Habibur Rahman, Maarouf Saad, Cristóbal Ochoa Luna
11) Eyeball Motion Controlled Wheelchair Using IR Sensors
Monika Jain, Shikhar Puri, Shivali Unishree
12) Deformation Characteristics of Fire Damaged and Rehabilitated Normal Strength Concrete Beams
Yeo Kyeong Lee, Hae Won Min, Ji Yeon Kang, Hee Sun Kim, Yeong Soo Shin
13) Thermal Insulating Silicate Materials Suitable for Thermal Insulation and Rehabilitation Structures
J. Hroudova, M. Sedlmajer, J. Zach
14) Investigation of Rehabilitation Effects on Fire Damaged High Strength Concrete Beams
Eun Mi Ryu, Ah Young An, Ji Yeon Kang, Yeong Soo Shin, Hee Sun Kim
15) Rehabilitation Robot in Primary Walking Pattern Training for SCI Patient at Home
Taisuke Sakaki, Toshihiko Shimokawa, Nobuhiro Ushimi, Koji Murakami, Yong-Kwun Lee, Kazuhiro Tsuruta, Kanta Aoki, Kaoru Fujiie, Ryuji Katamoto, Atsushi Sugyo

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