The Science of Human Movement: From Perfecting Form to Recovering Function

The Science of Human Movement
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JJR Macleod Auditorium
1 King's College Circle Toronto, ON, M5S

The ease with which we move conceals a complex set of neuromuscular activity. Understanding the fundamental mechanisms behind even simple movements can help develop high performance athletes and musicians and inform how to recover movement after a stroke or injury. Join our expert panel and explore some common misconceptions of movement, then learn how to perfect performance and recuperate and maintain movement throughout life.


Dr. Timothy Welsh, Professor, Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, University of Toronto

Dr. Joyce Chen, Scientist, Evaluative Clinical Sciences, Hurvitz Brain Sciences Research Program, Sunnybrook Research Institute

Dr. Milos Popovic, Senior Scientist & Director, Research Institute at the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute