2nd Annual Scientific Symposium: 25th of November 2017

The Belgian Ageing Muscle Society is pleased to invite you to the 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium on "Measurement of muscle mass and muscle function during the life course: from research to clinical practice" which will take place on November 25th, 2017 in Brussels, Belgium.

The 2nd Annual Scientific Symposium has been granted two accreditations:

Accreditation INAMI/RIZIV : section 6 "Ethic and economy" : 2.5 credits
Accreditation Pro-Q Kiné : 10 points

Programme

Measurement of muscle mass and muscle function during the life course: from research to clinical practice
Moderator : Olivier Bruyère
 
8:30 – 8:45 Registration
8:45 – 8:50 Welcome and introduction
Olivier Bruyère, ULg
8:50 - 9:15 Interest of in vitro models to better understand the human muscle
Louise Deldicque, UCL
9:15 – 9:40 Screening tools for muscle wasting
Charlotte Beaudart, ULg
9:40 – 10:05 Clinical use of anthropometric measurement, ultrasound and Bio-impedance analyser
Aldo Scafoglieri, VUB
10:05 – 10:30 What’s new with DXA, CT scans and MRI?
Marjolein Visser, VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands
10:30 – 10:45 Break
10:45 – 11:10 Isokinetic apparatus to assess muscle function
Evelien Van Roie, KUL
11:10 – 11:35 How to assess physical performance in clinical practice
Margreet Van Dijk, UZ Leuven
11:35 – 12:35 Nutricia Sponsored Symposium: Malnutrition and its association with healthcare outcomes in patients in Belgian nursing homes and community Maurits Vandewoude, UZA

Venue

Auditorium Piet Brouwer – VUB - Brussels

Accreditation

Accreditation INAMI/RIZIV : section 6 "Ethic and economy" : 2.5 credits
Accreditation Pro-Q Kiné : 10 points

Entry

Registration: Registration is mandatory
BAMS members: free admittance
Non-members: 50€
Students: 15€
To become a member: http://www.ageingmuscle.be/content/become-member-our-society

 

This symposium has been endorsed by the European Society for Clinical and Economic Aspects of Osteoporosis, Osteoarthritis and Musculoskeletal Diseases, and the International Osteoporosis Foundation