5th Posture symposium:
The 5th Posture symposium was organized in September 3rd - 6th 2008 in Smolenice castle.

6th International Posture Symposium
Posture and Gait in Research, Clinic and Sport

The topics:

  • Sensorimotor Control of Posture and Gait
  • Cognitive, Attentional, and Emotional Influences
  • Age-related Control of Posture and Gait
  • Coordination of Posture and Movement
  • Methods for Posture and Gait Analysis
  • Movement and Vestibular Disorders
  • Balance and Emotions
  • Falls and Fall Preventions
  • Rehabilitation
  • Sport-Specific Assessment of Balance
  • Instability Resistance Training
  • Balance Exercises for Health and Performance
  • Core Stability and Core Strength
  • Stepping Stability in Young and Old Individuals

Keynote lecture
Prof. Dr. Thomas Mergner - Germany
Sensory control of human posture and its modeling

organized by
Institute of Normal and Pathological Physiology,
Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava, Slovakia


Faculty of Physical Education and Sports,
Comenius University, Bratislava, Slovakia

Scientific Committee:

Lorenzo Chiari, Italy
František Hlavačka, Slovakia
Fay Horak, USA
Thomas Mergner, Germany
Erika Zemková, Slovakia

Organizing Committee:

František Hlavačka
Zuzana Halická
Jana Lobotková
Kristína Bučková
Peter Valkovič
Zuzana Kováčiková