„Multisensory Motor Behavior: Impact of Sound“

International conference, Hanover, 30.09.2013 & 01.10.2013

Leading experts in the fields of sports science, rehabilitation, engineering, and neuroscience will highlight the current state and future directions on the following issues:

  • Theoretical frameworks and related experiments: How does auditory movement information shape multisensory representations controlling motor behavior?
  • Technical systems and mapping functions, e.g. sonification: How to generate auditory movement information?
  • Empirical evidence in sports and rehabilitation: How to display movement variables acoustically in order to optimize motor learning and training paradigms?

Invited lectures (given by Prof. Dr. Günther Knoblich, Prof. Dr. Charles Spence, Prof. Dr. Elisabetta Làdavas, Prof. Dr. Stephan Swinnen, Prof. Dr. Gerhard Eckel, Prof. Dr. Roberto Bresin, and Prof. Dr. Marc Ernst), oral presentations, and posters address research in the fields of multisensory motor behavior, perception and cognitive processing of auditory information, sensor technology and auditory displays, and efficiency of auditory and multisensory feedback. A special focus will be given to hands-on demos of movement sonification.

Local Organization Committee

Prof. Dr. Alfred Effenberg / Dr. Gerd Schmitz Dr. Peter Wolf
Leibniz University Hanover ETH Zurich
Institute of Sports Science Department of Health Sciences and Technology
www.sonification-online.com Sensory Motor Systems Lab
Scientific Committee

Prof. Dr. Alfred Effenberg, Leibniz University Hanover, Germany
Prof. Dr. Marc Ernst, Bielefeld University, Germany
Prof. Dr. Robert Riener, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
Prof. Dr. James Sulzer, University of Texas at Austin, USA
Prof. Dr. Claudia Voelker‐Rehage, Jacobs University Bremen, Germany
Prof. Dr. Nicole Wenderoth, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Switzerland
Prof. Dr. Karen Zentgraf, University of Münster, Germany
Dr. Gerd Schmitz, Leibniz University Hanover, Germany
Dr. Peter Wolf, ETH Zurich, Switzerland

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