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The Institute of Movement Sciences

The Institute of Movement Sciences is a
Joint Research Unit (UMR) of the Aix-Marseille University in association with the scientific Institutes

Institute of Biological Sciences (INSB),

Institute for Humanities and Social Sciences (INSHS),

Institute for Information Sciences and Technologies (INS2I) and

Institute for Engineering and Systems Sciences (INSIS)
of the CNRS.

110 people (scientists, academics, ITA / IATOS and PhD) are working at the Institute.

The research themes are about the mechanical, physiological, neuronal, psychological and sociological determinants of movement production in living being, particularly Humans. There are seven research teams at the Institute:

  • Plasticity of neural and muscular system,
  • Comportements perceptivo-moteurs,
  • Contextes, Motivation et Comportements,
  • Movement performance and modeling,
  • Biorobotics,
  • Modeling of the osteo-articular and cardiovascular system
  • Conception Bio Inspirée.

and two transverse research axes:

  • Motor deficiency
  • Risk and security

Director: Eric Berton
Deputy Directors: François Cury, Jean-Marc Linarès, Gilles Montagne

UMR CNRS 7287 & Aix-Marseille University
Faculty of Sport Sciences, Box 910
Av. De Luminy F-13288 Marseille cedex 09 (FRANCE)
Telephone: +33 (0) 491 17 22 55
Fax: +33 (0) 491 17 22 52
Email: Office
URL: www.ism.univ-amu.fr/


Today we are the 09-18-14

To be noted

Happy Birthday
Caroline !!


Thursday 18 september 2014. Marisa MANCINI (Federal University Minas Gerais, Brazil). 2 PM, Salle des thèses, Faculté des Sciences du Sport, Campus de Luminy (Marseille). ’Movement strategies and functioning patterns of typically developing children and children with disabilities.’

This seminar will describe the research projects that have been conducted in two major lines of investigation: 1) Changes in movement strategies of typically developing children and children with (...)

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