Programme May 24



07.30 - 08.30 | Room 0.1
BSNR Annual Meeting

09.00-10.00 | Auditorium 2
Chair: Dr. E. van Wegen
Is Non-invasive Brain Stimulation a useful addition to rehabilitation therapy? | Prof. John Rotwell

10.00-10.30 | Trajectum
Coffee break & Exhibiton

10.30-12.00 | Focused Symposium | Room 0.2/0.3
Balance post stroke: updated evidence and implications for practice | Chair: Dr. V. Weerdesteyn
Sitting balance post stroke: core business? | Prof. Dr. G. Verheyden
What is effective exercise therapy for improving standing balance in chronic stroke? | Drs. H. van Duijnhoven
Gait adaptability training for improving balance post stroke – Why and how |Dr. V. Weerdesteyn

10.30-12.00 | Focused Symposium | Room 0.4
Trending topics in MS rehabilitation | Chair: Prof. Dr. P. Feys
Motor fatigability in MS: conceptualisation and assessment | Prof. dr. P. Feys & Dr. D. Severijns 
Cognitive motor interference in persons with MS: Assessment and rehabilitation | Prof. dr. P. Feys & Dr. I. Baert 
Responsiveness of upper limb outcome measures in MS | Dr. I. Lamers 

10.30-12.00 | Invited lecture and oral abstract presentations | Room 0.5
Chair: Dr. E. Kerckhofs
The paradox of neurorehabilitation for Parkinson's disease | Prof. A. Nieuwboer

Curved walking highlights gait abnormalities in patients with Parkinson's disease, even when their gait along linear paths is normal | Drs. A.M. Turcato
The laser-shoes - a new ambulatory device to alleviate FOG | Drs. C. Barthel 
The comparison of gait and balance parameters according to the findings of impairment, falling and freezing of gait in patients with Parkinson disease | Dr. B. Ersoz Huseyinsinoglu 
Static and dynamic balance In people with parkinson's disease - An explorative cross sectional study | Drs. A. Winkler

10.30-12.00 | Invited lecture and oral abstract presentations | Room 0.8
Chair: Dr. K. Oostra
Does aerobic exercise  influence neuroplasticity in healthy adults and following stroke? | Dr. M. McDonnell

Can upper limb movement quality be captured by clinical outcome measures used in neurological practice? | Drs. M. Demers
Changes of the motor imagery perspective selection in patients with sensorimotor impairments - a longitudinal study | Drs. R. Gerber
Blinded interim analysis from the Critical Periods After Stroke Study CPASS - trends in upper extremity recovery of patients rendomized within 30-days of stroke onset | Dr. A. Dromerick
Physical fitness in patients with aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage: A 1-year follow-up study | Drs. W. Harmsen

12.00-13.00 | Trajectum 
Lunch break & Exhibition

12.00-13.00 | Lunch symposium Medtronic | Room 0.2/0.3
Prof. Dr. J. Wissel, Prof. dr. K. Bouche & Prof. dr. A. Geurts

12.00-13.00 | Lunch symposium MotekForcelink | Room 0..4
Dr. M. Roerdink & Dr. S. Papegaaij

13.00-13.30 | Lobby - Trajectum
Poster Walk

13.30-15.00 | Focused Symposium | Room 0.2/0.3
Bridging the translational gap between research and clinical neurorehabilitation: examples from sensory augmentation, TMS, and rehabilitation technology | Chair: Prof. Dr. V. Pomeroy
Interpersonal light touch for locomotor and balance control in balance-impaired patients | Dr. L. Johannsen
When pertubations improve motor controle: Hints from stochastic resonance | Dr. O. White
The use of TMS as a clinical tool | Dr. N. Kennedy
Rapid assessment of neuroplasticity using Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation | Dr. M. Grey
Design and use of U-PED to enhance walking recovery  after stroke | Dr. N. Hancock
Symposium discussion
Symposium summary | 
Prof. Dr. V. Pomeroy

13.30-15.00 Focused symposium Room 0.4
PROFITS: An infrastructure for personalized medicine in stroke rehabilitation | Chair: Dr. R. Selles
Designing Stroke Recovery Trials: How to move forward? | Prof. Dr. G. Kwakkel
PROFITS: Precision profiling to improve prognosis post stroke | Dr. C. Meskers
Clinimetrics within PROFITS | Drs. A. Andringa
GemsTracker: the ICT solutions for PROFITS | Drs. J. Slaman
Symposium discussion

13.30-15.00 | Invited lecture and oral abstract presentations | Room 0.5
Chair: Prof. Dr. A. Geurts
Cognitive rehabilitation 2.0? | Prof. Dr. C. van Heugten
Life after cardiac arrets: cognitive impairment, natural recovery and the relation to cognitive complaints | Drs. C. Steinbusch
The energetic study; effectiveness of a self-management group programme to improve social participation in patients with neuromuscular disease and chronic fatigue | Drs. Y. Veenhuizen
Rehabilitation after stroke in specialized rehabilitation. Psychosocial adaptions post stroke. An international multicenter study | Dr. B. Langhammer
Measuring participation outcomes after stroke: An international perspective | Prof. L. Carey

13.30-15.00 | Invited lecture and oral abstract presentations | Room 0.8
Chair: Dr. E. van Wegen
Reaching dysfunction in stroke is largely due to flexion synergy as opposed to spansticity-related elbow flexor activation | Prof. Dr. J. Dewald
Reflex modulation and the need for 4D EEG | Prof. Dr. F. van der Helm
Quantification of somatosensory steady-state responses to continuous wrist manipulation in individuals with chronic hemiparetic stroke | Dr. T. Solis-Escalante
Brain activity in chronic stroke patients can be related to motor recovery | Drs. M. Saes

13.30-15.00 |  Oral abstract presentations| Room 0.9
Chair: Prof. J. Rotwell
Influencing hemispheric asymmetry after stroke, a proof of concept study | Drs. S. Zandvliet
The effects of transcranial direct current stimulation on gait initiation in people after stroke | Drs. P. Hermans
Effectiveness of dual-tDCS in combination with upper limb robotic-assisted rehabilitation: a double-blind randomised crossover study | Drs. S. Dehem
BDNF Val66Met but not cerebellar transcranial direct current modulates cerebellar-dependent motor learning | Drs. Z. Jonker
Effects of a single session of mental chronometry training | Prof. Dr. J. Liepert

15.00-15.30 | Trajectum
Coffee break & Exhibiton

15.30-16.30 | Auditorium 2
Virtual reality – new ways to deliver old tricks | Prof. Dr. Mindy Levin
Chair: Prof. Dr. A. Geurts

16.30-17.30 | Awards & Closing ceremony | Auditorium 2
Young scientist and best poster awards
Winner Young Scientist competition

Winner best poster competition
Closing ceremony