This is a partial list (in random order) of the conference presentations and workshops.

* The list will be updated once a week.

(The conference full schedule will be published here 30 days prior to the conference opening).



Only three fingers write, but the whole brain works: A high-density EEG study showing advantages of drawing over typing for learning. – Ruud van der Weel

Pelvic schema and graphic-metric representation improve following dynamic neuro-cognitive imagery training in people with Parkinson’s disease.  – Amit Abraham

Towards an embodied language for everyone: A dance workshop. – Owen Allen

Not just a body language: Facilitated vs choreographed methods so that everyone can dance AND everyone can dance with anyone. – Owen Allen

Advances in pharmacotherapy of traumatic brain injury: Neural support versus neural protection. – Theresa Onazi

Enhancing pelvic mobility and schema in dance performance with dynamic neuro-cognitive imagery. – Eric Franklin

A novel outlook on correlation between acute and chronic inflammatory states: 21 case studies of neurological/psychiatric/musculoskeletal disorders. – Seema Mahesh

A learning process which improves symmetry in the dynamics of thoracic rotation: A new hope for the amelioration of motor disabilities. – Vinicius Monteiro Diederichs

“As time goes by”: Movement literacy and the representation of time in children’s self-generated graphical movement representations. – Shlomit Ofer

Intelligent brain-machine interface for neuro-feedback reduces abnormal work anxiety.- Constantinos Koutsojannis

Cognitive style differences in visuospatial processing assessed using a task incorporating the perception of biological motion. – Kaivo Thomson

Psychometric properties of motor and cognitive dual-task studies with the aim of developing a test protocol for vestibular-impaired patients. – Maya Danneels

Intensive neurorehabilitative training aiming towards triggering brain remapping and remyelination in multiple sclerosis patients. – Triantafillia Reziti

Movement-based prevention of emotional-behavioral disorders in elementary school children. – Anne Menke

Reconnecting to the Self: Working with refugees using dance therapy and Laban/Bartenieff movement studies. – Rena Milgrom

Efficacy of using movement intervention in adults living with cerebral palsy: A qualitative study.-Nina Martin

Development of multiple intelligence. – Patricia Elizabeth Torres Villanueva

Laban movement analysis as a framework for cognition of movement in research and intervention. – Rachelle Palnick Tsachor

Overview: How the Laban/Bartenieff movement taxonomy supports cognition of movement in research and intervention. – Rachelle Palnick Tsachor

How the body speaks: The nonverbal cues of trauma between mother and toddler. – Suzi Tortora

Moving out the fear of movement:  Laban movement analysis applications in a population with kinesiophobia due to chronic pain conditions. – Irena Paiuk

Moving our selves: Creative interventions for change using the Laban/Bartenieff movement system. – Katharina Conradi

Spatial cognition in movement: The body-space relationship to the forms of the Icosahedron and its dual, the Dodecahedron. – Karen A Studd

Old brain-body dancing. – Daniela Aisenberg

Psychological and cognitive effects of dancing in old age. – Daniela Aisenberg

The YES Manifesto to the elderly body 3: The physiological aesthetic of the elderly non-dancer body. – Galit Liss

“GO” (short presentation from the show). – Galit Liss

Autism spectrum: A new therapy intervention “Le reveil actions”. – Eleonora Palmieri

Decision making “on the move”: How can movement inform our decisions? – Milca Leon

Taking time: Attentional experiences of dancers who move slowly. –Michelle Outram

Sensemaking through breath, movement, dance and cognition: The mindful choreographer. – Simone Kleinlooh and Tina Hongyun Ma

The role of imagery, touch, and interoception in activating cortical and subcortical circuits through somatic movement practices: A science-based appraisal.-Amit Abraham

Visual mental imagery: Beyond what the eye can see. – Amit Abraham

Neural mechanisms associated with interoception and movement in somatic practices: Past and future studies.- Martha Eddy

What happens in vagal doesn’t stay in vagal: The Feldenkrais Method’s® impact on parasympathetic response through touch and movement.- Elinor Silverstein

Somatic movement, physical exercise, and meditation: Exploring similar and distinct brain structures and cognitive benefits. – Elisabeth Osgood-Campbell

Effects of the impact of different types of training on activities of daily living and their perception by old age people. – Celia Cohen Barros

Diverse exercises similarly reduce older adults’ mobility limitations. – József Tollár

Vastly different exercise programs similarly improve parkinsonian symptoms: A randomized clinical trial. – József Tollár

Thinking on your feet: Decision making in dance creating. – Milca Leon

Seeing the rhythm within the movements: How attention modulates the observation of whole-body movement sequences. – Shiau-Chuen Chiou

Motoric abilities assessment of preschool age children with intellectual disabilities. – Nikola Babic

Using developmental profile 3 screening test to assess effectiveness of sensory-motor-perceptual program for 5 and 6 years old children. – Maia Vassileva

Membranes as change agents: A dynamic embodiment approach to embodying our cells while dancing. – Martha Eddy

Diving into our fluid body: The movement of continuum. – Batyah Schachter

Neuromotor resources for integrating secure attachment and trauma recovery. – Talia B Shafir

Individual cognitive diagnostic in work processes for people with cognitive disabilities. – Ludwig Vogel

Moving the mind: Embodied cognition in psychotherapy. – Tania Pietrzak

Augmenting arousal based neurofeedback with bio-playback to improve generalizing skills in ASD. – Lynette Louise

The influence of occupational therapy activities on daily living and quality of life of children having acute lymphoblastic leukemia. – Justinas Blaževicius

School-age children life peculiarities during oncohematological disease. – Justinas Blaževicius

Visual cues dominate action-planning while sensorimotor processes dominate perception in object manipulation in the young and elderly. – Thomas Rudolf Schneider

Exploration in the presence of mother in typically and non-typically developing pre-walking human infants. –  Ilan Golani

A multi-level model for understanding the factors predicting health behaviors: Physical activity and healthy nutrition habits among students in Israel. – Hila Beck

Targeted transcranial electric stimulation to mitigate the dual-task cost to gait speed in older adults. – Jeffrey M Hausdorff

Emergence of gestural symbols and conversational protocols in gestural dialogue experiments. – Hiromi Oda

Augmenting learning through dance.- Ali Golding

Investigating learning through developmental dance movement as an early intervention. – Ali Golding

Expectations and experiences of a dance programme for children with autism spectrum disorders: A qualitative study of parents, teachers and therapists. – Dido Green

Documentation in movement-orientated mind-body-therapies taking the example of Eurythmy-therapy. – Katharina Gerlach

The significance of the vestibular function in child development. – Tatjana Adamovic

Perception of teachers of basic education about Movement, cognitive activities and needs of children development. – Rute Estanislava Tolocka

The utility of Clinical Pilates Method as a tool for clinicians with the purpose of mental and physical health, trauma prevention and rehabilitation. – Eleni Matsouki

The relationship between volumetric MRI and movement variation and adaptability in preterm infants. – Ana Katušić

Supporting early interaction behaviors through movement pattern analysis in children who are congenitally deaf-blind. – Ivana Macokatic

The healing space and implicit language: The neurology of the space “in-between” in the application of the I-thou relationship of Martin Buber. – Vincent L Perri

Biomechanical basis of Tai Chi movements for intervention of low back pain patients associated with muscle disorders: A pilot study. – Jing Xian Li

East and West: Towards an integrative Grand Unified Therapy (GUT). – David Barend Labuschagne

Monocular and binocular observations and dominant and non-dominant eye observations can modulate the perceived strengths of visually induced self-motion (vection). – Takeharu Seno

A challenge to make movies “What is vection!?” and the evaluations of them by seven professional creators of visual images. – Tomohiko Akagi

The perception of our movements depends on our emotional state. – Edith Ribot-Ciscar

A funny thing happened on the way to the conference: Perception of humor in Parkinson’s disease.-  Tanya Gurevich

Multidisciplinary intensive outpatient rehabilitation program for patients with advanced Parkinson’s disease: Feasibility and primary proof of concept. – Tanya Gurevich

Multidisciplinary group program integrating voice and dance movement therapy for Parkinson’s disease patients: Preliminary experience. – Tanya Gurevich

A MoCo-intervention reduces the reliance on cortical resources during physical tasks of daily living. – Dennis Hamacher

The impact of digital therapy on movement and cognition. – Kyle Daigle

The use of early movement vocabulary for rehabilitation. – Trude Cone

Migraine treatment with eurythmy therapy. – Katharina Gerlach

Somatic Pilates: Thinking with our body, moving with our brain, working with our heart. – Michal Huber-Rotschild

Associated changes in procedural memory of Parkinson’s patients after participation in rock steady boxing. – Adena Leder

Why the body’s oldest systems are the key to solving our newest problems. – Karla Mehlenbacher

Overcoming stage-fright through the body, using Laban-Bartenieff Movement System. – Sharon Gidron Peskin

The oriental concept of smooth and harmonious Qi flow in the meridians for the optimization of the elite athlete‘s movement and for sports injury prevention. – Karl Zippelius

Motor-cognitive dual-tasking: Insights from cerebellar stroke patients. – Erika CS Künstler

Body cognition method (BCM): The improvement of quality of life and cognitive functions, supported by two recent studies. – Yosefa Michaeli

Rhythmic limb movements affect speech output differently in individual. – Heather Weston

Shared movement approach: Dance/movement interventions into interpersonal attunement with children and adolescents on the autistic spectrum. – Rosemarie Samaritter

Effects of a myofascial self-massage of the plantar fascia on the mobility of the hips depending on different massage durations. – Tessa Temme

Fluency through synchrony: A cognitive account of the social functions of dance. – Joshua Bamford

Individually guided dance rehabilitation may improve reasoning, executive functions, mood and trunk control in chronic state of traumatic brain injury. – Lilli Huttula

Feldenkrais Guild workshop: Using non-habitual conditions to revive novelty and learning: Exploring the principles and applications of the Feldenkrais method. – Raz Ori

A neuroplasticity scale for assessing the Feldenkrais method for MS patients based on individual reports. – Triantafillia Reziti

Considering coordinated action as a measure of efficiency. – Larry Goldfarb

The link between gaze following behaviors and early language. – Lea Lasman

Dual task assessment during treadmill walking for children and adolescents with sport concussion. – Philippe Fait



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