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ACRM Board of Governors election now in progress
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This month, members will elect a board secretary, treasurer and two members-at-large to serve on the ACRM Board of Governors. If you have not yet voted, watch your inbox for an election reminder message containing your unique member link to the survey. If you are a full member of ACRM and are not receiving election notices or if you experience difficulties with the election process, please contact Cindy Robinson, Marketing Project Manager, for assistance. Your opinion counts! Please vote.
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Early-early bird Annual Conference registration expires Friday, 31 May
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Lock in at the lowest available registration rate now. Apply that rate to additional conference events later as the program is announced. The ACRM 90th Annual Conference is your must-attend conference for cutting-edge research, the latest in evidence-based practice and making connections with peers from around the world. Hurry! Early-early bird rates expire this month. Learn more and register now for up to 46 percent savings.
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Are you an ACRM ambassador?
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In 2012, nearly 90 percent of ACRM Annual Conference attendees said they were pleased with the quality and value of their conference experience. They said the expertise of the faculty, the interdisciplinary emphasis of the program, and opportunities for quality networking were key factors contributing to their high level of satisfaction. This is a message your colleagues need to hear. Won't you tell them about the ACRM 90th Annual Conference? We can help!
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Welcome and thank you to Archives Editorial Board members
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
The Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation extends a warm welcome to 10 new Editorial Board members added since the beginning of 2013: Duncan Babbage, PhD, Saurabha Bhatnagar, MD, Leora Cherney, PhD, CCC-SLP, Andrea L. Cheville, MD, MSCE, Susan E. Fasoli, OT, PhD, John H. Hollman, PT, PhD, Amy Houtrow, MD, MPH, Nancy Latham, PT, PhD, Marcel Post, PhD, and David Reinkensmeyer, PhD. And thank you to John Chae, MD, Ralph E. Gay, MD, DC, William Zev Rymer, PhD, and Robert A. Werner, MD for your dedication and service to the Editorial Board.
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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

Date Event More Information
31 May Early-Early Bird rate conference registration deadline Register
1 June Nomination deadline for ACRM Fellows Information
12-16 November ACRM Annual Conference: Progress in Rehabilitation Research in Orlando, FL Register



TRENDING ARTICLES
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    Soccer referee's death shows how dangerous head blows can be? (CBS News)
Walking off a stroke: Jamaican doctor makes breakthrough discovery (The Gleaner)
Comparison of the effects of vapocoolant spray and topical anesthetic cream on pain during needle electromyography in the medial gastrocnemius (Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation)
Research seeks at-home stroke therapy (The Columbus Dispatch)
Department of Education updates (ACRM)

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Is pain associated with suicidality in stroke?
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
A study was conducted to evaluate the relation between poststroke pain and suicidality (SI) in Chinese patients with first or recurrent stroke. Results showed that 7.5 percent of the patients had SI. Compared with the non-SI group, patients in the SI group were more likely to experience pain, had a higher mean FPS-R score and had an FPS-R score greater than four.
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Effects of fitness and vibration training on muscle quality: A one year postintervention follow-up in older men
Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
A study was conducted to evaluate the residual effects of fitness and whole-body vibration training in older men one year after completion of the interventions. Both interventions resulted in comparable increases in muscle quality characteristics. No significant changes were found in the control group.
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MEMBERS IN THE NEWS


Injured survivors of Boston Marathon bombing begin next phase of their recovery
The Washington Post
"In Boston, the marathon is one of those events big enough to transcend communities, to bring diverse people together in the same place," says ACRM member Ross Zafonte, DO, who is the Earle P. and Ida S. Charlton Chairman of the department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Harvard Medical School, vice president of medical affairs for the ACRM institutional member Spaulding Rehabilitation Network, where many of the injured are receiving treatment. "That could have been almost any one of us," he says. "Really and truly, it could have been any one of us."
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AROUND THE INDUSTRY


Department of Education updates
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The Department of Education has released several updates regarding final priorities and definitions. They include NIDRR applications for new awards.
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Brain implants: Restoring memory with a microchip
CNN
VideoBriefWilliam Gibson's popular science fiction tale "Johnny Mnemonic" foresaw sensitive information being carried by microchips in the brain by 2021. A team of American neuroscientists could be making this fantasy world a reality. Hailed as one of 2013's top ten technological breakthroughs by MIT, the work by the University of Southern California, North Carolina's Wake Forest University and other partners has actually spanned a decade.
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ACRM Board of Governors election now in progress
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This month, members will elect a board secretary, treasurer and two members-at-large to serve on the ACRM Board of Governors. If you have not yet voted, watch your inbox for an election reminder message containing your unique member link to the survey. Your opinion counts! Please vote.

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Walking off a stroke: Jamaican doctor makes breakthrough discovery
The Gleaner
Taking a stroll around your community could greatly increase your chances of recovering from a stroke, according to a breakthrough study from researchers at the University of the West Indies.

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Soccer referee's death shows how dangerous head blows can be
CBS News
Utah soccer referee Ricardo Portillo died Saturday night at a Salt Lake City area hospital, one week after being punched by a player in a recreational soccer league. The tragic story has left some seeking answers as to how one punch can cause so much damage.

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Eyes may provide new insight into brain problems, including TBI in soldiers
The Seattle Times via KERO-TV
The eyes may be the window to the soul but researchers are finding they also provide a view into the brain that could help detect neurological damage from bomb blasts, sports concussions and a wide range of diseases, including Alzheimer's and multiple sclerosis. If initial results are borne out, it might eventually be possible to use simple eye tests to evaluate soldiers, athletes or accident victims and to monitor the effectiveness of drugs and other treatments, several scientists said in Seattle at a meeting of the world's largest vision-research organization.
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Stanford: Treatment delays multiple sclerosis onset in mice
Palo Alto Online
Researchers from the Stanford University School of Medicine discovered that blocking the expression of a single protein in the brains of mice with a form of multiple sclerosis can delay its effects, including paralysis. The protein, SIRT1, helps to produce the cells that make the protective myelin coating needed to transmit nerve signals in the brain.
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New technology uses wireless signals to diagnose traumatic brain injury
Medical Daily
New technology is using wireless signals to provide real-time, noninvasive diagnoses of brain swelling or bleeding. The device analyzes data from low-energy electromagnetic waves, similar to the kind used to transmit radio and mobile signals. Developed at the University of California, Berkeley, it is sensitive enough to distinguish between a normal brain and a diseased brain with one single noncontact set of measurements.
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