Dr. Steven Ross Murray was born and reared in Tennessee, USA. He studied health and physical education at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky, USA, and later earned his bachelor's degree from the
University of North Alabama (BS 1991) in physical education. He took his master's and doctoral degrees from Middle Tennessee State University (MS 1993, DA 1996) in wellness and fitness and
physical education, respectively. Dr. Murray is currently a Professor of Kinesiology and former Head of the Department of Kinesiology and former Acting Dean of the School of Business and Professional
Studies at Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction, Colorado. Before joining the faculty at Colorado Mesa University (formerly Mesa State College) in 1998, he worked for Cumberland University in Tennessee as a grant procurer and administrator and was on faculty at Lander University in South Carolina in the Department of Physical Education and Exercise Science. Dr. Murray is the author of Wellness for Life (Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2015, 3rd edition,
2012) and Fitness Walking (Kendall Hunt Publishing Company, 2009). In addition to his books, he has published numerous articles in academic journals and other periodicals, including Medicine & Science
in Sports & Exercise, Nikephoros: Zeitschrift für Sport und Kultur im Altertum, Palamedes: A Journal of Ancient History, The Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine, Journal of Athletic Training, The Physical
Educator, The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, and The Physician and Sportsmedicine. He has been a reviewer, contributing editor, editor-in-chief, and invited referee for several publishing
companies and academic journals. Lastly, he is an avid runner and sportsman, and he has completed over 100 multi-sport events, including IRONMAN® triathlons.
The research interests of Dr. Murray center around physical activity and wellness. He studies sport in the ancient world, especially ancient Greece and Rome. Other interests involve athletic injuries, recovery modalities, and fitness testing.
Torry Michael R, Illinois State University, USA
My research interests are devoted to the assessment and development of better human motion analysis techniques and to the mathematical modeling of the human and biological systems for the identification of injury mechanisms and the development of orthopedic surgical techniques and efficient rehabilitation protocols. Throughout my career in research and academia, as both a lead investigator and a member of various research teams, I have published 50+ peer-reviewed journal articles in a variety of exercise science/biomechanics journals including the National Academies Press.
Michael E. Lehr, Lebanon Valley College, USA
Mike received his B.S. in Health Science from Lock Haven University in 1995. He then completed his MPT from the University of the Sciences in Philadelphia in 1999, and earned his Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Temple University in 2008. In 2006, the American Board of Physical Therapy Specialties recognized him as an Orthopedic Clinical Specialist. He was also appointed to the Specialty Academy of Content Experts in 2009. He has been a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the NSCA since 1999. His research interests and current projects include: clinical decision making within musculoskeletal management, manual therapy, functional movement testing, injury risk in athletes, and blended learning environments in higher education. In addition to an extensive orthopedic and sports medicine background in a variety of patient populations, Mike has had experience providing physical therapy on the PGA and LPGA Tours. In March of 2012, he worked with a Major League Baseball (MLB) organization by administering fundamental movement tests to enhance the health of the professional athlete. He has served as primary investigator in the area of fundamental movement testing and injury prediction, and serves as a consultant to the Lebanon Valley College’s sports medicine department. He has presented his work nationally and has been published in internationally in the areas of orthopedics, sports medicine, and strength and conditioning. Mike currently holds an appointment of Clinical Associate Professor in Lebanon Valley College’s DPT program, and serves as a mentor and consultant to the orthopedic residency program in Central Pennsylvania. He maintains his clinical practice in the outpatient and sports medicine setting. Most recently, Mike was appointed to the advisory board of the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning at Lebanon Valley College, as well as the Technology Task force.
His research interests and current projects include: clinical decision making within musculoskeletal management, manual therapy, functional movement testing, injury risk in athletes, and blended learning environments in higher education.
Ronald T. Brown, University of North Texas System, USA
Ian M. Rice earned his PhD from the University of Pittsburgh in 2010 in rehabilitation science and technology with a focus on biomechanics. His research interests include the study of interventional and adaptive technologies to promote injury prevention, physical activity, and full life participation in persons with mobility limitations. Dr. Rice has a particular interest in combining motor learning theory, motor control, and ergonomic principles to optimize the match between person and mobility device. A majority of his work examines the influence of wheelchair configuration and technique training on propulsion biomechanics to minimize the development of upper limb pain and injury across a life span. Additionally, Dr. Rice is a two time Paralympian in the sport of wheelchair racing (2000 Sydney, 2004 Athens). In 15 years of competition he has competed in over 60 marathons and won numerous international track & road races and has over 15 years of experience playing quad rugby.
His research interests include the study of interventional and adaptive technologies to promote injury prevention, physical activity, and full life participation in persons with mobility limitations. Dr. Rice has a particular interest in combining motor learning theory, motor control, and ergonomic principles to optimize the match between person and mobility technology.
Hao (Howe) Liu, University of North Texas Health Science Center, USA
Dr. Hao (Howe) Liu received his MS (Neuroanatomy) and MD degrees in China, PhD (Anatomy) and MPT degrees from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. He joined the Physical Therapy Program at the University of North Texas Health Science Center (UNTHSC) in January 2010 from the University of Central Arkansas. As an Professor of Physical Therapy at the UNTHSC, he teaches, as the course director, Functional Anatomy, Neuroanatomy, and Evidence-Based Practice for Physical Therapy. Dr. Liu has spent his research career in neuroscience, anatomy and physical therapy, but in last 15 years his research centers more on balance improvement and fall prevention among older individuals (primarily) and clinical anatomy of the musculoskeletal system in Gross Anatomy lab (secondarily). Clincially, Dr. Liu is still active as a physical therapist practicing geriatric settings.
Dr. Liu's research interest is currently focusing on 1) effects of inappropriate use of assistive ambulatory devices (AADs) on gait, balance, and posture; 2) interventions with combination of physical therapy exercise and alternative medicine to improve gait, balance, strength, and posture in general older population, AAD users, and patient-specific older population; and 3) bioengineering modification and testing of assistive ambulatory devices.
Alexander K. Murashov, East Carolina University School of Medicine, USA
Alexander K. Murashov, M.D., Ph.D., graduated from the 2nd Medical Institute Moscow, Russia in 1983, and received his doctorate in Physiology in 1987 from the Institute of Physiology Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. He was a Postdoctoral Scientist from 1992-1995 at the Columbia University in the laboratory of Dr. Debra J. Wolgemuth, and Associate Research Scientist until 1999. Since then Dr. Murashov has served on the faculty of the East Carolina University School of Medicine, NC, where he is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology. Dr. Murashov's research is focused on the regeneration of the mammalian nervous system; specifically, mechanisms of axon growth and and synaptic loss in Alzheimer’s disease. He also investigates paternal epigenetic markers of offspring susceptibility to obesity and diabetes. Dr. Murashov was one of the first who demonstrated a role of exercise in transgenerational epigenetic programin of metabolic traits.
Alexander K. Murashov, M.D., Ph.D., graduated from the 2nd Medical Institute Moscow, Russia in 1983, and received his doctorate in Physiology in 1987 from the Institute of Physiology Russian Academy of Medical Sciences. He was a Postdoctoral Scientist from 1992-1995 at the Columbia University in the laboratory of Dr. Debra J. Wolgemuth, and Associate Research Scientist until 1999. Since then Dr. Murashov has served on the faculty of the East Carolina University School of Medicine, NC, where he is currently Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology. Dr. Murashov's research is focused on the regeneration of the mammalian nervous system; specifically, mechanisms of axon growth and and synaptic loss in Alzheimer’s disease. He also investigates paternal epigenetic markers of offspring susceptibility to obesity and diabetes. Dr. Murashov was one of the first who demonstrated a role of exercise in transgenerational epigenetic programin of metabolic traits.miRNA, RNA interference, Epigenetics, transgenerational inheritance, synaptic loss, axon regeneration, stem cells.
Danielle D. Wadsworth, Auburn University, USA
Dr. Danielle D. Wadsworth, Ph.D. is an associate professor at Auburn University in the School of Kinesiology and Director of the Exercise Adherence laboratory. Her research focuses on identifying environmental, psychological and social underpinnings of exercise adherence and translating these findings to effective evidence based interventions, primarily for women and children. Dr. Wadsworth has served as a co-investigator on National Institutes of Health and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation grants aimed at examining the impact of physical activity policies on children’s physical activity levels at school and during physical education. Dr. Wadsworth lives with her husband and three children in Auburn, Alabama.
Physical Activity, Exercise, Sedentary Behaviour.
Navjot Chaudhary, Stanford University, USA
Jorma Sormunen, Tampere University, Finland
I have twenty years’ experience from various clinical and reserarch positions in clinical and preclinical research projects as well as from various level roles in pharmaceutical industry. I have several years of leadership experience both inside and outside pharmaceutical industry. I see myself as a good leader, who likes to see his team members grow to their full potential and possibly move on. I believe no one should be irreplaceable. In clinical work I have experience from oncology, neurosciences, general practice and acute medicine. I have also worked in Lebanon (1998-99) as a Senior Medical Officer for Finnish Peace Keeping Forces (UN) leading a team of physicians, dentist, nurses and paramedics of apx. 40 people. My PhD-research project is in cancer epidemiology – I study the effects of physical activity on colorectal and prostate cancer as well as other cancers.
I study the effects of physical activity on colorectal and prostate cancer as well as other cancers.
Tobias Stephan Kaeding, Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Germany
Sports scientist Dr. Kaeding worked as a scientific co-worker at the Institute of Sports Medicine of the Hanover Medical School (MHH) and meanwhile got a Master of Science in public health at the MHH. Thereafter he worked at the Institute of Epidemiology, Social Medicine and Health Systems Research of the MHH. Currently he is a scientific co-worker at the Institute of Sports Science at the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg. In particular, he does research in the field of whole body vibration training and published numerous scientific articles and specialized books in this field. Research interests: movement related interventions in prevention and therapy (especially resistance training and vibration training), training science, workplace health promotion/ occupational health management.
Movement related interventions in prevention and therapy (especially resistance training and vibration training), training science, workplace health promotion/ occupational health management.
Chang-Yong Kim, The Health & Sciences Institute Korea University, South Korea
Chang-Yong Kim, Ph.D., PT is a research professor in the Biomechanics and Movement Rehabilitation Laboratories of the Health & Sciences Institute at Korea University, Seoul, Republic of Korea. He received his B.Sc. degree in Physical Therapy and his M.Sc. degree from Daejeon University, and a Ph.D. in the Republic of Korea from Korea University. From 2012 to 2015, he worked as a physical therapist at Samsung Medical Center. He is currently a member of the Korean Physical Therapy Association. His research interests include musculoskeletal response in physical therapy interventions, lumbopelvic regions, ankle instability, and understanding of movement dysfunction with a biomechanical approach. Furthermore, he is interested in Developmental Psychology, Occupational therapy for children, Occupational therapy evaluation, Psychiatry, Sensory Integration, pain control, spinal cord injury, Physical therapy evaluation, and neuroscience. Also, his research interest focuses on the evaluation of normal and pathologic motor functions of the shoulder and spine using comprehensive diagnostic approaches, primarily of the electromyography techniques.
Motor Control, Gait & Posture, Biomechanics, Ergonomics, Orthopedic Physical Therapy, Manual Therapy, Geriatric Physical Therapy, Effects of Medication/Modalities including Laser on Acute/Chronic Inflammation & Wound Healing, Physical Therapy for People with Developmental and Physical Disabilities.
M. Nazim Karalezli, Sitki Kocman University, Turkey
Nevzat Selim GOKAY, Esenyurt University, Turkey
I have completed my M.D. degree at the age of 24 years from Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine. I have gained the title of Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon at 2005 from Istanbul University Cerrahpasa School of Medicine. I have been working as an Asistant Professor in Namik Kemal University Department of Orthopaedics and Traumatology since 2008 and, gained the title of Associate Professor in 2013. I have also successfully passed the “European Board of Orthopaedics and Traumatology Exam” in 2013. I have spent most of my carrier in University, on Regenerative Cartilage and Bone Research Projects. I have earned specifically high degree skills on Sports Surgery, Cartilage Regenerative Modalities and Joint Replacement Surgery during my clinical practice on past years. I am a member of Turkish Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology, Turkish Association of Sports İnjuries, Arthroscopic Surgery and Knee Surgery and also a member of International Cartilage Repair Society.
Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty, Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, Basic Science.
Bahar Anaforoglu Kulunkoglu, Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Turkey
Dr. Bahar Anaforoglu Kulunkoglu was born in Giresun, Turkey. She studied physiotherapy and rehabilitation at Hacettepe University, Ankara, Turkey and earned bachelor’s degree in 2003. She took her master’s and doctoral degrees from Hacettepe University, Institute of Health Sciences, Department of Prosthetics- Orthotics and Biomechanics in 2006 and 2011, respectively. She is currently a lecturer and Assistant Professor in Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University, Faculty of of Health Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation.
She worked as a physiotherapists in a special education and rehabilitation centre for paediatrics in Ankara between 2003-2006, in Le Court Nursing Home for Leonard Cheshire Foundation in the UK between 2006-2007, in national wheelchair basketball and disabled table tennis teams since 2003.
She had been a lecturer in Baskent University, Faculty of of Health Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation between 2008-2014.
She is working for the Health Commision of Turkish Sports of Federation for the Physically Disabled and orginising the health, education and classification affairs and as a classifier for the International Wheelchair Basketball Federation.
Junhao Huang received his PhD (Surgery) degree at the Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, where he was supported by a research funding from the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong. During his PhD research in Drs Guo-Wei He and Qin Yang’s laboratory, Dr. Huang identified several important roles of ion channels in modulating vascular endothelial function and dysfunction.
He then completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship in ion channel drug development at The Queen’s Medical Center, University of Hawaii at Manoa, where he was supported by grants from NIH and The Weinman Foundation. During his research with Drs Reinhold Penner and Andrea Fleig, he studied the relationship between ion channels and cancer, also identified several novel ion channel blockers as anti-cancer drug.
Dr. Huang also worked as Research Associate at Hawaii Pacific University as well as Virginia Commonwealth University in the U.S. for two years, studying ion channels and human disease.
Dr. Huang joined Guangzhou Sport University, China in the Department of Sports and Health and Guangdong Provincial Key Laboratory of Sports and Health Promotion as an Associate Professor in 2015. His laboratory will investigate the molecular mechanisms of cardiovascular disease and the relationship between physical activity and human disease. Dr. Huang is especially interested in identifying how exercise training improves vascular function during physiological and pathophysiological states.
Exercise physiology; electrophysiology; ion channels.
Giovane Galdino, Federal University of Alfenas, Brazil
Ricardo de la Vega Marcos, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Spain
Redha TAIAR, University of Reims, France
Prof. Redha Taiar, Ph.D. Biomechanics now is a Professor at the University of Reims Champaign France. Head of the European Master of Biomechanics, Ergonomics and Clinical Research. Head of the University diploma of Podiatrics. Head of the University diploma of Ergonomics. Project manager in Middle East and Latin America.He is also head of the laboratory of Biomechanics at the University of Reims, vice head of department of Sport Science. Head of RTBE (redha Taiar Biomechanical Engineering) Society developed for Sport and medical advice for industry. Vice head of the congress of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Society (SOFMER) from October 2013 in Reims city. His researches focus on the industry engineering for medicine and high level sport. He is engineerfor different industries like Arena for the high level sport and Sidas, Medicapteur for the medical development. For industry workers his last work was for the Notrax society Conception and validation of anti-fatigue mats.For sport his last works focus on the development of swimsuit for triathlon and swimming for Brazil Olympic Games (2016) and the suit fabrics for skiing Olympic Games at Sotchi in 2014. He is a specialist on Biomechanics of health disease and rehabilitation.
Fluid mechanics analysis, Finite elements analysis, Stress analysis, Rehabilitation, Bioengineering, Research validation for industry, Gait analysis, Biomechanical modeling, Biomaterials, Posturography, Mechanical loads acting on the skeletal system during physical exercise, Clinical applications of movement analysis.
Zoran Handziski, PZU Kineticus – Sports Medicine and Exercise Science, Macedonia
1• Exercise physiology and ergometry
2• Laboratory and field testing
3• Nutrition, supplementation and antidoping in sport
4• Monitoring of training process and effects in amateur and professional athletes
5• Prevention and rehabilitation of sports injuries.
Ligia Rusu, University of Craiova, Romania
Academic activity in field of physical therapy, sports medicine, anatomy and biomechanics.
Khaled Trabelsi, High Institute of Sport and Physical Education of Sfax, Tunisia
Khaled Trabelsi is an assistant professor in the High Institute of Sport and Physical Education, Sfax University, Tunisia. He is also the treasurer of the Tunisian Association of Young Researchers in the field of Sports and physical Education. His research interests include (1) the effects of training during Ramadan on body composition, and markers of renal function, metabolism, inflammation and immunity in physically active men (2) and strategies to counteract the possible negative effect of practicing sport during Ramadan fasting. Khaled Trabelsi is in the editorial board of several scientific journals such as Peak journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology and ARC Journal of Sports Medicine. He also served as reviewer in many peer-reviewed international journals such as Journal of Sports Sciences, The Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, Acta Physiologica Hungarica and Sport Sciences for Health. During his teaching career, Mr Khaled Trabelsi taught several courses such as markers of hydration status, supplementation and recovery strategies after intensive training.
Sports Performance Physiology; Sport Nutrition; Skeletal Muscle Metabolism; Ramadan in Sport and Exercise; Chronobiology and performance.
Helmi Chaabene, National center of Medicine and Science, Tunisia
Helmi Chaabene has a doctorate in exercise physiology and master degree in fitness conditioning. He works currently as a scientific expert at the national center of medicine and science in sports Tunis Tunisia in charge of fitness training program monitoring of elite level athletes in various discipline, laboratory and field evaluation of elite level athletes, and conducting research in the field of sport science (i.e., training and performance optimization). His area of research includes martial arts physiology, validation of fitness assessment protocol; strength and/or balance training in youth athletes. Academic accomplishment includes more than 30 publications in the most leading sport science journal. He is an expert reviewer in more than ten sport science journal.
Linek Paweł, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education, Poland
Dr. Pawel Linek is working as a Assistance Professor in the Department of Kinesitherapy and Special Methods in Physiotherapy, The Jerzy Kukuczka Academy of Physical Education in Katowice, Poland. He has done his PhD in Physical Education & Sport. He has published widely in various international journals. He is statistical editor of the Physiotherapy and Health Activity Journal and editorial board member of the International Journal of Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation and is an reviewer of several scientific journals. He also conducts private practice in physiotherapy.
Abdominal muscles physiology, ultrasound imagining, Low back pain – assessment and management, Development of the body posture in adolescent period, Scoliosis – non-surgical treatment and diagnosis, Statistical analysis in medicine and sport science, Effectiveness of physiotherapy treatments – mainly low back and cervical pain, carpal tunnel syndrome.
Agnieszka Kedra, University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Poland
PhD in Physical Culture Sciences, Assistant Professor at Jozef Pilsudski University of Physical Education in Warsaw, Faculty of Physical Education in Biala Podlaska, Department of Correction and Compensation. The doctoral dissertation regarded selected risk factors of lumbar spine overloads during physical education lessons. The author or co-author of nearly 40 scientific articles. Member of the Polish Society of Physiotherapy. Member of the Team of Diagnostics and Treatment of Idiopathic Scoliosis in the Polish Academy of Sciences.
Diagnosing and physiotherapy of body posture faults in children and youth, efficiency of various forms of exercises as well as epidemiology and characteristics of back pain in children and young adults.
Christopher Edet Ekpenyong, University of Uyo, Nigeria
Ekpenyong, Christopher Edet is a senior lecturer at the University of Uyo, Nigeria. He is also a senior research fellow, a peer reviewer to many international journals. He is a board member of several international journals and academic bodies including; Athens institute for education and research. He is also a member of World Science advisory board. He is a holder of Bachelor of Medicine/Bachelor of surgery and a PhD in cardio-renal Physiology and has published many peer-reviewed articles in many international journals, and has attended several international conferences. His research areas of interest include; cardio-renal Physiology, cardio-metabolic disorders, occupational medicine, phyto-medicine, woman health and public health and nutrition.
Cardio-renal Physiology, cardio-metabolic disorders, occupational medicine, Obesity, phyto-medicine, woman health and public health and nutrition.
Hamid Arazi, University of Guilan, Iran (Islamic Republic of)
PhD in Exercise Physiology (Associate Professor).
Health and athlete conditioning.
Jacek Szczygielski, Saarland University Medical Center, Germany
Jacek Szczygielski was born on August 22, 1978 in Łuków, Poland. He pursued a career in medicine, studying and graduating at the Medical University of Lublin. From the very beginning of his medical education, he focused his clinical interest on the neurosurgery and neurosurgical intensive care. He early defined his main area of research as clinical and experimental neurotrauma. Starting 2002 he has collaborated with Saarland University, Germany and developed several projects dealing with effects of decompressive craniectomy and hypothermia after experimental traumatic brain injury. As research fellow of European Graduate School of Neuroscience (EURON) he has been involved in research targeted on impact of brain trauma on subsequent neurodegeneration. These efforts were concluded in 2007 with the MD-Thesis: "Impact of the Traumatic Brain Injury on development of Alzheimer’s disease. An experimental study in APP transgenic mice".
Dr. Szczygielski currently works as the junior consultant neurosurgeon at the Saarland University Medical Center in Homburg. He is an active member of multiple neurosurgical societies, including , Euroacademia Multidisciplinaria Neurotraumatologica (EMN), European Association of Neurosurgical Societies (EANS), German Society of Neurosurgery (DGNC) and German Society for Neurointensive Care and Emergency Medicine (DGNI). His previous work has been presented during multiple international lectures and published (Acta Neurochirurgica, Journal of Neurotrauma). Jacek Szczygielski currently lives with his wife and sons in Saarpfalz District, Germany. He spends his spare time being passionate motorcycle rider.
Hassan Sadeghi, University Putra Malaysia, Malaysia
Dr Hassan Sadeghi works as manager editor of the International Journal of Kinesiology and Sport Science. His current research consists of sports science related to health and fitness. He is currently doing research on game therapy and conventional balance training to improve knee proprioception, functional mobility and balance of elderly people as fall prevention. He has also being taught experience of kinesiology, biomechanics, and physical therapy for elderly patient in university.
Sport rehabilitation, Elderly fall prevention, Exercise for public health and elderly.
I was born in Barquisimeto – Venezuela. UNDERGRADUATE: Medical Surgeon graduated at UCLA - Barquisimeto. POSTGRADUATES: 1) Specialist in Internal Medicine graduated at UCLA. 2) Master in Education mention Superior Education graduated at the Pedagogical University Liberator - Venezuela. 3) Doctor in Medical Sciences graduated at University of Carabobo – Venezuela. POSITION AND EXPERIENCE OF TEACHING AND RESEARCH: Professor and Researcher at the Decanate of Health Sciences - UCLA, attached to the Department of Preventive and Social Medicine. Undergraduate Teaching Experience in the area of primary health care. Postgraduate Teaching Experience: General Epidemiology and Clinical Epidemiology. Experience in Epidemiological Research in the area of cardio-metabolic diseases: obesity, diabetes mellitus II, insulin resistance. Eating disorders, physical activity, etc.
MEMBERSHIPS: 1) Member of the Public Health Research Unit at UCLA. 2) Member of the Editorial Committee of the Venezuelan Journal of Public Health. 3) Member of the Latin American Society of Nutrition and the Chapter Venezuela. 4) Associate Member of the Venezuelan Society of Internal Medicine. 6) Member of the Innovation and Research Stimulus Program of the National Observatory of Science, Technology and Innovation of Venezuela.
AWARDS AND CONDECORATIONS: 1) Annual Award "Dr JM Cortes Bastidas" awarded by the Medical Association of the Lara State - Venezuela to the best scientific work (2016). 2) Research Award "Lisandro Alvarado" awarded by UCLA (2015). 3) Order "Lisandro Alvarado" in First Class granted by UCLA for 15 years of service in the institution (2014). 4) First Place for the Best Scientific Paper presented at the 11th Annual Meeting of the Venezuela Chapter of the American College of Physicians (2004). 5) First Place for the Best Scientific Paper presented at the First Venezuelan Congress of Diabetology (2002). 6) "Dr Pablo Valera " Award to the Best Internal Doctor of the University Hospital" Dr. Antonio María Pineda"of Barquisimeto (1993 - 1994). 7) Cum Laude of the XXV Promotion of Medical Surgeons of UCLA, occupying the 4th place of the promotion of a total of 221 graduates (1991).
Obesity; clinical and metabolic profile related to cardiovascular risk; binge eating disorders; physical activity.
Rafael Rêgo Caldas, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
Rafael Caldas holds a Master degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Pernambuco (2015) and Bachelor degree in Physiotherapy from the Federal University of Pernambuco (2011). M.Sc. Caldas currently works on his doctorate in Mechanical Engineering at the RWTH Aachen University. His research involves (1) Computational Intelligence, (2) Biomechanics and (3) Intelligent Decision Support Systems.
Human motion, Gait Analysis, Biomechanics, Inertial Sensors, Artificial Intelligence.
Rauno Álvaro de Paula Simola, Clube de Regatas do Flamengo, Brazil
Bachelor in Sport Sciences – Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil (2001)
MSc in Sport Sciences – Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil (2008)
PhD in Sport Sciences – Ruhr Universität Bochum, Germany (2017).
Exercise Physiology, Training and Exercise Science, Recovery in Sports, High Intensity Exercise, Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, Sports and Physical Activity.
Shaban Ali Hassan, Assiut University, Egypt
Clinical Exercise Physiology, Recovery and Sports Performance, Genetics
and Sports Performance.
Eman Elazab Beheiry Elazab, Alexandria University, Egypt
Dissection and histological studies
Renn, Jenn-Huei, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan