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Section Board for 'Exercise and Health' (35)

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Dr. Luca Paolo Ardigo
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Section Associate Editor
School of Exercise and Sport Science, Department of Neurosciences, Biomedicine and Movement Sciences, University of Verona, 37100 Verona, Italy
Interests: training load monitoring; physical activity; metabolic expenditure; motor control; sport technology; testing; training
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Dr. Romuald Lepers
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Section Associate Editor
Faculté des Sciences du Sport (UFR Staps), Université de Bourgogne, 21078 Dijon, France
Interests: neurophysiology; neuromuscular plasticity; electromyostimulation; mental fatigue; aging and performance
Prof. Dr. Duarte Araújo
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CIPER, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade de Lisboa, 1495-688 Cruz Quebrada, Portugal
Interests: tactical behavior; performance analysis; sport; group coordination metrics
Prof. Dr. Michael T. Kingsley
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1. Exercise Sciences, Faculty of Science, University of Auckland, Melbourne, Australia
2. Holsworth Research Initiative, La Trobe Rural Health School, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: exercise sciences; exercise physiology; sports physiology; exercise performance; exercise testing; physiological measurement; behaviour change
Prof. Dr. Martin Burtscher
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Department of Sport Science, University of Innsbruck, Fürstenweg 185, A-6020 Innsbruck, Austria
Interests: exercise physiology; extreme environments; high-altitude medicine
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Prof. Dr. Adrian Midgley
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Department of Sport & Physical Activity, Edge Hill University, St Helens Road, Ormskirk, Lancashire L39 4QP, UK
Interests: blood pressure; cancer; cardiac; clinical; exercise; fitness, health; physical activity; pulmonary
Prof. Dr. Germán Vicente-Rodríguez
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1. GENUD (Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development) Research Group, Universidad de Zaragoza, 50009 Zaragoza, Spain
2. Department of Physiatry and Nursing, Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences (FCSD), University of Zaragoza, Ronda Misericordia 5, 22001 Huesca, Spain
3. Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red de Fisiopatología de la Obesidad y Nutrición (CIBERObn), 28029 Madrid, Spain
4. Instituto Agroalimentario de Aragón (IA2), 50013 Zaragoza, Spain
Interests: physical activity and health during life; exercise prescription, exercise–diet interaction for health; healthy and active aging; body composition; special populations
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Dr. Vanesa España Romero
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1. MOVE-IT Research Group, Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Education Sciences University of Cádiz, 11003 Cádiz, Spain
2. Biomedical Research and Innovation Institute of Cádiz (INiBICA), Puerta del Mar University Hospital, 11009 Cádiz, Spain
3. International Rock Climbing Research Association (IRCRA), University of Canterbury, 8140 Christchurch, New Zealand
4. Climbing High Performance International Association (C-HIPPER), 11003 Cádiz, Spain
Interests: epidemiology; health; exercise physiology; physical activity; outdoor sports; rock climbing
Prof. Dr. Fred J. DiMenna
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Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Bone, Department of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY 10029, USA
Interests: bioenergetics; cardiovascular and respiratory physiology; pulmonary gas exchange dynamics; limitations to/control of muscle oxidative metabolism; dysfunctional substrate utilization and insulin resistance; neuromuscular aspects of strength training and resistance training for hypertrophy
Prof. Dr. Maurizio Bertollo
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BIND-Behavioral Imaging and Neural Dynamics Center, Department of Medicine and Aging Sciences, University “G. d’Annunzio” of Chieti-Pescara, 66100 Chieti, Italy
Interests: psychology of sport and exercise; motor behavior; sport psychophysiology and neuroscience; performance optimization; bio-psycho-physiological states underpinning performance; mental health
Dr. Giulia Frisso
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Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnology, University Federico II, 80131 Naples, Italy
Interests: sport; health; cardiovascular and metabolic hereditary disorders; genetic tests
Prof. Dr. Mirja Hirvensalo
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Faculty of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Jyväskylä, 40014 Jyväskylä, Finland
Interests: physical activity across the lifespan, identifcation of the determinants of physical activity, inactivity and sedentary behavior; promotion of physical actvity, how to increase physical activity and decrease sedentary behaviour; sport pedagogy, physical education
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Prof. Dr. Javier Abián-Vicén
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Performance and Sports Rehabilitation Laboratory, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Castilla-La Mancha, 45071 Toledo, Spain
Interests: sport science; sport biomechanics; physical activity; caffeine; ergogenic aids; racquet sports; injury prevention; exercise performance; sonoelastography in sports injury diagnosis
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Prof. Dr. Christy A. Greenleaf
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Department of Kinesiology, University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI 53211, USA
Interests: weight stigma; body image
Prof. Dr. Jorge Pérez-Gómez
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Health, Economy, Motricity and Education (HEME) Research Group, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Extremadura, 10003 Cáceres, Spain
Interests: quality of life; body composition; exercise training; health; physical activity; sport performance; soccer training; reliability and validity
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Prof. Dr. José Carmelo Adsuar Sala
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Health, Economy, Motricity and Education (HEME) Research Group, Faculty of Sport Sciences, University of Extremadura, 10003 Cáceres, Spain
Interests: sexuality and health related quality of life; health education; comprehensive sexuality education (CSE); education and innovation; global health; physical and sports activities as a strategy to promote a healthy society; physical activity interventions; exercise training physical exercise; physical health; assessment of physical capacity; health, quality of life in groups of subjects and active lifestyle (elderly, children, type 2 diabetes, parkinson, etc.); balance and muscle strength; rehabilitation; osteoporosis; fall prevention; validity and reliability of physical fitness testing; active tourism; outdoor behavioral healthcare; wilderness therapy; forest bathing; shinrin-yoku
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Prof. Dr. Pedro R. Olivares
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Faculty of Education, Psychology and Sport Sciences, University of Huelva, 21007 Huelva, Spain
Interests: physical activity and health; health related quality of life; exercise and chronic diseases; fitness and quality of life; time-use epidemiology
Prof. Dr. Luis Carrasco Páez
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Department of Physical Education and Sport, University of Seville, Pirotecnia Campus. Pirotecnia St., s/n, 41013 Seville, Spain
Interests: exercise physiology; stress hormones; anxiety; depression; neurotrophic factors; neuroplasticity
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Prof. Dr. Nuno Leite
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Research Centre in Sports Sciences, Health Sciences and Human Development, CIDESD, CreativeLab Research Community, University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, UTAD, Quinta de Prados, 5001-801 Vila Real, Portugal
Interests: team sports; performance analysis; talent identification; maturation; creativity development; coach education
Dr. Florentina Hettinga
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Department of Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8ST, UK
Interests: sport Performance; pacing behaviour; competition and exercise motivation, engagement & decision-making; promoting physical activity, health and wellbeing; disability sports and exercise; wheeled mobility
Prof. Dr. Carlo Baldari
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Faculty of Psychology, eCampus University, Novedrate, Como, Italy
Interests: physical fitness; athletic performance; physical activity and health; oxygen consumption
Prof. Dr. Hugo Olmedillas
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Department of Functional Biology, Universidad de Oviedo, 33003 Oviedo, Spain
Interests: exercise physiology; physical activity for health; exercise prescription; healthy and active aging
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Dr. Amelia Guadalupe Grau
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(1) ImFINE Research Group, Department of Health and Human Performance, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, 28040 Madrid, Spain
(2) CIBER of Frailty and Healthy Aging (CIBERFES), ISCIII, 28001 Madrid, Spain
Interests: exercise physiology; exercise in older adults; physical activity; HIIT; diabetes; muscle power training
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Prof. Dr. Mário António Cardoso Marques
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Department of Sport Science, University of Beira-Interior (UBI/CIDESD), 6201-001 Covilhã, Portugal
Interests: ageing; resistance training, velocity; sports performance, physical capacity; concurrent training
Prof. Dr. Michael R. Esco
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Department of Kinesiology, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487, USA
Interests: exercise physiology; training adaptation; heart rate variability; body composition; physical fitness
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Prof. Dr. Cristina Cortis
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Department of Human Sciences, Society and Health University of Cassino e Lazio Meridionale, 03043 Cassino, Italy
Interests: sport; performance; monitoring; physical activity; training; testing; motor control
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Dr. Dustin Russel Slivka
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School of Health and Kinesiology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, Omaha, NE 68182, USA
Interests: translational exercise biology including environmental physiology, sport performance, exercise training, and mitochondrial dysfunction
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Prof. Dr. João Paulo Vilas-Boas
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Porto Biomechanics Laboratory (LABIOMEP), Faculty of Sport, University of Porto, Rua Plácido Costa, 91 4200 Porto, Portugal
Interests: biomechanics; biophysics; sports technology; sports training and performance evaluation
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Prof. Dr. Mark Williams
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Department of Health and Kinesiology, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT 84112, USA
Interests: decision making; human performance; expertise; neuroscience; kinesiology
Prof. Dr. Cecilie Thøgersen-Ntoumani
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Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark, 5230 Odense, Denmark
Interests: physical activity behaviour change; motivation; physical activity interventions; body image
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Assoc. Prof. Suzanne J. Snodgrass
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School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Medicine, University of Newcastle, Callaghan NSW 2308, Australia
Interests: exercise biomechanics; flexibility; muscle strength; occupational physical activity
Prof. Dr. Matthew Driller
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Sport and Exercise Science, School of Allied Health, Human Services and Sport, La Trobe University, Melbourne, Australia
Interests: sports science; exercise science; sport physiology; exercise performance; strength and conditioning; athletic performance; exercise testing; exercise physiology; resistance training
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Prof. Dr. Olga Scudiero
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Department of Molecular Medicine and Medical Biotechnology, University of Naples Federico II, Via S. Pansini 5, 80121 Naples, Italy
Interests: physical activity; immune system; nutrition; diabetes; cardiovascular disorders; muscle injuries; infection; laboratory medicine; vitamins; athletic performance and defensins
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