The Open Sports Sciences Journal




ISSN: 1875-399X ― Volume 12, 2019

Note: Average publication time of 18 days between final acceptance of revised manuscript and its publication

Editor-in-Chief:

Daniel Almeida Marinho
Sports Sciences Department
University of Beira Interior
Covilhã
Portugal



Associate Editor:

Argyris Toubekis (Biography
Argyris Toubekis

Argyris Toubekis is an Assistant Professor in National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Faculty of Physical Education & Sport Sciences, Department of Aquatic Sports. His Field of expertise is an Exercise Physiology, Sports Training, and Sports Physiology.Dr Argyris Toubekis have 355 citations in Google Scholar and 174 in Scopus database and have h-index: 10 in Google Scholar, 7 in Scopus database. He is Member of the Scientific Committee in several National and International Congresses organized in Greece.

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Department of Physical Education and Sport Science
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Athens
Greece


Editorial Board Members:

F. Aidar (Biography
F. Aidar

Adjunct Professor, Department of Physical Education, Federal University of Sergipe. In this institution I am a teacher in the graduation programs of Physical Education and Physiology. I am a Physical Education Professional, and Black Belt Third Dan of Judo. In the academic area I received my doctorate and Master in Sports Sciences from Trás os Montes and Alto Douro University - UTAD - Portugal.

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Department of Physical Education
Universidade Federal de Sergipe
Sao Cristovao
Brazil

P. Asterious (Biography
P. Asterious

Dr. Asterios Patsiaouras is currently part of the Permanent Teaching Staff at the University of Thessaly/DPESS, Karies, Trikala (Greece). He has 2 Published Books, Invited Book Chapters 3, Book Editing and Translations 4, Refereed Paper Publications 60, Refereed Abstract Publications 24, Invited Presentations 3, Scientific Conference Presentations 70, and 6 other Refereed Publications to his credit.

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University of Thessaly
Volos
Greece

V. Bunc (Biography
V. Bunc

Prof.Dr.Václav Bunc, PhD, professor in the Exercise Physiology at Charles University Prague. Main topics: evaluation of physical fitness, exercise physiology, obesity reduction, functional and physical testing in laboratory and field, body composition, BIA methods, moving regimes for prevention in cardiac and obese patients. Publications: first author more than 400 items in scientific Journals, more than 150 abroad, practically the same number of publications as co-author. Referee of scientific papers with topics of physical fitness, exercise physiology and obesity. He is member of Czech and International scientific societies, head of many research projects, author of the great numbers of research reports.

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Faculty of Physical Education and Sports
Charles University
Prague
Czech Republic

Y. Chen (Biography
Y. Chen

Dr. Yung-Sheng Chen completed his Ph.D. study of exercise physiology at Southern Cross University, Australia in 2011. His main research area is related to neuromuscular and cardiovascular physiology in the area of training adaptations and exercise recovery. His current research projects focus on the effect of training load and exercise recovery intervention on autonomic nervous function, effects of biofeedback training on heart rate variability, and effects of ageing and exercise on neuromuscular function.

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Department of Exercise and Health Sciences
University of Taipei
Taipei
Taiwan

M. Coco (Biography
M. Coco

Coco Marinella was born in Catania on 12/01/1979, in July 2002, with honors, a degree in Sports Science at the University of Studies of Catania Faculty of Medicine and Faculty of Education.

Form June 2017 a physiology researcher at the Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences, University of Catania. It is a partner from 2007 to today of the Italian Society of Physiology (SIF) and the year 2014 to date of the Italian Society of Motor and Sports Sciences (SISMES), from 2015 affiliate member Italian Association of Psychology (AIP), from 2017 member of the Italian Society of Psychophysiology.

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Department of Biomedical and Biotechnological Sciences
University of Catania
Catania
Italy

D. Daly (Biography
D. Daly

Daniel Daly is Professor emeritus of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Science at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium. He was born in Cambridge, Mass (USA) and was educated at Springfield College, the Pennsylvania State University and the K.U.Leuven, Belgium. He has advised a number of Master thesis students in the area of “Physical activity in water for persons with chronic disabilities: Competition, Recreation, Therapy” and has published numerous articles in international journals and congress proceedings on this topic. He collaborated for more than 15 years with the International Paralympic Committee and organized three Erasmus Intensive Programs on the Evidence base for Aquatic Therapy in Persons with Chronic Disabilities. He retired in October 2015 but continues to teach, publish and review for journals.

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Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences
KULeuven
Leuven
Belgium

L. Ferrara (Biography
L. Ferrara

Dr. Lisa A. Ferrara did Doctorate of Applied Biomedical Engineering from Cleveland State University Cleveland, Ohio in the year 2008. Currently, she is a President - Consultant Firm and Accredited Test Facility (OrthoKinetic Testing Technologies, LLC) Southport, North Carolina. She has numerous honors, awards and scientific publications to her credit.

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OrthoKinetic Technologies, LLC
Southport, NC
USA

A. Gloria (Biography
A. Gloria

Prof. Antonio Gloria is a Researcher at the National Research Council of Italy and Professor at different universities. He isa Scientific Advisory Board Member of the FraunhoferInternational Joint LaboratoryIdeas –University of Naples “Federico II”. He is a Member of the European Society for Biomaterials, the ACS and a Full Member of the ANS. He was awarded and appointed as “Future Leader” in Science and Technology (“Dialogue between Nobel Laureates and Future Leaders,” STS Forum, October 2015, Kyoto, Japan). His main research interests include Additive Manufacturing, Reverse Engineering, Design, Modeling and Simulation, Materials Science and Technology, Biomechanics, Biomaterials, Tissue Engineering.

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Institute of Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials
National Research Council of Italy
Naples
Italy

A. Loranzo (Biography
A. Loranzo

Ph D. Sports Sciences, associate professor of Faculty of Sports Sciencesof and Physical Activity at Madrid (Spain. Supervise several master and doctoral thesis in Sports Sciences and published works related with basketball, match analysis and talent development. Current research interest focusses on the talent development process, on the periodization on team sports and on match analysis in team sports.

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Universidad Politécnica de Madrid
Madrid
Spain

F. Nakamura (Biography
F. Nakamura

Fábio Yuzo Nakamura obtained his PhD in Sports Sciences in 2005. Since then, he has been conducting studies on sports physiology and performance, with special reference to monitoring heart rate variability and implementing different training programs in different sports groups. From these studies, he has published more than 150 papers in impact factor journals. Currently, he is a visiting researcher at “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, Italy.

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Department of Medicine and Aging Sciences
“G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti Pescara
Chieti
Italy

P. Nikolaidis (Biography
P. Nikolaidis

Dr Pantelis Nikolaidis(*20 April 1979) is a Greek sports scientist who has specialized in exercise testing and exercise physiology. He studied sports science at the University of Athens (2001); then focused on exercise physiology at the University of Prague as a scholar of the state scholarship foundation (MSc, 2005; PhD, 2008). He teaches at the Hellenic Air Force Academy (Athens, 2016-) and the Faculty of Occupational Therapy (University of West Attica). Since 2008,he runs a private exercise physiology laboratory by collaborating with many sport clubs and athletes, mostly in the region of Athens and Piraeus. He published more than 230 peer-reviewed scientific papers and has been reviewer for more than 60 international scientific journals. His research interests focus on athletes' fitness profiling.

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Hellenic Air Force Academy
Athens
Greece

F. Perroni (Biography
F. Perroni

Dr. F. Perroni has done his Ph.D. in “Sport Science and Wellness” he is researcher and professor of “Theory and methodology of training” and “Functional Recovery” at School of Exercise and Sport Sciences (SUISM), Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin. His research activity focuses on pubertal development and optimization of training load in youth soccer players. Current interest research include the development of strength and conditioning performance in team sport, especially in the physical training applied to rehabilitation protocols. He is involved in coaching course of Italian soccer associations. In the national and international context he has contributed at the organization of congressional meeting.

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Department of Medical Sciences
University of Turin
Turin
Italy

F. Pu (Biography
F. Pu

MD.PhD Feifei Pu has studied bone tumor molecular biology and therapeutics for 6 years, during which time he has authored more than 30 peer-reviewed reports. He has served on the editorial boards for the Gavin of Orthopedic Research and Therapy, Journal of Medical and Clinical Oncology, Global Journal of Health Science and Nursing, International Journal of Carcinogenesis and Mutagenesis, Annals of Pediatrics &; Adolescent Medicine, Oncology Research and Review, Orthopaedic online - bone tumors editorial board, Journal of Clinical and Medical Images, Cancer and Tumor Review, Journal of Lung Cancer Epidemiology, United Journal of Orthopedics and Rheumatology, Nuclear Medicine and Biomedical Imaging, Journal of Carcinogenesis and Mutagenesis, Family Medicine and Care, Pediatric Research and Neonatal Care, MOJ Lymphology &; Phlebology, Mathews Journal of Orthopedics, Pediatrics and Neonatal Biology, Annals of Orthopaedics, Trauma and Rehabilitation , and Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology. He has peer-reviewed reports for Oncotarget, Int Orthop, Tumor Biol, Biomed Res Int, Onco Targets Ther, Curr Cpmput-Aid Drug, Orthopedics- Remedy, and JSM Bone Marrow Research. Dr. Feifei Pu is a member of China Association of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Chinese Research Hospital Association and The International Society for Chinese bone Research International Chinese Musculoskeletal Research Society.

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Department of Orthopedics
Huazhong University of Science and Technology
Wuhan
China

D.J. Ramos-Campo (Biography
D.J. Ramos-Campo

Dr. Domingo did specialization in the area of Sports Sciences from Faculty of Sports Science of Toledo (University of Castilla la Mancha). He is currently teaching in the Faculty of Sport, Catholic University of Murcia (UCAM) (Spain). He is part of the UCAM Research Center for High Performance Sport. His present research interest focuses on the exercise physiology and sport training. Dr. Domingo is reviewer of internationally recognized journals and publications overall.

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Department of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences
Catholic University of Murcia
Murcia
Spain

M. Bertollo (Biography
M. Bertollo

Maurizio Bertollo is Associate Professor of Motor Behaviour and Sport Psychology at the Department of Medicine and Aging Sciences, “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, where he is also the Vice-Director of the Behavioral Imaging and Neural Dynamics (BIND) Center. His research activity focuses on the processes and mechanisms underlying the development, maintenance and improvement of human motor behaviour and performance. Current research interests include Bio-psycho-physiological state underpinning performance, Individual Zones of Optimal Functioning, Stress recovery-balance in sport, Psychophysiological monitoring and intervention in sport.

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Department of Medicine and Aging Sciences
University of G. d'Annunzio Chieti and Pescara
Chieti
Italy

F.T. Amorim (Biography
F.T. Amorim

Fabiano Amorim received his Ph.D. from the University of New Mexico (USA) in 2008. Currently, he is an assistant professor of the Health, Exercise and Sports Science Department at the University of New Mexico. His research interests lie primarily in the effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT) in muscle physiology, including exercise recovery and insulin signaling. He is also interested in environmental physiology and exercise performance.

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Department of Health, Exercise and Sports Sciences
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, NM
United States

A. Bolotin (Biography
A. Bolotin

Prof. Dr. Bolotin Aleksandr ( Bolotin A.), PhD, professor in the Exercise Physiology and methodology of sport training at Peter the Great Polytechnic University, Institute of Physical Education, Sports and Tourism, St. Petersburg. Main topics: evaluation of physical fitness, sports physiology, functional and physical testing in laboratory, moving regimes for prevention in cardiac and obese patients. His Field of expertise is Sports Training and Sports Physiology. He is Member of the Scientific Committee in several National and International Congresses organized in Russian Federation. He participates frequently in international congresses, authored over 130 papers in journals with impact factor. Dr A. Bolotin have 149 citations in Scopus database and have h-index: 9 in Scopus database.

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Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Institute of Physical Education
Sports and Tourism
Russian Federation

R.R. Campillo (Biography
R.R. Campillo

Rodrigo Ramírez-Campillo, PhD, is a sport scientist. Rodrigo completed his Bachelor of Physical Education at the Department of Physical Activity Sciences, University of Los Lagos and his MSc of Exercise Physiology at the School of Health Sciences, Universidad Andres Bello. Following his MSc he completed a PhD at the Department of Health Sciences, Public University of Navarre. Rodrigo currently maintains a wide spectrum of research interests in sport science, mainly related with strength and conditioning, testing and measurement, exercise physiology, pediatric and geriatric exercise science, rehabilitation, body composition and biomechanics.

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Department of Physical Activity Sciences
University of Los Lagos
Osorno
Chile

M.C. Gallotta (Biography
M.C. Gallotta

Maria Chiara Gallotta works as assistant professor and teaches Theory and Methodology of Movement at the University of Rome “Foro Italico, Italy. She obtained the Ph.D. degree on Movement Sciences at UTAD, Vila Real, Portugal.

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Department of Movement, Human and Health Science
University of Rome “Foro Italico”
Rome
Italy

L. Csernoch (Biography
L. Csernoch

László Csernoch obtained his PhD degree and Doctor of Sciences title in physiology in 1990 and 2001, respectively. He currently is the professor and chair of the Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Debrecen, Hungary. His research interest focuses on skeletal muscle physiology, muscle metabolism, human performance and their changes during aging, the sporting habits of different social groups and its alteration during chronic illnesses, as well as the genetic background of physical performance. He has published over 150 articles and 6 book chapters. He has been teaching exercise physiology to undergraduate, graduate, and medical students for the past two decades.

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Department of Physiology
Faculty of Medicine
University of Debrecen
Debrecen
Hungary

R.J. Fernandes (Biography
R.J. Fernandes

Dr. Ricardo J. Fernandes received his License of Sport and Physical Education in 1995, and obtained his Master of Sport Sciences (specialization on High Performance Sport - Swimming) in 1999, both from the Faculty of Sport at University of Porto, Portugal. Dr. Fernandes became Doctor of Sport Sciences from the same institution, in 2006, and presented successfully his Habilitation in 2013. He is teaching in the Faculty of Sport at University of Porto since 1995. He is interested particularly on the biophysical characterization specially centred on the availability and use of energy in cyclic sports. Dr. Fernandes, as an author/co-author, has published more than 145 articles in various journals, having over 1,370 total citations

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Faculty of Sports
University of Porto
Porto
Portugal

W. Fu (Biography
W. Fu

Prof. Dr. Weijie Fu earned his PhD degree in Biomechanics from Shanghai University of Sport, China in 2011 and completed postdoctoral training from Harvard Medical School, US in 2017. His research has focused on lower-extremity biomechanics and sports injury/prevention. He is a young committee member in China Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics (Sports & Health Science), the secretary general in Council of Shanghai Society of Sports Science (Sports Biomechanics), a scientific committee member in 6 th Conference of Asia Society of Sport Biomechanics and 16 th ISB 3D Analysis of Human Movement Symposium, a member of ISB, ISBS, and WACBE. He has authored over 80 publications, served in the editorial board of 5 international journals, and been reviewers for more than 20 peer-reviewed journals.

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School of Kinesiology
Shanghai University of Sport
Shanghai
China

J.M. González-Ravé (Biography
J.M. González-Ravé

Dr. José María González-Ravé obtained his Ph.D. degree (2001) in Sport Sciences from the University of Granada, Spain. Currently, Dr. González-Ravé holds a position of Principal Lecturer at the University of Castilla-La Mancha (UCLM), for teaching and researching Theory and Methodology of Sport Training and Advances in Sport Training Research, Master of Sport Sciences and doctoral courses. He is the Director of the Laboratory of Sport Training, where he monitors the sports performance of best Spanish athletes (funded by the regional government of Castilla-la Mancha). His research activity is mainly focused in periodization and methodology of sport training. Dr. González-Ravé has published over 30 articles in various journals (as author/co-author) and 7 textbooks (printed in different Spanish editorials).

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Department of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences
University of Castilla la Mancha
Toledo
Spain

S. Machado (Biography
S. Machado

He is bachelor in Physical Education (2005) and Psychology (2019), master, Ph.D. and post-doctoral in Psychiatry and Mental Health in 2008, 2012 and 2014, respectively. Now, I am working as Full Professor and coordinator of Laboratory of Physical Activity Neuroscience at Salgado de Oliveira University (UNIVERSO) and Colaborate Professor at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ) - Laboratory of Panic and Respiration (LABPR). He published more than 220 scientific articles, 17 book chapter, and 2 books. He is editorial board member of Clinical Practice and Epidemiology and Mental Health and CNS Neurological Disorders - Drug Targets and Associate Editor of Frontiers in Psychology (sections of Movement Science and Sport Psychology and Quantitative Psychology and Measurement).

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Laboratory of Physical Activity Neuroscience
University of Salgado de Oliveira
São Gonçalo
Brazil

H.P. Neiva (Biography
H.P. Neiva

Henrique Pereira Neiva holds a Ph.D. in Sport Sciences from the University of Beira Interior, Portugal. He received his BSc in Sports and Physical Education from the Faculty of Sports of the University of Porto (Portugal) in 2008. Recently he became member of the Research Center of Sports Sciences, Health Sciences and Human Development (CIDESD). The main interest areas of research are training, performance, strength, sport physiology and biomechanics and recently he is developing the post-doctoral studies on wearable devices and technology in sport context. He is authors of more than 50 documents, between books, book chapters, papers in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings.

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Health Sciences and Human Development (CIDESD)
University of Beira Interior
Covilhã
Portugal

A. Paungmali (Biography
A. Paungmali

Aatit Paungmali, Ph.D. is Associate Professor in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy of Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai, Thailand. He obtained his doctoral degree from The University of Queensland, Australia. He is an academic staff and clinical instructor in Musculoskeletal (Orthopaedic) Unit, Department of Physiotherapy, Chiang Mai University, and Co-Director of The Neuro-Musculoskeletal and Pain Research Unit, Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Chiang Mai University, Thailand. His research interests include therapeutic exercise, core stabilization, manual therapy, alternative medicine, physical modalities. Evaluating impairment and performance related to musculoskeletal disorders and sport injuries, such as back pain, knee pain, tennis elbow, myofascial pain, etc. He also serves as reviewer for more than 20 peer-reviewed international journals. Dr. Paungmali has 1,156 citations in ResearchGate, 869 total citations in Scopus (by 362 documents) with the h-index of 12. He also contributes as the Institutional Human Research Ethic Committee.

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Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences
Chiang Mai
Thailand

R. Pollard (Biography
R. Pollard

Dr. Richard Pollard has a Ph.D. from the University of the South Pacific, the first formal application of statistical methodology to team performance in soccer. He has held faculty positions at universities in England, Brazil, Fiji, Bulgaria, Malawi and U.S.A. He has over 100 publications in sports and health sciences, with a special emphasis on international comparisons. He worked on the first large scale study to establish the beneficial effects of exercise to health, and developed the first computer ranking system for international football teams. Now retired, he maintains an honorary position at California Polytechnic State University.

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Department of Statistics
California Polytechnic State University
San Luis Obispo, CA
USA

G. F. F. Speretta (Biography
G. F. F. Speretta

Dr. Guilherme Speretta obtained his PhD. from Department of Physiology and Pathology, São Paulo State University, Araraquara, SP,Brazil in 2016.Currently, he is an Associate professor at the Department of Physiological Sciences, Federal University of Santa Catarina, SC, Brazil. His research interests include cardiovascular responses in physical activity and sedentary behavior and also he intends to prioritize his research in clinical trials.

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Department of Physiological Sciences
Federal University of Santa Catarina
Florianópolis
Brazil

S. Napolitano
Department Physical Education and Wellness
University of Naples 'Parthenope'
Naples
Italy

R. Gonçalves (Biography
R. Gonçalves

Dr. Reginaldo Goncalves did PhD in Health Sciences - Child and Adolescent Health at the Faculty of Medicine of UFMG (2011). He did Master of Science in Sports from the Federal University of Minas Gerais (2000). Currently, he is Adjunct Professor III at the School of Physical Education, Physiotherapy and Occupational Therapy of the Federal University of Minas Gerais. Dr. Goncalves has experience in Physical Education, mainly working towards the evaluation and prescription of physical training and bodybuilding for health promotion of children, adults and the elderly.

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Physical Education School
Federal University of Minas Gerais
Belo horizonte
Brazil


Associate Editorial Board Members:

A. Dalamitros (Biography
A. Dalamitros

Teaching staff at the Department of Physical Education & Sport Science at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. PhD in exercise science applied to swimming. Research interests include training & testing, strength & conditioning and swimming performance. Guest editor in 1 International JSR Journal and reviewer in 11 JSR journals.

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Department of Physical Education and Sport Science
Aristotle University of Thessaloniki
Thessaloniki
Greece

J.G. Fernandez (Biography
J.G. Fernandez

Assistant Professor in Sports Science at the University of Seville. Currently, he is Professor and researcher in the Physical Education and Sport Department at the University of Seville, Spain, where he teaches Bachelor and Master level courses in the Sport and Exercise Sciences program. He is a member of Fitbe Spin-off, a Startup focused on consumer management in fitness centers. He has published more than 60 articles indexed in international journals as well as various book chapters. His main research topics are management in sport, customer loyalty and satisfaction at fitness centers.

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Physical Education and Sport Department
University of Seville
Seville
Spain

H. Suppiah (Biography
H. Suppiah

Dr. Haresh Suppiah is presently performing concurrent roles as Manager (Ministry of Culture, Community and Youth) and as a Sport Scientist (Head of Research and Development and Sports Physiologist; National Youth Sports Institute). He integrated his role as researcher into policy making, and adopted an evidence-based approach to develop and refine policy implementation in high-performance sport and physical activity. He obtained his PhD in Physical Education & Sport Science (Exercise & Sport Physiology) from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore in 2017.

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Sport Scientist at National Youth Sports Institute
Singapore
Singapore

Z. Uddin (Biography
Z. Uddin

I am working as a researcher at McGill University and part-time teacher at McMaster University. I have academic work experiences in 5 different countries with 9 Universities with immediate past appointment as a full-time Assistant Professor at the University of Sharjah, UAE and Woosong University, South Korea. I have completed PhD study from McMaster University in 2014. My PhD study focused on psychophysical quantitative sensory testing, sensory-motor neurophysiology and pain. I have 16 peer-reviewed publications as a first author and several of these publications are within the leading international journals in the fields of physical rehabilitation, sports, orthopedic and pain.

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School of Rehabilitation Sciences
McMaster University
Hamilton, ON
Canada

E. B. Hassan
School of Veterinary Science
The University of Melbourne
Melbourne
Australia

M. Chiwaridzo (Biography
M. Chiwaridzo

Dr. Mathew Chiwaridzo completed his graduation in Physiotherapy from University of Zimbabwe in 2007. He further obtained M. Sc in the same field after getting experience as a Physiotherapist at Harare Central Hospital and lecturer at the Department of Rehabilitation in the University of Zimbabwe. He has been serving as a permanent Lecturer at University of Zimbabwe, College of Health Sciences, Department of Rehabilitation since 2014. His interest includes Musculoskeletal Research, Sports Physiotherapy, Pediatric orthopedic conditions, Health Professions Education and Psychometric Evaluations. He has contributed many of his valuable publications in different international journals.

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Rehabilitation Dept
College of Health Sciences
University of Zimbabwe
Harare
Zimbabwe

F.A. De Souza Castro (Biography
F.A. De Souza Castro

Senior lecturer, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS). PhD in biomechanics and physiology applied to swimming. Member of the Scientifics Committees of (i) the Biomechanics and Medicine in Swimming, (ii) the International Society of Biomechanics Congress and (iii) the International Society of Sport Biomechanics Congress. Water Sports Research Group Leader of UFRGS. My expertise field are water sports, biomechanics, physiology and training.

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School of Physical Education
Physiotherapy and Dance
Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul
Porto Alegre
Brazil

S. Moriyama (Biography
S. Moriyama

Shin-Ichiro Moriyama earned his Doctorate degree in Physical Education from the National Institute of Fitness and Sports, Japan in 2014. Currently, he is an associate professor in Department of Health and Sports Sciences at Tokyo Gakugei University. His research interests focus on sport performance and coaching strategies in swimming. In his research publication, he demonstrates the capability of tailoring the theory and practice. Professor Moriyama is interested in coaching at different levels, from beginner through professional level.

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Department of Health and Sports Sciences
Tokyo Gakugei University
Tokyo
Japan

G. Tucher (Biography
G. Tucher

Guilherme Tucher is PhD in Sports Sciences, professor in School of Physical Education and Sports at Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ), Brazil - where is leader of Water Sports Science Research Group. He is interested in the study of the training, assessment and periodization of training in young athletes engaged in swimming and water polo, fields where is an author/co-author of published studies.

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Departamento de Corridas, Escola de Educação Física e Desportos
Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro
Rio de Janeiro
Brazil

N. Hammami
High Institute of Sports and Physical Education of Kef
Jendouba University
Le Kef
Tunisia

M.A.G. Valeiro
Faculty of Sports Science and Physical Education
University A Coruña
A Coruña
Spain












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