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Previous Invited Speakers

The researchers below were distinguished invited speakers at previous icSPORTS conferences.
We are indebted to them for their contribution to heighten the conference level.

2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013


The Biomechanics of Sports Injuries and Prevention Strategies    
Jim Richards, Allied Health Research unit, University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom

New Approaches to the Calculation and Analysis of Breath-by-breath Alveolar Gas Exchanges in Humans  
Carlo Capelli, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences, Norway

A Engineering Led Approach to Reducing Head in Injuries in Cricket  
Andy Harland, Loughborough University, United Kingdom


Perspectives on Innovation in Sport Engineering - Stochastic Resonance and their Application in Modern Training and Rehabilitation    
Dietmar Schmidtbleicher, Goethe University, Germany

Monitoring Brain Activity during Exercise  
Romain Meeusen, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium

How Sports can Create New Knowledge at a Technical University that Claim not Doing Research in Sport Science  
Christian Finnsgård, Centre for Sport and technology, Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Understanding Sports through the Statistics
Federico Winer, STATS LCC, United States


New Technologies for Sports Analysis and High Performance Training  
Luis Paulo Reis, University of Minho, Portugal

Studying the Coordination Patterns in Human Motion - New Concepts for the Analysis of Movement  
Peter Federolf, University of Innsbruck - Institute of Sport Science, Austria

Elastography for Muscle-tendon Biomechanics    
Antoine Nordez, University of Nantes, France

Rehabilitation Robotics for the Lower Extremity - A Path for Success  
Hermano Igo Krebs, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, United States


Influence of Genetic Factors on Responses to Exercise Training and Sport  
James S. Skinner, Indiana University, United States

Combating Muscle Loss and Weakness in Old Age  
Marco Narici, University of Nottingham, United Kingdom

Recent Technological Advances in Golf  
Robert J. Neal, Golf BioDynamics, United States

Analysis of Muscle Coordination in Sports: Perspectives from Electromyography and Elastography    
François Hug, The University of Queensland, Australia