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Program Committee

Program Co-Chairs


João Vilas-Boas
Faculty of Sport, and Porto Biomechanics Laboratory, University of Porto
Portugal


Brief Bio
Joao Paulo Vilas Boas is the Full Professor of Biomechanics at Porto University, Sport Faculty and serves as Vice-President of the Faculty Scientific Board. Vilas-Boas serves as a Member of Advisory Board at Tomorrow Options - Microelectronics, S.A. He is also a member of the Steering Group 'Biomechanics and the World Commission of Sports Biomechanics', and Vice-President of the Portuguese Swimming Federation and a former Olympic swimming coach. His research interests are in Biomechanics and Sports Medicine, namely swimming. Joao Paulo Vilas Boas is the Full Professor of Biomechanics at Porto University, Sport Faculty and serves as Vice-President of the Faculty Scientific Board. Vilas-Boas serves as a Member of Advisory Board at Tomorrow Options - Microelectronics, S.A. He is also a member of the Steering Group 'Biomechanics and the World Commission of Sports Biomechanics', and Vice-President of the Portuguese Swimming Federation and a former Olympic swimming coach. His research interests are in Biomechanics and Sports Medicine, namely swimming.


Pedro Pezarat-Correia
Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade de Lisboa
Portugal


Brief Bio
Pedro Pezarat-Correia, born in 1958, obtained his PhD degree in Human Kinetics (Universidade Técnica de Lisboa – Portugal) in 1995. Currently is Associated Professor of the Universidade de Lisboa where he is the coordinator of the Laboratory of Motor Behavior and teaches the disciplines of Anatomy & Physiology, Kinesiology and Neuromuscular Function. He is the (co-) author of about 40 peer reviewed international publications. Research topics: electromyography, neuromuscular function, muscle coordination. Pedro Pezarat-Correia, born in 1958, obtained his PhD degree in Human Kinetics (Universidade Técnica de Lisboa – Portugal) in 1995. Currently is Associated Professor of the Universidade de Lisboa where he is the coordinator of the Laboratory of Motor Behavior and teaches the disciplines of Anatomy & Physiology, Kinesiology and Neuromuscular Function. He is the (co-) author of about 40 peer reviewed international publications. Research topics: electromyography, neuromuscular function, muscle coordination.


Octavio Rivera
University of Seville
Spain


Brief Bio



PROGRAM COMMITTEE MEMBERS

Raúl Arellano, University of Granada, Spain
Arnold Baca, University of Vienna, Austria
José Barela, Universidade Cruzeiro do Sul, Brazil
David Berrigan, National Cancer Institute, United States
David Bishop, Victoria University, Australia
Glenn Björklund, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
Daniel Boullosa, Universidade Católica de Brasília, Brazil
António Brito, Instituto Politécnico de Santarém, Portugal
Melanie Bussey, University of Otago, New Zealand
David Cabello Manrique, Universidad de Granada, Spain
Laura Capranica, Università degli Studi di Roma "Foro Italico", Italy
Maria Castro, Health School of Coimbra - IPC, Portugal
Floren Colloud, Université de Poitiers, France
Nuno Cordeiro, Escola Superior de Saúde Dr. Lopes Dias do Instituto Politécnico de Castelo Branco, Portugal
Peter Dabnichki, RMIT University, Australia
Giuseppe D'Antona, University of Pavia, Italy
Fernando Diefenthaeler, Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina, Brazil
Ridvan Ekmekci, Pamukkale University, Turkey
Luis Espejo Antúnez, Extremadura University, Spain
Timothy Exell, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
José Faria, Universidade da Beira Interior, Portugal
Peter Federolf, University of Innsbruck - Institute of Sport Science, Austria
Federico Formenti, King's College London, United Kingdom
Ronaldo Gabriel, University of Trás-os-Montes & Alto Douro, Portugal
Conor Gissane, Saint Mary's University College Twickenham, United Kingdom
Terry Haggerty, University of New Brunswick, Canada
Franco Impellizzeri, University of Technology of Sydney, Australia
Henrique Jones, Clínica Ortopédica do Montijo, Portugal
Andrew Kilding, Auckland University of Technology, New Zealand
Iris Kimura, University of Hawaii, United States
Andrey Koptyug, Mid Sweden University, Sweden
Anthony Leicht, James Cook University, Australia
Silvio Lorenzetti, Swiss Federal Institute of Sport Magglingen SFISM, Switzerland
Gregoire Millet, Institute of Sports Sciences, Department of Physiology, Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland
Chris Mills, University of Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Raul Oliveira, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana - Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal
José Pereira, Escola Superior de Tecnologia de Setúbal, Portugal
Dorin-Mircea Popovici, Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania
Fernando Ribeiro, Universidade de Aveiro, Portugal
Ali Shaifnezhad, Sports Sciences Research Institute of Iran, Iran, Islamic Republic of
Luís Silva, Universidade Lusiada, Portugal
Andreia Sousa, Instituto Politécnico do Porto, Portugal
Kazumoto Tanaka, Kindai University, Japan
David Thiel, Griffith University, Australia
Rui Torres, North Polytechnic Institute of Health, Paredes, Portugal
Herbert Ugrinowitsch, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Brazil
Kirsti Uusi-Rasi, UKK Institute for Health Promotion Research, Finland
Benedicte Vanwanseele, KU Leuven, Belgium
João Vaz, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States
Hans Weghorn, BW Cooperative State University Stuttgart, Germany
Mark Willems, University of Chichester, United Kingdom
Hannah Wyatt, Cardiff Metropolitan University, United Kingdom
Shi Zhou, Southern Cross University, Australia

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