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PD Dr. Eling Douwe de Bruin
Institute of Human Movement Sciences and Sport, ETH Zürich, HIT J 32.3, Wolfgang-Pauli-Str. 27, 8093 Zürich, Switzerland
Interests: Technology development: body fixed sensor technologies are used to assess and quantify motor functioning in several populations; Structure & Function: The relation between changes in body structures (different structural levels) and their effect(s) on motor functioning are investigated in various populations; Human Health: Prevention of fall accidents in the elderly through development and assessment of intervention plans

Editorial Board

Prof. Dr. Raúl Arellano
Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y el Deporte Universidad de Granada, Spain
Interests: swimming biomechanics: technique evaluation; vortices production; swimming start force recording; propulsive force recording; flow visualization; race analysis; training testing
Prof. Dr. Tiago M. Barbosa
Nanyang Technological University,Physical Education & Sports Science Academic Group, NIE5-03-31, 1 Nanyang Walk, Singapore 637616, Singapore
Interests: biomechanics; physiology; locomotion; swimming
Prof. Dr. Roger Bartlett
School of Physical Education, University of Otago, 364 Leith Walk, Dunedin 9016, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand
Interests: movement coordination and variability; throwing biomechanics; use of self-organising maps in studying multi-dimensional coordination
Prof. Dr. Chris Beedie
Sport and Exercise Psychology, University of Wolverhampton, EROS Research Group, The Institute of Work Psychology, Mushroom Lane, Sheffield S10 2TN, UK
Interests: mood/emotion and performance; placebo/belief effects in sport and exercise
Prof. Dr. David G. Behm
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research (SHKR), Memorial University of Newfoundland, School of Human Kinetics and Recreation (SHKR), St. John's Newfoundland A1C 5S7, Canada
Interests: resistance training responses and training adaptations; neuromuscular activation; stretching and flexibility; stability and balance
Prof. Dr. Lee E. Brown
Center for Sport Performance, California State University, Fullerton, Department of Kinesiology, KHS 233, 800 N. State College Blvd., Fullerton, CA 92831, USA
Interests: strength; power; velocity; performance
Contribution: Special Issue: Strength and Conditioning
Prof. Dr. Ning Chen
College of Health Science, Wuhan Sports University, 461 Luoyu Road, Wuhan 430079, China
Interests: exercise physiology (especially exercise adaptation, exercise performance improvement and exercise fatigue recovery); exercise and aging diseases; sports injury
Prof. Dr. Thelma S. Horn
Department of Kinesiology and Health, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45249, USA
Interests: sport psychology; coaching effectiveness; youth sports; parent and peer influences; expectancy effects; self-perceptions
Prof. Dr. Patria Hume
Auckland University of Technology, Private Bag 92006, Auckland, 1020, New Zealand
Interests: sports injury biomechanics; sports biomechanics; sport injury prevention; sport injury epidemiology; sport anthropometry; equipment testing; meta-analyses; sports technology
Contribution: Special Issue: Boat-Based Sports Biomechanics
Dr. Simon Jobson
University of Winchester, Department of Sports Studies, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 4NR, UK
Interests: cycling performance/physiology; cycling efficiency; modelling athletic performance: training science; body mass (allometric) scaling
Prof. Dr. med. Beat Knechtle
Facharzt FMH für Allgemeinmedizin, Gesundheitszentrum St. Gallen, Vadianstrasse 26, 9001 St. Gallen, Switzerland
Interests: Endurance and ultra-endurance, Anthropometry, Nutrition, Age and Performance
Contribution: Special Issue: Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance
Prof. Dr. Andrew Lane
School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Gorway Road, Walsall, WSI 3BD, UK
Interests: emotion; emotion regulation; psychological skills; validity and reliability
Prof. Dr. Duncan James Macfarlane
Head of the Stanley Ho Exercise and Sports Science Laboratory at the IHP, Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Interests: exercise physiology; especially physical activity measurement (pedometry, accelerometry, gas analysis, self-report questionnaires); effect of the built environment on PA; kinanthropometry
Prof. Dr. Alison H. McGregor
Musculo-skeletal Biodynamics & Educational Strategy & Quality, Department of Surgery and Cancer, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, Charing Cross Hospital, London W6 8RF, UK
Interests: biomechanics; performance; musculoskeletal injury mechanisms and prevention; rehabilitation
Dr. Alexander Nowicky
MSc Neurorehabilitation Course Leader, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Mary Seacole Building, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK
Interests: motor control and learning; exercise for rehabilitation; neurophysiology and neuromuscular control; voluntary control of movement; noninvasive brain stimulation techniques: transcranial magnetic stimulation
Prof. Dr. Stéphane Perrey
Member French University Institute, Movement to Health Laboratory (vice-director), Montpellier-1 University, 700, Avenue du Pic Saint-Loup, F-34090 Montpellier, France
Interests: identify, quantify and explain mechanisms responsible for changes of the motor function in humans
Prof. Dr. Alessandro Pezzoli
World Habitat Cooperation Centre - WHCC Dipartimento Interateneo di Scienze, Progetto e Politiche del Territorio, Politecnico di Torino, e Università di Torino Viale Mattioli 39 10125 Turin, Italy
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Interests: impact of the climate change on the human health; climate, weather and sports; climate change and society; climate change adaptation; sports engineering; sports performance analysis; environmental and weather effect on the sports performance; environmental ergonomics and sports
Contribution: Special Issue: Environment and Sport Performance
In other journals:
Special Issue: Climate Impacts on Health
Prof. Dr. Jamie M. Poolton
Institute of Human Performance, The University of Hong Kong, 3/F, The Hong Kong Jockey Club Building for Interdisciplinary Research, 5 Sassoon Road, Pokfulam, Hong Kong
Interests: implicit motor learning; skill failure; surgical skills training; expert performance; impact of performance stressors
Prof. Dr. Michael E. Rogers
Department of Human Performance Studies, Graduate Coordinator, Exercise Science Program, Director, Center for Physical Activity and Aging, 106G Heskett Center, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas 67260-0016 USA
Interests: community-based physical activity programs for older adults; strength and balance training; and fall prevention
Prof. Dr. med. Arno Schmidt-Trucksäss
DSBG, Department of Sport, Exercise and Health, Sports and Exercise Medicine, University of Basel, Birsstrasse 320 B, CH-4052 Basel, Switzerland
Contribution: Special Issue: Sports Medicine
Prof. Dr. Ludovic Seifert
University of Rouen, Faculty of Sport Sciences, CETAPS Lab., Boulevard Siegfried, 76821 Mont Saint Aignan Cedex, France
Interests: motor control & learning; biomechanics; climbing; swimming
Prof. Dr. Peter Tiidus
Exercise Physiology, Department of Kinesiology & PE, BA 518, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5
Interests: exercise; muscle damage; muscle repair; estrogen; inflammation; satellite cells training; heat shock proteins; muscle
Prof. Dr. Mike Voight
Mental Skills/Leadership-Team Consultant, Department of Physical Education and Human Performance, Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT 06050, USA
Interests: mental toughness training; periodization of mental skills training and team building interventions; leadership development and implementation; dissatisfaction experiences of athletes; coaching effectiveness
Dr. Kate Webster
Musculoskeletal Research Centre, Faculty of Health Sciences, La Trobe University, Bundoora, Victoria 3086 Australia
Interests: anterior cruciate ligament injury and reconstruction; knee biomechanics; sport psychology
Prof. Dr. Craig Williams
College of Life and Environmental Sciences, St. Luke's Campus, University of Exeter, Heavitree Road, Exeter EX1 2LU, Devon, UK
Interests: paediatric exercise physiology; fatigue; talent development; exercise and chronic disease
Contribution: Special Issue: Paediatric Exercise Physiology
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