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We are proud to announce that the database for submitting abstracts and papers for the 10th International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology is now open!
This prestigious event will take place from September 12th to 15th , 2024, in the beautiful coastal town of Opatija, Croatia.
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📝 Submission Guidelines:
Submissions must adhere to the conference's formatting and submission guidelines, which can be found on our website https://www.kif.unizg.hr/conference.kinesiology/registration/instruction_for_authors.
📅 Important Dates:
Deadline for Abstract/Full Paper Submission: April 1, 2024
Notification of Acceptance: May 15, 2024
Registration fee payment (contributors): August 20, 2024
Registration fee payment (others): September 1, 2024
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Conference Organizing Committee
Editorial board is proud to announce as a distinguished invited lecturer for the section on Adapted Physical Activity and Kinesitherapy.
Dr. Antonia Kaltsatou is an Adjunct Professor of Clinical Exercise Physiology at the University of Thessaly's School of Physical Education and Sport Science and possesses a Ph.D. in cardiac rehabilitation and exercise science from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. Her research is dedicated to enhancing the well-being of elderly and chronic patients through exercise programs. Her work also innovatively confronts the health challenges presented by climate change to these vulnerable groups, applying cooling strategies to overcome their detrimental effects. Recently, she has been awarded a Fellowship from the European Committee of Research and Treatment in Multiple Sclerosis (ECTRIMS) and applied an innovative multidisciplinary rehabilitation program aimed at improving the well-being and quality of life of individuals with Multiple Sclerosis.
Editorial board is proud to announce Urs Granacher, PhD as a distinguished invited lecturer for the section on Physical Conditioning and Injury Prevention.
Urs Granacher is full professor for Exercise and Human Movement Science at the Department of Sport and Sport Science, University of Freiburg. Between 2012 and 2022, he was head of the Department of Training and Movement Science, University of Potsdam. He graduated in Sport Science and received his PhD and habilitation (post-doctoral thesis) in exercise and movement science, University of Freiburg. His research priorities fall in the field of strength and conditioning. Key components of his research constitute the development of targeted interventions (e.g., neuromuscular training, resistance training) to enhance measures of physical fitness, to examine neuromuscular adaptations, and to reduce injuries. Dr. Granacher is member of ten editorial boards including Sports Medicine and the British Journal of Sports Medicine. He was appointed by the German Minister of the Interior as chairman of the PotAS-commission to reform the German elite sport system (https://www.potas.de/startseite.html).
Editorial board is proud to announce Kristoffer Henriksen, PhD as a distinguished invited lecturer for the section on Social Sciences and Humanities.
Kristoffer Henriksen is a professor at the Institute of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics at the University of Southern Denmark. His research in sport psychology takes a holistic approach and looks at social relations and their influence on athlete development and performance with an emphasis on successful talent development environments. His employment includes a specialized function as a sport psychology practitioner in Team Denmark (national elite sport institution). In this function he focuses on developing mentally strong athletes and coaches and high-performance cultures in national teams. He has supported athletes at numerous championships and three Olympic Games.
Editorial board is proud to announce Dominic Malcolm, BA, MA, PhD, as a distinguished invited lecturer for the section on Social Sciences and Humanities.
Dominic Malcolm is a Professor of Sociology of Sport in the School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences. Following completion of a BA in Politics at Nottingham University, MA in the Sociology of Sport at Leicester University, and PhD (through published work) also at Leicester, he started at Loughborough in 2005. He is currently Deputy Theme Lead for Sport, Business and Society and a Deputy Director of Doctoral Programmes in the School. Dominic has authored 5 monographs, edited 9 anthologies and written over 100 journal articles and book chapters. These publications cover a wide range of subjects within the sociology of sport, including an analytic overview of the subdiscipline in Sport and Sociology (Routledge 2012) which has now been translated into Chinese. Initially this work focused on cricket, and in particular aspects of violence, imperial and postcolonial relations and national identity, and in 2013 this strand of work culminated in the publication of Globalizing Cricket: Englishness, Empire and Identity (Bloomsbury). Most recently, research has focused on the intersection of sport, medicine and health. This body of work includes journal articles on the working practices of doctors and physiotherapists in sport, including their and inter-professional relations and management of confidentiality, and their role in the management of pain and injury. In 2016 he published Sport, Medicine and Health: the medicalization of sport? (Routledge) and, in 2020, The Concussion Crisis in Sport (Routledge).
Editorial board is proud to announce Andrew Jones, PhD DSc, as a distinguished invited lecturer for the section on Top-level Sport.
Andrew M Jones PhD DSc is Professor of Applied Physiology at the University of Exeter, UK. He is one of the world’s leading experts in the physiology of endurance sports, having studied the determinants of, and limitations to, endurance exercise performance for more than 30 years. Prof Jones is internationally recognized for his expertise in the following areas: 1) control of, and limitations to, human skeletal muscle oxidative metabolism; 2) determinants of exercise intolerance and models of exercise-induced fatigue in health and disease; 3) respiratory physiology, particularly the kinetics of pulmonary gas exchange during exercise; and 4) sports performance physiology, training and nutrition. Prof Jones has published >360 peer-reviewed scientific articles and is one of the world’s most cited researchers in the sport sciences with ~40K citations, h-index of 109 and i10 of 311 (Google Scholar). Jones is Editor-in-Chief of the ACSM’s flagship journal, Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, and a member of the editorial boards of several other leading journals in the exercise sciences. Prof Jones received ACSM’s prestigious Citation Award in 2020, accepted an honorary doctorate from the Free University of Brussels in 2023, and is an elected member of the Executive Board of the European College of Sport Science. Prof Jones has a keen interest in the translation of sports science research to aid elite sports performance, having served as Lead Physiologist to UK Athletics for many years, as Special Advisor to the English Institute of Sport, and as a consultant to Nike Inc., including as part of their ‘Breaking 2’ marathon project. Andy is a former international distance runner and still holds UK junior age best performances at 10K and the half marathon.
Editorial board is proud to announce Željko Pedišić, PhD as a distinguished invited lecturer for the section on Sports Recreation.
Professor Željko Pedišić is the President of the International Network of Time-Use Epidemiologists (INTUE). His research is centred around chronic disease prevention and promotion of well-being through healthy use of time. His interests span: prevalence, determinants, and outcomes of unhealthy time use; statistical and measurement methods in time-use epidemiology; and public health surveillance, policies, and interventions. Author of the framework for Viable Integrative Research in Time-Use Epidemiology (VIRTUE) and the framework for Comprehensive Analysis of Policy on Physical Activity (CAPPA). Authored 106 articles in peer-reviewed journals (60 as the first, corresponding and/or senior author and 18 as the second author), 4 books, 16 book chapters, 10 pop-sci articles and infographics, 5 academic reports, and more than 70 conference papers and abstracts. Cited more than 8,700 times; H-index = 47; Field Weighted Citation Impact (FWCI) = 3.04. As a supervisor or methodological consultant contributed to 4 bachelor, 25 master, and 17 PhD research theses. Since 2020, on the Elsevier’s list of top 1% researchers globally. Currently ranked among the top 0.38% of researchers globally in all fields of science. In free time, enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing piano, composing music, doing sports, cycling, skiing, and eating pizza.
Editorial board is proud to announce Ichiro Kawachi, MB.ChB., Ph.D. as a distinguished invited lecturer for the section on Physical Education.
Ichiro Kawachi received his medical degree and Ph.D. (in epidemiology) from the University of Otago, New Zealand. He has taught at the Harvard School of Public Health since 1992. Kawachi is the co-editor (with Lisa Berkman) of the textbook Social Epidemiology, published by Oxford University Press in 2000 (new & revised edition with Maria Glymour and Lisa Berkman published in 2014). His other books include Behavioral Economics and Public Health (with Christina Roberto, Oxford University Press, 2015), Neighborhoods and Health (2nd edition, Oxford University Press, with Dustin Duncan 2018) and The Social Epidemiology of Sleep (Oxford University Press, with Dustin Duncan and Susan Redline, 2019). Kawachi was Editor in Chief of Social Science & Medicine from 2012-2022. He is an elected member of the US National Academy of Medicine, and an elected Honorary Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand. He received an honorary Doctor of Science from the Australian National University in 2019.
Editorial board is proud to announce Dr. Arnold Baca as a distinguished invited lecturer for the section on Biomechanics and Motor Control.
Dr. Arnold Baca received the Engineering Diploma in Computer Science and the doctorate in Technical Sciences from the Technical University Vienna. In 1998 he completed his Habilitation in the field of Applied Computer Science in Biomechanics and Kinesiology. Since 2008 he is Full Professor at the Department of Biomechanics, Kinesiology and Computer Science in Sport and currently serves as the Head of the Centre for Sport Science and University Sports at the University of Vienna. He has been President of the International Association of Computer Science in Sport from 2007-2013 and is now Honorary President of this association. Arnold Baca has authored and co-authored numerous peer-reviewed journal and conference articles, book chapters and 9 books. His current research activity focuses on Computer Science Applied to Biomechanics, Ubiquitous Computing in Sports and Exercise, Multimedia and Information Systems, Biomechanics of Human Motion and Performance Analysis in Team Sports.
Editorial board is proud to announce Dr. Felice Strollo as a distinguished invited lecturer for the section on Medicine of Sport and Exercise.
Dr. Felice Strollo is a distinguished Italian researcher and endocrinologist, currently serving as a Researcher in Endocrinology and Diabetes at San Raffaele Pisana, Rome. With a wealth of experience, he also holds the position of Chair of the Endocrinology Unit at Elle-Di srl. Dr. Strollo has made significant contributions to the field of space medicine, having been involved in ESA-NASA space missions and Italian Space Contracts. In addition to his clinical roles, Dr. Strollo is an accomplished educator. He imparts his expertise as a teacher at the Post-Graduate School of Aerospace Medicine, University Sapienza, Rome, and as a lecturer on endocrinology-related topics. His commitment to education extends to various roles, including Vice-President of the Italian National Association of Athletes with Diabetes (ANIAD). An advocate for bioethics and diabetes awareness, Dr. Strollo holds positions in prestigious committees and societies, including the San Marino Bioethics Committee and the European Society of Aerospace Medicine (ESAM). His commitment to diabetes advocacy is evident through his roles at the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) and the 108L Lions District Diabetes Committee.