Sports — Editors


Prof. Dr. Eling Douwe de Bruin
Institute of Human Movement Sciences and Sport, IBWS ETH, HCP H 25.1, Leopold-Ruzicka-Weg 4, CH-8093 Zürich, Switzerland;
Professor at Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
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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. Roger Bartlett
School of Physical Education, University of Otago, 364 Leith Walk, Dunedin 9016, Dunedin, 9054, New Zealand
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Interests: movement coordination and variability; throwing biomechanics; use of self-organising maps in studying multi-dimensional coordination
Prof. Dr. Belinda Beck
Centre for Musculoskeletal Research, Menzies Health Institute Queensland, School of Allied Health Sciences, Gold Coast campus, Griffith University, QLD 4222, Australia
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Interests: stress fracture; osteoporosis; exercise; bone; running injuries
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
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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
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Interests: resistance training responses and training adaptations; neuromuscular activation; stretching and flexibility; stability and balance
Prof. Tom L. Broderick
Laboratory of Diabetes and Exercise Metabolism, Department of Physiology, Arizona College of Osteopathic Medicine, Midwestern University, 19555 North 59th avenue, Glendale, AZ 85308, USA
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Interests: Exercise training in models of diabetes and obesity; Oxytocin and cardioprotection in diabetes; Carnitine homeostasis during exercise; Carnitine deficiency syndromes; Exercise and liver function in diabetes; Exercise and gluconeogenesis in diabetes; Renal handling of carnitine; Resveratrol and Alzheimer's Disease
Prof. Dr. Lee E. Brown
Center for Sport Performance, Center for Sport Performance and Human Performance Lab, Department of Kinesiology, California State University, Fullerton, CA, USA
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Interests: strength; power; sports performance; speed; quickness
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sports: Strength and Conditioning
Prof. Dr. Jürgen Buschmann
German Sport University Cologne, Am Sportpark Müngersdorf 6, 50933 Köln, Germany
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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. Michael Chia
Physical Education & Sports Science, National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
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Interests: children & youth inactivity physiology; youth sport talent detection & development; adolescent sleep and performance; Ramadan fasting and performance
Prof. Dr. Michael Duncan
Professor of Exercise Science, Centre for Applied Biological and Exercise Sciences, Coventry University, Coventry, UK
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Interests: physical activity; pediatric exercise science; strength and conditioning; motor skill and motor development; ergogenic aids
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sports: Motor Competence for Health, Exercise and Sports Performance across the Lifespan
Prof. Conrad P. Earnest
Exercise and Sports Nutrition Lab, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
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Interests: Exercise and Sports Performance; Nutrition and Sports Performance; Nutrition and Health; Exercise in Health and Clinical Outcomes
Prof. Diane L. Gill
Department of Kinesiology, 1408 Walker Ave., University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC 27412, USA
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Interests: Sport and Exercise Psychology, Physical activity and quality of life, gender and cultural issues
Prof. Eric E. Hall
Department of Exercise Science,Elon University, Elon, NC 27244,USA
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Interests: mental health; physical activity, exercise; neuroscience; concussion; affect; cognition
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sports: Brain Activity in Sports and Exercise
Prof. Dr. Andrew Hatchett
Exercise and Sports Science, University of South Carolina Aiken, Aiken, SC 29801, USA
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Interests: exercise; performance; fitness; functional movement; non-pharmacuetical performance aids
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sports: Functional Movement and Training
Prof. Dr. Thelma S. Horn
Department of Kinesiology and Health, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio 45249, USA
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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
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Interests: sports injury biomechanics; sports biomechanics; sport injury prevention; sport injury epidemiology; sport anthropometry; equipment testing; meta-analyses; sports technology
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sports: Boat-Based Sports Biomechanics
Prof. Dr. Simon Jobson
Department of Sport and Exercise, University of Winchester, Sparkford Road, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 4NR, UK
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Interests: cycling performance/physiology; cycling efficiency; modelling athletic performance: training science; body mass (allometric) scaling
Prof. Dr. med. Beat Knechtle
Institute of Primary Care, University of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
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Interests: endurance performance; swimming; cycling; running; nutrition
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sports: Sport Nutrition for Health and Performance
Special Issue in Sports: Vitamin D and Athletic Performance
Special Issue in Sports: Running-related Musculoskeletal Injuries and Exercise Behavior
Prof. Richard B. Kreider
Exercise & Sport Nutrition Lab, Department of Health & Kinesiology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX 77843, USA
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Interests: Role of exercise and nutrition in health; performance; disease; Exercise Physiology; rehabilitation; Obesity
Prof. Dr. Andrew Lane
School of Sport, Performing Arts and Leisure, University of Wolverhampton, Gorway Road, Walsall, WSI 3BD, UK
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Interests: emotion; emotion regulation; psychological skills; validity and reliability
Prof. Dr. Anthony Leicht
Sport and Exercise Science, College of Healthcare Sciences, Division of Tropical Health and Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, 4811, Australia
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Interests: exercise physiology; cardiovascular function; exercise testing/assessment, athlete monitoring; exercise and chronic disease; physical activity
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sports: Exercise and Chronic Disease
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
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Interests: biomechanics; performance; musculoskeletal injury mechanisms and prevention; rehabilitation
Prof. Sophia Nimphius
School of Medical and Health Sciences, Edith Cowan University, 270 Joondalup Drive, Joondalup, WA 6027, Australia
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Interests: sports biomechanics; speed and change of direction; sport technology; load and fatigue monitoring; softball and baseball; surfing
Dr. Alexander Nowicky
MSc Neurorehabilitation Course Leader, School of Health Sciences and Social Care, Mary Seacole Building, Brunel University, Uxbridge, Middlesex, UB8 3PH, UK
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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
EuroMov (vice-director), University of Montpellier, 700, Avenue du Pic Saint-Loup, F-34090 Montpellier, France
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Interests: changes in the brain-motor relationships during exercise in humans; fatigue; brain stimulation; near infrared spectroscopy
Dr. Alessandro Pezzoli
Universita degli Studi di Torino, Interuniversity Department of Regional and Urban Studies and Planning (DIST), Torino, Italy
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Interests: climate; meteorology; hydrology; physical geography; risk assessment; risk management
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Climate: Climate Impacts on Health
Special Issue in Sports: Environment and Sport Performance
Special Issue in Climate: Climate Services for Local Disaster Risk Reduction in Africa
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
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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
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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
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Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sports: Sports Medicine
Prof. Dr. Ludovic Seifert
University of Rouen, Faculty of Sport Sciences, CETAPS Lab., Boulevard Siegfried, 76821 Mont Saint Aignan Cedex, France
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Interests: motor control & learning; biomechanics; climbing; swimming
Prof. Dr. Frank Spaniol
Sport Science, Department of Kinesiology, Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi, 6300 Ocean Drive, Unit 5820, Corpus Christi, TX 78412, USA
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Interests: sport science; sport performance; biomechanics; measurement and evaluation; strength and conditioning
Prof. Dr. Joel T. Cramer
Department of Nutrition and Health Sciences, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 211 Ruth Leverton Hall, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
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Interests: resistance training; strength; power; stretching; neuromuscular physiology; noninvasive assessment of muscle function; motor unit recruitment; motor unit firing frequency; electromyography; mechanomyography; youth athletes
Prof. Dr. Peter Tiidus
Exercise Physiology, Department of Kinesiology & PE, BA 518, Wilfrid Laurier University, 75 University Avenue West, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2L 3C5
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Interests: exercise; muscle damage; muscle repair; estrogen; inflammation; satellite cells training; heat shock proteins; muscle
Prof. Dr. Gema Torres-Luque
Faculty of Humanities and Science Education, University of Jaen, Jaen 23071, Spain
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Interests: sport science; sport performance; physical education and sport; racket sport
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
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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
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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
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Interests: paediatric exercise physiology; fatigue; talent development; exercise and chronic disease
Special Issues and Collections in MDPI journals:
Special Issue in Sports: Paediatric Exercise Physiology
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