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Professor Evert Verhagen, PhD Amsterdam UMC - Locatie VUMC Amsterdam, Netherlands Area of expertise: Injury prevention, Sports medicine, Epidemiology ORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0001-9227-8234 @evertverhagen Declaration of Interests, see here

Senior Associate Editors

Dr Nash Anderson, BSc, MSc Tuggeranong Chiropractic Centre Canberra, Australia Area of expertise: Chiropractic ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-1786-8805 / @sportmednews Prof. Daniel Belavy, PhD Hochschule für Gesundheit (University of Applied Sciences) Bochum, Germany Area of expertise: Musculoskeletal disorders, Low-back pain, Physiotherapy ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-9307-832X Dr Amy Harwood, PhD Coventry University Coventry, UK Area of expertise: Exercise physiology Cardiovascular Disease Implementation ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-5745-2564
Dr Yorgi Mavros, PhD University of Sydney Sydney, Australia Area of expertise: Resistance training, Sarcopoenia, Mental health, Diabetes, Cognitive impairment ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-2588-0425 Associate Prof. Diana Robinson, MBBS, FACSEP Sydney Sportsmed Specialists Sydney, Australia Area of expertise: Education Anti-doping ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-2627-2309 Dr Nicola Sewry, PhD University of Pretoria Pretoria, South Africa Area of expertise: Epidemiology Prevention ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-1022-4780

Associate Editors

Dr Osman Ahmed, PhD University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust Poole, UK Area of expertise: Para athletes, eHealth ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-1439-0076 Dr Ana Azevedo, PhD Lisbon, Portugal Area of expertise: MSK Physiotherapy, Dance medicine and science, Lower extremity rehabilitation and prevention Dr Justine Benoit-Piau, PT MSc Centre de recherche du CHU Sherbrooke, Canada Area of expertise: Qualitative Research, Dance Injury, Dance Medicine ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-9943-2978 Prof. Stijn Bogaerts, MD, PhD UZ KU Leuven, Leuven, Belgium Area of expertise: Muscle and tendon injuries, sports medicine, leadership ORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0001-5708-2439 @stijnbog Dr Justin Carrard, MD Department of Sport, Exercise and Health, University of Basel, Switzerland SportAdo Centre, Lausanne University Hospital Lausanne, Switzerland Area of expertise: Exercise medicine, Metabolomics applied to SEM, Fatigue and overtraining, SEM in healthcare and education ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-2380-105X Miss Sonia Cheng, PhD University of Sydney Sydney, Australia Area of expertise: Physiotherapy, Physical activity, Accelerometery ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-7783-6891 Professor Pascal Edouard University Hospital of Saint-Etienne & University Jean Monnet, University of Lyon Lyon, France Area of expertise: Athletics, Data Science, Implementation, Injury Prevention, Muscle, Epidemiology ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-1969-3612 Dr Frida Eek, PhD Lund University Lund, Sweden Area of expertise: Epidemiology, sports injury, stress/behavioural medicine ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-7043-589X Dr Allison Ezzat, PT, PhD La Trobe University Melbourne, Australia Area of expertise: injury prevention, osteoarthritis, implementation science, qualitative research ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-2576-0412 Kristina Fagher, PhD Physiotherapist Lund University Lund, Sweden Area of expertise: Para-athletes, Qualitative Research, Physiotherapy ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-9524-7553 Candy Foelix LMT, NMT Child of this Culture Foundation Florida, USA & Aarau, Switzerland Area of expertise: Fascia, Somatic Therapy, Resistance Flexibility, Hip Hop Culture Education, Breaking Dr Larisa Gomaz, MSc TU Delft Delft, Netherlands Area of expertise: Data Science, Statistics, Modelling ORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-1282-984X Prof. Vincent Gremeaux, MD, PhD Swiss Olympic Medical Center, Sport Medicine Unit, Division of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Lausanne University Hospital Institute of Sport Sciences, University of Lausanne Lausanne, Switzerland Area of expertise: Sports Medicine, overuse injuries, exercise physiology, evaluation, prevention ORCID logo0000-0002-3444-908X @drvgremeaux Miss Blair Hamilton, PHD School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Brighton, UK Area of expertise: Transgender Athletes, Bone Health ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-2509-9767 Dr Sharief Hendricks, PhD University of Cape Town Cape Town, South Africa Area of expertise: Rugby, Implementation, Stakeholder engagement ORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3416-6266 Professor Luiz Hespanhol, PhD Universidade Cidade de São Paulo São Paulo, Brazil Area of expertise: Epidemiology, Injury prevention, Running ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-1774-4746 Professor Karsten Hollander, MD, PhD Institute of Interdisciplinary Exercise Science and Sports Medicine MSH Medical School Hamburg Hamburg, Germany Area of expertise: Biomechanics, Epidemiology, Athletics, Running ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-5682-9665 Dr. Aminu Alhassan Ibrahim, PhD, PT Skyline University Nigeria Kano State, Nigeria Area of expertise: Musculoskeletal disorders, Low back pain, Physiotherapy, Patient reported outcomes, Epidemiology ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-5711-1639 Abbis Jaffri PT, MS, PhD Department of Physical Therapy, Creighton University Omaha, US Area of expertise: Lower extremity injury, ultrasound imaging, sports medicine, physical activity Moa Jederström, MD, PhD student Athletics Research Center, Linköping University Sweden Area of expertise: Youth sports, Aesthetic sports, Psychiatry/Mental health, Safeguarding ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-0938-084X Dr David M. Keohane, MB, MSc, FFSEM, FRACGP Cork University Hospital Cork, Ireland Area of expertise: Physical activity, Metabolic health, Injury ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-2231-0029 Dr Sietske Luijten, MSc Amsterdam UMC Amsterdam, Netherlands Epidemiology, Injury Prevention , Para athletes ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-1987-9986 Dr Rina Magnani, PhD Universidade Estadual de Goiás Anapolis, Brazil Area of expertise: Gait, Biomechanics ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-5492-5119 Dr Laurent Malisoux, PhD Luxembourg Institute of Health Strassen, Luxembourg Area of expertise: Injury prevention, epidemiology, biomechanics, physical activity measurement ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-5630 Robert Mann, MSc Research Fellow University of Exeter, United Kingdom Area of expertise: Running injury, Implementation, Load Monitoring ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-3704-6881 Ms Nikki McLeary Extreme Medicine Fellow/Honorary Senior Lecturer Department of Sports & Health Sciences University of Exeter, UK Area of expertise: Challenging environments, Extreme sports, Human factors Anna Melin, PhD, RD Linnaeus University Växjö/Kalmar, Sweden Areas of expertise: Sports nutrition, relative energy deficiency in sports, eating disorders ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-8249-1311
Dr. Katelyn Mitchell, PhD, PT, CAT(C) University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada Area of Expertise: Concussion, motor control, para athletes ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-7889-9568 Dr Trine Moholdt, PhD Norwegian University of Science and Technology Trondheim, Norway Area of expertise: Randomised controlled trials, Coronary heart disease, Obesity ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-1024-8088 Dr Joske Nauta, PhD Amsterdam UMC Amsterdam, Netherlands Areas of interest: Injury Prevention, Children & Adolescents, Motor Development ORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-4516-1049 Dr Greig Nicol, PhD Aberdeen Football Club Aberdeen, UK Area of expertise: General-Practice, Osteoarthritis, Biopsychosocial ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-4345-5745 Dr Habib Noorbhai, MPhil, PhD University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa Area of expertise: Exercise science, Cricket, Healthcare technology ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-9464-6854 Dr IK Ogbonmwan, MRes, MBBS, MSc, MRCGP Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust Manchester, UK Area of expertise: Achilles tendinopathy, Rugby injury, Football injury ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-8317-9792 Carole Akinyi Okoth, MBChB, MMed IMed National Spinal Injury Referral Hospital, Ministry of Health Kenya Area of expertise: Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine Dr Fabio Oliveira, PT, PhD Centre for Interdisciplinary Research in Rehabilitation and Social Integration (Cirris) Laval University Quebec, Canada Area of expertise: Tennis, Physiotherapy, Rotator cuff tendinopathy, Upper extremities rehabilitation, Musculoskeletal disorders ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-7127-6560 Instagram: @fabiofisiosports Associate Prof. Patrick Owen, PhD Eastern Health & Monash University Victoria, Australia Area of expertise:  Emergency medicine, Low back pain, Research methods, Biostatistics ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-3924-9375 Mr Tej Pandya, BSc University of Manchester Manchester, UK Area of expertise: Medical education, Quality of life, Reviews ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-1816-1211 Dr Nirmala Perera, PhD Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians Victoria, Australia Area of expertise: Social media, Injury prevention ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-6110-8945 Dr Larissa Pinheiro, PT MSc UFMG Belo Horizonte, Brazil Area of expertise: Para athletes, Physical Therapy ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-5927-2893 Mr Aamir Raoof Memon, DPT, MPhil, PGD Peoples University of Medical & Health Sciences for Women Nawabshah, Pakistan Area of expertise: Activity monitoring, Cost-effectiveness, PA promotion ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-3203-418X Dr Mike Reiman, PhD Duke University Durham, USA Area of expertise: Hip, ACLm Athletics ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-4557-3446 Dr Renan Resende, PhD Area of expertise: Para-athletes, Biomechanics ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-1609-3278 Dr Daniel Rojas-Valverde, PhD Universidad Nacional / Escuela Ciencias del Movimiento Humano y Calidad de Vida Costa Rica Area of expertise: Monitoring, Performance, Accelerometers ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-0717-8827 Dr Norasak Suvachittanont, MD, MSc (Sport Cardiology) Heart Institute, Samitivej Hospital Bangkok, Thailand Area of expertise: Sport Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-0022-8369 Dr Daniel Tinnion, PhD Manchester Metropolitan University Manchester, United Kingdom Area of expertise: Sport and exercise physiology and nutrition. ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-3116-0985 Nefeli Tsiouti, PT, MA, MSc Advance Medical Centre European University Cyprus, Scientific Collaborator Nicosia, Cyprus Area of expertise: Dance medicine & science, Physiotherapy, Injury prevention, Injury Epidemiology ORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-0019-9622 Laila Usacka Sports Physician University of Latvia, Riga, Latvia Area of expertise: Exercise physiology, Cardiopulmonary exercise testing ORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0003-1688-5926 Dr Femke van Nassau, PhD Amsterdam UMC Amsterdam, Netherlands Area of expertise: Implementation, Public Health ORCID logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3726-550X Sandro Vella, MSc SEM Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff & Malta Football Association Malta Area of expertise: Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Injury Prevention, Mixed-Methods ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-7571-9018 Dr Dane Vishnubala, MBBS PGCME MRCGP MSc SEM DipSEM (UK) FFSEM FHEA University of Leeds, Hull York Medical School, Imperial College London, British Association of Sport and Exercise Medicine UK Area of expertise: Qualitative research, medical education, physical activity, concussion, medical speciality of sport and exercise medicine ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-2135-8258 Dr Liam West, BSc (Hons), MBBCh, MSc, SEM Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic (ASMC) Melbourne, Australia Area of expertise: Undergraduate SEM, Physical activity, Concussion ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-6046-1613 Dr Patrick Wheeler, MBChB, PhD, MSc, FFSEM, MRCGP Department of Sport & Exercise Medicine, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust Leicester, UK Area of expertise: Tendinopathy, Plantar Fasciitis, Trials ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-2509-9767 Bianca Zietsman, MChiro Central Queensland University Brisbane, Australia Area of expertise: Injury prevention, cervical spine, female athletes ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-6980-7369  

Statistical Editors

Dr Chao Cao, PhD Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Boston, USA Area of expertise: Exercise, Human Metabolism, Cancer Survivorship ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-0455-1171 Dr Lingxiao Chen, MBBS, MMed, PhD University of Sydney Sydney, Australia Area of expertise: Musculoskeletal disorder, Epidemiology, Statistical Modelling ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-7721-0493
Dr Tao Xiao, PhD Shenzhen University Shenzhen, China Area of expertise: Machine Learning, Exercise Prescription ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-5477-156X

Qualitative Research Editors

Dr Marelise Badenhorst, PhD Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ) Auckland University of Technology Auckland, New Zealand Area of expertise: Qualitative methods, Physiotherapy, Para athletes ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-8443-9173
Dr Sheree Bekker, PhD University of Bath Bath, UK Area of expertise: Qualitative methods, Equality, Diversity ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-0161-6280

Student Panel

Loic Bel, PT, MSc Fribourg, Switzerland Oriol Bonell, PT, MSc Amsterdam UMC Amsterdam, Netherlands Areas of interest: Snowsports, Injury Prevention, Qualitative Research ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-4865-5922 Pierre-Eddy Dandrieux, MSc Jean-Monnet University Saint-Etienne, France Areas of interest: Data Science, Biomechanics ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-7230-6728 Kathryn Dane, PhD candidate Trinity College Dublin Dublin, Ireland Areas of interest: Rugby, Female Athletes, Injury Prevention, Epidemiology ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-8083-6278 Janesh Ganda, PhD Candidate Cape Town, South Africa Area of interest: Injury Prevention, Sports Medicine, Concussion ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-8724-4838 Romina Gollan, MSc Deakin University Victoria, Australia Areas of interest: Back Pain, Sports Injuries, Musculoskeletal Health Daniel Humpreys, BExSc, BChiroSc, GradDipEd School of Health, Medical and Applied Sciences, CQUniversity Rockhampton, Australia Area of Interest: Exercise Science, Chiropractic, Education ORCID logo orcid.org/0009-0000-3244-9628 Carley Jewell, MSc  Brock University St. Catharines, Canada Areas of Interest: Concussion, Sport and Exercise Psychology, University Athletes ORCID logoorcid.org/0009-0008-7681-5843 Svenja Kaczorowski, MSc Hochschule für Gesundheit (University of Applied Sciences) Bochum, Germany Areas of Interest: Low Back Pain, Physiotherapy, Telerehabilitation ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0001-8794-3252 Nahwera Loyce, MSc Kyambogo University, Uganda Kenyatta University, Kenya Areas of Interest: Physical Activity, Physical Fitness, Fitness Instruction, Exercise Science
Jack Maclean The University of Notre Dame Sydney, Australia Areas of Interest: Public Health, Elderly, Lifestyle Joseph Menezes BSc (Hons) Rīga Stradiņš University Riga, Latvia Areas of Interest: Pitch-side Care, Anti-Doping, Public Health, Safeguarding ORCID logo orcid.org/0009-0008-9921-5744 Joseph Muchiri, MSc Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology Embu, Kenya Areas of Interest: Design, Sports Science Wanda van Niekerk, MPhil Health through Physical Activity, Lifestyle and Sport Research Centre (HPALS), University of Cape Town Cape Town, South Africa Areas of Interest: Sports Physiotherapy, Youth Sports Cameron Pfeffer, BSc Central Queensland University Rockhampton, Australia Areas of Interest: Athlete Development, Running Kinematic and Injuries, Body Systems Effects While Training Matheus Pontes, PT, MSc, GrDip LUNEX International University of Health, Exercise & Sports Differdange, Luxembourg Areas of Interest: Sports Epidemiology, Ankle Sprain, Neuromuscular Control, Biomechanics, Return to Performance ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-1657-5605 Nilavan Sathasivam Université de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland Area of Interest: Sports medicine, Neurology, Sports and Exercise psychology ORCID logo orcid.org/0009-0008-0880-7630 Isla Shill, PhD Candidate Sport Injury Prevention Research Centre, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Calgary Calgary, Canada Areas of Interest: Injury Prevention, Epidemiology, Rugby ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0003-0175-2354 Melissa Tan, B.Med.Sc. M.Chiro. M.Res Absolute Care Chiropractic & Sports Therapy Sydney, Australia Areas of Interest: Chiropractic, Sports Injury Management, Sports-related Concussion, Sport Science ORCID logo orcid.org/0000-0002-5934-7645 Tomer Yona, PT, MSc Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Haifa, Israel Areas of Interest: Biomechanics, Musculoskeletal Rehabilitation, Lower Extremity Injury

Publishing Team

Publisher: Jennifer Thomas Head of Portfolio: Kathleen Lyons