Editorial Board

BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine Editorial Board members have agreed and adhere to the BMJ Editor Roles and Responsibilities guidelines; including our Editor policy on competing interests.


Professor Evert Verhagen, PhD
Amsterdam UMC – Locatie VUMC
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Area of expertise: Injury prevention, Sports medicine, Epidemiology
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Declaration of Interests

Senior Associate Editors

Dr Nash Anderson, BSc, MSc
Tuggeranong Chiropractic Centre
Canberra, Australia
Area of expertise: Chiropractic
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Prof. Daniel Belavy, PhD
Hochschule für Gesundheit (University of Applied Sciences)
Bochum, Germany
Area of expertise: Musculoskeletal disorders, Low-back pain, Physiotherapy
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Dr Amy Harwood, PhD
Coventry University
Coventry, UK
Area of expertise: Exercise physiology Cardiovascular Disease Implementation
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Dr Yorgi Mavros, PhD
University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia
Area of expertise: Resistance training, Sarcopoenia, Mental health, Diabetes, Cognitive impairment
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Ass. Prof. Diana Robinson, MBBS, FACSEP
Sydney Sportsmed Specialists
Sydney, Australia
Area of expertise: Education Anti-doping
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Dr Nicola Sewry, PhD
University of Pretoria
Pretoria, South Africa
Area of expertise: Epidemiology Prevention
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Associate Editors

Dr Osman Ahmed, PhD
University Hospitals Dorset NHS Foundation Trust
Poole, UK
Area of expertise: Para athletes, eHealth
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Dr Ana Azevedo, PhD
Lisbon, Portugal
Area of expertise: MSK Physiotherapy, Dance medicine and science, Lower extremity rehabilitation and prevention

Dr Tracy Blake, PhD
Area of expertise: Diversity, Concussion
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Dr Justin Carrard, MD
Department of Sport, Exercise & Health, University of Basel, Switzerland
Sports Medical Center Medbase, Bern, Switzerland
Area of expertise: Exercise Medicine, Fatigue and Overtraining, Metabolomics, Undergraduate Education
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Miss Sonia Cheng, PhD
University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia
Area of expertise: Physiotherapy, Physical activity, Accelerometery
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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
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Kristina Fagher, PhD
Lund University, Sweden
Area of expertise: Para-athletes, Qualitative Research, Physiotherapy
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Dr Sharief Hendricks, PhD
University of Capetown
Capetown, South Africa
Area of expertise: Rugby, Implementation, Stakeholder engagement
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Professor Luiz Hespanhol, PhD
Universidade Cidade de São Paulo
São Paulo, Brazil
Area of expertise: Epidemiology, Injury prevention, Running
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Dr David M. Keohane, MB, MSc, FFSEM, FRACGP
Cork University Hospital
Cork, Ireland
Area of expertise: Physical activity, Metabolic health, Injury
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Dr Rina Magnani, PhD
Universidade Estadual de Goiás
Anapolis, Brazil
Area of expertise: Gait, Biomechanics
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Dr Dominic J. Mah, BMed, MD
UNSW Medicine
Sydney, Australia
Area of expertise: Radiology, Orthopaedic surgery
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Robert Mann, MSc
Research Fellow
University of Exeter, United Kingdom
Area of expertise: Running injury, Implementation, Load Monitoring

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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

Dr Trine Moholdt, PhD
Norwegian University of Science and Technology
Trondheim, Norway
Area of expertise: Randomised controlled trials, Coronary heart disease, Obesity
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Dr Femke van Nassau, PhD
Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Area of expertise: Implementation, Public Health
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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
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Carole Akinyi Okoth, MBChB, MMed IMed
National Spinal Injury Referral Hospital, Ministry of Health
Area of expertise: Internal Medicine, Sports Medicine

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 logoorcid.org/0000-0002-3444-908X

Prof. Stijn Bogaerts, MD, PhD
UZ KU Leuven,
Leuven, Belgium
Area of expertise: Muscle and tendon injuries, sports medicine, leadership
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Dr Joske Nauta, PhD
Amsterdam UMC
Amsterdam, Netherlands
Areas of interest: Injury Prevention, Children & Adolescents, Motor Development
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Dr Greig Nicol, PhD
Aberdeen Football Club
Aberdeen, UK
Area of expertise: General-Practice, Osteoarthritis, Biopsychosocial
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Dr Habib Noorbhai, MPhil, PhD
University of Johannesburg,
Johannesburg, South Africa
Area of expertise: Exercise science, Cricket, Healthcare technology
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Dr IK Ogbonmwan, MRes, MBBS, MSc, MRCGP
Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Manchester, UK
Area of expertise: Achilles tendinopathy, Rugby injury, Football injury
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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
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Instagram: @fabiofisiosports

Dr Patrick Owen, PhD
Deakin University
Victoria, Australia
Area of expertise: Musculoskeletal health, Back pain, Biostatistics
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Mr Tej Pandya, BSc
University of Manchester
Manchester, UK
Area of expertise: Medical education, Quality of life, Reviews
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Dr Nirmala Perera, PhD
Australasian College of Sport and Exercise Physicians
Victoria, Australia
Area of expertise: Social media, Injury prevention
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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
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Dr Mike Reiman, PhD
Duke University
Durham, USA
Area of expertise: Hip, ACLm Athletics
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Dr Renan Resende, PhD
Area of expertise: Para-athletes, Biomechanics
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Dr Daniel Rojas-Valverde, PhD
Universidad Nacional / Escuela Ciencias del Movimiento Humano y Calidad de Vida
Costa Rica
Area of expertise: Monitoring, Performance, Accelerometers
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Dr Liam West, BSc (Hons), MBBCh, MSc, SEM
Alphington Sports Medicine Clinic (ASMC)
Melbourne, Australia
Area of expertise: Undergraduate SEM, Physical activity, Concussion
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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
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Miss Blair Hamilton, PHD
School of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Brighton, UK
Area of expertise: Transgender Athletes, Bone Health
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Dr Norasak Suvachittanont, MD, MSc (Sport Cardiology)
Heart Institute, Samitivej Hospital
Bangkok, Thailand
Area of expertise: Sport Cardiology, Preventive Cardiology
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Moa Jederström, MD, PhD student
Athletics Research Center, Linköping University
Area of expertise: Youth sports, Aesthetic sports, Psychiatry/Mental health, Safeguarding
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Sandro Vella, MSc SEM
Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff & Malta Football Association
Area of expertise: Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, Injury Prevention, Mixed-Methods
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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
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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

Statistical Editors

Dr Chao Cao, PhD
Washington University School of Medicine
St Louis, USA
Area of expertise: Physical activity, Metabolic dysfunction, Chronic disease prevention
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Dr Lingxiao Chen, MBBS, MMed, PhD
University of Sydney
Sydney, Australia
Area of expertise: Musculoskeletal disorder, Epidemiology, Statistical Modelling
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Dr Tao Xiao, PhD
Shenzhen University
Shenzhen, China
Area of expertise: Machine Learning, Exercise Prescription
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Qualitative Research Editors

Dr Marelise Badenhorst, PhD
Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ)
Auckland University of Technology
Cape Town, South Africa
Area of expertise: Qualitative methods, Physiotherapy, Para athletes
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Dr Sheree Bekker, PhD
University of Bath
Bath, UK
Area of expertise: Qualitative methods, Equality, Diversity
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Publishing Team

Acting Associate Publisher: Jennifer Thomas

Publisher: Kathy Lyons