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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Dr 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
University of Basel & Altius Swiss Sportmed Center
Basel & Rheinfelden, Switzerland
Area of expertise: Overtraining, Metabolomics, Cardiorespiratory fitness
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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 Ronan Kearney, MB BCh BAO, MSc, MFSEM, Dip (MSK)
Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine
Dublin, Ireland
Area of expertise: Exercise as medicine, Sports cardiology, Concussion
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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

Laila Usacka, MD
University of Latvia
Riga, Latvia
Area of expertise: team sports medicine, sports physiology

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: Janet O’Flaherty