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Event Chairs

Conference Chair

Jan Cabri
LIROMS - Luxembourg Institute of Research in Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Science

Brief Bio
Received his PhD in Physical Therapy and Motor Rehabilitation in 1989 at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE) where he was a research associate at the Department of Anatomy. Associate professor at the Faculty of Medicine, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (BE) in 1992. Invited professor at the University of Lisbon, Faculty of Human Kinetics (PT) from 1996 to 2009. Professor at the Department of Physical Performance, Norwegian School of Sport Sciences (NO) from 2009 to 2019. Presently director of research at the Luxembourg Institute for Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Science (LIROMS). Research interest in applied (sport s) biomechanics and kinesiological electromyography. Secretary of the Scientific Board of the European College of Sports Sciences (ECSS). Section editor in the European Journal of Sport Science ... More >>


Program Co-Chairs

João Barreiros
Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade de Lisboa

Brief Bio
João Barreiros is a full professor at the Faculty of Human Kinetics.
He is a motor development and learning researcher and his research interests include:
Environmental effects on motor development; Variability of practice and learning effects; Affordances; Development of manipulative skills; Motor adaptations in motor and sensory deprived populations; Time perception.
He is one of the the vice-presidents of the FMH since 2010.

Pedro Pezarat-Correia
Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade de Lisboa

Brief Bio
Pedro Pezarat-Correia ( currently is Associated Professor of the Universidade de Lisboa where he is the director of the Neuromuscular Research Lab and teaches the disciplines of Anatomy and Physiology, Kinesiology, and Neuromuscular Function. He is the (co-) author of more than 60 peer reviewed international publications, books (26) and book chapters (20). Research topics: electromyography, neuromuscular function, muscle coordination, strength training.