Steven Smith is a professor of kinesiology and head mens soccer coach at Hope College and he has been in this role for 28 years. He enjoys the triple role of teaching, scholarship and coaching. It was his belief that each of these roles positively affects the others.
He received his Ph.D. in motor development from Michigan State University and has since dedicated much of his teaching/research in the area of child growth and development as it relates to motor performance as well as obesity.
Traveling extensively is a large part of his fulfillment in life. The trip to Europe with the men’s soccer team from Hope has expanded his view of the world. Additionally, he has been an invited speaker at Waseda University through the Great Lakes Colleges Association. Service work in Jamaica as well as teaching on faith and calling in Jamaica has been a staple of his life and career for the last 20 years. Few things excite him greater than traveling and serving with college students.
Child growth and development as it relates to motor performance as well as obesity.
Dr. Overton has Executive Academic Administration experience as College Dean at the United States Sports Academy. In addition Overton has Executive Athletic Administration experience as an Athletic Director at the University of Pikeville. In addition, Overton has served as Professor of Sport Management at the Jacksonville State University, Lincoln Memorial University, University of Pikeville and Virginia State University. He has an Ed.D. from Temple University an M.S. from the United States Sports Academy and an MBA from Auburn University.
Dr. Overton has published over 35 Books/Manuals/Manuscripts/Monographs and has over 40 published articles. Dr. Overton has delivered over 50 professional presentations with 22 of those being international. He has professionally consulted and taught sport marketing classes in ten (10) countries and developed multiple MOUs between U.S. and international universities. He has initiated and developed 12 degree and/or certificate programs at three universities.
Overton has served as an international sports consultant to Host Communications and Anthony Travel where he has delivered presentations to the Beijing Olympic Committee and various international sport firms. Dr. Overton has held a variety of positions in college athletic administration. Professional team sport experience was gained with the Philadelphia Eagles and Philadelphia Phillies. Dr. Overton has worked with several NCAA Regional Tournaments in Baseball and Basketball and Overton’s work with the Charlotte Organizing Committee during the 1994 Final Four Basketball Tournament was commended by the NCAA.
Dr. Overton is an internationally recognized speaker. In addition, he has served as color commentator for collegiate basketball and as a Radio and T.V. Sport Talk guest.
Paul S. Sung is Associate Professor at Central Michigan University. He received his DHScdegree from University of St. Augustine and a PhD degree from Nova Southeastern University. He has taught at several universities, including the University of Scranton, Des Moines University-Osteopathic Medical Center and Clarke University. His research interests include the mechanisms of chronic low back pain, and non-operative spine care and its clinical application to neuromuscular control. His work has been published in numerous articles in the field of clinical biomechanics, motion analysis, non-operative spine care and its clinical application to neuromuscular control.
Low back pain, Non-operative spine care and its clinical application to neuro muscular control
Prof. Landsberger’s lifelong passion is studying the path of awareness and peace with friends, colleagues and students, while engaging in activities to use mind, hands and heart to be of service. Sam trained at MIT, Princeton University and the University of North Carolina, as well as in Zen temples of Korean and Japanese lineage. Following service on the faculties of MIT, Cornell University and Caltech, Sam directed the Rehabilitation Engineering Program at the Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center for over a decade, obtaining and overseeing a multi-million dollar grant program. Sam then founded the MadScientists-in-Service Laboratory for Rehabilitation and Sustainable Engineering at the California State University, Los Angeles, a minority-serving institution in the heart of East Los Angeles. The Lab’s mission is to conduct research and create technology to meet vital human needs, and guide students along that path. Sam has served for the past 17 years as professor of mechanical engineering and kinesiology, striving to create an active, hands-on learning environment that stimulates self-powered growth and concretely links education to service. The lab focus is equally upon assistive and sustainable technology, understanding of the physical laws of nature, and learning to harmonize with others. Honored to join Community First Initiatives in 2014, Sam has served on the Boards of Mt. Baldy and Rinzai-Ji Zen Temples, and currently the Board of the Ninos Y Padres Pre-school for children with disabilities.
Dr. Hensle was born in New York City, and educated at the Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey, followed by the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia where he received a BS in Economics in 1964. As an undergraduate, Dr. Hensle played both football and baseball, and in 1964 received the Maxwell Football Club of Philadelphia Unsung Hero Award. Dr. Hensle received his medical degree from the Cornell University Medical College in 1968 and did an internship and general surgical residency at the Harvard Surgical Services of theBoston City Hospital in Boston. He served as a research fellow at the Harvard Medical School from 1968-1976 where he was involved in the development if Total Parenteral Nutrition (TPN)
Dr. Hensle served in the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War from 1970 to 1972, and returned to Boston for hisurology residency at the Massachusetts General Hospital. He then did a year of pediatric urology fellowship with Dr. W. Hardy Hendren at the Massachusetts General Hospital and a second year of pediatric urology training at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London under the directorship of Sir David Innes Williams.
Following his training, Dr. Hensle joined the Department of Urology at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the Director of Pediatric Urology at the Babies Hospital in New York City in 1978.He was the Director of Pediatric Urology from 1978 to 2005, and the Director Emeritus from 2005 to 2012.Dr. Hensle served as the Given Foundation Professor of Urology at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons from 2005 to 2012 and as the Associate Director of the Department of Urology during that period. At present he is the Given Foundation Professor of Urology Emeritus at Columbia University.
Dr. Hensle became one of the early Presidents of the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN), as well as president of the Society for Pediatric Urology(SPU), the Northeast Medical Association (NEMA) and the New York Medical and Surgical Society (NYMSS). He has served on the Board of Governors of the American College of Surgeons, and Chairman of the Council of Urology of the ACS. In addition, he has been Chairman of the Urology Section of The New York Academy of Medicine and a long standing member of the examination committee of the American Board of Urology. Dr. Hensle has also served on the Urology Residence Review Committee for the ACGME. In2014 he was awarded the Distinguished Alumnus Award from the Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center. In 2015 he was awarded the Urology Medal by the American Academy of Pediatrics. Also in 2015 he became an honoree of the Ivy League Football Association
Dr. Hensle is a member of The Society for Pediatric Urologic Surgery (SPUS), and a member of The American Association of Genitourinary Surgeons (AAGUS). Dr. Hensle has served on the Board of Trustees of the Peddie School in Hightstown, New Jersey, as well as the Board of Trustees of the Cambridge Nutritional Trust in Boston, Massachusetts for more than 20 years.
In addition, he has served as Editorial Consultant of the Journal of Urology, The Journal of Pediatric Urology, Urology, the Journal of Pediatric Surgery and Transplantation, and the Journal of Pediatric Surgery. Dr. Hensle has served as Visiting Professor, or Visiting Lecturer more than 70 times in 11 different countries. During the last 35 years has done surgery on children in need all over the world. Dr. Hensle has been the author or co-author of more than 180 peer reviewed publications in literature, has authored 42 text book chapters, and 31 review articles. In addition in 2008, he has authored a non-medical book entitled, "Golf after Fifty, Playing without Pain".
Dr. Heather Gulgin is a Certified Athletic Trainer and Associate Professor at Grand Valley State University where she teaches Kinesiology and Biomechanics to undergraduate students. She also leads a Study Abroad program to the Dominican Republic in the Summer where students take Kinesiology and a History/Culture course. Dr. Gulgin research interests are in golf biomechanics, orthopedic walking boots, and weight-bearing hip rotation range of motion.Since her background is in Athletic Training she has much interest in Clinical Biomechanics.
Orthopedic walking boots and effect on gait, Golf biomechanics, Weight-bearing hip rotation range of motion
Dr. Fielitz earned his Bachelor of Science (1983) from George Williams College, Downers Grove, IL. He completed his Master of Science (1984) from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Most recently, he has completed a Management Information Systems (1997) degree from Virginia Commonwealth University and his Ph.D. in Sports Administration from the University of New Mexico. Dr. Fielitz has been on the USMA faculty since 1995. He has served as the head womens volleyball coach, the information management office within the Department of Physical Education and currently serves as the Associate Director of Instruction. Prior to his arrival at the USMA, Dr. Fielitz was the head womens volleyball coach/assistant professor at Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA. In addition, he is the course director for volleyball, tennis, and teaches military movement, scuba, alpine skiing and personal fitness. Dr. Fielitz has published and presented numerous articles nationally. His research interest is in athletic recruiting. He is also a peer reviewer for Strategies magazine and several international journals.
Shi Zhou is a Professor in Sport and Exercise Science at the School of Health and Human Sciences, Southern Cross University, Australia. He received a Master degree in exercise physiology from Beijing Sport University, China and a PhD degree from The University of Melbourne, Australia. He has been teaching and doing research in the field of sport and exercise science for 35 years. He also visited other research institutions and universities as a research associate, visiting professor or adjunct professor, including Copenhagen Muscle Research Centre, Denmark; University of Colorado at Boulder, USA; University of Massachusetts at Amherst, USA; and Tianjin University of Sport, China. He has research interests in neuromuscular responses and adaptations to exercise and training, and exercise testing and interventions for selected populations.
Neuromuscular responses and adaptations to exercise and training, and Exercise testing and interventions for selected populations
Dr. Yung-Chih Kuo is a professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering, National Chung Cheng University. His research interests are focused on biomaterials, nanomedicine, drug delivery system, tissue engineering, blood–brain barrier, cancer therapy, stem cell differentiation, nerve regeneration, spinal cord injury treatment, stroke treatment, and Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease therapy, biophysics, and colloid and interface science. In these fields, he has authored or coauthored more than 140 SCI journal papers, more than 10 book chapters and several patents. He is a fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (UK), an honor member of Phi Tau Phi Society, a life member in various academic Societies including American Nano Society, European Atherosclerosis Society, Asia-Pacific Chemical, Biological and Environmental Engineering Society, Asian Federation of Biotechnology, Asian Biotechnology Directory, Taiwanese Society of Biomedical Engineering, Chinese Institute of Engineers, Taiwan Institute of Chemical Engineers, Biochemical Engineering Society of Taiwan, and Taiwan Biomaterials and Controlled Release Society. He won Prof. Yen-Ping Shih Paper Award in 2017, Best Paper Award in 2016 and 2008, Prof. Tsai-Teh Lai Award in 2015, Special and Talented Scholar Award in 2013-5 and 2017, Outstanding Research Award in 2013, and Young Scholar Award in 2003. He is also an associate editor of J. Taiwan Inst. Chem. Eng. and an editorial board member in 12 journals, and has been invited as an organizing committee member of many international conferences, a manuscript reviewer for over 100 journals (top reviewer of the Journal of Physical Chemistry (American Chemical Society)), an external reviewer for academic awards, research grants, faculty recruitments and promotions, and financial support of hosting international symposiums, and an advisory board committeeman of international conferences and symposiums.
Shun-Cheng, Stephan, Chang. he was born on 01-Mar-1972. His nationality is Republic of China (Taiwan). He was graduated at national defense medical center in Taipei in 1997; getting M.D. and received complete general surgery and plastic surgery training in Tri-service general hospital in Taipei from 1999 to 2005. After training, he was appointed ambassador to small island and small town to attendance of the attending physician of plastic surgery to 2007. Then, he had ever join the fellowship of plastic surgery and hyperbaric oxygen therapy in San Diego and Hawaii, U.S. in 2008 and 2009.
After returning to Taiwan, he took on the attending physician of plastic surgery and hyperbaric oxygen therapy in Tri-service general hospital until July, 2015. He also joined several clinical studies and research grants and published papers. In 2014, passed the committee and served as an assistant professor in our surgical division of the hospital and medical school, national defense medical center. Since Aug. 2015, he retired from the military service. Now he was served as the Attending physician (Chief), Division of Plastic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Hyperbaric oxygen center, Shuang-Ho hospital, New Taipei City, Taiwan and assistant professor, School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Taipei Medical University.
Plastic Surgery, Hand Surgery, Critical care medicine
"Bachelor in Physical Education by UNESP-Rio Claro (1989) and masters degree in Human Movement Sciences by UFRGS (1994). She completed her doctorate in Physical Education at EEFE-USP (2007), in the area of Biodynamics of Human Movement, research line: Motor Learning. He completed his postdoctoral degree at the University of South Carolina in July / 2014. She is an adjunct professor at the School of Physical Education at the University of Pernambuco"
About my carreeer I highlight my
experiencye in the area of Physical Education, with emphasis on Motor Behavior, publishing mainly on the following themes: motor learning and motor development, physical activity and health, physical fitness, motor competence and participation in organized physical activity/sports.
Motor development, physical activity and health, physical fitness, motor competence
Dr George K. Paraskevas born in Greece and works as Associate Professor of Anatomy at Department of Anatomy, Faculty of Medicine, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (AUTh), Thessaloniki, Greece. He received the Medical degree from Medical School, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, attained the Ph.D. degree in 2000 (degree:excellent) and gained full qualification as specialist in orthopaedic surgery in 2005. In 2005 was appointed as Postdoctoral Lecturer at Department of Anatomy, AUTh and in 2010served as Assistant Professor at the Department of Anatomy in Medical School of AUTh and since 2014 serves as Associate Professor. He has also served in the past as a Visiting Professor of Anatomy at Pharmacy School (AUTh), at School of Sports Science (AUTh), at School of Arts (AUTh).His research and scientific fields of interest include congenital anomalies of bones and muscles, trauma and surgery, entrapment syndromes of nerves and neuropathies, variational anatomy of vascular system, history of Anatomy, anatomical nomenclature, anthropometric studies and surgical anatomy and embryology of gastrointestinal tract. Dr G Paraskevas is a member of the Editorial Board of 141 international medical journals and supervisor and member of the advisory board of 15 dissertations (Ph.D Thesis).He published over 160 papers in international medical journals indexed in PubMed and is author of several textbooks of anatomy.
Surgical anatomy and embryology of gastrointestinal tract, Congenital anomalies of bones and muscles, Entrapment syndromes of nerves and neuropathies, Variational anatomy of vascular system, Trauma and surgery, History of Anatomy, Anatomical nomenclature, Anthropometric studies