Government College Silwani, Department of Higher Education
Dr. Mottakin Ahmed is currently working as Sports officer at Government College Silwani, Madhyapradesh, India. He completed Bachelor of Physical Education, Master of Physical Education, and PhD from Lakshmibai National Institute of Physical Education Gwalior, India.
His research is focused on Physical education, Sports Biomechanics, Health education. He presented research paper in may National and International conferences. The most recent was international conference of exercise physiology and Nutrition for enhancing health, Taminadu, India 2019 where he received best research paper award. Dr. Mottakin Ahmed received SAS International conference award by scholars academic and scientific society 2019
He also received Maulana Azad National Fellowship in 2019 for PhD. He also attended many national and International webinar on physical education and sports science. He also wrote many research article which is published in National and International journal. Recently he has published a book-“Joint analysis of drop shot of Badminton among different level of players: A perspective sports education”.
As player Dr. Mottakin Ahmed participated in many Badminton tournaments. He represented university team in Badminton and Kabaddi. He participated in 61st senior national National ball badminton Championship 2016, Telangana India. He officiated in Many Badminton tournament. As a Sports Officer Dr. Mottakin Ahmed has been working with different group of people mostly the children of youth of his society, he is dealing with physical education, recreation games and sports. Recently a book has been published by him: “Joint analysis drop shot of badminton among different levels of players –A perspective of sports education”.
Since October 2020, he has represented India as a member of future leader/volunteer (FLV) program.
YEW CHEO NG
Master of Scinece Student in Exercise and Sports Science
Future Leader/Volunteer (FLV) of Global Community Health (GCH)
National Insititute of Education, Nanyang Technological University
Yew Cheo Ng is pursuing her Masters in Exercise and Sports Science, working full-time and concurrently running and training competitively at national level under her supervisor and coach, Dr. Balasekaran. She also does research that focuses on human performance and physical education.
She has been running competitively since she was 10 years old and is very passionate about the sport. She represented Singapore at the Western Australian Little Athletics (WALA) in 2000 and Singapore Open 2017 clinching bronze in 4x400m relay and 10,000m respectively. In addition, she has also participated in several local races/marathons and many of which she has come in top 3 placings. She is also an IAAF Youth level 1 certified coach and coaches voluntarily. She has also often gone beyond her time to help coach many young children and motivate their interest in running. She has also conducted workshops, developed videos and CDs on running tactics and prevention of injuries from running. She has also worked on the Brain Breaks study in Singapore and is helping Fuhua Primary School efforts to make it the UNSGD lab of the future.
Cheo also had opportunities to present her posters and presentations at international conferences such as American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), Asian Association for Sport Management etc.
She also helped to organize the IAAF Chief Coach Youth Academy for international elite track and field coaches that was held in Singapore from 9 – 14 October 2017.
She is also one of the authors for a chapter in the book on “Effects of Self-regulating Exercise Intensity using the OMNI Rate of Perceived Exertion Scale on Youths and Pedagogical Methods for Youths during Physical Education in Singapore. In Popoviæ, S., Antala, B., Bjelica, D., & Gardaeviæ, J. (Eds.), Physical Education in Secondary School: Researches - Best Practices – Situation (PP. 129-143). Bratislava: Faculty of Sport and Physical Education of University of Montenegro, Montenegrin Sports Academy and Fédération Internationale D´Éducation Physique (FIEP Europe).
Prof. Dr. Dané COETZEE
Senior Future Leader/Volunteer (SFLV) of Global Community Health (GCH)
North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
Prof. Dr. Dané Coetzee pursued her academic career at the North-West University in Potchefstroom (South Africa) since 2009. In 2017 she was promoted to Associate Professor. Her teaching responsibilities at the North-West University include modules on undergraduate and post graduate levels as well as guidance to several masters and doctoral students in the field of Kinderkinetics and Human Movement Science. Since May 2016 she’s been elected as the President for the South African Professional Instituted for Kinderkinetics that is the professional body for Kinderkinetics. Dané is further part of the Kinderkinetics team at the North-West University that conducts workshops to teachers, disadvantage coaches and other Kinderkineticsts to improve and promote the importance of early childhood development.
Her research interests focus on early motor development, visual stimulation, ADHD, Developmental Coordination Disorder (DCD), learning related problems, sportsvision, early intervention for children, physical activity and physical fitness, effect of technology on children’s physical activity levels and physical fitness levels. She has been representing South Africa as a member of the Future Leader Program (FLV) under Prof. Mingkai Chin’s and Prof Hans de Ridder’s advisory since 2016. As FVL, she first participated in Global Forum on Physical Education Pedagogy (GoFPEP 2016) held in Turkey, and was chosen to represent South Africa as a senior FLV at APCESS 2017 in Bangkok and BRICSCESS 2017 in Brazil.
For many years she is working with children with special need at one school in Potchefstroom, South Africa, as part of her community service. Every year water safety and physical activity is being taught to these children by Kinderkinetics in training under the watchful eye of Dr. Dané.
In 2015 she formed part of the HOPSports global project that focused on the effect of Brain Breaks on Grade 3 – 5 learners’ attitude towards physical activity all over the world. In the same year she started another project with the title: “The effect of Brain Breaks on physical fitness and attitudes towards physical activity of Grade 3-6-learners”. All the Grade 3 – 6 learners that were involved in this project used Brain Break videos three to five minutes in the participating school, for four months.
Not only is Dr. Dané trying to improve children’s consentration and physical fitness levels through the use of Brain Breaks, she is also incorperating the use of regular Brain Breaks into her classes during her lecturing to promote the over all consentration and wellness of her students. She firmly believes that being active will help you preform better on all areas of your live.
Department of Trainer Education, University of Kocatepe, Afyon
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bijen Filiz is currently working as Associate Professor at the School of Physical Education and Sports, University of Kocatepe. Bijen Filiz is graduated in physical education ve sport teacher at the University of Uludag. She completed her master's education with hidden program study in physical education at the University of Inonu. And she received her PhD degree by studying personal and social responsibility model in physical education at the University of Hacettepe. She was found as a visiting scholar at the Northern Illinois University/Chicago for 4 months to learn personal and social responsibility model and complete doctoral education. Her areas of interest are instructional, curriculum and hidden programs on physical education, physical education teacher education and sport education, adapted physical activities, and sports sociology.
In order to be implemented in physical education classes of TPSR model in Turkey, Bijen made the translation editor of the book titled “Teaching Personal and Social Responsibility Through Physical Activity” and translated four chapters of book into the Turkish language in 2014. She presented her works related this model at the FIEP Congress in 2015/Rabat and 2018/Istanbul, and various international congress in Turkey.
She has applied the teaching personal and social responsibility (TPSR) model with middle and high school students in Turkey; has aimed that have been provided of responsibility values and leadership behaviors the students through physical activity and with family cooperation. She has academic studies on this model.
Bijen is member of the Young People’s Leisure Network and join various camp and World Leisure Congress in project scope. At the end of these camps, it has been written chapter’s book related the leisure. She joined the third camp and World Leisure Congress in Mobile/Alabama-2014 for the first book. They completed to write the book titled “Youth Leisure around the World” in 2015. She joined the first camp and World Leisure Congress in Sao Paulo/Brazil-2018 for the second book. They will write the book titled “Safety and Leisure”. Nowadays, they work on this topic. The book will be completed at the end of the third camp. Through this program, she knows new cultures and people, gains new experiences, and improves relationships.
She joined the International Cultural Festival organized on behalf of the World Leisure Organization by World Leisure Expo and Young People’s Leisure Network with young folk dancers from Turkey as a Turkey co-ordinator in China/Hangzou-2017. She provided that the young people communicated and socialized with people in other cultures.
Bijen is a volleyball coach. While she is training with students, she applies the TPSR model and wants that the students gain some responsibility behaviors.
DR. AGATA KORCZ
Senior Future Leader/Volunteer (FLV) of Global Community Health (GCH)
Ph.D. in Physical Education
Poznan University of Physical Education
Dr. Agata Korcz is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Didactics of Physical Activity at the Poznan University of Physical Education (Poland). Her research interests focus on the didactics of Physical education (process and quality of Physical education, effective teaching in Physical education, Olympic education at schools), determinants of physical activity, interventions to promote physical activity together with a healthy lifestyle, mental health and well-being. Dr. Korcz is particularly focused on children and young people. Fitness and traditional sports and games are also something she is passionate about. She attended the International Seminar on Olympic Studies for Postgraduate Students at International Olympic Academy in Olympia (Greece). She is also a member of the National Olympic Academy of Poland. Her research interests focus on didactics of physical education (process and quality of physical education, effective teaching in physical education, Olympic education at schools), determinants of physical activity, mental health and well-being. She is particularly focused on children and adolescents. For the very first time, she will be representing Poland (under the supervision of Prof. Michal Bronikowski) as a member of the Future Leader Program (FLV) at the BRICSCESS 2017 conference in Brazil. For many years she was associated with the Sports Rehabilitation Association “START” (2007-2013) where she gained amazing experience during work with disabled children and adults as a staff member on summer camps and others sport events.
In years 2005-2009 she worked as a research assistant in the Comenius Regio Project “Olympic and youth integration through education”. The aim of this project, in both its partner regions (Poland and Bulgaria), was to use the Olympism for the social integration of both the able-bodied and physically and mentally disabled youth, as well as to improve the general health of the youth through physical activity.
Dr. Agata Glapa has experience in organizing international, national and local workshops and events. For example, she organized two conferences combined with workshops with world-renowned yoga teachers. The first one with Dr. Mukund V. Bhole from India (2013) entitled: “The importance of working with the breath and breathing movements in traditional yoga in the light of modern neuro-psycho-physiology”. The second one with Dr. Norman E. Sjoman from Canada (2014) entitled „An overview of over 40 years of research and practice in the field of yoga”.
In 2015 she took a part in the Grant project of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education under the Academic Centre of the Creativity - “Active not only on-line” led by Prof. Michal Bronikowski, where Dr. Glapa was working as a research assistant and coordinator of the workshops and training. On 2015 she co-organized the International IT Workshop “Physical Education and modern technologies” where Prof. Dr. Ming-kai Chin (President and Founder of the Foundation of Global Community Health (GCH)) and Prof. Dr. Elke Knisel (Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg) were invited as keynote presenters.
Fitness, Polish and foreign traditional plays and games, working at schools with children and with disabled people is also something Dr. Agata Glapa is passionate about. During her work in Department of Didactics of Physical Activity, she was involved in different events for children and adolescents from the city of Poznan and other areas.
Ph.D Student in Physical Education & Health
College of Physical Education & Health
East China Normal University
Mingming Guo is a Ph.D student in the College of Physical Education and Health, East China Normal University. His research interests focus on integrating information technology into physical education and health promotion.
Guo Mingming obtained his master's degree in 2018, and then worked as a FAE Engineer in a science and technology company serving school sports. During his tenure as FAE engineer, his main work is to help primary and secondary schools to make school physical education work more information-based, such as using heart rate monitoring equipment in physical education teaching, using AI in students' physical fitness testing work, so as to make physical education teachers' work more intelligent.
In 2019, Guo Mingming returned to East China Normal University as a research assistant. Under the guidance of Professor Wang xiaozan, he was mainly responsible for the overall work of the research on the Construction of China Children's and Adolescents' Sports Fitness Big Data Platform, a major project of China's Social Science Fund. The main purpose of the project is to build a big data platform related to sports and health of children and adolescents in China, so as to prepare for the reform of sports and health work for children and adolescents.
In 2020, Guo Mingming began to carry out independent research under the guidance of Professor Wang xiaozan. At present, his two projects have been funded by China Social Science Foundation and Shanghai Education Commission. The main purpose of the two projects is to integrate information technology, especially new information technology, such as AI, IOT, 5G, etc., into the physical education of children and adolescents health promotion work.
Since 2015, Guo Mingming, as a core member of the team, has successfully held a number of domestic or international conferences related to children's and adolescents' health, such as the World Congress on Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum in Physical Education in 2019.
In addition, he also actively participated in international conferences related to children's and adolescents' health, and shared his research in the form of poster or oral, such as SHAPE America, ICDCPE, ICSPAH, APCESS etc..
JESWENNY FRESSHILA JOHN
Master Candidate in Master in Science (Sports Science)
School of Health Sciences
Universiti Sains Malaysia
Future Leader/Volunteer (FLV), Foundation for Global Community Health (GCH)
Jeswenny Fresshila John is currently working full-time as a teacher in SK Kampong Baru, Kapit. She majored in Physical Education and primarily teaches Health and Physical Education. She is very passionate about promoting physical activity and physical education positively among her students.
Currently, she is pursuing her Master in Sports Science full-time under the supervision of Assoc. Prof. Dr Garry Kuan Pei Ern. Her study is related to the effectiveness of Brain-Breaks on fundamental motor skills among students in the rural division in Sarawak. She also has published papers and presented at conferences at the international level. Her area of interest is physical education, physical activity, and fundamental motor skills.
Besides, she was selected as a coach for the track and field and cross-country team in Kapit. The Kapit team had great success last year in which they took 1st place in track and field at the division level and 1st place in cross-country at state level.
DR. ANTONIN KUBAN
Senior Leader of Global Community Health (GCH)
PE and teacher and trainer
Co-owner, Co-founder Kindergarten HOUSENKA and IMAGO school
Author and director of Music-based P.E. Program in Kindergarten HOUSENKA, PE, Music and French language teacher in IMAGO school.
Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Charles University in Prague, Czech Republic
Dr. Antonín Kubaň obtained his Ph.D. in Kinanthropology from the Department of Gymnastics at Faculty of Physical education and Sports at Charles University in Prague, after finishing his Master degree in pedagogy. His research is focused mostly on pedagogy in physical education. In 2009 he started his pilot study of his educational program for pre-school children, focused on global pedagogy and all-round personal development using music and sport as a tool. His research interests include: pedagogy, sport psychology, motor and physical development, physical and musical intervention for pre-school age children. In 2013 he co-founded with his two sisters Kindergarten HOUSENKA and Individual learning school IMAGO with author global pedagogy educational program which includes his author Music-based physical educational program.
He has been representing C zech Republic as a member of Future Leader Volunteer (FLV) program under Prof. Ming-kai Chin’s leadership si nce 2013. As a FLV he participated in APCESS 2013 Taiwan and GoFPEP 2016 Turkey
Antonín is preparing DVD with movement compositions and author songs for kids. For first batch of movement compositions and songs every single continent on Earth was selected as the main topic of the lyrics and the songs melodies. Lyrics are prepared on the basis of the pre-defined notion field with which children should be acquainted in connection with the specific continent. Most of lyrics include parts of folk melodies, including the specific language of the country. We would like to follow this model and create more songs and movement compositions and create new DVD which could be distributed in kindergartens or for parents. Next step is to translate and record songs in English to spread our movement compositions and songs also in foreign countries.
Federal State Budget Educational Institution of Higher Education «The Russian University of Sport «GTSOLIFK», Moscow
Alekseeva Ksenia is currently pursuing her Bachelor in Sports and Physical Education as a specialist in artistic gymnastics. She also works part-time as a choreographer, and trains at the student level under the guidance of his supervisor and trainer, Ph.D. Parakhin Viktor Alexandrovich. And collaborates with physiology Assoc. prof. Andreeva Albina Maratovna and conducts research in the field of biomechanics, technical training of an athlete, as well as human performance and physical education.
Ksenia also had opportunities to present her posters and presentations at conferences with international participation, such as "Young for Science" in 2022 and 2023 and at the X International Student Conference "Physical culture in the life of a student" in Brest, Belarus.
And in the future she would like to continue to study and work, making her social contribution, participating in community projects, as well as to continue work with children and young athletes, opening up the wonderful world of sports and the joy of movement for the former, and working together with the latter to conquer sports peaks.
THOLUMUSA FAVOURED MLALAZI
National University of Science and Technology (NUST)
He’s a member of the SDA Youth Directorate, Zimbabwe where his duties include educating the church youth on Physical Activity and health.
Member of the Board of the “DISDER Supported Employment Association”
Technical Editor of Turkish Journal of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
Lecturer at Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
İstanbul Yeni Yüzyıl University
Şule Okur is physiotherapist and lecturer at Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, İstanbul Yeni Yüzyıl University, Turkey. She has a Master Degree in Chiropractic in January 2019 and she is in the dissertation period in her doctorate. Furthermore she is currently pursuing her second Bachelor in Exercise and Sports Science at the İstanbul University, Faculty of Open and Distance Education.
She teaches on electrotherapy, manipulation-mobilization techniques, orthotics and prosthetic rehabilitation, cardiopulmonary rehabilitation, rehabilitation in chronic diseases and exercise applications. She’s also a lymphedema therapist. As a physiotherapist, she’s particularly interested in spine, soft tissue and lymphedema patients.
Her research interests are: chiropractic, manual therapy, exercise and sports, lymphedema, migraine, autonomic nervous system, vagus nerve stimulation. As an academic with more than four years of experience developing and improving physical therapy and rehabilitation programs, designing innovative curricula and creating courses with highly engaging clinical knowledge, she’s excited to add talent to the growing physiotherapy program and develop a highly knowledgeable and skilled practice-oriented physiotherapist.
Şule also had the opportunity to present her oral presentations at national and international congresses. Traditional and complementary medicine (T&CM), Sports injuries congress etc.
She enjoys skiing and using new places as a social activity.
DR. SUNDAY ONAGBIYE
Assist. Prof. Dr. Sunday Onagbiye
Managing Editor, International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (IJBNPA)
Future Leader/Volunteer (FLV) of Global Community Health (GCH)
Health & Exercise Science
Frederick Community College
College/Research Associate, University of Nevada-Las Vegas (UNLV)
Dr Sunday Onagbiye obtained his B.Ed. (Physical and Health Education), MA (Physical Education-Exercise Physiology option) at the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, Nigeria, and PhD (Human Movement Science) at the North-West University, Potchefstroom Campus, South Africa. He also obtained a Certificate in Prevention Strategies for NCDs at the University of Oxford (UK).
He is a member of South African Sport Medicine Association (SASMA), Public Health Association of South Africa (PHASA), African Physical Activity Network (AFPAN), and WHO GCMPC of NCD Community of Practice. His research interest focused on health promotion & wellbeing: PA intervention and NCDs risk factors prevention, Health-Related Quality of life, Cardio-metabolic Disease, Energy expenditure, Obesity, Health risks behaviour, Mental & Musculoskeletal Health, and PA and Climate Change. He is also a specialist reviewer to both local and international journal. He also have a strong interest in health promotion & wellbeing and how South African citizen’s health can improve and Africa at large, especially in a low resourced community. Dr. Sunday Onagbiye is currently a Postdoctoral Research Fellow/Senior Tutor for both undergraduate and postgraduate modules at the department of Sport Recreation & Exercise Science, and Researcher/Data Analyst at the School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape (UWC), Cape Town. He is currently involve in quite number of projects and is a principal investigator of Organisation Wellness Project (OWS) which deals with Health Risk Assessment (HRA) in University staff.
He also joined a project known as WesternCape on Wellness (WOW) Healthy Lifestyle Initiative Project in 2017. WoW! is a Healthy Lifestyles partnership initiative of the Western Cape Government and its valued partners. It aims to enable people to make Healthy Lifestyle choices throughout our life course - from planning Pregnancy and Birth to Youth, Adult and Senior Years. Choices we make today about how we live (LIVE!), the types of food we eat and drink (EAT!), and how often we do physical activities (PLAY!), affect our future health (https://www.westerncape.gov.za/westerncape-on-wellness/).
Dr. Sunday recently joined a project known as Self-Management Approach and Reciprocal Learning for Type 2 Diabetes (SMART2D) on a full time contract as a researcher, at the School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town. SMART2D is aimed at developing and testing new ways of reducing Type 2 diabetes in lower-, middle- and higher-income countries. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rj8cCk6Cq_E&t=594s He received a grant from National Research Foundation (NRF) known as a Knowledge Interchange & Collaboration grant which help him to attend a conference in New York and visit University of Tampa as an invited Guest Lecturer in 2018, coupled with the British Heart Foundation grant to attend a short course on the NCDs prevention strategies at the University of Oxford, UK in 2017.
LARISSA CAVALCANTE PIRES
MSc Student in Health Sciences
Future Leader/Volunteer (FLV) of Global Community Health (GCH)
Federal University of São Paulo, Santos
Larissa Cavalcante Pires is graduated in Psychology at the Federal University of São Paulo. She is currently a full time master's degree student in Health Sciences, she is also completing a specialization course on elderly health. Her areas of interest are, sports psychology, gerontology, elderly well-being, thanatology and holistic therapies. During her academic life, she participated of an interdisciplinary group that cared for a population of elderly women in situations of social vulnerability, with the objective of promoting physical and mental health, autonomy and independence, as well as improving the quality of life of the participants with consequent increase in their self-esteem and social integration.
Larissa did internships at the psychosocial care center with alcohol and drug users, promoting activities related to substance use and abuse, also participated at the office on the street, an action that provides basic health services for homeless people, as well as accompanying the users of the service to surf classes as part of the therapeutic process.
Her master's thesis deals with coping strategies and quality of life of elderly athletes of a seaside city of São Paulo.
Since the end of 2017 she represents Brazil as a member of the Future Leader/Volunteer (FLV) Programme under the leadership of Professor Nara Rejane Cruz de Oliveira. As FVL, she has participated in BRICSCESS 2017 in Brazil coordinating the team of volunteers of the Federal University of São Paulo besides presenting two posters.
Student of Department of Service-applied Martial Arts
Federal State Budget Educational Institution of Higher Education «The Russian University of Sport «GTSOLIFK», Moscow
Polina Kudriakova is currently pursuing a bachelor's degree in sports and physical education, concurrently studying martial arts. She is also engaged in research in the field of physical education and human performance.
Polina has been practicing jiu-jitsu since she was 10 years old and is very passionate about this sport. At the same time she became involved in sports such as boxing, kickboxing, kung fu and mixed martial arts. Some of her greatest achievements are: receiving title of Master of Sports of Russia in jiu-jitsu and unifight in 2023. She represented Russia at the World Jujitsu and Kungfu Sanda Championships and won gold medals, awarded by the Ministry of Sports "Sporting Valor" of the 2nd degree.
She is also a coach/mentor and trains not only adults but also children, motivating their interest in martial arts. Sports experience over 10 years; coaching experience of 3 years.
Polina a young scientist and write scientific articles on topics that are relevant to her: human sports physiology and martial arts.Its a Second Degree Diploma of the Poster Presentation the X-th International Student Conference «Physical culture in the life of a student» 11.11.22, Brest, Belarus and "Analysis of self-defense systems for civil society" in the XXII All-Russian scientific and practical conference of young scientists with international participation, dedicated to the memory of the Honored Master of Sports of the USSR, Honored Trainer of the USSR, Professor Evgeny Mikhailovich Chumakov 02.16.22 Moscow (in print).
PROF. DR. BILJANA POPESKA
Senior Future Leader Volunteer (SFLV)
Faculty of Educational Sciences
Goce Delcev University – Stip
Prof. Dr. Biljana Popeska is currently working as a Professor at Faculty of Educational Sciences at Goce Delcev University in Stip, Republic of Macedonia. She received Bachelor degrees in physical education and pedagogy and Master and PhD degrees at physical education in Faculty of Physical Education, Sport and Recreation at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. As a member of Future Leader Program (FLV), starting from 2015 as a FLV supervised by Prof. Ming – kai Chin, she has been representing Macedonia at several globe events related to physical activity and physical education such as GoFPEP 2016 Turkey, ICSPHW 2016 Philippines, and she will also participate in BRICSCESS 2017 in Brazil.
Leaded by the idea to promote physical activity among school children using technology, in 2016 she initiated the implementation of Brain Break videos in two schools in two cities in Macedonia, Stip and Strumica. For a period of three months, more than 300 pupils were involved in the second round of HOPSports global project. As a part of this project, more than 150 pupils from third, fourth and fifth grade were using Brain – Break videos three to five minutes every school day in their classrooms. Based on the positive experiences and feedback from the students and teachers, several actions are planned for future implementation of this project in other schools in Republic of Macedonia.
Supported by the University and colleagues, three Brain Break videos with Macedonian traditional dances were created. They represent Macedonian traditional dances, music, costumes and architecture. After the presentation of Brain Break vides at colleagues at Faculty of Educational Sciences, these videos are integral part of many lessons with university students – future teachers
As a Head of University Sport Center at Goce Delcev University and as a part from here teaching activities with students at university courses: Didactics of physical education for pre – school and primary school teachers, Theory and practice of movement games and Sport and recreation, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Biljana Popeska initiate different activities and initiatives that involve and bring together university students, kindergartens, schools and community in order to promote physical activity and healthy and active life style.
As a part of the activities in University Sport Center she is actively involved in promotion of healthy and active lifestyle among university students. She is a team leader and coordinator of student’s university teams in many international university competitions promoting far play, cooperation and positive values through sports.
Beside mentioned activities, Dr. Biljana Popeska is a participant in many international conferences and workshops and she is also involved in the work of the Federation of Sport Pedagogues of Macedonia. Her main research interests are physical education in pre – school and primary school education, motor development of children, holistic approach in teaching PE, sport pedagogy, sport activities in leisure time etc.
Considering her main principle of work “teaching by example” she is also active as aerobics instructor promoting active lifestyle in her community.
OZGE ECEM SENEL
Future Leader/ Volunteer (FLV)
PhD Student in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation
Research Assistant at Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Istinye University, Istanbul
Ozge Ecem Senel is a Research Assistant and Physiotherapist at the Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, Istinye University, Istanbul, Turkey. She holds a Master's Degree in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation, and she is pursuing a doctoral degree in Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation in Istinye University.
Giving a Presentation Titled "Exercise and Ergonomic Recommendations for Desk-Based Workers" at Istinye University
Her major interest of research focuses on the area of athlete health and orthopedic rehabilitation. Specifically, her MSc thesis titled “Investigating the effectiveness of Mulligan ankle taping in managing chronic ankle instability among volleyball players."
Winning Photo of Bahçelievler Municipality Sports Club, 2021
She plays an active role in supporting the teaching mission of the university. She provides assistance to professors in preparing and presenting courses, and offers guidance to senior students on academic matters. In addition, she collaborates with senior students during their internships, answering their questions and helping them overcome any challenges. She is also actively involved in a project course, working closely with senior students to advance innovative and effective research initiatives.
In the event with Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Club and Students
She is thrilled to be a new member of Future Leader/Volunteer in Foundation of Global Community Health. She is excited to embark on new initiatives and make meaningful contributions to the organization's mission. Prior to joining GCH, she was involved in three ongoing studies investigating the effectiveness of Brain Breaks videos for individuals with mental health issues.
With Prof. Serap Inal at the Disability Care and Rehabilitation Center
She takes great pleasure in being active and engaging in various sports
DR SUSANNAH STEVENS
Lead Subject Advisor, Physical Education New Zealand (PENZ)
Project Manager UC Child Well-being Research Institute
College of Education, Health and Human Development
University of Canterbury
Dr Susannah STEVENS (Susie) is currently the lead subject advisor for Physical Education New Zealand (PENZ). PENZ is the national, professional organisation for physical educators in New Zealand. Susie leads a team of advisors working at the community level with school teachers, and at a political level with government organisations such as Sport New Zealand, the Ministry of Health and the Ministry of Education. She is the Project Manager for the UC Child Well-being Research Institute in the College of Education, Health and Human Development at the University of Canterbury. Susie has been awarded multiple educational awards, including an International Olympic Literary Prize, First Class Honours for her MEd and a UC Doctoral Scholarship.
Susie is a registered secondary school physical education and health educator, researcher and academic. Her areas of interest are child well-being, holistic development, physical education pedagogy, Olympism, physical activity and the joy of movement. Susie’s Master of Education was a study on the educative value of sport; and her PhD in Health Sciences focused on the joy of movement, well-being and pedagogy in secondary school physical education. Her research combines philosophical, sociological and pedagogical elements.
Susie has also represented New Zealand at numerous educational programmes at the International Olympic Academy in Olympia, Greece and is an active member of the New Zealand Centre for Olympic Studies. She represents New Zealand and Oceania as a member of the Future Leader/Volunteer (FLV) Programme under the leadership of Professor Ian Culpan.
Master Student in Physical Education & Sports
College of Physical Education & Sports
Jingning Yang is a master student in the College of Physical Education and Sports, Soochow University. Her research interests focus on the sports industry and sports economics. She graduated from Wuhan Sports University with a bachelor's degree in sports economics and is a graduate student of Soochow University in 2020, majoring in physical education. The research area that she is interested in is sports industry and sports economics.
In 2015, as an undergraduate, Jingning Yang joined the Student Union of the Wuhan Sports University, became a member of the student Union, and participated in organizing school-level competitions of the university. In 2016, Jingning Yang became the director of arts department of the Student Union of the School of Economics and Management, organized and planned various activities of the school of Economics and Management, and achieved complete success.
In 2017, after several months of repeated modification and continuous efforts between the team, Jingning Yang won the first prize in the university marketing planning Competition with her team.
In September 2020, Jingning Yang entered Soochow University for her master's degree under Professor Dai Jianhui. And under the guidance of Professor Dai Jianhui, she participated in the Kunshan national fitness project research.
At the same time, she actively participated in various academic activities of the university. Including Tsinghua Sports High-level Forum, 2021 Annual Meeting of Sports Society Branch of China Sports Science Association, ICPESS and other academic conferences at home and abroad, and made reports. She also joined Global Community Health Foundation (GCH) as a Future Leader Volunteer under Prof. Dr. Dai Jianhui mentorship.
DR. KALKIDAN ZEGEYE, MD
General Practitioner/ Msc Student
Ras Desta Damtew Memorial Hospital
Dr. Kalkidan Zegeye, MD is a physician who received her degree of doctor of medicine at Hayat Medical College, currently pursuing her Msc in public health at St. Paul’s hospital Millennium Medical College
She is currently working as part of the medical team for Tokyo Olympics 2020 Ethiopian national team, she is also an executive member of Ethiopian Football Federation medical team, she is mainly a team doctor for the female national team (LUCY) and male under 17 national team of Ethiopia. This is aside from her regular job as a General practitioner in one of the government hospitals in the capital city of Ethiopia (Addis Ababa).
Kalkidan is an active member of Ethiopian medical women association and also involved on community volunteering such as advocating on child nutrition and female reproductive health and related topics which she actively worked on while she was in the Amhara region serving as a GP. She had opportunities to attend in the 3rd international sport medicine conference organized by institute of rehabilitation medicine Africa and sports medicine society of Kenya in Nairobi, Kenya. She is also an active member of the sport medicine society of Kenya. She also voluntarily travels to different regions of Ethiopia to lecture sport science courses such as anatomy and physiology. She is also part of the team who were deployed to COVID treatment center at the peak of the pandemic.