Lecturers

Benno Nigg – Roger Jackson Centre for Health and Wellness Research, University of Calgary, Calgary, Canada - The Professor Benno M. Nigg is a well know world wide reference in the field of Biomechanics and, since 1981, the leader of the Human Performance Laboratory (HPL) in Calgary. HPL is one of the world leaders in basic and applied research related to human neuro-musculo-skeletal health and well being from birth to old age.

František Vaverka – Department of Biomechanics and Engineering Cybernetics, Faculty of Physical Culture, Palacký, Olomouc, Czech Republic - Professor Vaverka has a wide experience as lecturer and projects leader of Biomechanics in fields of Physical Education, Physiotherapy, and Recreology. The main scientific subject areas are related with sport kinematics and dynamics analysis special related with muscle strength and take-off problems.

João Abrantes MovLab, CICANT (Centre for Research in Applied Communication, Culture, and New Technologies), Universidade Lusófona, Lisboa, Portugal Professor Abrantes at present have his major motivation on the MovLab development. His studies are focus on the biomechanics of joint stability approach related with the potential application of digital animation and biomechanical analysis data integration.

Ronaldo Gabriel Biomechanics, Sports Department, UTAD (Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro) - Professor Gabriel educates Biomechanics in UTAD after more than fifteen years and the major area of research is the biomechanics of human locomotion. This research, actually, include the transfer of knowledge to the open air walking activities as a healthy activity adapted to performers ages, special in seniors groups.

Jempi Wilssens Founder & Director of. RSscan Int have a multidisciplinary approach on the pressures measures due his graduation on different scientific areas, namely, Electronic, Orthopedics, Sport podiatry. Wilssens, since1985, is a member of the Flemish Sport Science Federation had an active participation on Biomechanics conferences with communications about pressure measure as a tool of assessment.