Speakers

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Keynote Speakers

Prof. Dr. Branislav Antala

FIEP World International Vice President,
FIEP Europe President.
Comenius University,
Faculty of Physical Education and Sports, Bratislava, Slovakia.

Title: Health and Physical Education among Children and Youth - A European Perspective

Prof. Dr. John Wang Chee Keng

Associate Dean (Research Management & Programmes),
National Institute of Education, Singapore.
Past President of the Singapore Physical Education Association.

Title: Motivation in sport and physical activity: how can we get people to be more active?




Plenary Speakers

Dr.  Dario Novak
Secretary General, FIEP Europe.
Faculty of Kinesiology
University of Zagreb
Croatia.

Title: Youth Resistance Training: Are There Any Health Benefits?

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Eve R. Bernstein
Coordinator & Advisor, PE Teacher Education
Queens College, New York, USA.

Title: Consideration during Competitive Activities, Promoting a Positive Experience in Physical Education Class.

Prof. Dr. Kim C. Graber
Dept. of Kinesiology and Community Health
Director, Campus Honors Program, University of Illinois, USA.
Past President, AAHPERD Research Council, Former President, NASPE.

Title: Obesity Prevention and Reduction in Children and Youth: Physical Education and Activity in the UnitSed States

Assoc. Prof. Dr.Tania Cassidy
School of Physical Education, Sport, Exercise Sport Sciences
University of Otago
Dunedin, New Zealand.

Title: Sport Training and Youth Health: Taking a sociocultural perspective.




Invited Speakers

Prof. Dr. Ian Culpan
Prof. of PE & Sport Studies, University of Canterbury.
Director of the New Zealand Centre for Olympic Studies.

Title: Reforming Physical Education and Curriculum Pedagogy: Developing and Capturing the Educative and Social Potential of Physical Education.

Prof. Dr. Anita N. Lee
Department of Kinesiology and Physical Education, Eastern Connecticut State University, U.S.A.

Title: Awareness of Normal Weight Obesity and Model Minority Myths of Asian Americans.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. John Saunders
Dept. of Exercise Science, Faculty of Health Sciences,
Australian Catholic University, Queensland,
Australia.

Title: Physical Literacy – Just another trend or a new insight into effective strategies for increasing physical activity across the lifespan?

Asst. Prof. Dr. Ida Laudańska-Krzemińska
Dept. of Physical Activity Study and Health Promotion,
Poznan University of Physical Education, Poland.

Title: Physical activity promotion – New Approaches and Interventions

Dr Dean Dudley
Dept. of Educational Studies, Faculty of Human Sciences,
Macquarie University, Sydney,
Australia.

Title: The UNESCO Kazan Action Plan: A case for re-examining Quality Physical Education.

Prof. Dr. Gurmeet Singh
Prof. of PE in the Dept. of Physical Education
Panjab University, Chandigarh,
India.
Member of FIEP World Executive Board (FIEP Asia).
Executive Board Member ACESS.

Title: Practical implication for Long-Term Athletic Development to assist coaches with a “best practices” model to develop a movement, physical and sports literacy that improve athleticism.”

Dr. Walter Senevirathne
Senior Lecturer,
Department of Education, Faculty of Arts, University of Peradeniya,
Sri Lanka.

Title: Does Health and Physical Education Fail in Sri Lanka? A Recent Perspective.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chen Chee Keong
School of Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia,
Kubang Kerian, Kelantan,
Malaysia.
Past President of the Asian Council of Exercise & Sports Science (ACESS).

Title: Role of Antioxidants for Performance and Health in Athletes.

Assoc. Prof. Dr Hairul Anuar Hashim
Chairman, Exercise and Sports Science Programme, School of Health Sciences,
Universiti Sains Malaysia.

Title: A Review of Habituated Exercise, Cognitive Functions and Academic Performance

Dr. Chin Ngien Siong
Dept. of Physical Education & Health
Institute of Teacher Education Tun Abdul Razak Campus
Kota Samarahan, Sarawak, Malaysia.

Title: Students’ Perceptions of Motivational Climate and Cost Value in Physical Education in Malaysia.

Prof. Low Wah Yun
Faculty of Medicine,University of Malaya,
Malaysia.
Editor-in-Chief,
Asia Pacific Journal of Public Health (APJPH).

Title: Building Healthy Communities through Physical Education: A Public Health Approach

Prof. Poh Bee Koon
Healthcare Sciences,
Faculty of Health Sciences,
The National University of Malaysia.

Title: Physical Activity among Children and Adolescents: An Asian Perspective

Prof. Dr. Gıyasettin Demirhan
Head, Physical Education Teacher Education Program,
Faculty of Sport Sciences, Hacettepe University,
Turkey.
President, Turkish Sports Science Association.

Title: How does Physical Activity affect Cognitive Functions, Academic Performance and Positive Attitude?

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wee Eng Hoe
Associate Professor, Research Leader of Centre for Sports and Exercise Science Research (CSER),
Department of Sport Science, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College,
Malaysia.

Title: Implementation of Physical Education Programme in Malaysian Primary Schools.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ong Tah Fatt
Associate Professor,
Department of Sport Science, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College,
Malaysia.

Title: Physical activity participation of Person With Disability (PWD)

Dr. Ler Hui Yin
Associate Dean, Department of Sport Science, Tunku Abdul Rahman University College,
Malaysia.

Title: Ergogenic Aids and Sport Performance

Asst.Prof. Dr. Siriporn Sasimontonkul
Faculty of Sports Science,
Kasetsart University,
Thailand
First Vice President of the Asian Council of Exercise & Sports Science (ACESS).