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Peter Krustrup is a Professor of Sport and Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, and Honorary Visiting Professor of Exeter University, UK. Peter’s main research areas are health effects of sports, human performance and muscle physiology. Currently, Peter is continuing his pioneering work on the fitness and health effects of football, and are leading several large-scale intervention studies on “Football for Health”, “Football is Medicine” and “11 for Health”. Peter is an editor for European Journal of Applied Physiology and British Journal of Sports Medicine, and has acted as guest editor for two “Football for Health” special issues in Scandinavian Journal of Medicine and Science in Sports.


Family Physician & General Practitioner (Santa Cruz Family Health Unit),  Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician (CUF Torres Vedras Hospital), Senior Associate Editor (British Journal of Sports Medicine), Deputy Editor (BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine), Team Member for The National Program for the Promotion of Physical Activity (DGS Portugal), Local Clinical Director (Diabetes em Movimento® Torres Vedras), “Exercise & Health” Study Group Coordinator (Portuguese Society of Sports Medicine), Team Physician (SCU Torreense), Lead Physician (Walk with a Doc® Torres Vedras), PGDip Sports Medicine (University of Porto – Portugal), MD (NOVA Medical School – Lisbon, Portugal), BASc Molecular Biology (Manhattan College – NY, USA)

Active Memberships:

  • Portuguese Medical Association,
  • European Association for Cardiovascular Prevention and Rehabilitation,
  • American College of Sports Medicine,
  • Portuguese Society of Sports Medicine,
  • Sports Medicine Australia,
  • National Association of Football Physicians,
  • European Association of Surfing Doctors.



Professor  Dr. Michel Gagne  FCIMS (Doctoral Fellow)  President of the Chartered Institute of Management Specialist (USA) and President of the Cambridge Association of Managers (UK) is a Member of the Oxford Association of Management in the Grade of Certified Doctor of Business Administration; a Grand Doctor of Philosophy with the International University of Fundamental Studies of St-Petersburg, Russia and a Founding Fellow of the Harvard Medical School Institute of Coaching Professional Association (USA). He was involved in the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games as Manager of the Training Venues. He started getting involved in mental preparation for Olympic Athletes in several sports in Canada and abroad from 1972 until now (10 Olympics so far and on the ROAD to RIO 2016).

Amongst Asia’s world level athletes he worked with are: Squash Eight Times World Champion Dato Nicol David, A1/F1 Driver Alex Young, LPGA Golfer Lim Siew Ai from Malaysia, Commonwealth Games Badminton Gold Medalist Rashid Sidek, Barcelona Olympic Medalist Jalani and Rasif Sidek from Malaysia, and Hii King Hung from Sarawak, Bronze Medalist in Taekwondo and many more.

DR. SHERIF AZMY RIZKALLA SAWERES / Nutrition & Pain Management Consultant Nasser Health Institute

  • Nutrition & Pain Management Consultant Nasser Health
  • Sports Nutrition Consultant of the Egyptian Modern Pentathlon Team
  • New Swimming Olympic records in Bejing 2008 & UK 2012 with C.Amr Elgezairy )
  • Sports Nutrition Consultant of the Egyptian Military Sports Section
  • Sports Nutrition Consultant of the Egyptian Modern Pentathlon Team
  • Sports Nutrition Consultant of the Egyptian Military Sports Section
  • Sports Nutrition Consultant of All Egyptian Olympic Teams Qualified for UK 2012
  • ANOCA (Association of the National Olympic Committees of Africa ) MCM

  • UAMS ( Union Affricane de Medicine du Sport ) Board Member
  • EGYNADO (Egyptian National Ant doping Organisation ) Board Member
  • ZAMALEK Football 1st Team Nutrition Consultant 2 Egyptian Cup )
  • World Society of Sports & Exercise Medicine (WSSEM) Foundation Board Member
  • Haras Elhodoud 1st Football Team Nutrition Consultant