Support Group

Meet Our International Support Group

Professor Peter Krustrup

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 is 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.

Dr. Marcos Agostinho

A Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician in Torres Vedras (Portugal) where his lifelong passion as a physician is to join both exercise and medicine to optimize everyone’s health. He is currently Deputy Editor of The BMJ Open Sport & Exercise Medicine journal, Associate Editor of The British Journal of Sports Medicine and a Team Member for The Portuguese National Program for the Promotion of Physical Activity (Directorate-General of Health). He is also a specialist in Family Medicine & General Practice.

His interests are Exercise Medicine and Primary Care Sports Medicine with skills/ expertise in Preventive Medicine, Sport and Exercise Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. He is a native English speaker and is extremely fluent in Portuguese.

Currently, he holds these academic titles: Postgraduate Diploma in Football Medicine, Exercise is Medicine® Professional Credential (ACSM), Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Medicine, Medical Degree, Specialization in Fitness & Nutrition and a Bachelor of Applied Science in Molecular Biology, Mathematics and Physics.

Since 2017, he is currently the Clinical Director and Team Physician for Sport Clube União Torreense (SCU Torreense; Football club), Lead Physician of Walk with a Doc® Torres Vedras, Local Clinical Director of Diabetes em Movimento® Torres Vedras, Family Medicine & General Practice Consultant Physician at The Santa Cruz Family Health Unit of Silveira, Torres Vedras and a Primary Care Sports Medicine Physician at CUF Torres Vedras Hospital.

Professor Dr. Michel Gagne

Michel has directed courses and lectured in all of Canada; in the European Countries of United Kingdom, France, Switzerland, Kosovo, Albania, Sweden and Russia; in the Caribbean Islands of Puerto Rico, St-Kits and Dominica; in the African Countries ofKenya, Senegal, Guinea and Mauritania; in Egypt, Bahrain and Iran for the Gulf Region; in the Asian Countries of India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Philippines, Indonesia, Malaysia, Brunei, Cambodia, Singapore, Vietnam, Taiwan and China.

Involved in Executive Coaching & Human Resources Training in Asia with companies from various industries such as banking, maritime, manufacturing, biochemical, real estates, insurance, telecommunication, information technology, microelectronics, governments and many more. Companies such as INTEL China, INTEL Technology and INTEL Microelectronics Sdn Bhd, Malaysian Banking Berhad (MAYBANK), BASF Chemical APAC Service Centre, MMC (Malaysia Mining Corporation, MISC Berhad (Sea), Fraser and Neave Berhad (F&N), CertisCISCO Security Pte Ltd, Resorts World Genting Berhad, Philip Morris, DHL APAC Service Centre, SSM Company Commission of Malaysia, Mead Johnson Nutritional (Malaysia, Thailand), Astrazeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, TREND Micro (India), Robert Bosch Sdn Bhd, NAZA TTDI Sdn Bhd, INDOSAT, De La Rue Cash System (Malaysia), Walton International Properties, Emerson Group of Companies, Yokohama, AIA, ING, Prudential and Great Eastern Insurance, STRATEX Networks Asia Pacific, Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) and many more have benefited from is Innovative Thinking and Executive Coaching soft approach.

Specialties: Author, speaker, facilitator and International Executive Coach with more than 35 years of experience.

Dr. Sherif Azmy Rizkalla Saweres

Sherif Azmy Rizkalla had the honor to start Nutrition & Pain Management Clinics in more than 5 hospitals – of which NASSER HEALTH INSTITUTE was the greatest. He used to be the Sports Nutrition Consultant of the Egyptian Modern Pentathlon Team (from 2004 -2012 and made New Swimming Olympic records in Bejing 2008 & UK 2012 with C.Amr Elgezairy ). He used to be the Sports Nutrition Consultant of All Egyptian Olympic Teams Qualified for UK 2012 (from 2010 – 2012 Olympic Silver Medal in Fencing with C.Alaa A.Kassem). Now he is a Board member in UAMS (Union Affricane de Medicine du Sport ), also World Society of Sports, Exercise Medicine (WSSEM) Board Member, UKAD – Accredited Advisor, USADA- HealthPro Certified, WADA- Sport Physician’s tool kit Certified and FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine which gives me a great opportunity to serve my country & many other countries giving awareness educational lectures about the importance of healthy nutrition & the hazards of doping for athletes.

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