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Scientific Expertise

Curr. Vitae

2012 Professor of Medical Physics and Biophysics at the Medical University of Graz, Dept. of Biophysics
2009 -2011 Professor of Biophysics of Human Movement at the Medical University of Graz
2007 -2009 Professor of Biophysics of Human Movement at the Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
2006 -2011 Head of the Center of Human Performance Research Graz, Medical University of Graz and Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
2000 -2001 Research stay, Visiting Professor at the Cardio-vascular Research and Training Institute (CVRTI) and Department for Bioengineering, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
1994 Field-Research stay in Tibet "Traditional Tibetian Sports"
1990 Associate Professor, Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics at the Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
1990 Habilitation in "Medical Physics and Biophysics", Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics at the Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
1990 Offer to become Professor at the Deptartment of Bioengineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (Lindseth Professorship) - Offer not accepted due to family reasons.
1986 Research stay, International Center for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy
1984 -1990 Assistant Professor, Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics at the Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
1983 PhD. Degree, Thesis on "Spectrophotometric measurement of excitation propagation", Institute of Medical Physics and Biophysics, Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
1979 Master Degree, in Physics and Sports at the Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
1974 -1979 Study of Physics and Sports at the Karl-Franzens-University of Graz
1973 School leaving examination, "Bundesrealgymnasium Köflach", Austria

Awards

2014 Nominierung zum Houskapreis der B&C Privatstiftung 2014 (größter privater Forschungspreis Österreichs): Methode zur Ultraschall-Messung des menschlichen Binde- und Fettgewebes
2002 IOC Olympic Research Award, "Anorexia Athletica - Low Weight Problems in Sports"
1990 Hoechst Forschungspreis, "Fast Optical Monitoring of Microscopic Excitation Patterns in Cardiac Muscle"

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2009 -2012 Body Composition, Health and Performance Arbeitsgruppe der Medizinischen Kommission des IOC (International Olympic Commission)
Coordinator
2005 -2006 Experten Gremium der Medizinischen Kommission des Internationalen Olympischen Komitees
Wissenschaftlicher Beirat
2005 -2007 Rules Group of the IOC Medical Commission
Coordinator

Reviewer for scientific journals

2014 -2014 PLOS ONE
2014 -2014 INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF SPORTS PHYSIOLOGY AND PERFORMANCE
2002 -2006 JOURNAL OF BIOMECHANICS

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2012 5th Meeting of the IOC Medical Commission Working Group on Body Composition, Health and Peformance (Lausanne, April 2012)
Chair
2011 4th Meeting of the IOC Medical Commission Working Group on Body Composition, Health and Peformance (Colorado Springs), November 2011),
Chair
2011 3rd Meeting of the IOC Medical Commission Working Group on Body Composition, Health and Peformance (Monaco, April 2011)
Chair
2010 2nd Meeting of the IOC Medical Commission Working Group on Body Composition, Health and Peformance, (Graz, Oktober 2010)
Chair
2010 1st Meeting of the IOC Medical Commission Working Group on Body Composition, Health and Peformance (Lausanne, March 2010), Vorsitz
Chair
2007 Female Athlete Triad (Coordinator: Barbara Drinkwater)
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
2007 IOC Rules Group Meeting
Chair
2002 World Congress of Biomechanics, Calgary, Canada
Organisator
1994 Optical Methods in Physiology, Wien, Austria
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
1991 International Workshop on Methods of Optical Membrane Potenzial Measurement, Graz, Austria
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
1991 International Conference on Methods and Applications of Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Graz, Austria
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
1989 International Conference on Methods and Applications of Fluorescence Spectroscopy, Graz, Austria
Mitglied Organisationskomitee
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