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Luiz Carlos Hespanhol Junior


Universidade Cidade de São Paulo (UNICID). Pró-Reitoria de Pós-Graduação, Pesquisa e Extensão  (Institutional affiliation from the last research proposal)
Birthplace: Brazil

I am a Full Professor in the Masters and Doctoral Programmes in Physiotherapy at Universidade Cidade de São Paulo (UNICID), Brazil; and an Epidemiologist Consultant in Semantix, Brazil. I am also a collaborative researcher in the Amsterdam Collaboration on Health and Safety in Sports (ACHSS) and in the Department of Public and Occupational Health (DPOH), Amsterdam Universities Medical Centers, location VU University Medical Center Amsterdam (VUmc), Amsterdam, the Netherlands. I got my PhD at VUmc with a Brazilian scholarship of the 'Doctoral Full Abroad Program' (DPE) financed by the Coordenação de Aperfeiçoamento de Pessoal de Nível Superior (CAPES), process: DOC-PLENO 99999.000763/2012-08. I got my Academic Master's degree in Physiotherapy at UNICID. My background is in physiotherapy, epidemiology (Epidemiologist B [Epidemiology Scientific Researcher] The Netherlands Epidemiology Society VvE) and data science. I previously worked in a Brazilian elite track and field team (national and olympic level) as a sports physiotherapist. I also worked in private clinics treating patients with musculoskeletal disorders and sports injuries in São Paulo, Brazil. My specialties are: sports injury prevention, sports physiotherapy, epidemiology, promotion of physical activity, running-related topics, implementation science and biostatistics. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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