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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 Professor in the Department of Physiotherapy, Speech Therapy, and Occupational Therapy (FOFITO), Faculty of Medicine (FMUSP), University of Sao Paulo (USP). I am also a Collaborating Professor in the Masters and Doctoral Programmes in Physiotherapy at Universidade Cidade de São Paulo (UNICID), Brazil; and 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 am Epidemiologist B (Clinical-Scientific Epidemiology Researcher) recognised by the The Netherlands Epidemiology Society (VvE) upon certification of completion of Post-doctoral research and registration by the National Committee for Medical-Biological Research Training in the Netherlands (SMBWO). I got training on 'Dissemination and Implementation Science' (DI) by the Implementation Science Research Training School promoted by the Global Alliance of Chronic Diseases (GACD) and funded by the Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP). I got my PhD at VUmc with a Brazilian scholarship from the 'Doctoral Full Abroad Program' (DPE) funded 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 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 and interests are: sports injury prevention; sports physiotherapy; epidemiology; promotion of physical activity; running-related topics; dissemination and implementation science (DI); and biostatistics. (Source: Lattes Curriculum)

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