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Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), China

Founded in 1963, The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) is a forward looking comprehensive research university with a global vision and a mission to combine tradition with modernity, and to bring together China and the West. CUHK teachers and students hail from all corners of the world.

Copenhagen University Hospital “Rigshospitalet”, Denmark

At the Centre of Inflammation and Metabolism we have identified skeletal muscle as an endocrine organ that produces and releases signal peptides or “myokines”. Our research concept links a molecular approach with whole body in vivo metabolic functions in humans. CIM is supported by the Danish National Research Foundation.

Department of Kinesiology, Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences (FaBeR), KU Leuven, Belgium

The Department of Kinesiology, KU Leuven Belgium, consists of five research groups with a different focus, but each contributing to the optimization of health, well-being and quality of life in society through physical activity, and to performance improvement in a wide range of physical activities and sports.

Department of Prevention, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine, Medical Faculty, Technical University of Munich, Germany

The Department of Prevention, Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine (PRS) is part of the Medical Faculty of the Technical University of Munich and the Faculty of Sports and Health Promotion (secondary membership). The activities of the PRS are based on three pillars: scientific research, management of an outpatient clinic for preventive care and athletes, and academic education. Scientific research focuses on prevention and rehabilitation of cardiovascular disease, cancer, obesity, mobility in elderly, and health services research

Edge Hill University, Unted Kingdom

Edge Hill University provides an innovative, high quality and inclusive learning experience underpinned by a commitment to the advancement, dissemination and application of knowledge. As a learning-led University, Edge Hill is dedicated to developing students as skilled autonomous learners in challenging and supportive environments.


Faculty for Sport and Physical Education, University of Montenegro, Montenegro

The University of Montenegro was founded in 1974 and it is only one state university in Montenegro. On the other hand, the Faculty for Sport and Physical Education as a university unit operates independently since 2008 and is the Montenegrin’s leading institution in the area of sport science.


Faculty of Physical Education and Sport, Ovidius University of Constanta, Romania

Constanta higher education after 1989, the new university was called for the establishment of a Faculty of physical education and sport. Arguments supporting this imperative were: to provide the opportunity for high school graduate teaching qualifications in the field, to resume the tradition department and stated that operated nationally during 1971-1983, were offered a large university qualified sportsmen Constanta name required performance sport nationally and internationally.


Gazi University, Turkey

Gazi University is a public university primarily located in Ankara, Turkey. It was established in 1926 by Kemal Atatürk as Gazi Teacher Training Institute.


Institute of Sport Sciences, University of Rostock, Germany

The University of Rostock was founded in 1419 and looks back on a long tradition of educating students and doing research. The UoR aims at developing its international cooperation and make a valuable contribution to the development of the region.


International Non-Olympic University, Lucknow, India

International Non-Olympic Committee is a motivation of millions of peoples all over the world and it is a Second Largest Sports organization which supports all sports which is not recognized by Olympic. Following the footsteps ‘International Non-Olympic University’ is a university with a mission to make difference in field of education. International Non-Olympic University (I.N.O.U) is managed and run by International Non-Olympic Committee.


Laboratory of Exercise Physiology (LPE), University of St. Etienne & University of Savoie, France

The LPE is 27 researchers + 20 doctoral students from University of Saint Etienne and University of Savoie focused on human i) regulations and adaptations of muscular function, ii)  biomechanics of locomotion and balance and iii) neuro-muscular factors of exercise tolerance.


Loughborough University, United Kingdom

Loughborough is the UK’s leading university in the area of Sport. Sport related research ranges from Sports Technology (Engineering) to Sport Ergonomics, Environmental Ergonomics and Physiology (Design School) and to Sport Science and Management, Physical Education, Sociology and Sport (School for Sports Health and Exercise Sciences).


Manav Rachna International University (MRIU), India

Manav Rachna Educational Institutions (MREI), founded in 1997, have grown to become one of the best education entities in the country and have built a reputation for excellence in professional education and research. A brainchild of renowned educationist & philanthropist, Dr. O.P Bhalla, Manav Rachna Educational Institutions now encompass a group of nine vibrant, world class institutions.


School for Nutrition, Toxicology and Metabolism (NUTRIM), Maastricht University, The Netherlands

NUTRIM catalyses translational research into metabolic and chronic inflammatory disorders (i.e. metabolic syndrome/diabetes, IBD/intestinal failure and COPD) that will contribute to innovative personalised lifestyle and medicine approaches with a focus on nutrition, toxicology and metabolism.


Shanghai University of Sport (SUS), China

Shanghai University of Sport (SUS), the very first university of its kind in New China, was established in November 1952. SUS comprises schools and departments that offer bachelor and postgraduate programs, programs for adults and programs for overseas students, as well as one affiliated competitive sport school.


Siberian State University of Physical Education and Sports, Omsk, Russia

Founded in 1950. Main activities: bachelors’ academic education, masters and PhD students of physical education and sports, sports science. Research areas: system of sports training, sports physiology, physical fitness of the population, history and sociology of sport.


University of Coimbra (UC), Potugal

The University of Coimbra (UC) was founded in 1290 and it is one of the oldest universities in Europe. It is located in the city of Coimbra, in the Portugal’s Central Region between Porto and Lisbon. It offers a wide variety of recognised graduate and postgraduate degree programmes covering almost all fields of scientific research and knowledge. Currently, the UC has 8 Faculties and 150 Research Centres and Institutes.


University of Coruña (UDC), Spain

The University of A Coruña was founded under the Galician Universities Law 11/1989 on July 20th, 1989. The Constituent Assembly passed the University Statutes on the February 4th, 1992 and these were published in the Official Bulletin (DOG) on September 17th, 1992.


University of Extremadura (UEx), Spain

University of Extremadura (in Spanish: Universidad de Extremadura) is a Spanish public university in Extremadura (Badajoz and Cáceres). UEx was founded in 1973 by Decree 991/1973, May 10 (BOE May 18th) of the Ministry of Education and Science of Spain.


University of Konstanz, Germany

Founded in 1966 the University of Konstanz is one of Germany's top research universities and has an excellent profile in teaching and research. Its 'Institutional Strategy to Promote Top-Level Research' is furthered within the framework of the Excellence Initiative of the German federal and state governments.


University Sains Malaysia (USM), Malaysia

Established as the second university in the country in 1969, University Sains Malaysia (USM) was first known as the University of Penang, before the University’s Act came into effect on 4th October 1971.