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PROFILES

Dr. Eko-Kingdom Chukwudi

Executive Editor & Chairman

Dr Eko Kingdom Chukwudi is an innovative, enterprising, and creative scholar of note. A former Board Member of Rivers State football Association (FA) and one time Athletic coach of Federal college of education Technical, Omoku Rivers state.

He has a lot of publications in both local and international journals. Currently, He's the director and chief Executive officer of the national institute for sports, Surulere, Lagos and Abjuja. He is also a member of National Association for Research and Development. (NARD).

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Prof O.A Akeredolu

Editor-In-Chief

Professor Oluwole Ayodeji Akeredolu is a renowned scholar of note with numerous contributions to the world of sports and human kinetics. With alma maters that include the University of Ibadan and Obafemi Awolowo University, He has numerous academic research and publications in both local and international journals.

He is also a well published writer with credits and contributions in various books aimed at tertiary students of sports, physical education, health and human kinetics. He is an experienced lecturer in the sports discipline with a record that cuts across the various levels of secondary and tertiary education. Apart from Nigeria, he was a Senior member, Health, Physical Education and Recreation, University of Cape Coast, Cape-Coast, Ghana (2008/2009).

Professor Akeredolu is currently a staff member of the Department of Human Kinetics, Sports and Health Education, Lagos State. He recently completed research work on "Seasonal variation in anthropometric indices of school-age children in selected schools in Lagos State Nigeria.", due for publication soon.

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Dr. Akinremi F.A

Managing Editor

Dr Akinremi A. Francis (JP) is a Chief Lecturer and. HOD Sports Management Studies Department of National institute for sports, Lagos, Nigeria. He belongs to various local, National and International Sports Associations. He is a Regional Network Editor of the International Journal of Eastern Sports and Physical Education (IJESPE) South Korea (www.isdy.net).

He specialises in Sports Adminstration and Management and presently the National President of Association of Proprietors of Football academies of Nigeria (APFAN) and the President of Fakrem football Academy/Club, Lagos, Nigera.

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Mr K.I Omezi

Assistant Editor

Mr Ken Omezi is a lecturer in National Institute for Sports. He holds a masters degrees in both public adminstration and English Language. A member of the Nigerian Institute for Management (MNIM), Nigeria Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) and other related professional bodies.

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Prof. Tammy T. Orunaboka

Member

Professor Tammy Tamunobelema Orunaboka is a Professor of Sports Administration and Marketing, he is currently a lecturer at the University of Port Harcourt, Rivers State, Nigeria. He is a Professional Physical Education teacher for about 41years(1976 - 2017)now. He has taught Physical Education at Primary, Secondary, College of Education, and currently at the University. Once an organizating Secretary Rivers State Sports Council.

He has held may academic positions at Primary, secondary and tertiary institutions. He has more than 70 published academic research articles in various National and International Journals,and some books on Physical Education and sports. He has won many academic awards. He is also a member of National and International Sports Professional Bodies. A Fellow of Australia Sport Management. Editor- In- Chief of more than four National and International Journals,member of Editorial Board of more than three National and International Journals.He is married with children.

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Prof. Musa G. Yakasa

Member

Born 1960 kano prof of Sports management from Bayero University kano board member Basketball federation board member kano Pillars and Treasurer Nuga

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Prof. Joshua E. Umeifekwem

Member

Joshua E. Umeifekwem is a professor of Physical Education, Sport Psychology and Exercise Physiology at the Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, Faculty of Education University of Nigeria, Nsukka Campus. He joined the Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education then Health and Physical Education in 1995 and gradually rose to the rank of professor in the same Department in 2011. He obtained his PhD degree from the University of Ibadan. He was elected the Associate Dean of Education Faculty from 2010 to 2012. He teaches Physical Education, Sports Psychology and Exercise Physiology courses at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Professor Umeifekwem is actively involved in Physical Education Teacher Education (PETE) programme.

He is a member of team of experts supervising student teachers during pre-service teacher training programme (students teaching practice). In addition to this supervisory role, he has since 2008 been actively involved in the monitoring and assessment of curriculum implementation of P.E. programmes in Colleges of Education affiliated to University of Nigeria. He serves as reviewer and in the Editorial boards of many local and international Journals. Currently, he is the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Human Kinetics, Health and Education (IJoHKHE) after serving as its Managing Editor. At present, Professor Umeifekwem is the Head of Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, University of Nigeria. He loves playing and teaching games such as Hockey, Soccer, Volleyball and Tennis.

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Dr. Jimmy Adeniyi

Member

Jimmy K. Adeniyi earned his Ph.D in sports psychology. He also bagged an M.Ed in Sports Administration and management. Dr. Jimmy Adeniyi is a chief coach and Head of Department of coaching and training, National institute for Sports (NIS) Lagos. He has taught for almost two and a half decades such courses as Sports Adminstration, Sports pyschology, sociology of sports and history of sports among several other courses.

Dr. Jimmy's published works include textbooks, chapter contributions in books, scientific and research articles in journals. He offers consultancy services in behaviour modification in sports and has attended many national and international conferences where he presented papers. He serves on the Board of managements of the National Institute for sports (NIS) and he is a consultant Sports psychologist to "Osun united football club" of Osogbo, Nigeria.

He is a member of many professional and social organisations among which are sports psychology Association of Nigeria (SPAN) and the prestigious Abeokuta Sports club in Ogun State, Nigeria.

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Dr. Christian Emeruwa

Member

Dr. Christian Emeruwa is a Ph.D holder in Administration and Organization of Sports from the University of Ibadan, Ibadan. He is also a graduate of Wits Business School, South Africa and SRH Heidelberg University Germany. He is a Fellow of the prestigious Institute of Sports Management. Dr. Christian Emeruwa is a renowned sport columnist and has contributed to several sport management presentations within and outside Nigeria. He also serves as a sport management consultant that has worked with local and international organizations on matters relating to sport management and organization of sports.

Dr. Christian Emeruwa is an External Examiner at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology Faculty of Business and Management and until recently, was a member of the panel of Experts invited by the African Union to validate the curriculum of the Faculty of Sport Management, Pan African University.

Dr. Christian Emeruwa has worked also as a member of the FIFA Delegation to several FIFA World Cups since 2015 till date and is a member of the CAF inspection team to Cameroon to inspect the readiness of Cameroon to host the AFCON 2019. Dr. Christian Emeruwa is currently a Senior Staff of the Nigeria Football Federation where he is serving as the National Integrity Officer and Special Assistant to the General Secretary.

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Sunday K. Odior

Member

Mr Sunday Odior is a Ph.D Candidate in Administration and organization of sports in the University of Ibadan, Ibadan. He is also a lecturer in the prestigious NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR SPORTS . Mr Sunday Odior is a fellow of the institute of sports management, member of the National task force (NTF) for the establishment of the Nigerian Chapter of the Exercise Is Medicine (EIM), with the global centre in Indianapolis, Indiana. U.S.A and member, international council for Health, Physical Education, Recreation Sports and Dance (ICHPER). Member, Nigeria Association for physical health education, Recreation Sports and Dance (NAPHER-SD).

Assistant Coordinator Long Term Athlete Development model workshop, at the University of Ibadan, Ibadan-2013. Technical Assistance on Human capacity Building in mind productivity, emotional intelligence, time management, psychometric profiling and Leadership skills, Abuja-2013. Member, Curriculum Review Committee (NIS), amongst others.

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Prof. B.O Asagba

Editorial Adviser

Prof.Babatunde Olu. Asagba was an international athlete (Pole Vaulter) and a FIFA graded referee too. He is now a FIFA/CAF Referee physical fitness instructor. He has taught athletics and officiatin of sports and games at the different academic levels, among other courses. He has officiated at many athletics meets both at home and abroad and at different capacities. Prof. Asagba is the author of many books among which is "The Game of Cricket". He specializes in organization and administration of sports. He is a professor at the Department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria.

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Prof. R.O Okuneye

Editorial Adviser

Rafiu OlaOluwa OKUNEYE is a Professor of Exercise Physiology at the Lagos State University. He had his University education at Obafemi Awolowo University - B.Sc. Ed (First Class) and University of Lagos (Master and Ph.D). He has published widely ( nationally and internationally) and supervised many Ph.D candidates.

For many years, he was the Managing Editor of Nigeria Journal of Physical,Health Education and Recreation ( NIJPHER ) and Editor - in - Chief of Educational Perspectives as well as member, Editorial Adviser Board, LASU Journal of Health Sciences. He was Chairman, Physical and Health Education Subject Panel of Science Teachers Association of Nigeria ( STAN-PHE).

He is currently an Executive member of the Nigeria Association of Physical, Health Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance ( NAPHER.SD ) as well as member of International Congress of Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Sports and Dance ( ICHPER.SD )He served as Head of Department and Dean of Faculty some years ago.

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Prof. O.A Adegbesan

Editorial Adviser

Professor Olufemi Adegbesan is currently with the department of Human Kinetics and Health Education, University of Ibadan. His research interest is grouped under three main themes in Psychology of Sport and Exercise domain: These are Motivation in sport and Exercise; Psychology of sport injury; and Mental skills application in elite sport

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Prof. Steve Hamafelto

Editorial Adviser

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