Jesus Dapena

    Other Research-Related Activities:

      At University of Massachusetts:

      Directed the organization of a new Biomechanics Research Laboratory at the Department of Exercise Science, 1979.

      In charge of Biomechanics Research Laboratory (1979-1982).

      At Indiana University:

      In charge of Biomechanics Laboratory (1982-present).

    Professional Activities:

      Research consultant to the Nissen Corporation, 1974-1979.

      Regular reviewer for Med. Sci. Sports Exercise, 1979-present.

      Adviser to the Spanish Higher Council of Sport in the selection of a coordinator for the sports research program of Spain, 1979.

      Adviser to the Ministry of Education of Taiwan for the development of biomechanics research, 1981.

      Abstract reviewer for Panamerican Congress of Sports Medicine and Exercise Science, 1981.

      Biomechanics researcher in charge of hammer throw event of track and field for the "Elite Athlete" and "Scientific Support Services" projects of the U.S. Olympic Committee and The Athletics Congress, 1982-1983.

      Biomechanics researcher in charge of high jump event of track and field for the "Elite Athlete" and "Scientific Support Services" projects of the U.S. Olympic Committee and The Athletics Congress / USA Track & Field, 1982-present.

      Abstract reviewer for Annual Meeting of American College of Sports Medicine, 1983.

      Adviser to the Department of Physical Education, University of Wisconsin, Madison, for the restructuring of the biomechanics program, 1983.

      Adviser to the National Institutes of Physical Education (INEF) of Madrid, Barcelona, and Granada (Spain), and ISEF of Lisbon (Portugal) for the development of biomechanics curricula and research programs (1st Iberian Seminar on Biomechanics), 1983.

      Member of Editorial Board of Med. Sci. Sports Exercise, 1983-1986.

      Regular reviewer for Res. Quart. Exercise Sport, 1983-present.

      Regular reviewer for J. Biomech., 1984-present.

      Biomechanics area representative for abstract reviews for Annual Meeting of American College of Sports Medicine, 1984.

      Adviser to the University of the Sacred Heart (Puerto Rico) for the development of a new undergraduate physical education curriculum, 1985.

      Regular reviewer for Int. J. Sport Bimech., 1985-present.

      Adviser to the Spanish Olympic Committee for the development of a research program and for the planning of scientific activities at potential 1992 Olympic Games at Barcelona, 1986.

      Jury member for Borelli Award of American Society of Biomechanics, 1986.

      Abstract reviewer for National Meeting of AAHPERD, 1986.

      Editorial Consultant for J. Biomech., 1988-1992.

      Gave a two-week doctoral course on Biomechanics at the University of Granada (Spain), 1988.

      Member of Editorial Board of Int. J. Sport Biomech., 1990-1992.

      Gave a two-week doctoral course on Biomechanics at the National Institute of Physical Education (INEF) of Barcelona (Spain), 1991.

      Directed a research team in the Olympic Biomechanics Projects sponsored by the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee at the Barcelona Olympic Games, 1992.

      Member of Editorial Board of Coaching and Sport Science Journal, from 1992.

      Contributed video animations to the Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles for the preparation of "The High Jump Clinic" (an interactive videodisk), 1993.

      Abstract reviewer for National Meeting of AAHPERD, 1993.

      Member of Nominating Committee of American Society of Biomechanics, 1995.

      Member of Advisory Board of Journal of Sports Sciences, from 1996.

    Athletic Activities:

      Competitor in high jumping event (1964-1971).

      Coached several high jumpers, including William Knoedel and William Hansen, both of whom won the Big 10 and won medals in NCAA and/or AAU Championships (1975-1978).

      Speaker at numerous clinics.

    Other Activities:

      Was interviewed for a television program of the scientific series "Quark" of RAI-TV (National Italian TV) on the topic "The limits of human performance", 1983.

      Was interviewed for a radio program of RNE (National Spanish Radio) on the topic "Use of the computer in sports", 1985.

      Was a consultant for a television program of the PBS series "Newton's Apple" on the topic "The biomechanics of high jumping", 1991.

      Was interviewed for a television program of the PBS series "The New Explorers" on the topic "The new science of sports", 1992.

      Was a consultant for a radio program of the WTIU (NPR) series "A Moment of Science" on the topic "The mechanics of walking", 1992.

      Was interviewed by the University Relations Office of Indiana University on the topic "Research in Sport Biomechanics". The interview was aired on Channel 4 (Indianapolis) during the half-time intermission of a basketball game, 1992.

      Was interviewed for a television program of the PBS series "Reading Rainbow" on the topic "Biomechanical analysis of sports", 1995.

      Was interviewed for a television program of the WIIB (Channel 63, Indianapolis) series "In Your Interest" on the topic "Biomechanics and the athlete", 1995.


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