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Dr. Nur Ikhwan Mohamad is a Professor in Strength & Conditioning at the Faculty of Sports Science and Coaching. Earned a doctored from Edith Cowan University, Western Australia, he is also an alumnus of MARA University of Technology (UiTM) and first batch of Bukit Jalil Sports School (BJSS). Started his career as Fitness Instructor circa 2000/2001 upon completion of Diploma in Health & Fitness and continue to do so while pursuing his bachelor and master's degree years. Joining academia in 2006, his research interest includes mechanical, metabolic and neural responses and/or adaptation to strength and conditioning training. He has published over 80 peer reviewed publications, supervised 8 PhD and 35 Master’s students to completion. Actively involved in strength & conditioning consultation with tagline "fitness, performance & health" which appropriately described target area of his works. Ikhwan's has been part of his Faculty's management team for 8 years as Head of Department, Deputy Dean and Dean of the faculty, and also served as Director at International & Mobility Centre UPSI (2022-2023). He was UPSI Senate member (2016-2018, 2022-2025), Editor in Chief for Journal of Sports Science & Coaching (JSSPJ) (2013-2018) and UPSI's Research Ethics Committee (member-2018-2021) (Chairman-2021-2024). His involvement with other organizations includes as pioneer (2011) and current President of Malaysian Strength & Conditioning Association (MSCA), visiting research fellow at Sports Performance Research Institute New Zealand (SPRINZ) (2017), research fellow at Thaksin University Thailand (2016-2018), member for Malaysia Health Promotion Board (2017-2018), member of Perak Sports Council Management Board (2016-2017) and Advisory Panel for National Coaching Academy (2013-2021). Ikhwan's currently resides in Tanjung Malim with his wife and two kids. His personal website is at /   

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