Prof. dr. Wolfgang Schöllhorn Wolfgang Schollhorn– Prof. Dr. W. Schöllhorn is a distinguished scholar renowned for his groundbreaking contributions to training science, biomechanics, and motor learning. With a diverse academic background spanning Physics, Physical Education, Sport Science, Pedagogy, and Neuroscience, he obtained his PhD in Biomechanics in 1990 and achieved a Habilitation on System Dynamics in motor learning in 1995. Serving as the Chair for Movement and Training Science at the University of Mainz from 2007 to 2020, Prof. Schöllhorn’s global influence extends through guest professorships across renowned institutions worldwide, including Calgary, Taipei, Salzburg, and Graz. His pioneering Differential Learning approach, recognized with prestigious awards such as the Myashita Award and the Deutsches Werkbundlabel, alongside his expertise in movement pattern recognition through Machine learning methods, has transformed the landscape of movement science. Beyond academia, Prof. Schöllhorn’s guidance has empowered physiotherapists, coaches, teachers, and national sports teams, reflecting his enduring legacy in research, pedagogical leadership, and profound impact on the field.

Dr. Yasin Hamarat– is a senior researcher affiliated with Health Telematics Science Institute at Kaunas University of Technology (KTU), specializing in non-invasive physiological monitoring through the transorbital window, particularly in transcranial Doppler ultrasonography for brain monitoring.

With over 9 years of experience in the field, Dr. Hamarat holds two USA/EU patents and has published 9 articles in the Web of Science (WoS) database with Impact Factor. Dr. Hamarat has supervised 3 international master’s students in Biomedical Engineering since 2019 and consulted for 2 PhD students in Measurement Engineering since 2022.

His focus has been on Precision Medicine for Neuroprotection, and he is passionate about developing novel strategies to diagnose and treat neurological disorders. His experience in the industry has allowed me to leverage cutting-edge research technologies and tools to identify new biomarkers and develop personalized treatment plans. Dr. Hamarat actively participates in international networking events to enhance competence, awareness, and collaboration opportunities.

Dalius Barkauskas – graduated from Tartu University 1991. As Lithuanian olympic team physician participated in 11 OG and 3 YOG. Certified instructor of systemic dry needling (by Yun tao Ma), manual therapy ( 1996–1997 Postgraduate course in Prague University , Czech Republic, 2000-2001 instructors course in manipulative medicine, Czech Republic, course taught by V. Janda and K. Lewit international lecturer for biopuncture, sports medicine, healthy lifestyle. Certified instructor of Breatheology.

Assoc. prof. dr. Eglė Butkevičiūtė – participated in seven international projects and published more than 11 articles and publications in international journals. In 2023, she became an assoc. prof. in the KTU Software Engineering Department. Her main research interests are artificial intelligence, electrocardiogram signal processing, training intensity modeling, fatigue evaluation, and decision-making algorithms.

Prof. habil. dr. Eugenijus Kaniušas – born in Lithuania, and graduated from the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology of the Vienna University of Technology (VUT), in 1997. Dr.techn. study completed in the field of body sounds and habilitated (venia docendi) in the field of bioelectrical engineering, in 2001 and 2006, respectively. Since 2022 he has been with the newly founded Institute of Biomedical Electronics, VUT, as full university professor. His interests include auricular vagus nerve stimulation, prosthetics, perioperative monitoring, and wearable hardware/software concepts for diagnostic/ therapeutic/ theranostic devices. He has (co)authored more than 220 publications and a single-author book series of three volumes by Springer. He gives numerous mandatory lectures at VUT on Biophysics, Biomedical Sensors and Signals, Biomedical Instrumentation. Currently he is the Dean of academic affairs Biomedical Engineering at TU Wien and the head of the research group Biomedical Sensing /Theranostics.

Laimonas Šiupšinskas – Recently working as a full-time professor in the Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Department of Sports Medicine. Background education – public health and physiotherapy. Almost 10 years of clinical practice in sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapy working in the team of sports medicine doctors and orthopedic surgeons. Recently working as a sports physiotherapist in the Lithuanian men’s national basketball teams as well as a physiotherapist in the Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas Clinics in the Department of Sports Medicine focusing on the physiotherapy of elite and recreational athletes. The scientific area of interest is decision for return to play based on functional tests of the athletes after the sports injuries and surgeries. Areas of clinical practice – consultant physiotherapist in diagnostics and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions, outpatient physiotherapy after the peripheral joints surgeries and sports injuries risk assessment and pre-season screening of elite athletes.