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Department of Sports Medicine

Dr. Abdul Halim Mokhtar
Position: Associate Professor
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Injury prevention
  • Injury rehabilitation
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
Dr. Ahmad Hazwan Bin Ahmad Shushami
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Risk factors of injuries among youth footballers in Malaysian
  • Biological maturity and relationship with injuries among developing athletes
  • The strategy of biobanding in assisting technical development and injury prevention in football
  • Effectiveness of injury prevention program in Malaysian football
Dr. Choong Wai Kwong, Alston
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Mesenchymal stem cells & platelet-rich plasma for chondral and other musculoskeletal injuries
  • Sports rehabilitation – knee, shoulder, ankle and back rehabilitation
  • Physical activity and built environment
  • Physical activity for adult and childhood obesity
Dr. Goh Siew Li
Position: Senior Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Biomechanics for prevention and management of musculoskeletal pain, injuries and post-operative rehabilitation
  • Evidence based medicine, specifically efficacy network meta-analysis,
  • Badminton studies
Dr. Mohamad Shariff Bin A. Hamid
Position: Associate Professor
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Role of platelet-rich plasma for muscle and soft tissues healing
  • Epidemiology of sports injury
  • Factors associated with injuries and recovery
Dr. Muhammad Kashani Bin Mohd Kamil
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Sports cardiology – Athlete’s heart
  • E-games
Dr. Samihah Abdul Karim
Position: Lecturer
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Shoulder pain specifically on shoulder rotator cuff tendon pathology
  • Management of shoulder condition with rehabilitation and regenerative treatment
  • Psychological aspect of chronic pain
Dr. Zulkarnain Jaafar
Position: Associate Professor
Main Research Interest / Goals:
  • Lifestyle medicine and diseases prevention
  • Human performance and fitness
  • Musculoskeletal injury, rehabilitation and prevention