Biography

Jaroslav Novak, MD, PhD has completed his PhD from Medical Faculty of Charles Univesity in Pilsen (Czech Republic) in 2015 (“Cardiorespiratory fitness of sporting population”). In the 80th he chaired Laboratory of Physiology and Sports Medicine of the Top Sport Department in the Reasearch Institute of Physical Culture in Prague. He has published more than 50 papers in reputed international journals, more then 300 papers in Czech scientific journals. For several terms he was elected board member of the Czech (Czechoslovak) Society of Sports Medicine. Mr. Novak was active in swimming, water polo (member of the Czechoslovak water polo national team), triathlon, cross country running, and still today participates in masters competitions.