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Prof. Dr. Gurmeet SINGH


ACESS Executive Board Member

Prof. Dr. Gurmeet SINGH

Former Chair and Director of Sports

Department of Physical Education

Panjab University- Chandigarh


Prof. Dr. Gurmeet Singh is a Mulana Abul Kalam Azad Chair Professor and the current Chairman of the Department of Physical Education at Panjab University in Chandigarh. From 2012 to 2013, he served as the university's Director of Sports. He earned his bachelor's degree in arts in 1993, a diploma in athletics coaching in 1995 from the prestigious National Institutes of Sports in Patiala, and a master's degree in physical education with a gold medal from Panjab University in Chandigarh in 1997. In 1998, he began working as a Lecturer physical education at Panjab University in Chandigarh. He earned a doctorate in philosophy in 2004 and is currently teaching sports training, research methods, Olympic Movement, and kinesiology & biomechanics to students. He now holds the Mulana Abul Kalam Azad Chair Professor post at Panjab University, Chandigarh, India's prominent and fourth-oldest University. His research interests include sports biomechanics, yoga, positive psychology, and sports training. Many Ph.D. theses have been completed under his direction, and he has also supervised numerous masters’ level theses. Dr. Singh has published more than 100 articles in News papers, domestic and foreign journals. In addition to serving as a member of several international organizations for physical education and sports sciences, he has delivered the keynote address at numerous national and international conferences and workshops.
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