Marcus P Tartaruga
Marcus Peikriszwili Tartaruga received his Ph.D. degree in Human Movement Science from UFRGS and Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis (co-tutelle) and his M.S. degree in Human Movement Science from ESEF/UFRGS (Brazil) and Université Aix-Marseille II (France). His B.S. degree in Physical Education was received from ESEF/UFRGS (Brazil) and recognized by Centre International d'Études Pédagogiques (France). He is a member of the research group in Mechanics and Energetic of Terrestrial Locomotion (ESEF/UFRGS, Brazil) and of the Laboratoire de Motricité Humaine, Education, Sport et Santé (Université de Nice Sophia Antipolis - UNSA, France). His experiences include outdoor recreation and nature activities and he is a member of Brazilian Orienteering Confederation. He is an associate researcher of the Brazilian College of Science of Sports (BCSS), Brazilian Society of Biomechanics (SBB), European College of Sport Science (ECSS) and International Society of Biomechanics (ISB). He was a member of the Brazilian Institute of Technology for Leather, Footwear and Artifacts (IBTeC, Brazil) and of the research group in Water and Land Water Activities (ESEF/UFRGS, Brazil). Currently, he is Adjunct Professor at the University of the Midwest of Paraná (UNICENTRO) and at Federal University of Paraná (UFPR). He is also coordinator of the research group in Mechanics and Energetic of Human Movement.