Expecting > 1,000 participants as the largest academic event in Asia!
Speakers and Chairs
President’s lecture
Dr. Chia-Hua Kuo (Taiwan), Speaker: Sports nutrition strategy against human aging, chaired by ANSSH President Dr. Rungchai Chaunchaiyakul (Thailand)

Landmark Lecture
Dr. John Ivy (US), Speaker: Nutrition timing, chaired by AHSSH Honorary President Dr. Zeyi Yang (China)

Highlighted Symposium for High Intensity Training
Dr. Futoshi Ogita (Japan), Chair: Highlighted Symposium for High Intensity Training, co-chaired with Dr. Wen-Harn Pan (Taiwan)
Dr. Izumi Tabata (Japan), Speaker: High intensity training for health-related outcomes
Dr. Kazushige Goto (Japan), Speaker: Interaction between exercise and systemic hypoxia on metabolism
Dr. Olivier Girard (Australia), Speaker: Repeated-sprint training in hypoxia: physiological and performance aspects
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Skeletal Muscle Trainability:
From Mere Mortals to Elite Athletes
Dr. Chang Keun Kim (Korea), Chair: Highlighted Symposium for Skeletal Muscle Trainability: From Mere Mortals to Elite Athletes, co-chaired with Dr. Mei-Chich Hsu (Taiwan)
Dr. Bente Kiens (Denmark), Speaker: Glycogen supercompensation in exercised human muscle
Dr. Stuart Phillips (Canada), Speaker: Promotion of skeletal muscle hypertrophy and countering atrophy: advice for mere mortals and gold-medal athletes
Dr. Radak Zsolt (Hungary), Speaker: Antioxidants for exercise-induced adaptation in human skeletal muscle: friend or foe
Dr. Fernando Gomez-Pinilla (US), Speaker: Exercise, brain, and nutrition
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Quality of Carbohydrate for Sports
Dr. Kalpana Bhaskaran (Singapore), Speaker: Quality of carbohydrate for sports and exercise, co-chaired with Prof. Ahmad Alkhatib (UK)
Dr. Hardinsyah Ridwan (Indonesia), Speaker: Does intermittent fasting compromise athletic performance
Dr. Ayesha S Al Dhaheri (UAE), Speaker: Glycemic index of traditional food in Middle East
Dr. Ibrahim Dabayebeh (Jordan), Speaker: Macronutrients and longevity
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Glycogen in Performance
and Metabolic Health
Dr. Jorgen Jensen (Norway), Chair: Highlighted Symposium for Glycogen in performance and metabolic health, co-chaired with Dr. Kuei-Hui Chan (Taiwan); Speaker: Glycogen-mediated regulation of glycogen synthesis and insulin action
Dr. Jørgen F.P. Wojtaszewski (Denmark), Speaker: Regulation of glycogen metabolism
Dr. Robert (Bo) Gilbert (Australia), Speaker: How the molecular structure of glycogen affects blood sugar in athletes
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium of Performance and Rehydration Nutrition
Dr. José González-Alonso (UK), Chair: Highlighted Symposium of Performance and Rehydration Nutrition, co-chaired with Dr. Sareena Hanim Binti Hamzah (Malaysia). Speaker: Hydration and the adjustments of the human brain, heart and muscles during exercise in the heat
Dr. Kazuhito Watanabe (Japan), Speaker: Hydration and human cardiac function during prolonged exercise in the heat
Dr. Rungchai Chaunchaiyakul (Thailand), Speaker: Dehydration and performance
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Exercise Metabolism
and Muscle Atrophy
Dr. Tim Cable (UK), Chair, co-chaired with Dr. Rabindarjeet Singh (Malaysia)
Dr. Martin Whitham (UK), Speaker: Exercise myokine and exosome
Dr. Leigh Breen (UK), Speaker: Muscle atrophy, ageing and exercise
Dr. Gareth Wallis (UK), Speaker: Nutrition and exercise metabolism
Dr. Yu-Chiang Lai (UK), Speaker: Molecular mechanism of muscle atrophy or mitochondrial autophagy
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Stressed Skeletal Muscle
Dr. Danielle Jacques (Canada), Chair: Highlighted Symposium for Stressed Skeletal Muscle; Speaker: Taurine supplementation and heart function
co-chaired with Dr. I-Shiung Cheng (Taiwan)
Dr. Alan Hargens (US), Speaker: Musculoskeletal loss and dysfunction during prolonged space flight
Dr. Marek Michalak (Canada), Speaker: Endoplasmic reticulum stress and unfolded protein responses in muscle function and exercise
Dr. Michael Czubryt (Canada), Speaker: Molecular mechanisms for tissue repair following injury
20-min Panel Discussion


Highlighted Symposium for Nutritional Support
for Cardiovascular Fitness I
Dr. Pawan K. Singal (Canada), Chair: Highlighted Symposium for Nutritional Support for Cardiovascular Fitness: I; Speaker: Vitamin C support in drug-induced cardiac dysfunction, co-chaired with Dr. Chi-Chung Huang (Taiwan)
Dr. Grant N. Pierce (Canada), Speaker: Flaxseed as a nutritional intervention to improve cardiovascular function
Dr. Suresh Tyagi (US), Speaker: Folic acid/SIRT1 and epigenetic mechanism of cardioprotection by remote ischemia
Dr. Ghassan Bkaily (Canada), Speaker: High salt supplement induced remodeling of human vascular smooth muscle
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Nutritional Support
for Cardiovascular Fitness II
Dr. Grant N. Pierce (Canada), Speaker: Highlighted Symposium for Nutritional Support for Cardiovascular Fitness: II, co-chaired with Dr. Lee-Yan Sheen (Taiwan)
Dr. Dinender Singla (US), Speaker: Maladaptation to high sugar in diabetes: Inflammation and heart dysfunction beta2-agonists on metabolism and exercise performance
Dr. Morten Hostrup (Denmark), Chair: Highlighted Symposium for Beta2 signaling on metabolism and exercise performance; Speaker: Beta2-adrenergic signaling in muscle: Metabolism and E-C coupling
Dr. Glenn Jacobson (Australia), Speaker: Beta2-agonists in the athlete:  asthma, performance and the chiral switch.
Dr. Atul Deshmukh (Denmark), Speaker: Skeletal muscle remodeling to exercise and adrenergic stress
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Lactate
Dr. Hatta Hideo (Japan), Chair: Highlighted Symposium for Lactate. Speaker: Lactate as a fuel for exercise, co-chaired with Dr. City Chin-Cheng Hsieh (Taiwan)
Dr. Yu Kitaoka (Japan), Speaker: How exercise and diet affect mitochondria renewal and lactate utilization
Dr. Hirokazu Takahashi (Japan), Speaker: Maternal exercise improves glucose tolerance in female offspring
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Caffeine and Sports Performance
Dr. Jorgen Jensen (Norway), Chair: Highlighted Symposium for Caffeine and Sports Performance; Speaker: Caffeine and endurance performance: Physiological mechanisms mediating improvement, co-chaired with Dr. Wen-Chih Lee (Taiwan)
Dr. Jozo Grgic (Australia), Speaker: Effects of caffeine on strength and power: current controversies and future research directions
Dr. Mark Glaister (UK), Speaker: Caffeine and sprinting: Experimental issues and understanding
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Sports Nutrition for Health/Performance in a Heated World
Dr. Jason Lee Kai Wei (Singapore), Chair: Highlighted Symposium: Sports Nutrition for Health/Performance in a Heated World; Speaker: The role of hydration in physical and cognitive performance in the heat
co-chaired with Dr. Ching-Lin Wu (Taiwan)
Dr. Hidenori Otani (Japan), Speaker: Beyond ambient heat – air velocity, water vapour and solar radiation on endurance in the heat
Dr. Stephen S. Cheung (Canada), Speaker: Heat stress on health and performance
Dr. Lim Chin Leong Fabian (Singapore), Novel concepts of heat stroke – can rehydration prevent heat stroke
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Nutritional and Exercise Interventions for Health and Wellness
Dr. Hyon Park (Korea), Chair: Highlighted Symposium for Nutritional and Exercise Interventions for Health and Wellness); Speaker: Probiotics and prebiotics as potential nutritional ergogenic aids, co-chaired with Dr. Hui-Yu Huang (Taiwan)
Dr. Miyashita Masashi (Japan), Speaker: Exercise and postprandial triglyceride: Energy deficit and energy replacement
Dr. Ru Wang (China), Speaker: Role of trace elements in hypoxic training adaptation
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Antioxidants Use
Dr. Naruemon Leelayuwat (Thailand), Chair: Highlighted Symposium for Antioxidants Use; Speaker: Role of nitric oxide on muscle adaptation after aerobic exercise, co-chaired with Dr. Jan-Fang Liu (Taiwan)
Dr. Sareena Hanim Binti Hamzah (Malaysia), Speaker: Protective effect of natural antioxidants against oxidative stress in athletes
Dr. Mallikarjuna Korivi (China), Speaker: Role of oxidative stress for muscle adaptation against resistance training
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Training Aging Skeletal Muscle
Dr. Wook Song (Korea), Chair: Exercise for Aging Skeletal Muscle and Health; Speaker: Effect of resistance training on physical frailty and cognitive function in elderly with mild cognitive impairment, co-chaired with Dr. Chen-Kang Chang (Taiwan)
Dr. Dennis Taaffe (Australia), Speaker: Preserving and enhancing skeletal muscle health during prostate cancer treatment
Dr. Parco Siu (Hong Kong), Speaker: Effects of mind-body exercise versus conventional exercise on visceral adiposity and skeletal muscle mass in centrally obese adults
Dr. Ajmol Ali (New Zealand), Speaker: BevAsia: An integrated model for developing performance nutrition solutions
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Protein and Amino Acid Supplements
Dr. Miroslav Petr (Czech), Chair: Protein and Amino Acid Supplement for Sports; Speaker: The effects of protein supplements on muscle mass, Co-chaired with Dr. Houzeng Bai (China)
Dr. Lukas Cipryan (Czech), Speaker: Dietary carbohydrate restriction in athletes: challenges and opportunities
Dr. Hiroyuki Kato (Japan), Speaker: Protein and amino acids intake for optimizing exercise performance
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Sport Nutrition Industry
Dr. Jiao Ying (China), Chair: Highlighted Symposium for Sports Nutrition Industry and Speaker: Establishing sports dietitians certification program in China, co-chaired with Dr. Hardinsyah Ridwan (Indonesia)
Dr. Radim Zelenka (Czech), Speaker: Market potential in nutrition supplements
20-min Panel Discussion

Highlighted Symposium for Strength Training and Protein Supplements
Dr. Tschan Harald (Austria), Chair: Joint Seminar of Vienna and Taipei for Sports Nutrition. Speaker: Field-Based Diagnostic Technology Monitoring Movement Velocity in Powerlifting Exercises, co-chaired with Dr. Gaincarlo Condello (Italy)
Dr. Karl-Heinz Wagner (Austria), Speaker: How much protein is required to preserve muscle mass for elderly?
Dr. Wessner Barbara (Austria), Speaker: Strength training, muscle quality, and muscle mass
Dr. Ai-Lun Yang (Taiwan), Speaker: Exercise effect on endothelial function in hypertensive animals
Dr. Shiow-Chwen Tsai (Taiwan), Speaker: Metabolic benefits of aerobic exercise and resistance exercise
Dr. Yung-Shen Tsai (Taiwan), Speaker: Training option for children with cerebral palsy
20-min Panel Discussion

Young Scholar Symposium of Herbalife Nutrition (I, II, III)
Dr. Alex Teo (Singapore) co-chaired with ANSSH President Dr. Rungchai Chaunchaiyakul (Thailand)
Mury Kuswari (Indonesia), Speaker: Current status on developing sports dietitians certification program in Indonesia
Dr. Jinfu Wu (China), Speaker: Formulating senolytic supplement for exercise training men
Bernhard Franzke (Austria), Importance of Vitamin D, Protein and Exercise in the frame of Ageing
Patrick A. Zöhrer (Austria), Microbiota, Nutrients and Physical Activity – Where is the link?
Dr. Suchada Saovieng (Thailand), Tumor, longevity, and spontaneous physical activity
Agnes Draxler (Austria), Impact of Nutrients and Physical Activity on DNA and Chromosomal Damage
Sandra Unterberger (Austria), Effects of low or high amounts of dietary protein and resistance training on muscle quality of community-dwelling older adults
Ermira Krasniqi Boshnjaku (Austria), Genetic polymorphisms of vitamin D-related genes in adults
Dr. Kunanya Masodsai (Thailand), Protocatechuic acid supplementation and vascular function in aging animals
Tania Lee Xu Yar (Malaysia), Formulating senolytic supplements together with exercise training
Chang, Che-Chia (Taiwan), Lower extremity strength, power, RFD and sports performance in college track and field throwers
Gloria Chang (Taiwan), High-intensity circuit training and the risk of dynapenia
Dr. Etika Ratna (Indonesia), Weight loss by exercise training or high protein-high fiber diet does not increase ghrelin in obese Indonesian teenagers
Dr. Siti Baitul (Indonesia), Absence of BMD improvement after weight training in young athletes
Dr. Mirza Hapsari Sakti Titis Penggalih (Indonesia), The effects of soy-bean milk and tempeh-milk product on post-exercise recovery: Sleep quality and performance indicator in young football athlete
Dr. Tony Arjuna (Indonesia) Does tempeh a good supplement for post-exercise recovery?
Mohamad Arif Ali (Indonesia), The impact of nutritional and functional status on clinical outcomes among urban and rural living older Indonesian
Luthfia Dewi (Indonesia), Exercise and diabetes in Indonesia

Important Dates
September 1, 2019
Abstract Submission Starts
September 1, 2019
Online Registration Opens
March 31, 2020
Early-bird Registration Closes
January 31, 2020
Abstract Submission Closes
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