University of Zagreb

Faculty of Kinesiology

About employee

doc. dr. sc. Marija Rakovac

Title: Assistant professor

Function: Head of Department of Kinesiological Anthropology and Methodology

Room:
31
Consultations:

Friday 11:00-13:00

Public phone number:
+38513658651
Department :
Department of Kinesiological Anthropology and Methodology
Graduation year:
2001
PhD graduation year:
2011

Teaching duties

university integrated undergraduate and graduate

Biography

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

  • 2015: University Specialist in Occupational and Sports Medicine, Postgraduate Specialist Study “Occupational and Sports Medicine”, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia
  • 2011: PhD in Medical Sciences, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia
    PhD thesis: Body core temperature during graded exercise testing: estimation of the anaerobic threshold
  • 1995-2001: Doctor of Medicine, University of Zagreb School of Medicine, Croatia

Published papers recorded in the Croatian Scientific Bibliography Database (CROSBI)

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Professional memberships

  • Secretary of the Croatian Sports Medicine Society of the Croatian Medical Association (2008-present)
  • Editorial Board member and Section Editor (Sports Medicine and Physiology of Sport) of the journal Kinesiology  
  • Member of the Committee of Occupational and Sports Medicine of the Croatian Academy of Medical Sciences (2016-present)
  • Member of the Croatian Medical Chamber
  • Member of the European College of Sport Science

List of select projects

  • 2017- : collaborator in the project “Health and normal weight for citizens in Central, Eastern and South Eastern European Region / Initiation of an innovative Health- R&D network (EUBOHEALTH)“, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, led by Prof. Jürgen Steinacker, Ulm University, Division Sport- and Rehabilitation Medicine, Ulm, Germany 
  • 2015: collaborator in the project BM058 „Uloga apoptotičkog sustava Fas/FasL u cijeljenju kontroliranih fraktura tibije u miša“, funded by the University of Zagreb, led by Prof. Vedran Katavić, School of Medicine, University of Zagreb
  • 2015-2017: collaborator in the Erasmus+ project “European Collaborative Partnership on Sport and Health Enhancing Physical Activity – EPHEPA“, coordinated by Centre on Population Approaches for Non-Communicable Disease Prevention, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Medical Sciences Division, University of Oxford (UO), UK   
  • 2015-2017:  collaborator (Deputy Leader in WP2) in the Erasmus+ project “Promoting National Implementation for Sports Club for Health (SCforH) Programmes in EU Member States”, coordinated by the Finnish Olympic Committee
  • 2014-: collaborator in the project PETICA-igrom do zdravlja ''Program prevencije pretilosti u djece školske dobi'' (Prevention of obesity in school-aged children), EPODE International Network, led by the Croatian Medical Association       
  • 2014:  collaborator in the project ”Studija poveznica razine tjelesne aktivnosti kod srednjoškolaca (SPORTS)“ (Physical Activity Correlates in 15-yr-old students), funded by the University of Zagreb, led by Prof. Marjeta Mišigoj-Duraković, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb
  • 2013: collaborator in the project “Biological and biomechanical characteristics of sprint running“, Università di Ferrara, Institute for Anthropological Research, Zagreb, and Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb
  • 2009–2011: collaborator in the project ”The Sport Club For Health (SCforH)”  led by HEPA Europe (European network for the promotion of health-enhancing physical activity)
  • 2007:  collaborator in the project " Physical activity epidemiology in the Republic of Croatia", funded by the Croatian Ministry of Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (034-0000000-3359), led by Prof. Stjepan Heimer, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb
  • 2007: research novice in the project "Physiological determinants of endurance performance " funded by the Croatian Ministry of Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (034-0342607-2279), led by Prof. Davor Šentija, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb
  • 2005: collaborator in the project “Democratic Development Through Sport In South East Europe”, led by the International Sport and Culture Association (ISCA)
  • 2003–2007: research novice in the project “Osteoporosis – the influence of targeted physical activity“, funded by the Croatian Ministry of Ministry of Science, Education and Sports (0034203), led by Prof. Stjepan Heimer, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb

 

MEMBER OF THE ORGANIZATION/SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE (last 5 years):

  • 14th International Scientific Conference of Sport Kinetics 2018  ”Movement in Human Life and Health“, Poreč, Croatia, 24-27 June 2018 - Member of the International Editorial Board of Conference Proceedings; member of the Scientific and Programme Committee
  • 13th Annual Meeting and 8th Conference of HEPA Europe, Zagreb, 15-17 November 2017 - Chair of the Scientific Committee and member of the Organizing Committee
  • 8th International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology - 20th Anniversary, Opatija, 10-14 May 2017 – Editor of the Section Kinesiological Recreation
  • International Conference Tjelesna aktivnost i zdravlje (Physical activity and health), Faculty of Kinesiology, Zagreb, 9-10 April 2016 – Member of the Organizing Committee
  • European Initiative for Exercise in Medicine 4th Congress (EIEIM), Zagreb, 18-19 September 2015 - Member of the Organizing Committee
  • 7th International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology „Fundamental and Applied Kinesiology – Steps Forward“, Opatija, 22-25 May 2014 – Member of the Organizing Committee of the Satellite Symposium “Health Kinesiology“

Past employments

  • University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology, Croatia (2003-present)
  • University Hospital “Dubrava”, Zagreb, Croatia (2001-2003) - Doctor of Medicine – Internship