Damir Sekulić

Damir Sekulić, 226874

Born: 01.11.1970.

dado@kifst.hr

EDUCATION

  • 2001 PhD; Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia
  • 1999 Master; Faculty of Physical Education, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

 Employment

  • 2014 – full professor (tenured), Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Split, Croatia

 Previous employments

  • 2009-2014 – full professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Split, Croatia
  • 2006-2009 – associate professor, Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Split, Croatia
  • 2003-2006 – assistant professor, Faculty of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Education, University of Split, Croatia

 FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

  • 2017: The Croatian Award for Science in 2017 (i.e. the highest award for scientific work in Republic of Croatia)
  • 2016: The University Award for Science and Arts of University of Split in 2017 (i.e. the highest University award for science)
  • 2016: Special award for scientific contribution of University of Monte Negro in 2016
  • 2015: Guest professor of the Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, Zagreb, Croatia

SUPERVISION OF GRADUATE/ DOCTORAL STUDENTS AND POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS 

  • Enver Tahiraj, 2015; Faculty of Kinesiology, Zagreb (PhD)
    • Tahiraj E, Cubela M, Ostojic L, Rodek J, Zenic N, Sekulic D, Lesnik B (2016). Prevalence and Factors Associated with Substance Use and Misuse among Kosovar Adolescents; Cross Sectional Study of Scholastic, Familial-, and Sports-Related Factors of Influence. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(5), 502. (Impact factor [WoS]: 2.10)
  • Ognjen Uljević, 2013; Faculty of Kinesiology, Split (PhD)
    • Uljevic O, Esco MR, Sekulic D (2014) Reliability, validity and applicability of isolated and combined sport-specific tests of conditioning capacities in top-level junior water polo athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 28(6) 1595–1605. (Impact factor [WoS]: 2.06)
  • Miodrag Spasić, 2013; Faculty of Kinesiology, Split (PhD)
    • Spasic M, Krolo A, Zenic N, Delextrat A, Sekulic D (2015) Reactive agility performance in handball; development and evaluation of a sport-specific measurement protocol. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 14(2) 501-506. (Impact factor [WoS]: 1.80)

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

  • University of Reykjavik, Reykjavik, Island (Master level study of sports science)
  • MidSweden University; Ostersund, Švedska (Master level study of sports science)

ORGANISATION OF SCIENTIFIC MEETINGS 

  • 2005; Scientific Conference “Sport, recreation, fitness”, Split, Croatia

ORGANISATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • 2008-2010: Vice dean for Science, Faculty of Kinesiology

MEMBERSHIPS 

Editorial Board Member 

  • Kinesiologia Slovenica (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia) since 2010
  • Physical Culture (University of Belgrade, Serbia) since 2011

MAJOR SCIENTIFIC COLLABORATIONS 

  • Michael R Esco, specific test sin sport and exercise, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
  • Anne Delextrat; team sports, Oxford Brookes University, Oxford, UK
  • Tine Sattler, isokinetics and specific testing protocols, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia


Ognjen Uljević

Ognjen Uljević, 327494

Born: 22.04.1974.

ognjen.uljevic@kifst.hr

WORKING EXPERIENCE:

  • 2016-, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Assistant Professor
  • 2011-2016, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Teaching Assistant

EDUCATION:

  • 2008-2013, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, PhD.
  • 1999-2006, University of Split, Faculty of Mathematics and Education, Physical Education Teacher

TRAINING:

  • 2010: three month ERASMUS program (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

PROJECTS:

  • 2009-2013 Measuring instruments in kinesitherapy; Finaced by Ministry of Science of the Republic of Croatia – young researcher

PUBLICATIONS (WoS/Scopus – most recent):

  • Hammami R,Sekulic D, Amin Selmi M, Fadhloun M, Spasic M, Uljevic O, Chaouachi A (2017)Analysis of Maturity Status As A Determinant of the Relationships BetweenConditioning Capacities and Pre-Planned Agility in Young Handball Athletes.Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Gjinovci B,Idrizovic K, Uljevic O, Sekulic D (2017) Plyometric Training ImprovesSprinting, Jumping and Throwing Capacities of High Level Female VolleyballPlayers Better Than Skill-Based Conditioning. Journal of Sports Science andMedicine. 16(4) 527-535.
  • Sekulic D, KroloA, Pehar M, Spasic M, Uljevic O, Calleja-Gonzalez J, Sattler T (2017)Evaluation of basketball-specific agility: Applicability of pre-planned andnon-planned agility performances for differentiating playing positions andplaying levels. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31(8) 2278-2288.
  • Pehar M, SekulicD, Sisic N, Spasic M, Uljevic O, Krolo A, Milanovic Z, Sattler T (2017)Evaluation of different jumping tests in defining position-specific andperformance-level differences in high level basketball players. Biology ofSport. 34(3) 263-272.
  • Idrizovic K,Uljevic O, Spasic M, Sekulic D, Kondric M (2015) Sport specific fitness statusin junior water polo players; playing position approach. Journal of SportsMedicine and Physical Fitness. 55(6) 596-603.
  • Sekulic D, KroloA, Spasic M, Uljevic O, Peric M (2014) The development of a new stop’n’goreactive agility test. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 28(11) 3306-3312.
  • Spasic M, UljevicO, Coh M, Dzelalija M, Sekulic D (2013) Predictors of agility performance amongearly pubescent girls. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport,13(2) 480-499.
  • Sattler T, Sekulic D, Hadzic V, Uljevic O,Dervisevic E (2012) Vertical jumping tests in volleyball: reliability, validityand playing-position specifics. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research26(6) 1532–1538



Miodrag Spasić

Miodrag Spasić, 311106

Born: 22.12.1979.

miodrag.spasic@kifst.hr  

WORKING EXPERIENCE:

  • 2016-, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Assistant Professor
  • 2008-2016, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Teaching Assistant

EDUCATION:

  • 2008-2013, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, PhD.
  • 1999-2006, University of Split, Faculty of Mathematics and Education, Physical Education Teacher

TRAINING:

  • 2010: three month ERASMUS program (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

PUBLICATIONS (WoS/Scopus – most recent):

  • Hammami R, Sekulic D, Amin Selmi M, Fadhloun M, Spasic M,Uljevic O, Chaouachi A (2017) Analysis of Maturity Status As A Determinant ofthe Relationships Between Conditioning Capacities and Pre-Planned Agility inYoung Handball Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. [Epubahead of print]
  • Sekulic D, Krolo A, Pehar M, Spasic M, Uljevic O,Calleja-Gonzalez J, Sattler T (2017) Evaluation of basketball-specific agility:Applicability of pre-planned and non-planned agility performances fordifferentiating playing positions and playing levels. Journal of Strength andConditioning Research. 31(8) 2278-2288.
  • Pehar M, Sekulic D, Sisic N, Spasic M, Uljevic O, KroloA, Milanovic Z, Sattler T (2017) Evaluation of different jumping tests indefining position-specific and performance-level differences in high levelbasketball players. Biology of Sport. 34(3) 263-272.
  • Pehar M, Sisic N, Sekulic D, Coh M, Uljevic O, Spasic M,Krolo A, Idrizovic K (2017) Analyzing the relationship between anthropometricand motor indices with basketball specific pre-planned and non-planned agilityperformances. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness [Epub ahead ofprint]
  • Sisic N, Jelicic M, Pehar M, Spasic M, Sekulic D (2016)Agility performance in high-level junior basketball players; the predictivevalue of anthropometrics and power qualities. Journal of Sports Medicine andPhysical Fitness. 56(7-8) 884-893.
  • Sattler T, Sekulic D, Spasic M, Osmankac N, João PV,Dervisevic E, Hadzic V. (2016) Isokinetic knee strength qualities as predictorsof jumping performance in high-level volleyball athletes; multiple regressionapproach. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 56; 60-69.
  • Spasic M, Krolo A, Zenic N, Delextrat A, Sekulic D (2015) Reactiveagility performance in handball; development and evaluation of a sport-specificmeasurement protocol. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 14(2) 501-506
  • Spasic M, Krolo A, Zenic N, Delextrat A, Sekulic D (2015) Reactiveagility performance in handball; development and evaluation of a sport-specificmeasurement protocol. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. 14(2) 501-506.



Mia Perić

Mia Perić, 312383

Born: 09.03.1983.

mia.peric@kifst.hr

WORKING EXPERIENCE:

  • 2016-, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Assistant Professor
  • 2009-2016, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Teaching Assistant
  • 2004-; Swimming Coach; Dolfina, Split

EDUCATION:

  • 2008-2012, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, PhD.
  • 2003-2007, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Physical Education Teacher

TRAINING:

  • 2010: three month ERASMUS program (University of Ljubljana, Slovenia)

PROJECTS:

  • 2009-2013 Measurement of motor knowledge in kinesiology; Financed by Ministry of Science of the Republic of Croatia – young researcher

PUBLICATIONS (WoS/Scopus – most recent):

  • Peric M, Zenic N, Sekulic D, Kondric M, Zaletel P (2016)Disordered eating, amenorrhea, and substance use and misuse among professionalballet dancers: Preliminary analysis. Medycyna Pracy. 67(1): 21-27.
  • Zenic N, Ostojic L, Sisic N, Pojskic H, Peric M, UljevicO, Sekulic D (2015) Examination of the community-specific prevalence of and factors associated with substance use and misuse among Rural and Urbanadolescents: a cross-sectional analysis in Bosnia and Herzegovina. BMJ Open.5:e009446.
  • Perić M, Ćavar M, Zenić N, Sekulić D, Šajber D (2014)Predictors of competitive achievement among pubescent synchronized swimmers.Journal of Sports medicine and Physical Fitness. 54(1) 16-26.
  • Furjan Mandić G, Perić M, Krzelj L, Stanković S, Zenić N(2013) Sports nutrition and doping factors in synchronized swimming: parallelanalysis among athletes and coaches. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine,12(4) 753-760.
  • Zaletel P, Gabrilo G, Perić M. (2013) The training effects of dance aerobics: A review with an emphasis on the perspectives ofinvestigations. Coll Antropol.;37 Suppl 2:125-30.
  • Sajber D, Peric M, Spasic M, Zenic N, Sekulic D (2013)Sport-specific and anthropometric predictors of synchronised swimmingperformance. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 13(1)23-37.
  • Peric M,  Zenic N, Mandic GF, Sekulic D, Sajber D, (2012).  The Reliability, Validity and Applicability of Two Sport-Specific Power Tests in Synchronized Swimming. Journal of Human Kinetics. (32): 135-14



Ante Krolo

Ante Krolo, 129200

Born: 28.02.1980.

ante.krolo@kifst.hr 

WORKING EXPERIENCE:

  • 2012-, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Lecturer
  • 2011- system engineer, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology

EDUCATION:

  • 2007 – teacher of informatics and technical education, Faculty of Mathematics and Education,University of Split, Croatia

PROJECTS:

  • 2007-2008;  UNITE FP6 European Union Project – investigator

PUBLICATIONS:

  • Sekulic D, Krolo A, Pehar M, Spasic M, Uljevic O,Calleja-Gonzalez J, Sattler T (2017) Evaluation of basketball-specific agility:Applicability of pre-planned and non-planned agility performances for differentiating playing positions and playing levels. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 31(8) 2278-2288.
  • Pehar M, Sekulic D, Sisic N, Spasic M, Uljevic O, KroloA, Milanovic Z, Sattler T (2017) Evaluation of different jumping tests indefining position-specific and performance-level differences in high level basketball players. Biology of Sport. 34(3) 263-272.
  • Pehar M, Sisic N, Sekulic D, Coh M, Uljevic O, Spasic M,Krolo A, Idrizovic K (2017) Analyzing the relationship between anthropometricand motor indices with basketball specific pre-planned and non-planned agility performances. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness [Epub ahead ofprint]
  • Sattler T, Sekulic D, Spasic M, Peric M, Krolo A, UljevicO, Kondric M (2015) Analysis of the association between motor and anthropometric variables with change of direction speed and reactive agility performance. Journal of Human Kinetics. 47; 137-145.
  • Spasic M, Krolo A, Zenic N, Delextrat A, Sekulic D (2015)Reactive agility performance in handball; development and evaluation of asport-specific measurement protocol. Journal of Sports Science and Medicine.14(2) 501-506.
  • Turić H; Pleština V; Papić V; Krolo A (2010) Robot soccereducational courses // Robot soccer / Papić, Vladan (ur.). Vukovar, Croatia:In-Teh; 101-120
  • Taraš N, Kovačević D, Pribačić N, Antonić R, Krolo A(2009) AI-look over hardware-reactive agent // MIPRO 2009 / Biljanović, Petar ;Skala, Karolj (ur.). Opatija: Mipro 2009, 2009. str. 202-
  • Pribačić N, Kovačević D, Antonić R, Krolo A, taraš N(2009) AI-look over hardware design-agent with state // MIPRO 2009,Microelectronics, Electronics and Electronic Technology / Biljanović, Petar ;Skala, Karolj (ur.). Opatija:
  • Krolo A, Bilobrk I, Granić A (2008) Računalo temeljeno na mikroprocesoruM6800 : izrada i primjena u nastavi // 31st International Convention onInformation and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics(MIPRO 2008) : Proceedings. Vol. III : Computers in Education : proceedings =Računala u obrazovanju : zbornik radova ČiČin-Šain, Marina ; Turčić Prstačić,Ivana ; Sluganović, Ivanka ; Uroda, Ivan (ur.). Rijeka: Croatian Society forInformation and Communication Technology, Electronics and Microelectronics -MIPRO, 2008. str. 365-370



Nataša Zenić Sekulić

Nataša Zenić Sekulić, 285102

Born: 17.05.1974.

natasa@kifst.hr 

WORKING EXPERIENCE:

  • 2016-, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Professor
  • 2011-2016, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Associate Professor
  • 2008-2011, University of Split, Faculty of Kinesiology, Assistant Professor

EDUCATION:

  • 2005-2007, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology, PhD.
  • 2001-2004, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology, MSC

PROJECTS:

  • 2009-2013 Measurement of motor knowledge in kinesiology; Financed by Ministry of Science of the Republic of Croatia – investigator

PUBLICATIONS (WoS/Scopus – most recent):

  • Kontić D, Zenić N, Uljević O, Sekulić D, Lešnik B (2017) Evidencing the association between various swimming capacities and performance indicators in water polo, a multiple regression study. Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness. 57(6) 734-743.
  • Sekulić D, Kontić D, Esco M, Zenić N, Milanović Z, Žvan M (2016) Sport-specific conditioning variables predict offensive and defensive performance in high level youth water polo athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 30(5) 1316-1324.
  • Tahiraj E, Cubela M, Ostojic L, Rodek J, Zenic N, Sekulic D, Lesnik B (2016). Prevalence and Factors Associated with Substance Use and Misuse among Kosovar Adolescents; Cross Sectional Study of Scholastic, Familial-, and Sports-Related Factors of Influence. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 13(5), 502.
  • Sajber D, Tahiraj E, Zenic N, Peric M, Sekulic D (2016) Alcohol Drinking Among Kosovar Adolescents: An Examination of Gender-Specific Sociodemographic, Sport, and Familial Factors Associated With Harmful Drinking. Substance Use and Misuse. 51(4) 533-539.
  • Peric M, Zenic N, Sekulic D, Kondric M, Zaletel P (2016) Disordered eating, amenorrhea, and substance use and misuse among professional ballet dancers: Preliminary analysis. Medycyna Pracy. 67(1): 21-27.
  • Ostojic S, Stojanovic M, Drid P, Hoffman JR, Sekulic D, Zenic N (2016) Supplementation with Guanidinoacetic Acid in Women with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Nutrients. 8(2) 74.
  • Zenic N, Ostojic L, Sisic N, Pojskic H, Peric M, Uljevic O, Sekulic D (2015) Examination of the community-specific prevalence of and factors associated with substance use and misuse among Rural and Urban adolescents: a cross-sectional analysis in Bosnia and Herzegovina. BMJ Open. 5:e009446.
  • Zaletel P, Versic S, Peric M, Zenic N, Sekulic D, Kondric M (2015) Toward (more) effective antidoping policy in sports: what should we target in antidoping efforts? Medicina dello Sport. 68(3):447-460.
  • Zenic N, Terzic A, Rodek J, Spasic M, Sekulic D (2015) Gender-Specific Analyses of the Prevalence and Factors Associated with Substance Use and Misuse among Bosniak Adolescents. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 12(6) 6626-6640.



Dean Kontić

Dean Kontić, 356303

Born: 10.11.1970.

dkontic11@hotmail.com

WORKING EXPERIENCE:

  • 2003-, lecturer, University of Dubrovnik, Croatia

EDUCATION:

  • 2015, University Demal Bijedic, Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina, PhD.
  • 2012, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology, MSC

PUBLICATIONS (WoS/Scopus – most recent):

  • Kontić D, Zenić N, Uljević O, Sekulić D, Lešnik B (2017)Evidencing the association between various swimming capacities and performanceindicators in water polo, a multiple regression study. Journal of SportsMedicine and Physical Fitness. 57(6) 734-743.
  • Sekulić D, Kontić D, Esco M, Zenić N, Milanović Z, Žvan M(2016) Sport-specific conditioning variables predict offensive and defensiveperformance in high level youth water polo athletes. Journal of Strength andConditioning Research. 30(5) 1316-1324.
  • Kontić D, Šajber D. (2016). Swimming Capacities inHigh-Level youth Water Polo; Playing-Position Specifics. Naše more, 63(2),65-69.
  • Idrizović K, Calleja-Gonzáles J, Kontić, D. (2014).Relationship between morphological parameters and throwing velocity, maximalforce and swimming speed in elite male water polo players. SportLogia, 10(1),11-20.
  • Kondrič M, Uljević O, Gabrilo G, Kontić D, Sekulić D (2012) Generalanthropometric and specific physical fitness profile of high-level junior waterpolo players Journal of Human Kinetics, 32 (1), 157-165
  • Kondrič M, Uljević O, Gabrilo G, Kontić D, Sekulić D (2012) Generalanthropometric and specific physical fitness profile of high-level junior waterpolo players Journal of Human Kinetics, 32 (1), 157-165.



Aleksandar Selmanović

Aleksandar Selmanović, 307216

Rođen: 20.08.1975.

sasa.selmanovic@unidu.hr

WORKING EXPERIENCE:

  • Od 2017. assistant professor, University of Dubrovnik
  • Od 2001. lecturer, Univrsity of Dubrovnik

EDUCATION:

  • 2015; Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, PhD
  • 2007; Faculty of Kinesiology, University of Zagreb, MSc  
  • 1997; Concordia University, Ann Arbor, MI, SAD – gradute (BA)

PUBLICATIONS

  • Selmanović, A., Milanović, L., Brekalo, M. (2017).Analysis of ball conversion in european and american professional basketballgames. In: Milanović, D; Sporiš, G; Šalaj, S; Škegro, D. (Eds.). 8thInternational Scientific Conference on Kinesiology Proceedings Book, Zagreb:University of Zagreb,: Faculty of Kinesiology, 2017;  Opatija, p. 406-410
  • Milanović, L:, Štefan, L., Selmanović, A. (2017).Differences among male and female top level basketball teams in competitionefficiency parameters. In: Milanović, D; Sporiš, G; Šalaj, S; Škegro, D.(Eds.). 8th International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology ProceedingsBook, Zagreb: University of Zagreb,: Faculty of Kinesiology, 2017;  Opatija, p. 380-383
  • Milanović, D., Štefan, L., Sporiš, G., Vuleta, D.,Selmanović, A. (2016): Effects of situational efficiency indicators on finaloutcome among male basketball teams on the Olympic games in London 2012 // Actakinesiologica, 10 (2016), 1; 78-84
  • Selmanović, A., Škegro, D., Milanović, D. (2015): Basiccharacteristics of offensive modalities in the Euroleague and the NBA. ActaKinesiologica 9 (2015) 2: 83‐87
  • Selmanović, A., Čale-Mratović, M., Ban, Đ. (2014).Analysis of the impact of health-related habits on the body composition ofstudents in Dubrovnik.  In: Milanović, D;Sporiš, G. (Eds.). 7th International Scientific Conference on KinesiologyProceedings Book, Zagreb: University of Zagreb,: Faculty of Kinesiology,2014;  Opatija, p. 734-738
  • Milanović, D., Selmanović, A., Škegro D. (2014).Characteristics and differences of basic types of offenses in european andamerican top-level basketball.  In:Milanović, D; Sporiš, G. (Eds.). 7th International Scientific Conference onKinesiology Proceedings Book, Zagreb: University of Zagreb,: Faculty ofKinesiology, 2014;  Opatija,  p. 400-403
  • Selmanović, A., Milanović, D., Čustonja, Z. (2013).Effects of an Additional Basketball and Volleyball Program on Motor Abilitiesof Fifth Grade Elementary School Students. Collegium Antropologicum; Vol. 37Issue 2, p. 391-400
  • Ban, Đ., Selmanović, A, Glavan, I. (2010) An influence ofthe program of the Universal sports school Dubrovnik on the motor abilitiesdevelopment of sixth year children In: Sport Mont Journal, Vol VII, Iss 21-22,Pp 122-126 (2010); Montenegrin Sports Academy and Faculty for Sport andPhysical Education.
  • Selmanović, A., Milanović, L. (2008). Influence ofadditional basketball program on changes in motor skills of fifth gradestudents.  In: Milanović, D., Prot, F.(Eds), “Kinesiology research trends and applications”, ProceedingsBook of 5th International Scientific Conference on Kinesiology, 2008, Zagreb:University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology, Zagreb.  p. 546-550
  • Maršić, T., Paradžik, P., Selmanović, A. (2005). Gender differences in motivation for Physicaleducation classes. In: Milanović, D., F. Prot (Eds.) Proceedings book of 4thInternational scientific Conference on Kinesiology  «Science and Proffesion – Challenge for thefuture». Zagreb: University of Zagreb, Faculty of Kinesiology, Opatija.