Michael Kalinski


Michael I. Kalinski, PhD, FACSM.

Biographical Information

BS, Physical Education, Kyiv Institute of Physical Culture, Kyiv, Ukraine
BS, Biology/Biochemistry, Schevchenko National University in Kyiv, Ukraine,
MS, Biology/Biochemistry, Uzhorod State University
Ph.D., Biology/Biochemistry, Palladin Institute of Biochemistry of the National Academy of Science of Ukraine.


Doctor Honoris Causa, Bukovinian State Medical University

Dr. Kalinski has held several administrative positions including Head of the Department of Exercise Biochemistry and Research Vice-President, Kyiv State Institute of Physical Culture, Ukraine.

Dr. Kalinski has been involved in research on exercise biochemistry and exercise physiology; the product of these efforts is a published body of research with more than 200 scholarly papers and abstracts. He has coauthored or edited 15 books and textbooks.

National and International Awards:

  • Fulbright Award (2007)
  • LIFE MEMBER of National Association of Physical Education and Sport Science, India (2012).

Selected Honors and Distinctions

Chair of ACSM Exchange Symposium at the European Congress of Sport Science, Spain (2013)
Organizer and Chair of the Exercise Biochemistry Symposium at International Convention on Science, Education and Medicine in Sport (ICSEMIS), United Kingdom (2012).
Organizer and Chair the Exercise Physiology Symposium at the 14th Commonwealth International Sport Congress, India (2010)
Keynote Speaker and Session Chairperson at the International Conference of Physical Education, India (2012)
Session Chair and Invited Speaker at the XVI International Scientific Congress “Olympic Sports and Sports for All” & VI International Scientific Congress “Sport, Stress, Adaptation”, Bulgaria (2012)
Keynote Speaker, International Symposium on Sport Medicine, Krakow, Poland (2000, 2002, 2004, 2006)
Keynote Speaker, International Conference on Sports Sciences, Lithuania (2010)
Invited Speaker, 5th Asian Pacific Conference on Exercise & Sports Science, China (2011)
Session Chair and Invited Speaker, 3rd International Conference on Physical Education, Coaching & Health Fitness, Greece (2007)
Fellow of American College of Sport Medicine (1998)
ACSM Annual Meeting Colloquia (1993)
ACSM Annual Meeting Colloquia (2003)
Council for International Exchange of Scholars (2010, 2011, 2012)

Selected Books and Textbooks:

Biochemical Mechanisms of Adaptation during Exercise (1986)
Exercise Biochemistry (1989)
Nutrition, Health, Exercise (1990)
Myocardial Metabolic Regulation under Different Functional Conditions (1992)
Exercise and Intracellular Regulation of Cardiac and Skeletal Muscle (1995)
Ergogenic Aids (2008)
Exercise and Cellular Mechanisms of Muscle Injury (2011)
Exercise Physiology and Nutrition (Ed., 2013)
Biochemistry and Exercise Biochemistry, textbook (1986)
Human Biochemistry, textbook (2002)

Editorial Boards

  • International Journal of Applied Health Sciences (India), invited 2013
  • International Journal of Medicine and Medical Research (Ukraine), invited 2013
  • Asian Journal of Exercise and Sport Sciences (Taiwan), 2011
  • Al Ameen Journal of Medical Sciences (India), 2008
  • The Brazilian Journal of Kinanthropometry & Human Performance (Brazil), 2006
  • Medicina Sportiva (Poland), 2000
  • Medical Chemistry (Ukraine), 2000
  • Ukrainian Biochemical Journal, 1990

International Reviews

Book review, Morozov, Kalinski, Peake “Exercise and Cellular Mechanisms of Muscle Injury
Med Sport 17 (2): 98-99, 2013