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Journal of Aging Science

Journal of Aging Science
Open Access

ISSN: 2329-8847

Tomasz Kostka

Tomasz Kostka

Tomasz Kostka
Executive Editor
Professor
Medical University of Lodz, Poland

Biography

Tomasz Kostka was born in Lodz, Poland, in 1961. He received the M.D. degree and Ph.D. degree from the Medical University of Lodz in 1986 and 1992, respectively. Medical specialisation in internal medicine (1992), sports medicine (1997), geriatrics (2003) and medical rehabilitation (2010). 2000-2005 assistant professor, Department of Preventive Medicine, from 2005 professor and Head of Department of Geriatrics, Medical University of Lodz. Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences, Medical University of Lodz (2008-). International Experience: Kantonsspital Basel (Switzerland), Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield (UK), lHôpital Edouard-Herriot, lHôpital dInstruction des Armées Desgenettes, Laboratoire de Physiologie de lExercice Université CLAUDE BERNARD, Service de Médecine Gériatrique, Centre Hospitalier Lyon-Sud, Lyon (France), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm (Sweden), European Academy for Medicine of Ageing, Sion (Switzerland). Teaching activities include gerontology and geriatrics, internal medicine, sports medicine, preventive medicine, rehabilitation. Scientific activities include physiological and metabolic effects of physical activity in the elderly, muscle function, nutrition, antioxidant system, disability, frailty, rehabilitation and quality of life in older people. Reviewer and member of editorial boards of numerous scientific journals.

Research Interest

Gerontology and geriatrics, internal medicine, sports medicine, preventive medicine, rehabilitation. Scientific activities include physiological and metabolic effects of physical activity in the elderly, muscle function, nutrition, antioxidant system, disability, frailty, rehabilitation and quality of life in older people.

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