Associate Professor Dr Mahenderan Appukutty, PhD

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mahenderan Appukutty is the Vice President of Nutrition Society of Malaysia (NSM) and a Fellow of NSM. He works as a lecturer and formerly appointed as the Head, Centre of Postgraduate Studies at the Faculty of Sports Science & Recreation, Universiti Teknologi MARA, Shah Alam. He serves Vice President for Malaysian Association of Sports Medicine (MASM). He also serves as Specialist Representative for Exercise Physiology/Sports Medicine for World Obesity (WO) formerly known as International Association for the Study of Obesity (IASO). His research interests and focus are on functional food, health and exercise science.

He has published scientific articles in local and international referred journals, newspaper and magazine. He also presented papers at international and local conferences and seminars in nutrition, health and exercise science. Dr Mahenderan currently serves as the Editorial Board Members for Malaysian Journal of Sports Science & Recreation, International Journal of Therapies and Rehabilitation Research and International Journal of Physical Education, Sports and Health. He collaborates with government (Ministry of Health, Ministry of Education and Ministry of Youth and Sports) and private agencies for many communities nutrition promotion and research projects.

<< Return to COUNCIL MEMBERS page