Usha Sujit Nair, PhD.

Dean faculty of physical Education, University of Kerala ( 2018-2022) Associate Professor, Sports Authority of India, Lakshmibai National College of Physical Education, Thirunananthapuram, Kerala India. Member of Development committee ICCSPE( 2021), Coopted Member IAPESGW ( 2021).was awarded the Margaret Talbot Award 2021 for practicing the values and mission of IAPESGW .Was the course coordinator for the conduct of PE and community coaching programme under Khelo India ( 2020 -2021).A member of the Kerala State Planning Board – Fourteenth five year plan-working group member under priority of sports (2022- 2027).my area of specialization has been exercise physiology and my passion being women, health and fitness. My recent publication is a chapter on Women and Sport in India in the book Women and Sport in Asia Edited by Rosa Lopez De D’Amico ,Maryam Koushkie Jahromi &Maria Luisa M. Guinto .published by  Routledge Taylor and Francis Group.two more chapters in Handbook of Sport in Asia- Asia’s Sport heroes and heroines- Dipa Karmakar : Rising star of India and Dhyan Chand Singh: A legend in hockey.London: Routledge Taylor and Francis Group. Has guided eight doctoral Research Scholars, 10 MPhil Scholars and more that 70 Postgraduates.