Dr. M. Elayaraja
Dr M. Elayaraja is Professor of Physical Education in the Department of Physical Education & Sports, Pondicherry University. He has 20 years of experience in the field of Physical Education & Sports. He received the Best PhD Thesis Award from Annamalai University in 2009. His main research areas include Physiology of Sports Training, Predictors of Human Performance, Fundamental Movement Skills, Yoga for Physical,Mental health &wellness.He has (co-)authored over 20 journal articles in peer-reviewed journals and serves as an invited reviewer for some exercise science and sports journals.He is a recipient of the Best Teacher Award awarded by Pondicherry University for 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017&2018; and the Prestigious UGC Research Award for 2016–18.His areas of sports specialization include Tennis, Ball Badminton, Cricket and Athletics. He attended the AITA Level I Coaches Course,is a qualified ITF Level I official, and qualified the FSTO examination conducted by the AFI.