Name: nejka potocnik

Country: Slovenia

Affiliation:

Institute of Physiology, Medical faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Address:

zaloska 4, 1000LJUBLJANA

Research Interests:

• breath hold diving
• breathing pattern and exercise
• microvascular blood flow in different organs during exercise
• impact of hyperbaric oxygenation on exercise performance
• hyperbaric oxygenation – doping?
• strategies for better performance 

Biography:

  • 1985: Young assistant at Institute of Physiology, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia  
  • September 1988- may 1990: Young scientist at Institute Jozef Stefan, Ljubljana, Slovenia, working on PET (positron emission tomography)  
  • September 1988- may 1990: experimental work at Institute of Nuclear Physics, University Johannes Gutenberg, Mainz, Germany, construction of PET detector for functional heart imaging  
  • 1993: Assistant of Physiology, Medical faculty, University of Ljubljana  2007: Lecturer of Physiology at Faculty of Health Care, Jesenice, Slovenia  
  • 2012: Assistant of Exercise Physiology at Faculty os Sport, Univesrity of Ljubljana, Slovenia  
  • 2014: Senior lecturer of Physiology, Faculty of Health Care, Jesenice, Slovenia  
  • 2017: Assistant Professor of Physiology, Medical faculty, University of Ljubljana bibliography 
  • Periodicum biologorum : an interdisciplinary international journal of the Societas Scientarium Naturalium Croatica established 1885, 1986, vol. 88.

professional skills  

  • Physiology Lab on Medical faculty, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.  
  • Physiology Lab at Faculty of Pharmacy, University of Ljubljana Slovenia.  
  • Exercise Physiology Lab at Faculty of Sport, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia. 
  • Lectures in Muscle Physiology and Exercise Physiology at faculty of Health Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.  
  • Lectures in General Physiology and Anatomy and Physiology Lab at Faculty of Health Care, Jesenice, Slovenia.  
  • Working as a scientist at programm Applied and Basic Physiology and Pathophysiology in Medicine (P3-0019): 2004-2018.  
  • Working as a scientist at programm Cardiovascular and applied physiology (P0-0510―0381): 1999-2003.