RESEARCH

1.

Exercise and microbiota contribute to endocrine control of muscle and fat mass after bariatric surgery.

2.

Role of muscle damage as a regulator of muscle mass gain/loss in elderly adults.​

3.

​Role of dietary protein intake distribution on muscle protein synthesis, strength and body composition.

4.

Metabolic adaptation following moderate intensity exercise training.

5.

Differences in rate of recovery between young and middle-aged men.

Curriculum Vitae

Personal details   

Work Address:

School of Public Health, Sackler Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel, 69978.

 

Phone:

+972 506828501

 

Work phone:

+972 36405717

 

E-Mail:

gepner@tauex.tau.ac.il                     

 

DOB:

June 27, 1979

marital status:

Married, 3 children

 

Languages:

Hebrew, English

 

Academic rank:

Senior lecturer in tenure track

 

Military Service:

Three years (1997-2000) as a combat soldier in a special unit of the paratrooper brigade including ~20 days of annual army reserve duty till 2016.

Education

2005-2007:

B.ed in Kibuzim college of Education Technology and Art
 

2008-2011:

MPH in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Israel, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences. Advisor: Professor Iris Shai. Thesis: "Effect of moderate alcohol intake on dynamic of blood pressure among patients with type 2 diabetes" (RCT)
 

2012-2016:

Ph.D. in Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Israel, Department of Public Health, Faculty of Health Sciences. Advisor: Professor Iris Shai. Thesis: The effect of 18 months of different diets, combined with exercise training, on abdominal fat tissue deposition and resting metabolic rate: Randomized controlled human intervention trial; the CENTRAL trial
 

Future Studies

2016- today:

Post-doctoral student in University of Central Florida, Sport and Exercise      
Science, College of Education and Human Performance. FL, USA. Advisor: Professor Jay R Hoffman. 

 

Teaching

2009-2016

Teacher assistance in the Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of health science, Ben-Gurion University 
1.    Epidemiology 1- Undergraduate students 
2.    Epidemiology 2- graduate students (MPH) and PhD students
3.    Epidemiology 3- graduate students (MPH) and PhD students 
4.    Biostatistics 1- Undergraduate students and MD students

    
2014-2016

Lecturer in the Department of Epidemiology, Faculty of health science, Ben-Gurion University  
1.    Epidemiology 1- Undergraduate students 
2.    Biostatistics 1- Undergraduate students
3.    SPSS (statistical software)- MD students

 

2017-2018

Lecturer in the Department of Sport and Exercise Science, College of Education and Human Performance, University of Central Florida
1.    Physical activity & preventive- Undergraduate students
2.    Current issues & trends sport exercise- Undergraduate students

Active Participation In Scientific Meetings​

2009 | Israel

Subject

Effect of moderate alcohol consumption on blood pressure.

Role

Invited speaker; The forty Congress of Nutrition

2010 | Israel

Subject

Effect of changes in the intake of specific food groups on weight loss; a two year dietary intervention trial

Role

Invited speaker; Congress of Preventive Nutrition

2012 | Israel

Subject

Waist circumference, abdominal fat depots, and early morning ambulatory blood pressure in type 2 diabetes

Role

Invited speaker; Congress of Preventive Nutrition

2010 | Stockholm Sweden

Subject

Effect of changes in the intake of specific food groups on weight loss; a two year dietary intervention trial

Role

Poster; The 46 European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)

2011 | Atlanta, GA, USA

Subject

Changes in weight of food groups and successful weight loss during 2 year dietary of intervention

Role

Poster; American Heart Association (AHA)

2012 | Israel

Subject

Patients with abdominal obesity have an earlier morning blood pressure surge in type 2 diabetes

Role

Poster; The 17th conference of prevention and treatment of atherosclerosis

2010 | Israel

Subject

Dietary Composition and Body Fat Tissue Composition

Role

Invited speaker; First Wingate Congress of Exercise and Sport Sciences

2012 | Lyon, France

Subject

Patients with abdominal obesity have an earlier morning blood pressure surge in type 2 diabetes

Role

Poster; The 19th European congress of obesity

2013 | Leipzig, Germany

Subject

Effect of moderate alcohol intake on 24-h blood pressure dynamics among patients with Type 2 diabetes

Role

Poster; The 35th conference of the European society for clinical nutrition and metabolism

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

2008-2012

European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)


2014-today

European College of Sport Science (ECSS)

2017-today

American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM)


2018-today

Israel Society of Sports Medicine

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

2008-2012

European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)


2014-today

European College of Sport Science (ECSS)

2017-today

American College of Sport Medicine (ACSM)


2018-today

Israel Society of Sports Medicine

Tel.

073.3804427

Email.

Dr. Yftach Gepner: gepner@tauex.tau.ac.ilDr. Nir Goldstein: goldsnir@tauex.tau.ac.il 

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