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Meet the young and dynamic Indian Sports Scientist – Dr. William Richard Edward

Dr. William Richard Edward is a par excellence sports scientist. The visiting card of this young sports science specialist is overflowing with medical degrees in the field of sports Physiotherapy, Psychology, Alternative Medicine, Fitness and wellness, Biomechanics, etc.

Early life of Dr. William Richard (Sports Scientist)

Dr. William Richard Edward is only 35 years old young physician who had achieved many milestones in such a short time. He was born and brought up in Chennai, Tamilnadu. Dr. William always aspires to become a doctor even though he was talented in fields like sports, and performing arts. Unfortunately, he didn’t have a pleasant childhood. Because of some rough family issues, he had to discontinue his education after school. He worked as a courier boy, went for door to door selling, and even worked as an office boy. After much struggle, he managed to save for himself and continued his medical education. 

Road to Educational excellence- 

With his low saving, first Dr. William Richard Edward could only afford to complete a course in Bachelor of Physical therapy from DR. MGR University. But with God’s grace and part-time jobs, he went on to complete his Master’s degree. During that period, he also excelled in sports activities like horse riding, archery and shooting. It was then, the idea to amalgamate both medicine and his interest in sports made Dr. William Richard Edward think about becoming a sports scientist.(Sports scientists use knowledge of how the body mechanism help people improve their sporting ability or health). He did a lot of research both online and offline. Then with a carefully planned academic journey, he started attaining numerous degree to accredit himself as a sports scientist. Besides, to become a Sports Scientist, Dr. William Richard Edward also felt the need to acquaint himself with the nutritional and psychological aspect of a patient’s well-being. That pushed him to do more degrees.

Dr. William Richard Edward had successfully course such as-

– Doctor of Philosophy in Alternative Medicine (OIUCM) SRILANKA
– Doctor of Medicine in Alternative Medicine (IBAMN)(OIUCM) SRILANKA 
– Doctor of Philosophy in Sports Physical Therapy (MAHER) Pursuing
– Master of Physiotherapy in Sports (TNMGRMU)
– M. Sc in Sports Biomechanics and Kinesiology (TNPESU)
– M.Sc in Psychology (UNOM)
– Post-Graduation Diploma in Fitness and wellness (TNPESU)
– Post-Graduation Diploma in Sports First Aid (TNPESU)
– Post-Graduation Diploma in On-Field Sports Injury (TNPESU)
– Post-Graduation Diploma in Obesity and Weight Management (TNPESU)
– Post-Graduation Diploma in Exercise Therapy (TNPESU) Pursuing
– Diploma in Sports Nutrition (FAB ACADEMY) the UNITED STATES

– Diploma in Professional Sports Psychology (KEW ACADEMY)
– Diploma in Modern Applied Psychology (AMAP)
– Diploma in Professional Psychotherapy (KEW ACADEMY)

Road to professional Success

His knowledge has landed Dr. William Richard Edward with various dignified job profiles. From being a 

Reviewer for ‘International Journal of Basic and Applied Science’ at Institute of Scholars to becoming a coordinator at Indian Society of Sports Scientist as well as worked at International Board of Alternative Medicines and Naturopathy (Tamilnadu). further, Dr. William Richard Edward is an Editorial Board Member of the Indian Journal of Sports Studies. 

He is also the Founder of a Holistic Health and Wellness Clinic named as A_ShWill “Herodicus” ‘Sports & General’ (Iaso Aceso Hygieia Panacea). Dr. William Richard Edward is working as a Consultant Physio Doctor for many reputed companies and institutions. moreover, He frequently carries out Freelancing Medical and Sports Science Consultancy services to countries like Srilanka, Malaysia, and Dubai.

Awards and accolades- Dr. William Richard Edward has been conferred with many awards such as-

– Suman Art Theatres: Sat Icon Award 2021
– Institute of Scholars: 
– Young Achiever Award 2020 
– Young Researcher Award 2020 
– Research Excellence Award 2020
– Indian Health Professional Award (Health Care Oscar of India) of Best Young Sports Scientist 2020
– International Exemplary Research and Performance Award in the category of Best Upcoming Research in Alternative Medicine 2020
– Upcoming Most Innovative Researcher 2020

Dr. William Richard Edward strongly believes in the concept “Movement is Medicine”. He runs a free clinic for poor people and wants to propagate this novel practice in Medical Science.


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