He is the first person in India to get selected for Yoga chair professorship from ICCR and first Yoga Chair Professor in Germany and also first person to secure Ph.D. in Yoga and Psychiatry field from department of Psychiatry, National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro Sciences (NIMHANS), Institute of National importance, Bangalore after BNYS (Bachelor of Naturopathy and Yogic sciences; 5 years medical course). He has 8 PUBMED indexed internationally reputed journal publications and 2 other research publications with 2 books/4 book chapters to his credit. Presented research papers at European Congress of Psychiatry, 2015, Austria & 10th World Congress of Biological Psychiatry at Prague, 2011. His research interests include Yoga and Psychiatry, Neuroplastic effects of Yoga, Yoga and Naturopathic medicine in Obesity, Diabetes mellitus and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome. Prof. Halappa will give Yoga courses to the students, staffs at the Leibniz Universität Hannover in partnership with University Sport Centre headed by Mr. Sebastian Knust. Apart from Yoga courses, Prof. Halappa will take seminars for students and also work on research projects in the working group of Prof. Alfred Effenberg, Institute of Sport Sciences at LUH. Prof. Halappa’s ICCR Chair Professorship is a successful project of International Office, Leibniz Universität Hannover and supported by the Embassy of India, Berlin.
G. H. NAVEEN
Assistant Professor, Department of Health and Yoga therapy
Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute
Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE)
Deemed to be University, Chennai, India
Current: Visiting Professor/Chair in Yoga Professorship sponsored by Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR), India and hosted by Prof. Alfred Effenberg, Institute of Sport Science, Leibniz Universität Hannover.
Qualifications: BNYS, MSc, Ph.D