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Ass. doctor Venera Stefanova

Faculty of Sport
Deapartment of Physiology and Biochemistry
Phone: +359 2 4014 281

Professional Experience

  • NSA "Vasil Levski", Department of "Physiology and Biochemistry"
  • since 2016 - Assistant in the "Physiology" sector of the "Physiology and Biochemistry" Department
  • Conducts practical exercises in physiology in the three faculties of NSA "Vasil Levski"

Medical Practice

  • 2007-2016 - Senior Assistant in the "Epidemiology and Surveillance of Infectious Diseases" department at the National Center for Infectious and Parasitic Diseases (NCIPD);
  • 2006-2007 - Department of Physiotherapy and Rehabilitation Medicine at MBAL "Prof. Dr. Stoyan Kirkovich" JSC, Stara Zagora


  • 2000-2006 MU - Stara Zagora, Master of Medicine
  • Has numerous participations in training and qualification courses in Bulgaria and abroad related to the surveillance of infectious diseases.

Academic Growth

  • 2009 - Acquired the degree "Research Associate" at NCIPD;
  • 2016 - Acquired the medical specialty "Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases" at MU, Sofia.

Scientific Interests

Muscle soreness and fatigue. Author of the publication "Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS) – A threat or a harmless condition" in the journal "Smart Innovations on the Recreative & Wellness Industries and Niche Tourism".