Dr. AA Birukov, honorary president of WSM World Sports Massage Federation,
Since 1952, he has participated in all Olympic Games and participated in all World Universiades as a member of the national teams of the USSR and Russia. The main results of his scientific research are reflected in more than 400 publications, scientific and scientific-methodological works, including 55 books and textbooks and 9 monographs on hygienic massage for sports, medical and university. His textbooks and books have been translated and published several times in Japan, Spain, Bulgaria, Mexico, Korea, Poland and other countries.
He was awarded many medals of honor from the former Soviet Union and the Russian Federation.