Valentin MOSHKOV, USSR Specialist in kinesiatrics. Professor 1943; Doctor of Medicine Science; corresponding member, USSR Academy of Medical Science, since 1957; Head,Department of Kinesiatrics, Central Institute of Balneology, since 1943; Head, Chair of Kinesiatrics, Central Postgraduate Medicine Institute, Moscow, since 1943. medal “For Valiant Labor”, 1961; other medals.
Since 1961 Chairman, All-Union Medicine Society for Medicine Control and Kinesiatrics. Member, Editor Board, journal ‘‘Voprosy kurortologii. fizioterapii i lechebnoy fizicheskoy kultury” (Problems of Balneology, Physiotherapy and Kinesiatrics). Specialist in theory and methods of kinesiatrics and its use in complex treatment of health resort patients.
Developed and experimentally and clinically substantiated use of kinesiatrics in treating cardiovascular disorders, hypertony and obliterating endarteritis. Works deal mainly with substantiating the use of kinesiatrics as a means of functional and pathogenetic therapy in the clinical treatment of internal diseases. 1931-1941 Assistant, then Head,Department of Kinesiatrics, Institute of Physiotherapy.