Prof.Dr.Václav Bunc, PhD, professor in the Exercise Physiology at Charles University Prague. Main topics: evaluation of physical fitness, exercise physiology, obesity reduction, functional and physical testing in laboratory and field, body composition, BIA methods, moving regimes for prevention in cardiac and obese patients. Publications: first author more than 400 items in scientific Journals, more than 150 abroad, practically the same number of publications as co-author. Referee of scientific papers with topics of physical fitness, exercise physiology and obesity. He is member of Czech and International scientific societies, head of many research projects, author of the great numbers of research reports.
) Faculty of Physical Education and Sports Charles University Prague Czech Republic
Ph D. Sports Sciences, associate professor of Faculty of Sports Sciencesof and Physical Activity at Madrid (Spain. Supervise several master and doctoral thesis in Sports Sciences and published works related with basketball, match analysis and talent development. Current research interest focusses on the talent development process, on the periodization on team sports and on match analysis in team sports.
Dr. Richard Pollard has a Ph.D. from the University of the South Pacific, the first formal application of statistical methodology to team performance in soccer. He has held faculty positions at universities in England, Brazil, Fiji, Bulgaria, Malawi and U.S.A. He has over 100 publications in sports and health sciences, with a special emphasis on international comparisons. He worked on the first large scale study to establish the beneficial effects of exercise to health, and developed the first computer ranking system for international football teams. Now retired, he maintains an honorary position at California Polytechnic State University.
) Department of Statistics California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, CA USA
D. Daly Faculty of Kinesiology and Rehabilitation Sciences KULeuven Leuven Belgium
PhD in Sports Sciences, associate professor of Faculty of Sport, University of Porto (Portugal).
Supervise several master and doctoral thesis in Sport Sciences and published works concerning soccer teaching, training and match analysis.
His research interests include the talent development and expertise in team sports, and tactical modeling in soccer. He serves as reviewer for international journals. He is involved in coaching courses and scientific congress in Portugal and abroad. Since 1986 he also works as a former in coaching soccer programmes and worked as a consultant of professional top level soccer teams, e.g., FC Porto, Sporting CP Lisboa, and Portuguese National Team AA.
) Centre for Research, Education, Innovation and Intervention in Sport (CIFI2D) Faculty of Sports University of Porto Porto Portugal
Dr. F. Perroni has done his Ph.D. in “Sport Science and Wellness” he is researcher and professor of “Theory and methodology of training” and “Functional Recovery” at School of Exercise and Sport Sciences (SUISM), Department of Medical Sciences, University of Turin. His research activity focuses on pubertal development and optimization of training load in youth soccer players. Current interest research include the development of strength and conditioning performance in team sport, especially in the physical training applied to rehabilitation protocols.
He is involved in coaching course of Italian soccer associations. In the national and international context he has contributed at the organization of congressional meeting.
) Department of Medical Sciences University of Turin Turin Italy
Maurizio Bertollo is Associate Professor of Motor Behaviour and Sport Psychology at the Department of Medicine and Aging Sciences, “G. d’Annunzio” University of Chieti-Pescara, where he is also the Vice-Director of the Behavioral Imaging and Neural Dynamics (BIND) Center. His research activity focuses on the processes and mechanisms underlying the development, maintenance and improvement of human motor behaviour and performance. Current research interests include Bio-psycho-physiological state underpinning performance, Individual Zones of Optimal Functioning, Stress recovery-balance in sport, Psychophysiological monitoring and intervention in sport.
) Department of Medicine and Aging Sciences University of G. d'Annunzio Chieti and Pescara Chieti Italy