Sports Scientist

Sara Santos
Associate Professor
Associate Professor at University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro (UTAD) | Member of the Research Center in Sports Sciences, Health Sciences and Human Development (CIDESD) | Founder of the Skills4Genius sports program awarded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and the Olympic Comittee of Portugal | Recipient of the 2018 Ruth B. Noller Award offered by the Creative Education Foundation, USA
Pedro Figueiredo
Associate Professor
John Grace
Performance Coach
Performance Coach, Chicago Fire FC of Major League Soccer; Masters in Coaching Science Ohio University; NSCA Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist; USA Weightlifting and USA Track & Field Certified Coach
Matthew Buckthorpe
Lecturer in Physiology and Strength and Conditioning Science
Bram van de Vinne
Lecturer of Sport Performance at the Sport Studies Program
Richard Bucciarelli
Fitness Coach
Martin Buchheit
Head of Research
Martin is a Sport Performance Practitioner and Scientist, having worked with different elite organizations including the Paris Saint Germain Football Club (Head of Performance for 6 yrs), Aspire Academy in Qatar (5 yrs), the French Football Federation, and consultancies, mentorships and audits across Europe, Australia, Middle East, Asia, and the US. I work at present as the Head of Performance for Lille OSC, together with being the Head of Performance Research for Kitman Labs, an innovative company that helps elite teams to solve their most important challenges using technology and data analytics. I am the author of >200 scientific articles and books, creator of the 30-15 Intermittent Fitness Tests, co-editor of the free-access Sport & Performance Science Reports, and co-founder of HIITScience (an online educational platform about high-intensity interval training).
Andrea Riboli
Andrea Riboli
Head of Sports Science