Arne Jaspers

  • Sports Scientist
  • Royal Belgian Football Association

Dr. Arne Jaspers defended his PhD thesis entitled ‘Identifying relevant load indicators for continuous monitoring in professional soccer’ in 2018. After his master studies (MSc. in Movement Sciences and MSc. in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physiotherapy), he combined a position as sport scientist at football club AZ Alkmaar with his PhD research. During this research project he examined how load monitoring in professional football can be applied to optimize physical fitness and reduce injury risk. Currently he works as a sport scientist at the Royal Belgian Football Association (RBFA) to support the Belgian national football teams. He is also a research associate at the University of Leuven focusing on athlete monitoring in team sports.