Filipe Clemente

  • Assistant Professor
  • Escola Superior de Desporto e Lazer de Melgaço (IPVC, Portugal)

Filipe Manuel Batista Clemente has been a university professor since the 2012/2013 academic year and is currently an assistant professor at Escola Superior de Desporto e Lazer de Melgaço (IPVC, Portugal). Filipe holds a Ph.D. in Sports Sciences – Sports Training from the University of Coimbra.

As scientific merit, Filipe has had 185 articles published and/or accepted by journals indexed with an impact factor (JCR), as well as over 115 scientific articles that have been peer-reviewed indexed in other indexes. In addition to scientific publications in journals and congresses, he is also the author of six international books and seven national books in the areas of sports training and football. He has also edited various special editions subordinate to sports training in football in journals with an impact factor and/or indexed in SCImago. Additionally, he is a frequent reviewer for impact factor journals in quartiles 1 and 2 of the JCR.

Although he started producing research in 2011, he was recently included in the restricted list of the world’s most-cited researchers in the world (where only eight other Portuguese researchers in sports sciences appear), which was published in the journal Plos Biology. Filipe M. Clemente’s SCOPUS h-index is 18 (with a total of 577 citations), and his Google h-index is 30 (3276 citations). In a list promoted by independent website Expert Escape, he is ranked 40th of 14,875 researchers of football (soccer).


  • Fitness and tactical/technical changes after SSGs in fooball

    Presentation will cover the following topics: Aerobic effects of SSGs Effects on linear sprinting and change-of-direction Effects on vertical height jump Effects on repeated-sprint ability Effects on technical execution Combining SSG and other training methods SSG in untrained and clinical populations