Inaugural Football Science seminar: Football Science – The Use of Top-Class Research in Elite Football

Professor Peter Krustrup extends an invitation to this forthcoming “Football Science Seminar – The Use of Top-Class Research in Elite Football” on 27 Jan 2017, 2pm-5:15pm at the University of Southern Denmark, Odense. Sign up is free. Alongside Peter Krustrup, you will find a host of leaders in football presenting their work, including another collective member and our lead for Performance, Professor Barry Drust.

Full details on the programme and how to register is here.

On the occasion of Peter Krustrup’s appointment as Professor of Sport and Health Sciences and Head of Football Science at Department of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, University of Southern Denmark hereby invites you to attend an inaugural Football Science seminar 27 January


14.00-14.10: Welcome. Jørgen Povlsen, Head of Department, Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, SDU

14.10-14.25: Optimizing Training and Match-Day Performance – The Danish Way.

Peter Krustrup, Professor, Head of Football Research, SDU, Former Assistant Coach Danish Womens’ A-Team

14.30-14.45: Scientist and Fitness Coach – The Portuguese Way.

Joao Brito, PhD, Physiologist, Head of Sport Science, Portuguese FA

14.50-15.05: Lessons from the field: The challenge for Science in Football – The English Way.

Barry Drust, PhD, Professor, Former Fitness Coach, English FA

15.10-15.25: Head/Assistant Coach: How to use Knowledge and Science – The Danish/Canadian Way.

Kenneth Heiner-Møller, Team Denmark, Former Head Coach, Danish Women’s A-team, and Assistent Coach, Canadian Women’s A-team

Short Break

15.30-15.45: Injury Prevention and Match Performance – The American Way.

Don Kirkendall, PhD, Adjunct Faculty, Duke Sports Science Institute; Durham, NC USA

15.50-16.05: Match-Specific Individualised Speed Endurance Training – The Faroese/British Way.

Magni Mohr, PhD, Associate Professor, Former Fitness Advisor Chelsea FC, Head Coach, Faroe Islands

16.05-16.20: Football-Specific Training and Testning – The Italian Way.

Carlo Castagna, PhD, Professor, Head of Sport Science, Italian FA

16.25-16.40: Head Coach: How to use Knowledge and Science in Elite Football. The Danish Way.

Troels Bech, Sports Director, Brøndby IF, Former Head Coach FCM, OB, Silkeborg, Horsens, Ikast, Esbjerg

16.45-17.15 Panel Discussion and Closing. How to use Football Science in Modern Elite Football.


If you wish to participate, register HERE no later than 24th January 2017.

For further information or questions please contact secretary Rikke Beining

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