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

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, we kindly ask you to register HERE no later than 24th January 2017.

For further information or questions please contact secretary Rikke Beining

Editing was completed: 13.01.2017