Board of Directors

Pedro E. Alcaraz

Pedro E. Alcaraz

PRESIDENT

Full Professor in Strength Training, Faculty of Sport Sciences. Head of UCAM Research Center for High Performance Sport. Universidad Católica de Murcia (SPA)

Robert Csapo

Robert Csapo

VICE PRESIDENT

Networking Director
MSc and PhD in Sport Sciences obtained at University of Vienna (Austria). Postdoctoral positions at Medical University of Vienna (Austria), University of California San Diego (USA) and University of Innsbruck (Austria). Since 2018 Senior Scientist at University for Health Sciences, Medical Informatics and Technology in Hall (Austria)

Elena Marín-Cascales

Elena Marín-Cascales

GEN. SECRETARY

Education Director
PhD in Sport Sciences. Master in High Performance Sport: Strength and Conditioning (Spanish version) by the Universidad Católica de Murcia (UCAM). Professor and coordinator of the Strength Training and Conditioning in the Elderly module in the Master in High Performance Sport: Strength and Conditioning (UCAM)

Alberto Ardizoia

Alberto Ardizoia

TREASURER

Finance Director
President of Akesios Group
Degree in Business and Economics. Specialization in Competitive Mktg and MBO CEDEP-INSEAD Fontainbleau

Anthony J. Blazevich

Anthony J. Blazevich

BOARD MEMBER

Research Director
Professor Tony Blazevich graduated with a Bachelor of Science (with Honours) from the University of Queensland in 1995 and a PhD (Biomechanics) from Southern Cross University in 2001. He currently Professor in Biomechanics at Edith Cowan University (Australia) and Director of the Centre for Exercise and Sports Science Research (CESSR)

Paulo Gentil

Paulo Gentil

BOARD MEMBER

Marketing, Social Media, Events Director
PhD in Health Sciences, Master in Physical Education, Postgraduate in Strength and Conditioning, Post-graduate in Exercise Physiology. Graduated in Physical Education. Professor at the Federal University of Goiás. Former Strength and Conditioning Coach of High Level Athletes.

Tatiana Moro

Tatiana Moro

BOARD MEMBER

Education Segretary
Research Scientist at the University of Medical Branch (UTMB), Galveston, TX. Dr. Moro received a Bachelor of Science in Sport Science and a Master of Science degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology from University of Padova, Italy. She also obtained her Doctor of Philosophy degree in Neuroscience at the University of Padova and completed her Post-Doctoral training in Nutrition and Metabolism at the University of Texas Medical Branch

James Fisher

James Fisher

BOARD MEMBER

Dr. Fisher is a Researcher and Senior Lecturer in Sports Conditioning and Fitness in the School of Sport, Health and Social Sciences at Southampton Solent University, in the UK.
Dr. Fisher completed his Ph.D from Nottingham Trent University with the abbreviated title of “The scientific application of Resistance Training”. He is also a Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy.

Julio Calleja

Julio Calleja

BOARD MEMBER

Bsc in Human Movement Sciences at Basque University (Spain). Degree in Human Sports Movs (Wales). Ph.D. in Sport physiology (Spain). Master Degree in High Performance Sport (Spanish Olympic Comitte). Master in research in Sports Sciences. Post doc at: Brunnel University (U.K), Faculty of Kinesiology (Croatia), Catholican University in Melbourne (Australia) and Rush University Medical Center in Chicago (USA). Calleja is also national coach in basketball, athletics and swimming