Based in the US, originally from Spain, Lorena has extensive experience in professional and olympic sports. Her career has spanned the NBA, G-League, F.C. Barcelona Basketball and Handball, and the Spanish National Swimming Team. She holds a PhD in Sports Science, is a Strength and Conditioning coach, and is passionate about merging science with practical applications. Her research is mainly focused on team sports performance.
Javier Nuñez is a Professor of Football in the Sports Faculty at Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Seville (Spain). He is editor at PlosOne and, at the research level, focuses on the demands of competition in football and other team sports. He has been CEO of training companies such as VF Sport and Nuon Sport. As practitioner, Javier is an specialist in strength training that has worked in Strength & Conditioning departments of professional football teams such: Valencia CF, Villarreal CF, Real Betis, Real Zaragoza and Racing de Santander.
He is a sport scientist working with RealTrack Systems and Project Manager for the Cirque Du Soleil MESSI10 show. His role spans from company and product presentations, research projects in addition to providing scientific support to clients.
Prior to joining RealTrack Systems, he was a Lecturer in the Department of Sport and Exercise Sciences at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge, UK. In addition, he has experience working as a Performance Analyst in elite level football in the UK.
His doctoral thesis examined optimizing the use of GPS technology to quantify biomechanical load in elite level football.
Ismael Fernández Cuevas is co-founder of ThermoHuman, a pioneering company focused on the application of infrared thermography to prevent and monitor injuries in sport and health sector. MBA and PhD in Sport Sciences, he gathers academic (26 scientific articles published), professional (injury prevention expert in different disciplines and high-performance teams such as PSG, Newcastle United, Getafe CF, Atlético de Madrid, Villareal CF, Everton FC or Houston Rockets) and international experience (62 countries visited, working experience in 7 of them and fluent in 7 languages) to develop ThermoHuman project.