Julio Calleja-González, PhD
PhD in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences from the University of the Basque Country.
Master in High Performance Sports by the Spanish Olympic Committee and the Autonomous University of Madrid.
Master in Sport Science Research by the University of the Basque Country.
Master in Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation by the UCAM and the LFP.
Post-doctoral stays in: USA, Argentina, England, England, Croatia, Norway and Australia.
Topics of Expertise: Recovery, testing, sports nutrition, strength training, coaching and communication.
Past Or Current Professional Role:
Personal coach for several elite athletes.
Strength and conditioning coach of the Spanish Basketball Federation (1996-2001).
Applied Sports Scientist with experience in international competitions as, for example, the FIFA World Cup (Croatian Football National Team, Brazil 2014) or FIBA Americas Championship (Dominican Republic Basketball National Team, 2015).
Personal Performance Scientist of Serge Ibaka (Toronto Raptors, NBA CHAMPION 2019).
Other Relevant Merits or Achievements:
Founding Member and Scientific Director at EPCA (European Physical Conditioning Association).
Founding Member and Vice-president at ASEPREB (Spanish Basketball Physical Conditioning Association).
Founding Member and Board Member at SCS (Strength and Conditioning Society).