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Javier Dafos, MSc | Cycling Research Center

 

Ergonomics and Coaching

 

  • Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

  • Coach of Mountain Bike and Road Cyclists.

  • PhD student focused on Pedaling technique and torque analyses.

  • Technical Director of www.ergonomiasolei.com ergonomics in sport company.

  • Expert in Ergonomics and Cycling Biomechanics.

Miguel Ángel Sáez, MSc | Cycling Research Center

 

Coaching and News  

 

  • Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences  (INEFC of Barcelona).

  • Journalist at SOLO BICI Mountain Bike magazine (tester and responsible of training related contents).

  • Master level in High Performance Sport (UAM-COE).

  • Coach of different level cyclists.

  • Founder of www.biketraining.es, web specializing in global services of training and health for cyclists.

  • Master 30 cyclist competing in mountain bike and road cycling.

Raúl Palacios, MSc | Cycling Research Center

 

Coaching and Events  

 

  • Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

  • Master level in High Performance Sport.

  • Coach of Mountain Bike and Road Cyclists.

  • Mountain Bike Team Manager (Madrid Federation).

  • Founder of www.all4training.net for coaching athletes.

  • Master 30 cyclist.

José Luis Arce, MSc | Cycling Research Center

 

News and Nutrition 

 

  • Degree in Human Nutrition & Dietetics (Universidad Autónoma de Madrid).

  • Former Editor in chief at BIKE magazine.

  • Cycling Sports Manager for Octagon Esedos.

  • Expert in endurance sports.

  • Mountain Bike racer: twice 3rd Madrid XC series, winner Castilla La Mancha XC series, multiple Top 15 results at national XC competitions & international experience. 

Siw Viktoria Johansen , MSc | Cycling Research Center

 

Coaching and Events

 

  • CEO Corebar Spain.

  • Rider Manager Octagon Esedos.

  • Creative Director of AdaptivSPINN by RPFbase.

  • Member of RPFbase Academy and RPFbase Develop.

  • Bachelor of Business Management.

  • Master of Management - Communication & Coaching.

  • Speaker in Sport Congresses and Events.

  • Expert in audiovisual edition and contributor in Magazines focused on physical activity, fitness and health in sport centers.

  • Elite Category Cyclist.

  • Expert in Fitness & Strength-training.

Jorge Sanz Unzué, MSc | Cycling Research Center

 

Expert in Strength and power-based training  

 

  • Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

 

  • Coach of professional and amateur Road Cyclists.

 

  • Expert in Ergonomics and Cycling Biomechanics.

José Joaquín Muros, Phd | Cycling Research Center

 

Expert in Nutrition and Physical Activity

 

  • PhD in Nutrition and Physical Activity (University of Granada and Loughborough University).
 
  • Master level in Human Nutrition.
 
  • Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.
 
  • Degree in Nutrition and Dietetics.
 
  • Degree in Education Sciences.
 
  • Member of AGR-141 research group Control of analytical and toxicological quality in food and beverage.
 
  • Level II anthropometrist. International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK).

Antonio Pérez Montava, MSc | Cycling Research Center

 

MTB performance and Management

 

  • Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.
 
  • Coach of different international MTB pro cyclists.
  • Lecturer in the module driving groups in the natural environment riding mountain bikes (TCAF).
 
  • Master level in High Performance Sport.
  • UCI Level Cycling Manager.
 
  • Sports management at WILD WOLF ENDURO Team.

Mikel Zabala, PhD | Cycling Research Center Director

 

Cycling performance and Antidoping

 

  • PhD in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (University of Granada and Liverpool John Moores University).

  • Lecturer of the “master degree in Cycling” and PhD course “Cycling research” in the Faculty of Sport Sciences (University of Granada, Spain).

  • Author of various scientific papers about cycling and training.

  • Member of the CTS545 research group "Physical activity, sport and ergonomics for the quality of life".

  • Master level in High Performance Sport (Spanish Olympic Committee and UPM).

  • Coach of different international pro cyclists.

  • Director of Projects for the prevention of Doping (Spanish Cycling Federation) 2008-Now

  • Technical Director of the Spanish Cycling Federation 2007-2008.

  • Spanish Mountain Bike Team Manager 2004-2006.

  • Coach in the Spanish Cycling Federation 1999-2004.

  • UCI Level Cycling Manager.

  • Former Motocross rider and former cyclist, now master 30 cyclist

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Daniel Sanabria, PhD | Cycling Research Center

 

Experimental Psychology

 

  • PhD in Psychology.

  • Senior Lecturer and researcher in the Faculty of Psychology (University of Granada).

  • Member of the Research group Cognitive neuroscience.

  • More than 25 international publications, as well as numerous contributions in national and international congresses.

  • Director of various research projects granted by MICINN and Andalusian Government. One of the research interests is focused on the relationship between physical activity and cognitive performance.

  • Expert in the study of the perceptual and attentional mechanism from the perspective of experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience.

  • Master 30 cyclist.

Manuel Mateo-March, MSc | Cycling Research Center Associate Director

 

Cycling performance and BMX

 

  • Lecturer in the module Driving groups in the natural environment riding mountain bikes (TCAF) in the La Creueta institute of Onil.

  • Coach of the Spanish BMX national team (Spanish Cycling Federation).

  • BMX Team Manager of Valencian Cycling Federation (Valencia, Spain).

  • Author of different scientific papers about cycling and training.

  • Master level in High Performance Sport.

  • Sports management at Energy Sistem BMX Team.

  • Sports manager at San Vicente BMX Club.

  • Coach of different international pro cyclists.

  • UCI Level Cycling Manager.

  • Forer BMX rider, now master 30 cyclist.

Eneko Fernández-Peña, PhD | Cycling Research Center

 

Biomechanics and Research     

 

  • PhD in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (University of Urbino, Italy).

  • Lecturer in the Faculty of Physical Activity and Sport Sciences (University of the Basque Country).

  • Former Team Manager and Head Coach of the national Team of Perú.

  • Biomechanics Advisor of the Fullgas.org UCI track team.

  • Expert in Cycling Biomechanics.

  • Author of various scientific papers on pedaling technique and on the influence of muscular stiffness on cycling performance.

  • UCI Level Cycling Manager.

  • Elite Category Cyclist.

Cristóbal Sánchez-Muñoz, MSc | Cycling Research Center

 

Nutrition and Coaching  

 

  • Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

  • Spanish Mountain Bike team Manager (2007-now).

  • Coach of the Spanish Cycling Federation (2005-2006).

  • PhD student focused on Nutrition, Coaching and Cycling.

  • UCI Level Cycling Manager.

  • Expert in Nutrition and Body composition in elite sport.

Jaime Morente-Sánchez, MSc | Cycling Research Center

 

Anti-Doping and Ergogenic aids

 

  • Degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences.

  • PhD student focused on Anti-Doping.

  • Expert in Anti-Doping and Ergogenic Aids.

  • Worl Anti-doping Agency`s researcher. 

  • MSc in Human Nutrition (University of Granada, Spain).

  • Member of the CTS545 research group Physical activity, sport, and ergonomy for the quality of life.

  • Research and teaching Fellou in the Faculty of Sport Sciences (University of Granada).