Programme

English to Spanish and Spanish to English professional simultaneous translation will be available in all the main sessions

Day 1, 6th March, 2019

9:00 - 10:00. Registration
10:00-12:00. WIMU- Realtrack Systems Pre-Conference Workshop. Load monitoring in football.

  • Peter Demopoulos. Realtrack Systems.
  • Xavi Reche. FC Barcelona / Barça Innovation Hub.

12:00 - 12:30. Networking Break.
12:30 - 13:30. Longomatch by Fluendo Pre-Conference Workshop. Longomatch in Football Match Analysis.

  • Andrés Bretones. Longomatch-Fluendo.

14:30 - 15:30. Registration.
15:30 - 16:00. Welcome & Opening.

16:00 - 17:30. Long term formation and development for the elite football player.

  • Paco López. Levante UD.
  • Oscar Fernández. Club Atlético de Madrid.
  • Ismael Fernández. Valencia CF.
  • Santi Denia. RFEF- U19.

17:30 - 18:00. Networking & Coffee Break.

18:00 - 19:00. LaLiga International Sports Projects Development.

  • Hugo Blanco. La Liga.
  • Juan Florit. La Liga.

19:00 - 20:00. Performance Analysis in Football.

  • Jaime Sampaio   Universidade de Trás-Os-Montes E Alto Douro.

Day 2, 7th March, 2019

9:00 - 10:30. Valencian Academies´ Football Training Methodology.

  • 9:00 - 9:25. Levante UD. Evolution and development  of our formative process.
    • Pablo Rota. Levante UD.
  • 9:25 - 9:50. Formative process of the football player by Valencia CF.
    • Jordi Hidalgo. Valencia CF.
  • 9:50 - 10:15. Villarreal CF. Developing people.
    • Enrique Parra. Villarreal CF.       
  • 10:15 - 10:30. Pannel Discussion.

10:30 - 11:15. Networking, Coffee Break & Poster Presentation I.

11:15 - 12:30. Football Training Methodology.

  • 11:15 - 11:45. Methodological, pedagogical and didactic exchange with the player: optimization of the decision-making system in Youth Football.
    • Isaac Oriol Guerrero. FC Barcelona / Barça Innovation Hub.
  • 11:45 - 12:15. Player Development in Norway: How can we beat the big ones?
    • Håkon Grøttland. Norwegian FA.
  • 12:15 - 12:30. Pannel Discussion.

12:30 - 12:45. Mini Break.

12:45 - 14:00. Football Training Methodology.

  • 12:45 - 13:15. The art of planning in football training.
    • Julen Castellano. University of Basque Country.
  • 13:15 - 13:45. Periodization & Programming of training based on the game: Application in a football academy.
    • Ibon Etxeazarra  Deportivo Alavés.
  • 13:45 - 14:00. Pannel Discussion.

Lunch Time.

16:00 - 19:30. Guided visit to the Valencia Region Elite Academies (Levante UD, Valencia CF, Villarreal CF).

  • 16:00. Bus departure from Conference Venue (Participants must choose the one club during the registration process- Limited placements by order of registration).
  • 19:30: Bus departure from each Football Club Training facilities (Arrival to Conference Venue around 20:00-20:30).

Day 3, 8th March, 2019

9:00 - 10:15. Strength, Conditioning & Injury Prevention in Football.

  • 9:00 - 9:30. Monitoring training load & recovery in elite Football: The case of a National Team in 2018 FIFA Russia World Cup.
    • Angel Aceña      Ex-Sevilla CF & Costa Rica National Team FA.
  • 9:30 - 10:00. Movement efficiency screening and training in Football.
    • Bård Homstøl. Norwegian FA.
  • 10:00 - 10:15. Pannel Discussion.

10:15 - 10:30. Mini Break.

10:30 - 11:45. Nutrition & Physiology of Football.

  • 10:30 - 11:00. Creatine supplementation for young football players.
    • Marco Machado. University of Iguazu.
  • 11:00 - 11:30. Monitoring of load in athletes of A League of the Brazilian Championship.
    • Dailson Paulucio. Botafogo F.R.
  • 11:30 - 11:45. Pannel Discussion.

11:45 - 12:30. Networking, Coffee Break & Poster Presentation II.

12:30 -14:00. Football Governance.

  • 12:30 - 12:55. Football, politics and soft power.
    • Richard Giulianotti. Loughborough University / USN.
  • 12:55 - 13:20. The art of darkness
    • Håvard Melnes. Journalist, Football magazine, Josimar.
  • 13:20 - 13:40. South American Football. Unlimited Passion.
    • Harold Mayne-Nicholls. Ex Chile FA.
  • 13:40 - 14:00. Pannel Discussion.

Lunch Time.

16:00 - 17:30. Psychology, performance & coaching behavior.

  • 16:00 - 16:25. Mental Load and Fatigue in Football: Current Knowledge and practical applications.
    • Tomás García Calvo. University of Extremadura.
  • 16:25 - 16:45. Symbolic communication in football: Analyzing team spirit through a micro-sociological lens.
    • Vidar Halldorsson. University of Iceland.
  • 16:45 - 17:10. The organization of youth football in Iceland: impact on players and role of the coaches.
    • Halldor R. Emilsson. Stjarnan FC.
  • 17:10 - 17:30. Pannel Discussion.

17:30 - 18:00. Networking & Coffee Break.

18:00 - 19:00. Young football player development

  • 18:00 - 18:30. Young football player’s selection: there is a biological bias?
    • Antonio Figueiredo. University of Coimbra.
  • 18:30 - 18:50. Relative age effect on elite youth football academies. What is it based on?
    • Florentino Huertas. Catholic University of Valencia.
    • Rafael Ballester. Catholic University of Valencia. Levante UD.
  • 18:50 - 19:00. Pannel Discussion.

19:00 - 20:00. Women football development.

  • Joaquín García. Levante UD.
  • Óscar Suarez. Valencia CF.
  • Sara Momforte. Villarreal CF.
  • Ruth García. Valencia Region Football Federation. Levante UD.

20:00 - 20:30. Awards & Closure Act.

Contact

footballconference@ucv.es

Dates

6th, 7th & 8th of March, 2019
From 9:30 AM to 20:00 PM

Participants

Students, researchers, coaches, sport sociologist, journalist, and anyone interested in a holistic understanding of the game

Conference venue

UCV organizing

Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte
Universidad Católica de Valencia

Organizing committe

  • Florentino Huertas Olmedo
  • Frode Telseth
  • Rafael Ballester