3rd International Conference of Football
Training Methods and Social Issues
6th, 7th & 8th of March, 2019

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.
  • Edgar Enrich Alturo. S&C Coach U18 & U19. FC Barcelona. “Entrenamiento Coadyuvante y Optimizador en el FC Barcelona”
  • Jose María Oliva. Realtrack Systems.

Chair: Florentino Huertas

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.

Chair: Rafael Ballester

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

16:00 - 17:00. Performance Analysis in Football.

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

Chair: Rafael Ballester

17:00 - 18:00. LaLiga International Sports Projects Development.

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

Chair: Frode Telseth

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

18:30 – 20:00. Long term formation and development for the elite football player.

  • Paco López. Levante UD.
  • Fernando Gómez Colomer. Ex Valencia CF Player & Sporting Director. Coach.
  • Hugo Ballester. Director of Sports Section at COPE FM- Comunidad Valenciana.

Chair: Florentino Huertas

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,

Chair: Frode Telseth

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

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

  • 11:30 - 12:10. 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.
  • 12:10 - 12:50. The art of planning in football training.
    • Julen Castellano. University of Basque Country.
  • MiniBreak
  • 13:00 - 13:40. Periodization & Programming of training based on the game: Application in a football academy.
    • Ibon Etxeazarra   Deportivo Alavés.
  • 13:45 - 14:00. Pannel Discussion.

Chair: Rafael Ballester

Lunch Time.

15:30 - 19:30. Guided visit to the Valencia Region Elite Academies (Levante UD, Valencia CF, Villarreal CF).

  • 15:30. 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.

Chair: Antonio Tessitore

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.

Chair: Eraci Drehmer

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. FIFA under Infantino - One Step Forward, But Two Steps Back? 
  • 13:20 - 13:40. South American Football. Unlimited Passion.
    • Harold Mayne-Nicholls. Ex Chile FA.
  • 13:40 - 14:00. Pannel Discussion.

Chair: Hans K. Hognestad

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.

Chair: Richard Giulianotti

17:30 - 17:45. Mini Break.

17:45 - 18:30. Young football player's selection: there is a biological bias?

  • Antonio Figueiredo. University of Coimbra.

Chair: Antonio Tessitore

18:30 – 19:45. Women football development.

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

Chair: Rafael Ballester

19:45 - 20:00. Awards & Closure Act.

20:00 - 21:30. Cocktail.

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