Albert Altarriba

Professor | Former Physical Trainer at Birmingham City FC & NY Red Bulls, Universitat de Vic - Universitat Central de Catalunya

Speaker Bio

Albert Altarriba-Bartes is an associate professor and a member of the “Sport, Exercise, and Human Movement” research group at the Universitat de Vic - Universitat Central de Catalunya. He holds two doctorates, one in Sports Sciences from the Universitat de Barcelona (2014) and another in physiotherapy from the Universitat de Vic (2023), along with two master's degrees in team sports training and a postgraduate degree in exercise rehabilitation.

Additionally, Albert is a National Football Coach (UEFA Pro) and has gained experience as a physical trainer and injury rehabilitator at clubs such as F.C. Barcelona (2006-2013), NY Red Bulls (2013-2015), and Birmingham City Football Club (2017-2018). His primary areas of specialization and research include physical training in team sports, epidemiology and prevention of injuries, and post-exercise recovery.