Foto del docente

Samuele Maria Marcora

Full Professor

Department for Life Quality Studies

Academic discipline: M-EDF/02 Sport Sciences and Methodology

Short Bio

Prof Samuele Marcora received his Bachelor's Degree from the Higher Institute of Physical Education of Lombardy (Italy). He then studied for an MSc in Human Performance at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse (USA), and for a PhD in Exercise Physiology at the University of Wales-Bangor (UK). After a successful academic career at Bangor University and the University of Kent in the UK, Prof Marcora moved to the University of Bologna in late 2018.

His research integrates physiology and psychology to better understand sport and physical activity. Prof Marcora has authored numerous high-impact scientific publications and he is one of the most cited sport scientists in the world according to the "Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators" by Elsevier. With regards to the third mission, Prof Marcora has been a consultant for many organisations including Juventus, MAPEI Sport, Honda Racing Corporation (HRC) and ASICS.

Prof Marcora is passionate about American football, weight training and motorcycling. In 2013, he rode a BMW GS1200 from London to Beijing to investigate fatigue in motorbike riders.


+39 051 2088773

Other contacts


Dipartimento di Scienze per la Qualità della Vita
Corso D'Augusto 237, Rimini - Go to map

Online Resources

Office hours

With advance booking, Prof. Marcora meets his students online on Friday using the Microsoft Teams platform. For face to face meetings at the Record University Sport Centre, please email the Professor in advance.

To book a meeting, click on this link: Calendly - Samuele Marcora []