Professor Jaime Sampaio

University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal and the Research Centre for Sport Sciences
Health and Human Development (CIDESD)

Professor Jaime Sampaio (@jaime_sampaio) heads the CreativeLab at the University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro, Portugal and the Research Centre for Sport Sciences, Health and Human Development (CIDESD). His research group is focused on performance analysis by using positional derived variables and talent development by exploring creativity and alternative learning approaches. Consultant in the topics of performance analysis and talent development for several high-level football clubs and academies.

Jaime’s keynote presentation will focus on Performance Analysis in Football. The keynote will address how performance analysis should be integrated into a wider model and framework of the training process, covering topics like complex systems and collective behaviour. After this theoretical approach, several methods dealing with positional data and non-linear techniques, will be presented as possible alternatives to analyse performance in Football. At the end, a web-based data visualisation platform will be used to describe Football performance under these different lens.

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