The EUSWIM network members are researchers based in Europe. For a list of researchers and their areas of expertise, see below”. A list of centres of swimming research, with overview of their facilities, is also provided

Faculty Staff

Name Title and Affiliation Areas of Expertise
Associate Professor in Biomechanics, University of Edinburgh, UK
Biomechanics of swimming. Interdisciplinary research on aquatic sports. Aquatic exercise therapy for health and rehabilitation.
Full Professor, University of Porto, Faculty of Sport, LABIOMEP-UP
Swimming Biophysics and Swimming Biomechanics
Profesor Titular, Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud, CSEU La Salle, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid
Exercise Physiology, Rehabilitation, Breath-hold diving
Full Professor
Periodization of Training in Elite Swimming
Associate Professor, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Exercise Physiology, Swimming Training
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, School of Physical Education and Sports Science
Strength and Conditioning, Swimming, Coaching, Sports Physiology
Assistant Professor
Swimming training and didatics
Research Institute for Sport and Exercise, University of Canberra
Physiology Performance Swimmer Health
Performance Physiologist at Scottish Swimming
Testing and monitoring, altitude, sleep, recovery, data analysis
Lecturer and Researcher - Faculty of Sport, University of Porto
Swimming research
University of Murcia
Lifesaving and Rescue, Swimming
University of Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro
Swimming Education; Swimming training
Faculty of Sport, University of Porto. Centre of Research, Education, Innovation and Intervention in Sport. Porto, Portugal. & Porto Biomechanics Laboratory. Porto, Portugal.
Swimming research
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
Swimming research
Main Lecturer in Exercise physiology.
Swimming research
Lecturer in Sport & Exercise Biomechanics.
Swimming research
University Professor at the Faculty of Sports Sciences of Toledo, University of Castilla-La Mancha.
Swimming research
Associate lecturer at the University of Castilla-La Mancha and Nebrija University
Swimming research
PhD in Sport Sciences.
Swimming research
PhD in Sports Science.
Swimming research
PhD student in sports and physical activity sciences.
Swimming research
KU Leuven
Swimming research
University of Beira Interior, CIDESD
Swimming biomechanics

Research Students

Name Affiliation Title of Thesis
University of Edinburgh, UK
Three-Dimensional Kinematics in Backstroke Swimming: Reliability, Isokinetic Strength and Asymmetries at Sub-Maximal and Maximal Paces.
Tsoltos Alexandros
PhD student
Resistance training in swimmers
Leandro Joel da Silva Vieira
Master Student in Faculty of Sports of Porto University
Swimming research
Loukia Karageorgi
Master student
Swimming research
Ryan Keating
PhD Researcher at Ulster University
Load-Velocity Profiling in Swimming
Aléxia Alves Fernandes
PhD student
Swimming biomechanics

Centres for Swimming Research

Centre Facilities for Swimming Research
25m indoors pool with movable floor. Six-camera system for combined above and below water analysis. Waterproof electromyography system. Other physiology, isokinetic, and generic sport science equipment.