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Doing high-quality research means to understand and communicate the things I love most: sports and science.

It is a learning process where every day you discover something new and then discuss it with peers, athletes and no experts.


The effects of inspiratory muscle training upon balance and functional

mobility with healthy older adults.

It has been the area of research during my PhD and one of my major area of interest. It led to publications and conferences presentation around the UK.  


Mako Hip Replacement project

It is my current job as a clinical trial research manager to understand the functional mobility outcomes following Robotic Total Hip replacement, the research is undergoing and we should be able to see the first results by the end of 2021. 

Children and Teacher in Kindergarten

S.M.A.R.T. project

I have collaborated with the University of Naples Partenope to bring the S.M.A.R.T. questionnaire to international conferences. The S.M.A.R.T. questionnaire aims to produce a score out of the analysis of physical activities, food habits, sleeping patterns and relationship with peers in young participants. 

Dr Francesco Ferraro

Physiologist and Kinesiologist

Research Office

Bournemouth University

University of Derby Kedleston Rd, Derby DE22 1GB,

University of Derby Kedleston Rd, Derby DE22 1GB,

Lecturer in Sport Therapy and Rehabilitation

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