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Dr. Veronica Vleck

Researcher Technical University of LisbonSports Medicine


Location: Lisbon, Portugal


Dr. Veronica Vleck is a researcher at the University of Lisbon. She did her PhD on training and injury in Elite triathletes and is currently a full-time Research Fellow, funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. Dr. Veronica Vleck has extensive University and international lecturing experience in sports and exercise physiology and psychology, and is a former Laboratory Director of the National Sports Medicine Institute of the UK. She has over twenty years of experience in coaching and or providing sports science support to all levels of athlete, from novices through to WWorld Age Group Champions, National Squads and Olympic medallists.

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