João Herculano Carvalho

João Carvalho has a PhD in Sports Sciences. He is Adjunct Professor at the School of Education and Communication at the University of Algarve. Carvalho published several scientific articles in the field of performance analysis in tennis. He was a high level coach for more than 10 years (e.g., of the professional tennis player João Cunha e Silva) and has been a coaching consultant of several of the best Portuguese tennis players.

His line of research is mainly focused on tennis in two different domains, Performance Analysis, particularly the identification of performance indicators to describe players’ actions and their dynamics of interaction, and teaching based on Constraints-Led Approach. Laboratório de Perícia no Desporto