Tomás Herrera-Valenzuela, PhD


Professional Affiliation: Laboratorio de Ciencias de la Actividad Física, el Deporte y la Salud
Universidad de Santiago de Chile, USACH, Chile

Publications: more than 50 publications in the field of combat sports and martial arts. You can see them here
Areas of Interest: Physiology applied to combat sports, physical conditioning, sports performance.
Brief biography:
PhD in Human Motricity Sciences [UMCE, 2012], and Post-doctorate from the Faculty of Chemistry and Biology of the University of Santiago de Chile [USACH, 2016]. I have coordinated two books “Manual de Taekwondo [2015]” and “Preparación Física para Deportes de Combate [2017]”, the latter was recently published in Italian [2019]. I currently collaborate as a scientific advisor in the medical area of the High Performance Center of Chile in topics related to combat sports for the process of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.