PhD, CSCS, NSCA
Principal Lecturer, Strength and Conditioning and Sports Nutrition
Department of Life & Sports Sciences
School of Science
Dr. Fernando Naclerio joined the University of Greenwich in July 2012 as Principal Lecturer in Strength Training and Sport Nutrition and Programme Leader of MSc Strength and Conditioning at the Centre for Sports Science & Human Performance. Previously, he held a Titular Professorial position in Exercise Sciences (Sport Training and Nutrition) at the European University of Madrid.
Dr Naclerio holds a PhD in Physiology (2006), a BSc in Physical Education (1984), a BSc Sport Sciences (2002) and professional accreditations and certifications including CSCS from NSCA (1996).
From January 1990 to September 1991 Dr. Naclerio developed a post-graduate degree in research training at the Sports Scientific Institute in Italy (CONI). More recently, he has completed postdoctoral research training at the College of New Jersey (Department of Health and Exercise Science) EEUU, where he also held a position as adjunct professor from August 2010 to January 2011.
Dr Naclerio has been instrumental in securing funding from internal and external funding sources to complete a variety of scholarly activities, improving the education quality of his students. He was awarded a prize as the Best Researcher of the Sport Science School at the European University of Madrid in 2008-2009.
In 2009 Dr. Naclerio was awarded a Research Professorship, as Director of the Nutrition Centre Research Agreement, by the European University of Madrid (€90,000 ~£80,000).
Dr. Naclerio has contributed to the creation and development of many under graduate and post graduate courses, being the original architect of the MSc Degree in Training and Sports Nutrition at the Real Madrid International School where he was programme leader for 6 years (2006 to 2011).
Dr. Naclerio is a habitual presenter at National and International events in different countries including Spain, Mexico, Cuba, Argentina, United States, England, Ireland, Colombia and Chile.
Since 1984 Dr. Naclerio has worked as a Conditioning Coach of different sports including Judo, Football, boxing, Karate, Ski, Body building, etc. In addition, he worked as a scientific consultant for several important sports clubs and associations including Valencia Football Club (1999) and Reebok Sports Club Madrid (2000 to 2004). Dr Naclerio also served as Scientific Director of several prestigious sports technology companies, including Globus Spain (1999 to 2004) Sanocare Spain (1999 to 2003) and “Mundo Salud Spain” (2004 to 2007).
Areas of Expertise
Expert Strength and conditioning
Sport Nutrition and supplementation for athletes
Applied Exercise Physiology
Conditioning training for team Sport
Conditioning training for fighting sport
Training with children and adolescents.
Dr. Fernando Naclerio’s research is currently focused on the effects of resistance training and nutrition strategies (diets natural supplements) on performance, injury prevention and muscle structure and morphology in children, adolescent’s young and older people.
Selected Publications (2012 to 2013)
Naclerio F, Goss-Sampson M. The effectiveness of different exercises protocols to prevent the incidence of hamstring injury in athletes. OA Sports Medicine 2013 Jul 01;1 (2):11 http://www.oapublishinglondon.com/oa-sports-medicine
Naclerio, F. Chapman, M. Moody, J. Applied Periodization: A Methodological Approach. Journal of Human Sport And Exercise. Journal of Human of Sports Science and Exercise Vol 8, No 2:350-366. 2013 http://www.jhse.ua.es/jhse
Cooper, R. Naclerio, F. Larumbe-Zabala, E. Allgrove, J. Effects Of A Carbohydrate And Caffeine Gel On Intermittent Endurance Performance In Recreational Trained Males accepted for publication at European Journal of Sport Science European Journal of Sport Science, 2013 DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2013.813972
Naclerio, F. Faigenbaum, A. Larumbe- Zabala, E. Ratamess, N. A. Kang, J. Friedman, P. Ross, R. E. Effectiveness Of Different Post Activation Potentiation Protocols With And Without Whole Body Vibration On Jumping Performance In College Athletes. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. Published in ahead of print on 15th April 2013 DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e318295d7fb
Kang, J. Raines, E. Rosenberg, J. Ratamess, N. Naclerio, F. Faigenbaum, A. Metabolic Responses during Postprandial Exercise of Incremental Intensity Research in Sports Medicine An International Journal 2013, 21:3, 240-252
Naclerio, F. Faigenbaum, A. Larumbe, E. Goss-Sampson, M. Pérez Bilbao, T. Jimenez, A. Effects of a low volume injury prevention programme on the hamstring torque angle relationship, Research in Sports Medicine An International Journal 2013, 21:3, 253-263
Naclerio, F, Faigenbaum, AD, Larumbe-Zabala, E, Perez-Bibao, T, Kang, J, Ratamess, NA, Triplett, NT. Effects of different resistance training volumes on strength and power in team sport athletes. Journal Of Strength and Conditioning Research. 27(7): 1832–1840, 2013
Cooper, R. Naclerio, F. Larumbe-Zabala, E. Chassin, C. Allgrove, A. Jimenez, A. Effects of a Carbohydrate-Protein-Creatine Supplement on Strength Performance and Body Composition in Recreationally Resistance Trained Young Men Journal of Exercise Physiology-online 2013; 16 (1): 72-85
Faigenbaum, A. Farrell, A., Fabiano, M., Radler, T., Naclerio, F., Ratamess, N., Kang, J. Myer, G. Effects of Detraining on Fitness Performance in 7-year old children Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2013 Feb; 27(2):323-30. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0b013e31827e135b.
Copper, R. Naclerio, F. Allgrove, J. Jimenez, A. Creatine Supplementation With Specific View To Exercise/Sports Performance An Update. J International Society of Sports Nutrition. 2012 Jul 20; 9 (1):33. doi: 10.1186/1550-2783-9-33.
Garcia-Benites, S. Fleck, S. Naclerio, F. Martın, M.A. Lucia, A. et al Resistance (weightlifting) training in an adolescent with McArdle disease. Journal of Child Neurology 2012 DOI: 10.1177/0883073812451328
Faigenbaum, A. McFarland, J. Naclerio, F. Myer, G. Kang, J. Ratamess, N. Reliability of the One Repetition-Maximum Power Clean Test in Trained Adolescent Athletes. Journal Of Strength and Conditioning Research. 2012 26 (2): 432-437 PMID:22233786.