Valentina Camomilla

Department of Movement, Human and Health Sciences – University of Rome “Foro Italico”
Piazza Lauro de Bosis, 6 00135 Roma Italy – tel.: +390636733522 fax.: +390636733517

Valentina Camomilla is Associate Professor of Bioengineering at Foro Italico. From 2016 to 2019 Director, currently Vice-Director of the Interuniversity Centre of Bioengineering of the Human Neuromusculoskeletal System at the same University. She co-authored 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals, 4 book chapters, and 75 Conferences abstracts. She participated in several research programmes financed by International (H2020, CEE – IST; Universitè Franco-Italienne) and National Agencies (Italian Ministry for University and Research; Italian Ministry of Health) and by her Institution. She serves as Associate Editor for Elsevier, in Journal of Biomechanics (2021- ), for Taylor and Francis, in Sports Biomechanics (2020- ), for Frontiers, in Sports and Active Living Sports Science, Technology and Engineering (2019- ), and for MDPI, in Biomechanics (2021 – ), and as a reviewer for several journals in the domain of Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering. Member of the Board of Directors of the 3-D Analysis of Human Movement (3DAHM) Technical Group of the International Society of Biomechanics (ISB) and member of the Italian Society for Movement Analysis in Clinics and of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports. Her research concerns: 1. qualitative and quantitative technique and performance analysis in sport through applied and methodological studies for the reliable in-field quantification, mainly based on the use of inertial sensor units, of critical performance features (track and field sports, tennis, volleyball and weightlifting) and neuromuscular control studies in elite karateka. 1. increasing the resolution of human movement analysis, performed using stereophotogrammetry, addressing the relative movement within skin and bone (soft tissue artifact) and the inaccuracy in anatomical landmark identification. Currently lecturer in the M.Sc. Bioengineering (at Roma Tre), in the M.Sc. Sport Science and Techniques, M.Sc. Preventive and Adapted Physical Activity, B.Sc Movement and Sport Sciences (at Foro Italico). Past member of the Doctorate of Philosophy school in Sport Sciences, Physical Exercise and Ergonomy (2007-2012), current member of the Doctorate of Human Movement and Sport Sciences. She supervised 4 post docs, 13 PhD candidates, and 65 M.Sc. student theses.


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