Lecturer in the Bachelor’s Degree in Sport Science at EUSES. PhD in Statistics in the field of epidemiology (Department of Public Health. Faculty of Medicine (UB). He is also associate lecturer at the UVIC-UCC, Faculty of Medicine and in the Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing at the University of Vic – Universitat Central de Catalunya. Most part of his experience as a researcher and also as a biostatist is related to the epidemiology, statistics, sports medicine and also to the field of physical activity and sport science.
He is considered a sport biostatist and is currently lecturer in the RETAN Master’s Degree (INEFC Barcelona; University of Barcelona (UB)) in the subject of “Basketball Analytics”.
He is a board member of the Catalan Statistical Society and also a member of the Sport Performance Analysis Research Group (UVIC).
His main research works related to sports are:
Casals M, Finch C. Sports Biostatisticians – a critical member of all sports science and medicine teams for injury prevention. Injury Prevention. DOI: 10.1136/injuryprev-2016-042211
Casals, M., Martínez, J. A., Caylà, J. A., & Martín, V. (2015). Do Basketball Players Have a High Risk of Pulmonary Embolism? A Scoping Review. Medicine and science in sports and exercise.
Casals M, & Martinez J. A. (2013). Modelling player performance in basketball through mixed models. International Journal of Performance Analysis in Sport, 13(1), 64-82.