Jean-Benoit (JB) Morin is Full Professor at the Faculty of Sport Sciences (Université Côte d’Azur, Nice, France), and a member of the Laboratory of Human Motor Function, Expertise Sport and
He is also an associate researcher with the Sports Research Institute New-Zealand (SPRINZ) at Auckland University of Technology. He obtained a Track & Field Coach National Diploma in 1998 and a Ph.D. in Human Locomotion and Performance in 2004. JB’s field of research is mainly human locomotion and performance, with specific interest in running biomechanics and maximal power movements (sprint, jumps).
He has published >125 scientific articles, and he teaches locomotion and sports biomechanics. He is also a consultant for professional sports groups in soccer, basketball, rugby, sprint, and other power-speed sports. He practiced soccer for 10 years, practiced and coached track and field (middle distance and 400m hurdles) for eight years, and he is now enjoying trail running and road cycling.
Lecture: Athletes’s force-velocity-power profiling in relationship with sprint-jump performance and injury management