Staff

HIGH QUALIFY STAFF

The staff of Mapei Sport is composed by researchers, doctors, sports technicians and specialized support staff.

MEDICAL STAFF

MD Claudio Pecci Mapei Sport Research Center Director Learn more

Sports Medicine Doctor. Mapei Sport Centre's Managing and Medical Director. He was team doctor for professional cycling teams (including Mapei), doctor for the national track cycling team at the 1980 Olympic Games in Moscow and Los Angeles 1984, doctor for the Italian professional road cycling team (with Franco Ballerini) at the World Championships in Strasbourg 2006, Stuttgart 2007, Varese 2008 and Mendrisio 2009 and at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games. He is currently medical staff coordinator of the Sassuolo Calcio football team. Since 2012 he’s national Counsilor of Federazione Medico Sportiva Italiana.

MD Luca Mondazzi Head of Nutrition for Sport and Dietology for Welness Learn more

Surgeon, Food Science Specialist and Gastroenterologist. Head of the Sports Nutrition Service and the Diet for Wellness Service. He is the Nutrition Consultant for professional athletes and various professional sports companies. Lecturer at School of Specialization in Food Science University of Milan.

MD Mauro Borchini Head of Sports Cardiology Learn more

Cardiologist at Humanitas Mater Domini Hospital (Castellanza). Head Consultant for Sports Cardiology and Ultrasound Services at Mapei Sport Center He has always practice sport and still takes part in horse-riding, skiing and amateur cycling competition

MD Matteo Acquati Sports Medicine Physician Learn more

Sports medicine doctor. Team's doctor of Olimpia Milano EA7 basketball since 2012. He takes care of sports certificates (fitness and competitive sports) and cardiac stress tests within the Mapei Sport Center. He's also doctor of the italian cyclists of Polartec-Kometa Cycling Team.

MD Gabriella Amodeo Sports Medicine Physician Learn more

Sports medicine doctor. She takes care of sports certificates (fitness and competitive sports) and cardiac stress tests within the Mapei Sport Center. PhD at the University of Palermo in Physiopathology and Diagnostic Imaging in Cardiovascular, Renal and Sports Medicine.

MD Matteo Cervellin Orthopaedic Surgeon Learn more

Medical Director of Ospedale Leopoldo Mandic-ASST Lecco e Merate, Medical Director rehabilitation centre and fitness FORM of Como. Orthopaedic consultant of experimental national men's basketball team, former head team doctor of Pool Comense (basketball, fencing and athletics), now orthopaedic referent of A.G. Comense. He wore the blue shirt of the national athletics team having been italian champion in the category Cadets and juniors to jump high. Orthopaedic/sports Traumatology in Mapei Sport advises.

MD Stefano Mazzoni Sports Medicine Physician Learn more

PhD in Human Physiology, exercise physiology lecturer for the Sport Science degree at the University of Insubria. Team doctor of AC Milan. He works with Mapei Sport to provide medical care to athletes that use the Centre's services. In particular, he is Mapei Sport's referring doctor for the management of Australian athletes at the European Training Centre in Gavirate (Varese).

MD Sergio Pagani Sports Medicine Physician Learn more

Sports medicine doctor. He takes care of sports certificates (fitness and competitive sports) within the Mapei Sport Center. He has practiced swimming competitively up to the age of sixteen (100 meter breaststroke). Team doctor of FIDAL Atletica Arcisate and referring doctor for several triathlon and martial arts teams.

MD Rodolfo Tavana Sports Medicine Physician -Specialist in Traumatology- Orthopedic - Rehabilitation Learn more

Sports Medicine Doctor and trauma and orthopedics specialist, he was doctor for the athletics, cross-country skiing and snowboarding national teams. Sport Science lecturer at the University of Insubria in Varese. He was AC Milan's Medical Director, actually he's Medical Director of Torino Calcio.

MD Piergiuseppe Tettamanti Sports Medicine Physician Learn more

Sports Medicine Doctor. He takes care of sports certificates (fitness and competitive sports) within the Mapei Sport Center. Team doctor of Senior Women's Italian National Basketball team.

MD Anna Vis Sports Medicine Physician Learn more

Sports Medicine Doctor. He takes care of sports certificates (fitness and competitive sports) within the Mapei Sport Center. She's been a volleyball player untill 2009. Team doctor of volleyball team (B2 Series) – she's part of the medical staff for WRC (World Rowing Cup-FISA).

HUMAN PERFORMANCE LAB

Ermanno Rampinini Head of Human Performance Lab Learn more

After graduating in Sports Science, he completed a PhD in Sports Science at the University of Milan. He's a member of the European College of Sport Science (ECSS) and author of numerous international scientific publications and several educational articles. He's been Manager of the Human Performance Lab (HPL) at Mapei Sport since 2002. Within the facility, he provides consultancy services for high-level Italian and European football teams and national alpine skiing teams.

Andrea Bosio Sport Technician and Researcher Learn more

After graduating in Sport Science at the University of Milan, he completed a PhD in Exercise Physiology at Bangor University (Wales, UK). Researcher and sports coach, he looks after functional assessments for athletes of different sports within the facility. He is in charge of Mapei Sport's Scientific Research.

Matteo Azzolini Sport Technician Learn more

A Sport Science graduate, he carries out the functional assessments of different sporting athletes, and he trains cyclists of different level.

Domenico Carlomagno Sport Technician and Fitness Trainer Learn more

A Sport Science graduate, he carries out the functional assessments of different sporting athletes, he trains mainly runners and he manages the worksite programme (physical activity for health in corporate environments) at the Mapei Group's offices in Milan.

Maurizio Chiassarini Fitness Trainer Learn more

A Sport Science graduate, he helps manage the worksite programme (physical activity for health in corporate environments) at the Mapei's company gym in Milan Viale Jenner and Mapei's production unit in Robbiano di Mediglia (Milan).

Federico Donghi Sport Technician and Fitness Trainer Learn more

A Sport Science graduate, he carries out the functional assessments of different sporting athletes, he trains cyclists of different level and he manages the worksite programme (physical activity for health in corporate environments) at the company gym at Mapei's production unit in Robbiano di Mediglia (Milan).

Matteo Lissoni Sport Technician and Fitness Trainer Learn more

A Sport Science graduate, he carries out the functional assessments of different sporting athletes and he manages the worksite programme (physical activity for health in corporate environments) at the company gym at Mapei's production unit in Robbiano di Mediglia (Milan). He is athletic trainer of goalkeepers at A.S. Giana Erminio (Football-LEGA PRO) Gorgonzola.

Marco Riggio Sport Technician Learn more

A Sport Science graduate, he's been part of Sassuolo football team since the 2013-2014 season, where he is in charge gathering and processing training load data.

Nicola Riva Sport Technician and Fitness Trainer Learn more

A Sport Science graduate, he carries out the functional assessments of different sporting athletes and he manages the worksite programme (physical activity for health in corporate environments) at the Mapei's company gym in Milan.

BIOMECCANIC ANALYSIS LAB

Andrea Morelli Head of Analysis Movement Lab Learn more

A Sport Science graduateDr. Andrea Morelli is Head of Cycling at the prestigious MAPEI Sport Research Centre. He received his degree in Sports Science at the Università degli studi di Milano, and in 1995 became the first to collaborate with Prof. Aldo Sassi at the Mapei Centre.
Dr. Morelli is a member of the European College of Sport, Strength and Conditioning Association (NCSA) and the International Society of Biomechanics (IBS). He is also head of the Mapei Sport LAM (motion analysis lab) for the bike fit analysis and optimisation processes for both road and time trial, and the manager of the cycling sector at Mapei Sport for the programming and organisation of training for professional cyclists.
He has worked with the winner of the 2011 Tour de France, Cadel Evans, two-time Giro d’Italia champion Ivan Basso, the 2013 Italian Road Race Champion Ivan Santaromita, and many other successful riders.

Massimo Induni Sport Technician Learn more

Sports Director of first, second and third FCI levels. Top ranking athlete in the MTB national panorama until 2004, he was the sports director of the Mapei MTB team from 2005 to 2008. He was trained by Prof. Aldo Sassi throughout his competitive career, becoming a precious 'athlete-lab' for innovations in Training. He is in charge of schedule training program for cyclists of different competitive level.

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