Luiz Carlos Hespanhol Junior (1986) is a sports physiotherapist. After his graduation he worked in private physiotherapy clinics and in an elite track and field team (national and Olympic level) in São Paulo, Brazil. His master’s dissertation (UNICID, Brazil) was on the epidemiology of running injuries, and then he got a Brazilian scholarship (from CAPES) to do his PhD in the Department of Public and Occupational Health and EMGO+ Institute at VU University Medical Center in Amsterdam. He is also a research fellow of the São Paulo Running Injury Group (SPRunIG) in Brazil. His main interest is in sports and physical activity research, including the promotion of physical activity and the prevention and treatment of sports injuries.