Chris Carling is currently Sports Scientist at Lille Football Club (France) and Senior Research Fellow at the University of Central Lancashire (UK).
Chris’ work for Lille FC mainly involves the provision of match analysis services and medical audits to the senior team’s coaching and medical staff. He also mentors elite practitioners enrolled on the Professional Doctorate program at the University of Central Lancashire.
He has previously worked as a consultant for the performance analysis department at Manchester Utd FC (2010-15) and as an external researcher for the medical department at the Clairefontaine National Football Centre in France (2000-08).
Chris has a PhD in sports science and has authored 2 books and over 50 peer-reviewed research papers related to sports science and medicine.