Maria Grammenou, PhD

Maria Grammenou, PhD
Institute of Sports and Preventive Medicine
Saarland University
Campus, Bldg. B8 2, Room 1.12
66123 Saarbrücken
Phone: +49 (0) 681 302 70407
Fax Number: +49 (0) 681 302 4296

Sport scientist 


Scientifc Areas of Interest

  • Concurrent Training
  • Fatique and recovery
  • Female physiology
  • Soccer physiology

Functions and Positions

  • Coordinator of the International PhD programme Science and Health in Football
  • Reviewer for Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research
  • National Strength and Conditioning Association Member



  • 2019-2023: PhD; Thesis Title “Acute and chronic interference effect: insights into therole of genetic variation”. Edith cowan University, Australia
  • 2017-2018: MSc in Sport and Exercise Physiology; Research Project: Post-damage repair and regeneration of skeletal muscle. Effects of leucine supplementation. Liverpool John Moore’s University, UK
  • 2013-2017: BSc in Physical Education and Sport Science; Research Project: Physiological changes during the execution of anaerobic protocols on a cycle ergometer, using different loads in males and females. Democritus University of Thrace, Greece


Scholarships and Awards

  • 2019 Higher Degree by Research Scholarship, Edith Cowan University
  • 2017 Graduate of the Year, Democritus University of Thrace
  • 2015 Best Poster Presentation Award, 23 rd International Congress of Physical education and Sport Science (Greece)

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