Gabriele Mascherini, Msc, PhD, PT

Assistant Professor
Sport and Exercise Medicine Unit
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
University of Florence
Firenze 50121, Italy


• Dr. Mascherini earned Bachelor degree in Kinesiology and Master of Science degree in Sport Science in 2003 and 2005
• In 2006, He become physical trainer at Italian Soccer Federation
• In 2012, obtained PhD in Exercise and Nutrition Physiology
• In 2016, obtained also Physiotherapy degree
• He teach Methods and didactics of motor activity at University of Florence

Research Interest

His main professional research interest includes: Body composition, Physical activity, Physical inactivity, Exercise medicine.

Scientific Activities



1. Mascherini G, Castellini E, Levi M, Marella M. The goalkeeper: Biomechanical analysis of a technical act. [In: Italian] News Technician Sector. 2007; 1: 39-47.
2. Mascherini G, Castellini E, Levi M, Marella M. Your vertical jump: Jump squats. [In: Italian] News Technician sector. 2007; 2: 39-44.
3. Mascherini G, Castellini E, Levi M, Marella M. The ability to react football goalkeepers: Research on a sample of national interest. [In: Italian] L Coach. 2007; 3: 34-39.
4. Castellini E, Mascherini G, Levi Micheli M, Pagani L, Marella M. Plyometrics compared: Race jumped, jumping and drop jump. [In: Italian] News Technician Sector. 2007; 5: 39-45.
5. Mascherini G, Castellini E, Levi Micheli M, Marella M. Change of direction and sense biomechanical analysis. [In: Italian] News Technician sector. 2009; 1: 21-24.
6. Mascherini G, Castellini E, Marella M. Change of direction and meaning in sports-analysis biomechanics games. [In: Italian] News FIGC Technical Sector. 2010; 4: 45-48.
7. Mascherini G, Cattozzo A, Ciancio A, Lisi C. Changes of body composition as a result of a soccer withdrawal. [In: Italian] Sport & Medicine. 2011; 8-9.
8. Maone A, Stefani L, Mascherini G, Galanti G. The medical exercise prescription: Experience an application model for the general population. [In: Italian] Medical Dello Sport. 2011; 64(3): 351-364.
9. Mascherini G, Cattozzo A, Lisi C, Ciancio A, Colonnello G. The tests in the pre-season preparation. [In: Italian] The Coach. 2012; 2: 34-39.
10. Mascherini G, Cattozzo A. Comparison of the performance during a football season. [In: Italian] News of the Sector Technical Ficg. 2012; 5: 6-9.
11. Mascherini G, Giorgio Galanti. Body composition at the beginning of a season. [In: Italian] News of the Sector Technical Ficg. 2012; 6: 40-44.
12. Mascherini G, Cattozzo A, Fiorini S, Galanti G. Changes in body composition during the racing season in the League. [In: Italian] Pro Newsletter Del FIGC Technical Sector. 2013; 5: 36-39.
13. Mascherini G, Cattozzo A, Margheri M, Fiorini S. Using GPS in football: Update bibliography. [In: Italian] Science & Sport. 2014; 1: 42-47.
14. Mascherini G, Cattozzo A, Margheri M, Fiorini S. Analysis of official football matches with GPS instrumentation: A pilot study. [In: Italian] Science & Sport. 2014; 3: 48-53.
15. Mascherini G, Cattozzo A, Castellini E, Margheri M, Fiorini S. Prevention and recovery of the player: A working proposal for detensioning muscle chains with the use of the bench. [In: Italian] Sport & Medicine. 2014; 2: 47-51.
16. Petri C, Maurizi A, Coli R, Valigi A, Mascherini G, Stefani L, Galanti G. Looking for a suitable power supply. [In: Italian] Sport & Medicine. 2014; 3: 19-25.
17. Galanti G, Mascherini G, Petri C, Francini L. The coach: End user. [In: Italian] The Coach. 2014; 3: 33.38.
18. Mascherini G, Cattozzo A, Perroni F, Fiorini S. External load analysis of a week of training with equipment. [In: Italian] GPS Science & Sport. 2015; 3: 35.
19. Galanti G, Petri C, Mascherini G. The integration today. [In: Italian] The Coach. 2015; 4.


1. Stefani L, Mascherini G, Galanti G. Aerobic threshold for exercise prescription. Int J Clin Med. 2010; 1: 6-9. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2010.11002
2. Stefani L, Maone A, Mascherini G, et al. Efficacy and educational role of a daily employment of the accelerometer to improve the life style. Health. 2011; 3(2): 141-145. doi: 10.4236/health.2011.33026
3. Galanti G, Stefani L, Mascherini G. Applied technological innovation: At fitness tracking. [In: Italian] E-Health Care. 2011; 3(15): 69-76.
4. Mascherini G, Stefani L, Galanti G. Anaerobic threshold level in cyclic and acyclic sports. Sci Rep. 2012; 1(7): 372.
5. Stefani L, Mascherini G, Scacciati I, De Luca A, Maffulli N, Galanti G. Positive effect of the use of accelerometry on lifestyle awarness of overweight hypertensive patients. Asian J Sports Med. 2013; 4(4): 241-248. doi:
6. Stefani L, Francini L, Petri C, et al. Lifestyle and eating habits in a business communit. Traslational Medicine@Unisa. 2014; 10(9): 43-45. doi:
7. Mascherini G, Cattozzo A, Galanti G, Fiorini S. Kinematic analysis in official soccer matches: Preliminary results. Ic Sports. 2014; 205-209.
8. Mascherini G, Cattozzo A, Petri C, Francini L, Galanti G. Application of bioelectrical vector analysis in professional soccer players. Ic Sports. 2014; 84-88.
9. Mascherini G, Cattozzo A, Galanti G, Fiorini S. Kinematic profile in soccer players. International Journal of Sports Science. 2014; 4: 42-48. doi: 10.5923/s.sports.201401.06
10. Galanti G, Stefani L, Scacciati I, Mascherini G, Buti G, Maffulli N. Eating and nutrition habits in young competitive athletes: A comparison between soccer players and cyclists. Translational Medicine@UNISA. 2014; 11: 44-47.
11. Stefani L, Maffulli N, Mascherini G, Francini L, Petri C, Galanti G. Exercise as prescription therapy: Benefits in cancer and hypertensive patients. Translational Medicine@UNISA. 2014; 39-43.
12. Mascherini G, Petri C, Galanti G. Integrated total body composition and localized fat-free mass assessment. Sport Sci Health.2015; 11: 217-225. doi: 10.1007/s11332-015-0228-y
13. Mascherini G, Gatterer H, Lukaski H, Burtscher M, Galanti G. Changes in hydration, body cell mass and endurance performance of professional soccer players through a competitive season. J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2015; 55: 749-755.
14. Galanti G, Stefani L, Petri C, Mascherini G. Primary prevention and lifestyles: Physical exercise. Intern Emerg Med. 2015; 10(Suppl): 22-30.
15. Stefani L, Petri C, Mascherini G, Galanti G. Lifestyle intervention in survivors cancer patients. Journal of functional morphology and kinesiology. 2016; 1: 48-53. doi: 10.3390/jfmk1010048
16. Galanti G, Stefani L, Mascherini G, et al. Short-term prospective study of prescribed physical activity in kidney transplant recipients. Intern Emerg Med. 2016; 11: 61-67. doi: 10.1007/s11739-015-1294-5
17. Petri C, Mascherini G, Pengue L, Galanti G. Dietary habits in élite soccer players. Sport Sci Health. 2016; 12: 113-119. doi: 10.1007/s11332-016-0264-2
18. Petri C, Mascherini G, Bini V, et al. Evaluation of physical activity and dietary behaviours in young athletes: Pilot study. Minerva Pediatr. 2015.
19. Petri C, Mascherini G, Bini V, et al. Integrated total body composition versus body mass index in young athletes. Minerva Pediatr. 2016.