Team of experts

Motus Melior’s unique methodology is based upon the knowledge and experience earned over the years by an interdisciplinary team of internationally acclaimed scientists and experts in the fields of sports sciences, medicine, physical therapy, and sports nutrition.

Motus Melior’s unique methodology is based upon the knowledge and experience earned over the years by an interdisciplinary team of internationally acclaimed scientists and experts in the fields of sports sciences, medicine, physical therapy, and sports nutrition.

The team leaders are Prof. Goran Marković, Ph.D. and Prof. Nejc Šarabon, Ph.D. Each has over a decade of work and scientific research experience in the fields of sport, fitness, and physical therapy. The Department of Nutrition within Motus Melior is headed by Nenad Bratković, who holds a M.Sc. in nutritional sciences. This team of experts is rounded out by a number of experienced physical therapists, kinesiologists (coaches and kinesiotherapists), and massage therapists. Motus Melior is also supported by several internationally recognized experts who work with Motus Melior as external associates.

Prof. Goran Marković, Ph.D.

Goran Marković

One of the region’s most distinguished scientists and experts in the fields of sports science and sports medicine, applied physiology, and motor control. He was awarded two state prizes for science in recognition of his exceptional scientific achievements. He has served as a physical conditioning coach/consultant for many athletes, clubs and national teams. He has helped many of his clients to rebuild their motor control and locomotor functions following musculoskeletal injuries. He has attended a number of prestigious international seminars and formal education training sessions and has been invited to speak at top international scientific and professional conferences. He serves as the director of Motus Melior and coordinates all of its departments.

Prof. Nejc Šarabon, Ph.D.

Nejc Šarabon

A renown scientist, innovator, and expert in the fields of sport, physical therapy, and rehabilitation with over 15 years of experience working with elite athletes, especially tennis and basketball players. He holds qualifications from two institutions of higher learning in Ljubljana, Slovenia (physical therapy and kinesiology); he earned a Ph.D. in neurophysiology, and completed his postdoctoral training in Germany. He has made practical use of his extensive knowledge by developing innovative assessment systems and equipment for use in sports medicine and functional rehabilitation. At Motus Melior, he heads the Department of Functional Rehabilitation and Corrective Therapy.

Nenad Bratković, M.Sc. (nutritional sciences)

Nenad BratkovićBoasting a solid public reputation, Nenad is known across Croatia’s electronic and print media as one of the most distinguished experts in the field of nutrition. He was one of the first nutrition specialists to launch a nutrition counseling center, where he has acquired extensive experience helping his clients to achieve health-related and personal goals. He has worked with a number of recreational and professional athletes. He often delivers interactive instructional lectures to pharmacists, doctors, athletes, various civil organizations, and laypeople. His areas of interest include the nutrition-based treatment of obesity (weight loss diets), nutrition supplements, and nutrition for athletes. He is a member of PINES (Professionals in Nutrition for Exercise and Sport) – an international professional society of sport nutrition experts. At Motus Melior, he heads the Department of Nutrition.