Lars Bojsen Michalsik (DK), PhD, is a sport scientist at the Department of Sport Science and Clinical Biomechanics, Muscle Physiology and Biomechanics Research Unit, University of Southern Denmark. He has written the world’s first doctoral dissertation on the physiology of team handball. He is lecturer for both the Danish and the European Handball Federation teaching at the Master Coach Course. He is a former elite athlete in athletics and has played 16 seasons in Danish Premier Male Team Handball League. Furthermore, he has been physical trainer in the Danish Premier Soccer League, for several individual elite athletes including tennis player Caroline Wozniacki, in the Danish Premier Team Handball League (men & women), for the Danish Female National Handball Team (Olympic Gold 2000, European Champions 2002), and for the Brazilian Female National Handball Team at the Olympics in London 2012 (no. 6) and recently in Rio 2016 (no.5). He will have a presentation “Physical demands and physiological profiles in elite team handball. Are there differences between male and female players?” as well as a practical workshop “Physical training in team handball - examples of training on the court with the ball”. He will also have an additional presentation and training workshop on Sunday for Handball coaches entitled “Physical demands and physical training in team handball”.