Giampaolo graduated from the University of Bologna (Italy) with a BSc and MSc in Psychology. After graduating he spent a 12-month academic internship focused on Sport and Exercise Psychology ay the University of Bologna and Swansea (Wales).
Giampaolo joined St Mary's University in January 2015 studying for a PhD in Sport Psychology under the Supervision of Dr Ross Wadey.
Giampaolo's PhD is focused on the Psychology of Sport Injury. Particularly, he is developing a questionnaire to assess psychological recovery outcomes following sport injury.