Who we are ?

K2 Sciences is a sports and wellness product consultancy based in Los Angeles

Product Testing

We test and validate marketing claims (making sure your product does what you say your product does).

Commercialization

We craft your story through business plans and financials, develop your commercialization roadmap, and align funding opportunities.

Major Brands are using K2 Sciences to Validate Marketing Claims

Scientific Support

K2 Sciences provides scientific support for product development and marketing claims using innovatively designed evaluations by leading experts in the field. We help companies optimize their product design to meet criteria, offer proof of concept and provide independent product testing.

We are the seal of approval that protects companies from misleading advertising and frivolous lawsuits.

Broad Array of Claims Supported

" Reduce head impact forces 175% with heads up tackling technique "

" Burn 2.5 times more calories on the max trainer "

" Safefall landing reduces impact forces by 35% "

" Engage 30-80% more abdominal muscles with abxcore "

" Topical sodium bicarbonate reduces blood lactate by 17.8% "

We Build Companies Out of Products

K2 Sciences supports your business from concept to commercialization.

We extract your value proposition, carefully craft your story and develop your market entry strategy.

Provide early market feedback through our network of high performance trainers, sports scientists, and athletes.

Position your company for investment and connect you with investors in your space.

K2 Sciences caters to large multinationals and startups that are put through StartUp Lab, our early stage idea commercialization platform that helps sports and wellness entrepreneurs commercialize their technology.

What Sets Us Apart

Cutting Edge Technology

DXA, motion capture, force plates, bioelectrical impedance, hydrostatic weighing, portable indirect calorimetry, thermal cameras, imaging equipment

Access

Access to Professional Sports, Division 1 Athletic Schools, Elite Athletes and Trainers

Capital

Access to Capital Partners

Our Professional Team

K2 Sciences is a team of Professional Exercise Physiologists, Commercialization Experts, Biomechanists, Engineers, and Movement Specialists.

Operations Team

Expertise

Exercise Physiology, Muscle Physiology, Ergogenic Aids, Strength & Conditioning, Product Evaluation Design, Production. Professor, USC Division of Biokinesiology & Physical Therapy

Todd Schroeder, PhD, MS, CSCS

Chief Science Officer

Expertise

Technology Commercialization, Go To Market Strategy Development, Early Stage Funding, Biomedical Engineering

Ashmedh Sabharwal

Chief Commercial Officer

Expertise

Exercise Physiology, Clinical Physiology, Muscle Physiology, Cardiophysiology, Strength & Conditioning

Alberto Vallejo, PhD, CSCS

Director of Product Testing

Sport and Movement Specialists

Expertise

Exercise physiology, Ergogenic Aids, Androgens, Strength and Conditioning, Sales and Product Distribution

Alan Gurler, MS

Expertise

Lower extremity biomechanics related to performance and injury prevention

Susan Sigward, PhD, PT, ATC

Expertise

Biomechanics, Rehabilitation, Injury Prevention, Sport Performance

Chris Powers, PT, PhD, FACSM, FAPTA

Expertise

Director, Sport Science for Toronto FC . Over 20 years of experience with Major League Soccer. Strength and conditioning for high performance athletes. Sport science innovation for optimization of athlete development and performance

Jim Liston, MeD, CSCS

Expertise

Movement Analysis, Running Analysis, Triathlon Rehab, Endurance Athletics, Bike Fitting

Jordan Perry, DPT, PT

Expertise

LA Angels , Head Physical Therapist, Director Player Performance and Sport Science

Bernard Li

Expertise

Sports Movement Analysis, Orthopedics, Primitive Movement Patterning, Sports Medicine, Strength and Conditioning, Manual Therapy

Drew Morcos, DPT, SCS, OCS, ATC

Expertise

Football, Sports Medicine, Orthopedics, Manual Therapy, Movement Analysis, Injury Prevention, Corrective Exercise, Strength and Conditioning, Concussion Assessment and Management

Jon Hernandez, PT, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS

Expertise

Orthopedic Board Certified Specialist, Sports Medicine, Physical Therapist and Assistant Strength and Conditioning Coach for the Los Angeles Angels Baseball Team

Sean Johnson DPT, OCS

Expertise

Cardiopulmonary Specialist, Cardiology, Physiology, Pharmacology, Molecular Biology

Jesus Dominguez, PhD, PT

Expertise

Board Certified Sports Clinical Specialist, Sports Medicine, Sports Performance, Orthopedics, Movement Analysis, Injury Prevention, Strength and Conditioning, Athlete Load Management

Jesse Phillips, PT, DPT, SCS, CSCS

Expertise

Orthopedic and Sports Physical Therapy, Dance Medicine, Touring Medicine for Sport and Performing Arts, Functional Biomechanics Assessment

Nicholas Cutri, PT, DPT, FAFS, CSCS

Expertise

Exercise Physiology, Dietary Supplements and Sports Nutrition, Intellectual Property and Product Development/Formulation, Scientific and Regulatory Affairs, Claims Substantiation and Validation

Chris Lockwood, PhD, CSCS

Expertise

Sports Movement Analysis, Orthopedics, Sports Medicine, Sports Performance, Manual Therapy, Golf Performance, Pitching/Throwing Mechanics Specialist

Brian McNeill, PT, DPT, OCS

Expertise

Sports Movement Assessment, Sports Physical Therapy, Endurance Sports, Manual Therapy, Therapeutic and Functional Exercise

Max Barroso, PT, DPT, SCS

Orthopedic Surgical Innovators

Expertise

Orthopaedic Surgeon, Sports Medicine, Shoulder and Knee Expert, Team Physician USC Athletics, Assistant Physician for Professional Sports Teams in Los Angeles

George F. Rick Hatch, III, MD

Product Design and Development Leaders

Expertise

President of the award-winning product design and innovation consultancy, Karten Design. Designers, researchers, strategists and engineers, powering innovation through strategic design since 1984

Stuart Karten

K2

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