Titular de Universidad
Universidad de Cádiz
Campus de Puerto Real
Avda. República Saharaui s/n
11519, Puerto Real
Tel +34956016947 Fax +34956016253
Professor at the Department of Physical Education, Faculty of Education Sciences, University of Cadiz (101stof Shanghai Ranking 2016 in Sport Science). His teaching activity is focus on health related physical fitness and physical activity. His areas of expertise expand to the study of the effect of sedentary time, physical activity, fitness, fatness and nutrition in several health outcomes such as health-related quality of life, cognitive function, cardio-metabolic risk, etc., with special interest in the practical application through the transfer of results in the school setting.
He is author of more than 93 peer-reviewed papers (81 of them indexed in JCR) and more than 100 presentations in International Congresses. He has participated in 25 autonomic, national and international projects, with a total of more than 3 million euros funding. He is Principal Investigator in 3 of them (2 nacional and 1 international; and is permanent review in 18 journal indexed in JCR. The excellence of the results of the research group has allowed the Achievement of various prizes for the research projects that he has been involved in. Currently, he continues working actively with several research collaborators from different countries.
Professor at the University Clermont Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand, France. Laboratory of Metabolic Adaptations to Exercise under Physiologic and Physiopathology conditions. Supervisor of Doctoral students since 1998.
Dr. Honoris Causa, University of Oradea, October 2014, Honorary Professor at Australian Catholic University, Sydney-Melbourne, Australia (2011, present), associate professor at the University of Oradea, Romania (2002 present)
Field of research interest: Bone metabolism in relation to physical exercise and nutrition. Paediatric exercise science and Sport medicine.
Member of American Society of Bone and Mineral Research, International Osteoporosis Foundation, French Society of Sport Medicine and Group of Research and Information on Osteoporosis.