Prof. Dr. José Antonio Casajús Mallén

Prof. Dr. José Antonio Casajús Mallén

Full Professor for Physical Activity and Health at the Faculty of Medicine at the Universidad de Zaragoza. Sport Medicine Specialist for Universidad de Barcelona. Coordinator of the research group “Growth, Exercise, Nutrition and Development” (EXER- GENUD). Research lines include the impact of physical activity and exercise in health in different populations. Another research line is about the wearables in health and physical performance. He is the director of the laboratory Gedud-Lab. Other area of interest is how to introduce exercise in primary care and how to get people more active. He is the president of Exercise is Medicine®️ Spain, a founding member of the network on physical activity and health EXERNET.

Research in Practice #1:

The track “Research in Practice” is presenting leading research building up innovative interventions supporting active living and/or health promotion; or providing new evidence from interventions developed considering exercise as medicine. The selected projects will inform the future development of activities, programmes and/or services supporting Active Living…

In this session Prof. Casajús will chair the presentations from a selected pool of four projects and will challenge positively the speakers.