University of Granada (UGR)
University of Granada
Department of Physical Education and Sport
Faculty of Sport Sciences
Crta Alfacar s/n
The University of Granada has a large experience in leading and collaborating in EU projects. This university has the equipment, facilities and more important researchers with large experience to contribute in th CoCA. Francisco B. Ortega and his group (The PROFITH research group: http://profith.ugr.es) work at the Faculty of Sports Sciences and at iMUDS. They have had a major role in several EU projects, such as the HELENA (www.helenastudy.com) and the ALPHA (www.thealphaproject.net) projects, being the work packages leaders of the physical fitness assessment in young populations. Likewise, this group has worked with objectively measured physical activity as well as sleep (using accelerometry) for nearly ten years and has worked on the assessment of body composition, obesity and its related pathologies for years as one of his main research lines. In addition, the team also has experience with exercise program in Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder (ADHD) population, in mHealth-based exercise interventions and modification of circadian rhythms, which are major topics in the CoCA project.