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Doctoral Programme in Physical Activity and Sport

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The aim of these doctoral studies in this programme is to offer advanced training in research into Physical Activity and Sport. The doctorate trains future researchers to successfully meet the challenge posed by the generation of knowledge and its transfer to society and the productive fabric.

The doctoral programme has around thirty professors with proven research experience in the field of physical and sporting activity, who will guide students through the application of the scientific method to the design and execution of a research project related to physical activity and health, athletic performance, or physical education and sports training.

This doctoral programme aims to develop the students' skills to promote scientific and technological progress in today's society, and to innovate and develop intervention programmes to meet the needs expressed in this field.

Furthermore, the research personnel involved in the programme have ties to leading foreign universities and institutions in the field of knowledge, which makes it easier to exchange knowledge and personnel, facilitating periods of time abroad.

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Part-time studies

Duration: 5 - 8 cursos

Places available: 5

Approximate fees: 219 €/academic year

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Full-time studies

Duration: 3 - 5 cursos

Places available: 20

Approximate fees: 301 €/academic year


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Research teams and research topics

Research teams and research topics
Research teamsResearch topics
Evaluation and intervention in Physical Activity and Sports
  • Analysis of sports performance
  • Gender, sports games and emotions
  • Physical education and the social field
  • Real competence perceived in physical activity and sport
  • Self-concept and physical activity
  • Technical and methodological advances in the field of the observation of physical activity and sport
Physiology, biology and biomechanics in relation to physical activity, sport and health
  • Biomechanics of sport
  • Physical activity and health
  • Physical activity, sport and nutrition in relation to health and pathologies
  • Physiological and biological parameters related to sporting performance