The UAB Sports Research Institute brings together the research capital from different university research groups that have been working in sports and draws on the capital and know-how of other university research groups in other fields.
UAB Olympic Studies Centre
Founded in 1989, it conducts research, education, documentation and outreach activities in Barcelona and abroad. Its mission is to improve knowledge about how Olympic values, the Olympic Games as a global event and sport can contribute to creating a better society. For more information, you can visit their website.
SGR Sports and Physical Activity Research Group (GEPE) (2017 SGR 751)
|SGR Lifestyle, Sports and Health (2017 SGR 1701)
Research Consolidated Group created in 2005 and coordinated by Dr. Lluís Capdevila. The general objective is to develop and apply healthy lifestyle markers in different target populations: athletes, school-age children, the elderly, hospital patients such as those with chronic fatigue, and also in animal models. Strategies for health promotion are developed from the interdisciplinary study of the encouragement of healthy habits, such as the regular practice of physical exercise, eating behavior and stress control.
Apart from these research groups, the UAB academic staff members of the Institute are part of other consolidated research groups:
- SGR (funded) Cabinet on Communication and Education
- SGR (funded) Social and Educational Research Group on Physical Activity and Sport (GISEAFE)
- SGR Research Group on Image, Sound and Synthesis (GRISS)
- Research group Tradumàtica
- UAB Urbanization Observatory, UAB research Group on urban planning.