Miguel Martín Matillas

Miguel Martin MatillasMiguel Martín Matillas
Date of birth: July 28th, 1975
Associate Professor
E-mail: --LOGIN--e81b096c105a0132471ed8e12830fea0ugr[dot]es
Phone: 0034 958 246655
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Miguel Martín-Matillas studied Physical Education Degree at the University of Almería (Spain), Physical Activity and Sport Sciences Degree at the University of Granada (Spain), and PhD in Human Nutrition Programme, at the University of Granada (Spain).

His main research includes the assessment of physical activity and physical fitness, and their relationship with body composition and obesity, as well as the study of the different determinants, physical, social, etc., that affect the population’s health. He has participated in epidemiological studies and in the design and implementation of strategies to promote healthy habits and exercise interventions.

Key publications

  • 1. Martín-Matillas M, Valadés D, Hernández-Hernández E, Olea-Serrano F, Sjöström M, Delgado-Fernández M, Ortega FB. Anthropometric, body composition and somatotype characteristics of elite female volleyball players from the highest Spanish league. J Sports Sci. 2014;32(2):137-48.
  • 2. Martín-Matillas M, Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Martínez-Gómez D, Vicente-Rodríguez G, Marcos A, Béghin L, Kafatos A, González-Gross M, Zaccaria M, Molnár D, De Henauw S, Sjöström M, Moreno LA, Castillo MJ; Helena Study Group. Active relatives and health-related physical fitness in European adolescents: the HELENA Study. J Sports Sci. 2012;30(13):1329-35.
  • 3. Martín-Bautista E, Martín-Matillas M, Martín-Lagos JA, Miranda-Leon MT, Muñoz-Torres M, Ruiz-Requena E, Rivero M, Quer J, Puigdueta I, Campoy C. A nutritional intervention study with hydrolyzed collagen in pre-pubertal spanish children: influence on bone modeling biomarkers. J Pediatr Endocrinol Metab. 2011;24(3-4):147-53.
  • 4.Martín-Matillas M, Ortega FB, Chillon P, Perez IJ, Ruiz JR, Castillo R, Gomez-Martinez S, Moreno LA, Delgado-Fernandez M, Tercedor P; AVENA Study. Physical activity among Spanish adolescents: relationship with their relatives' physical activity - the AVENA study. J Sports Sci. 2011 Feb;29(4):329-36.
  • 5. Martín-Matillas M, Ortega FB, Ruiz JR, Martínez-Gómez D, Marcos A, Moliner-Urdiales D, Polito A, Pedrero-Chamizo R, Béghin L, Molnár D, Kafatos A, Moreno LA, De Bourdeaudhuij I, Sjöström M; HELENA study. Adolescent's physical activity levels and relatives' physical activity engagement and encouragement: the HELENA study. Eur J Public Health. 2011 Dec;21(6):705-12.