Profile (CV) of the research teaching staff

Vicente Rodríguez, Germán
Department: Departamento de Fisiatría y Enfermería
Field: Educación Física y Deportiva
Faculty: Facultad de Ciencias de la Salud y del Deporte


UNESCO codes
  • Fisiología del ejercicio

Number of 6-year periods of research productivity evaluation
  • CNEAI. 11/06/19. (301)
  • CNEAI research evaluation. 01/01/19
  • CNEAI research evaluation. 01/01/13
  • CNEAI research evaluation. 01/01/12
Academic position: Prof. Titular Univ.
ORCID number: 0000-0002-4303-4097

Research interests
  • Fisiología de los deportes
  • El proceso de envejecimiento
  • Prevención y promoción de la salud
  • Educación y desarrollo humano
  • Educación física y deporte

University degrees
  • Master en Psicologia de la Actividad Fisica y del Deporte. Universidad Nacional de Educación a Distancia. 2003
  • Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte. Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte. 2000
  • Magisterio Especialidad Educación física. Universidad de Oviedo. 1997

  • Dr. por la Universidad de Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Facultad de Ciencias de la Actividad Física y del Deporte. 2005

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Current position: Dean. Professor of Physical Activity and Health, Faculty of Health Sciences and Sports, University of Zaragoza.
Ronda Misericordia 1, 22001-Huesca, Spain.
Phone: +34876553755

In the year 2000 I obtained a scholarship for University Teacher Training (FPU) from the Ministry to obtain a doctorate, with an extraordinary prize, at the University of Las Palmas de G.C. Since then I have national and international teaching in different universities. I have participated as a teacher in numerous courses and master degrees from different universities. I am currently a Full Professor at the University of Zaragoza, where I also coordinates the PhD program in Health Sciences and Sports and have been President of the PhD Commission of the University (2014-2017). I coordinates the Master of Emergency Medicine and Mountain Rescue and I am Dean, at the University of Zaragoza, of the Faculty of Health Sciences and Sports (No. 1 in Spain and top 25 in the world according to the Shanghai Ranking).
Member of the Scientific Committee, consumption section, of AECOSAN (Ministry of Health, Social Services and Equality) (2015-2017); and of the Scientific Committee of Sports, Health and NAOS of the General Council of Official Colleges of Graduates in Physical Education and in Sciences of Physical Activity and Sports (2014-present).
Active member of the GENUD research group (Growth, Exercise, NUtrition and Development) of the University of Zaragoza and the Government of Aragon. I have been involved for several years in the Human Performance research group of the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Where I was trained in Sports Science and got the European Doctorate working on the effects of exercise on body composition during growth (Extraordinary doctoral award and best thesis of the year). I have worked as a pre and postdoctoral associate at The Copenhagen Muscle Research Center (CMRC) of the University of Copenhagen and at the Unit for Preventive Nutrition at the Karolinska Institute. I have participated in more than 40 national and international projects related to the exercise and health of which I have been IP (principal investigator) of several of them.
I have presented more than 250 communications in international scientific meetings, have more than 220 scientific publications, of which more than 170 are international JCR articles (Q1 and Q2>70%).
Its index h is 35 (WOS) and 54 (Google Scholar) i10 index is 156 (Google Scholar) and it has recognized 3 research periods of the National Agency (2001-2006, 2007-2012; 2013-2018).

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