José Francisco López-Gil, Ph.D.
José Francisco López-Gil holds a Ph.D. in Physical Education from the Universidad de Murcia (Region of Murcia, Spain) and a Ph.D. in Sports Sciences from the Universidade Federal do Paraná (Curitiba, Brazil). He is currently working as a professor of Physical Education at the Universidad de Murcia. He is also employed by the Ayuntamiento de Archena, where he leads some projects focusing on the health of children and adolescents. His research aims to improve the knowledge about the factors which influence childhood obesity, on the basis of empirical results and, consequently, to contribute to greater physical fitness, physical activity and sleep duration, lower levels of sedentary behavior and better eating healthy habits in children and adolescents.