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University of Sevilla

The University of Sevilla is a public university with more than 500 years of history. Through its Physiotherapist department, the University prepares graduated physiotherapists as autonomous professionals and experts in the procedures of the disciplines with a special emphasis in therapeutic exercise.


Could you give us a brief introduction about yourself?

The University of Sevilla is a Spanish university with more than 500 years of history that has been recognized as a Campus of International Excellence. At the present time, it counts up with 134 departments, 32 faculties and 69,800 students. Moreover, it has been involved in 110 European projects in the last four years.
Our staff is composed by five researchers affiliated to the Department of Physiotherapy and Economics. All of us have experience in providing physical exercise interventions in cancer population and/or health cost-effectiveness analysis.

Why did you join UcanACT?

We joined UcanACT project because we really believe in the benefits of physical exercise for general population and people with cancer. Moreover, we find very interesting to share our work with other partners. We also think it is a good opportunity to collaborate in the promotion of healthy habits and to show the role of physiotherapy in the prevention of cancer.

What do you expect from the project?

We expect to deliver an useful tool that helps to engage adult and senior european citizens in healthy exercise practices. Moreover, we hope to disseminate the benefits of exercise for cancer prevention and to transfer research to society.

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