Members

Currently the SAPASEN is composed of 11 researchers from 6 different countries (Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Suriname).

Argentina

Argentina

Óscar Incarbone
YMCA University Institute

Doctor of Physical Activity and Sports Sciences. Rector of the YMCA University Institute. National Director of Sports Planning and Policies, of the Office of the Cabinet of Ministers of the Argentine Republic, Secretary of Sports of the Nation. Coordinator of the National Program to Combat Sedentary, Directorate of Health Promotion and Control of Noncommunicable Diseases, Ministry of Health of the Nation. UNESCO expert, appointed in Iran 2009. External consultant for PAHO.

Link: http://iuymca.edu.ar/

Brazil

Brazil

André de Oliveira Werneck
São Paulo State University
André de Oliveira Werneck
São Paulo State University
André de Oliveira Werneck
São Paulo State University
André de Oliveira Werneck
São Paulo State University
André de Oliveira Werneck
São Paulo State University
André de Oliveira Werneck
São Paulo State University

 I am a MSc student in human motricity at Universidade Estadual Paulista “Júlio de Mesquita Filho”, with fellowship from the São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and also did a research internship abroad at the University of Cambridge (2019). I received a Bachelor’s in physical education at Universidade Estadual de Londrina, supported by the National Council for Scientific and Technological Development (CNPq). My main research interest is physical activity epidemiology, especially regarding its association with mental health.

Link: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Andre_Werneck

Danilo Rodrigues P. da Silva
Federal University of Sergipe

Danilo Silva obtained his PhD from the Londrina State University, Paraná, Brazil in 2017. Currently he works at the Department of Physical Education at Federal University of Sergipe, Brazil. He is interested in behavioral epidemiology, with focus on prevalence, correlates/determinants and interventions in physical inactivity and sedentary behavior.

Link: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Danilo_Silva12

Thayse Natacha Gomes
Federal University of Sergipe

I have a PhD in Sport Science at Faculty of Sport-University of Porto, and I have being engaged in different research projects in different countries. My research interest is related to understanding the inter- and intra-individual differences in human growth and development, physical activity levels and sedentary behaviour, sports performance, obesity and its comorbidities, using multilevel approach/ecological models.

Link: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Thayse_Natacha_Gomes

Chile

Antonio García-Hermoso
Navarrabiomed Research Center 

All of my higher education has been focused on research and teaching varying aspects of physical activity and health, mainly in young population. I got a Bachelor degree in Physical Activity and Sport Sciences, a Master degree in Physical Exercise and Health, a PhD in Sport Sciences. I am currently Miguel Servet research funded by the Spanish Institute of Health Carlos III in the Navarrabiomed research center (Pamplona, Spain).

Link:https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Antonio_Garcia-Hermoso

Kabir Sadarangani
San Sebastian University

My primary research interest is in the area of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior linked with non-communicable diseases. My research mainly focuses on epidemiological data and projects within diabetics’ population. Also, I serve as a technical advisor for the Ministry of Health. My current national funded study is based on active transport and health status in the bicycle-sharing-system. 

Link:https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kabir_Sadarangani2

Colombia

Robinson Ramírez-Vélez
Public University of Navarra

Degree in Physical Therapy (2003), Specialization in Cardiac and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (2006), PhD in Biomedical Science (2012) and PhD in Health Sciences (2018). My research interests are focused on the translational study of the intersection of metabolism and health by examining dynamic responses to exercise training and/or diet at a national and international level including Colombia, Spain, Chile, Brazil, Portugal, UK and USA. Since 2019, I was working in the Department of Health Sciences, Public University of Navarra, Navarrabiomed-Biomedical Research Centre, IDISNA-Navarra’s Health Research Institute in Pamplona, Navarra, Spain. 

Link:https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Robinson_Ramirez-Velez2

Peru

J. Jaime Miranda
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia 

Research Professor at the Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, and Director of the CRONICAS Center of Excellence in Chronic Diseases, both at Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia (UPCH) in Lima, Peru. His works brings together epidemiological and health policy aspects of chronic non-communicable diseases in low- and middle-income countries with emphasis on obesity, hypertension, and diabetes. Dr. Miranda trained in medicine at UPCH and earned a PhD in epidemiology at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (UK).  

Link:www.cronicas-upch.pe

Rodrigo M. Carrillo-Larco 
Imperial College London

Medical doctor (MD) trained at UPCH (Lima, Peru), where he is a research associate at CRONICAS Centre of Excellence in Chronic Diseases. Rodrigo is also a postgraduate researcher at the School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK. His work focuses on the intersection between clinical medicine and public health with data science. 

Link:https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/r.carrillo-larco

Peru

J. Jaime Miranda
Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia 
Rodrigo M. Carrillo-Larco 
Imperial College London

Medical doctor (MD) trained at UPCH (Lima, Peru), where he is a research associate at CRONICAS Centre of Excellence in Chronic Diseases. Rodrigo is also a postgraduate researcher at the School of Public Health, Imperial College London, UK. His work focuses on the intersection between clinical medicine and public health with data science. 

Link:https://www.imperial.ac.uk/people/r.carrillo-larco

Suriname

Se-Sergio Baldew
Kom University of Suriname  

Se-Sergio Baldew obtained his doctorate in Rehabilitation Sciences and Physical Therapy from the KULeuven in Belgium.  He is a lecturer at the Faculty of Medical Sciences of the Anton de Kom University of Suriname within Physical Therapy program. His research focusses on physical activity, fitness and cardiovascular risk factors and disease. Specifically on determinants of physical activity among people with risk factors and or diseases.  

Link:https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Se_Sergio_Baldew

Bastiaan de Boer (1975) is born and raised in Holland but lives since 2006 in Suriname. Bastiaan is a physical therapist (since 1998) who has masters in Psychosomatic Physiotherapy, Crosscultural Medicine, Sport Physiotherapy (IOC program) and specializations in Pulmonal rehab, Exercise is Medicine, Performance Management, Occupational Health and Manual Therapy (Mulligan Concept). Bastiaan loves to develop new concepts using his broad experience in a holistic way. As the owner of a Training Center and private practice he is leading a team of trainers and physio’s and combines field work with management strategies.

Link:www.boeroeswing.com