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Dr Adrià Muntaner Mas
Dr Adrià Muntaner Mas
Assistant Lecturer with a PhD
Sport and Physical Education

Dr Adrià Muntaner Mas


Brief CV

Dr. Adrià Muntaner Mas (Palma, 1988) is a professor of the Department of Pedagogy and Specific Didactics at the University of the Balearic Islands since the academic year 2013-2014.

He holds a Bachelor in Physical Education Teaching (2010) and a Bachelor of Sciences in Physical Activity and Sports (2012). He obtained a PhD with a thesis entitled:'La prescripción de ejercicio físico a través de las aplicaciones móviles y su impacto sobre la salud en personas de edad avanzada'.

His research lines are focused on the study of the effects of physical exercise on health. Currently, he is a collaborator researcher in two research projects, one at a national level and other at international. In addition, Adrià is a member of two research groups (GICAFE and PROFITH).

Academic background

Bachelor's Degree in Physical Education (2010) at the University of Balearic Islands
Bachelor's Degree in Sports Sciences & Physical Activity (2012) at Catalonian National Institute of Physical Education
Master's Degree in Human Nutrition and Food Quality at University of Balearic Islands (2013)
PhD in Education Sciences (2016) at University of Balearic Islands
Master's Degree in Teacher Training (2017) at University of Balearic


Period Appointment
2016-2017 Coordinator of the University Diploma in Physical and Recreational Activities for Senior.

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Subjects taught. Academic Year 2018-19

Subjects taught
Subject Degree/campus
22163 - Benchmark practicals: Educational Support
22168 - Benchmark practicals: Foreign Language (English)
22164 - Benchmark practicals: Hearing and Language
22167 - Benchmark practicals: Musical and Artistic Education
22166 - Benchmark practicals: Physical Education
22132 - Final Degree Project
22151 - Physical Education, Leisure and Recreation
22121 - Physical Education and Healthy Habits
22126 - Practical Classes I
22129 - Practical Classes II
22169 - Practicals

Teaching, 5 previous years

Subject Degree
22121 - Physical Education and Healthy Habits
  • Degree in Primary Education 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
22126 - Practical Classes I
  • Degree in Primary Education 2016-17, 2017-18
22129 - Practical Classes II
  • Degree in Primary Education 2013-14, 2016-17, 2017-18
22132 - Final Degree Project
  • Degree in Primary Education 2016-17, 2017-18
22151 - Physical Education, Leisure and Recreation
  • Degree in Primary Education 2013-14, 2014-15, 2015-16, 2016-17, 2017-18
22154 - Health Education
  • Degree in Primary Education 2013-14
22166 - Benchmark practicals: Physical Education
  • Degree in Primary Education 2013-14, 2014-15, 2016-17, 2017-18


Research groups

Group Membership type
Physical activity and sport sciences (GICAFE) Member

Research projects

Project Funding Institution Duration

Ejercicio en la prevención y tratamiento de la obesidad y resistencia a la insulina: Análisis inteligentes-Intervenciones inteligentes. Proyecto SmartMove (DEP 2016-79512-R)

Ministerio de Economía, Industria y Competitividad 2016-2020

Comorbid conditions of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (COCA). Grant agreement number 667302

European unions horizon 2020 research and innovation programme 2016-2021





Title: Obesity and physical activity patterns among Balearic Islands children and adolescents: A cross-sectional study
Authors: Muntaner-Mas et al.
Journal: Journal of Human Sport and Exercise
Year: 2017


Title: Effects of face-to-face training intervention versus mobile application prescription among elderly
Authors: Muntaner-Mas et al.
Journal: Nuevas Tendencias en Educación Física, Deportes y Recreación
Year: 2016


Title: Runkeeper: a complete app for monitoring outdoor sports
Authors: Martínez-Nicolás et al.
Journal: British Journal of Sport Medicine
Year: 2016


Title: Teaching skills, students' emotions, perceived control and academic achievement in university students: A SEM approach
Authors: Muntaner-Mas et al.
Journal: Teaching and Teacher Education
Year: 2016


Title: Increasing physical activity through mobile device interventions: A systematic review
Authors: Muntaner-Mas et al.
Journal: Health Informatics Journal
Year: 2015


Title: Effects of a Whatsapp-delivered physical activity intervention to enhance health-related physical fitness components and cardiovascular disease risk factors in older adults
Authors: Muntaner-Mas et al.
Journal: The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness
Year: 2015


Title: Bright light therapy versus physical exercise to prevent co-morbid depression and obesity in adolescents and young adults with attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial
Authors: Mayer et al.
Journal: Trials
Year: 2018


Title: A Mediation Analysis on the Relationship of Physical Fitness Components, Obesity, and Academic Performance in Children
Authors: Muntaner-Mas et al.
Journal: The Journal of Pediatrics
Year: 2018



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