Department of Movement and Sports Sciences /
Physical Activity and Health
Greet Cardon has a master degree in Physical education and in Physical Therapy. She is full professor at the Department of Movement and Sports Sciences and supervises the research group “Physical activity and Health”. Her research focuses on understanding the determinants of physical activity, as well as identifying the most effective ways to promote physical activity in different age groups, with a main focus on children and adolescents. She currently supervises about 20 PhD projects, including projects looking at environmental correlates, evaluating sedentary behaviors and focusing on obesity prevention. She is involved in several European projects and is president of the International Society of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity (ISBNPA).