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DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICAL EDUCATION AND SPORTS

Alejandra María
FRANCO JIMÉNEZ

The professor of the Department of Physical Education and Sports, Alejandra María Franco Jiménez, is presented to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, with a white background, and the professor is positioned in the center.

CONTACT

Information

amfranco@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000
Extension: 2321

GENERAL

Biography

With a bachelor’s degree and more than 10 years of experience in school, university and private institutions. She has been interested in teaching, research and extension work in areas related to physical education, human motor skills, physical activity for health and education. She has worked with children and school populations, university students, adults and older adults neurologically healthy and with Parkinson’s disease. Junior Researcher Minciencias. She has developed and collaborated in different studies in the mentioned areas with research groups in Colombia and Brazil.

EDUCATION AND

Qualifications

  • Doctor in Motricity Sciences


    Universidade Estadual Paulista Júlio de Mesquita Filho - UNESP, 2018

  • Master in Education


    Universidad de Caldas, 2011

  • Bachelor's Degree in Basic Education with emphasis in Physical Education, Recreation and Sports.


    Universidad de Caldas, 2008

CONTACT

Information

amfranco@uis.edu.co

+57 (607) 634 4000
Extension: 2321

AREAS OF

Expertise

  • Pedagogy and didactics of physical education

  • Human motricity

  • Physical activity and health

  • Physical activity and aging

office

Hours

Tuesday to Thursday
4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

UIS Central Campus, Departamento de Educación Física y Deportes, oficina 03.

Research

Group

AWARDS AND

Recognitions

  • Premio tercer lugar al trabajo presentado en el XI Congresso Brasileiro de Atividade Física e Saúde


    Congresso Brasileiro de Atividade Física e Saúde, Brasil, 2017

  • Mención de honor al trabajo presentado en el 5to premio Nacional de Investigación en Educación Física, Deporte y Recreación


    Universidad de Antioquia, Colombia, 2011

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