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Medicine Applied to Physical Activity and Sports Research Group GRINMADE

Academic Unit: Faculty of Medicine

Colombian Ministry of Science

Class

C

Call

833

Profile

OECD

Discipline

Medical and health sciences

Subdiscipline

Clinical medicine

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Strategic Focus

The GRINMADE's mission is to generate useful scientific knowledge by promoting academic and human training in order to contribute to the solution of problems encountered in the community. GRINMADE contributes to the generation of knowledge in three areas: 1) prevention and treatment of chronic diseases through physical activity and exercise; 2) biomedical control of training; and 3) prevention and treatment of osteomuscular injuries related to the practice of physical activity, exercise and sport.

Research Areas and Topics

  • Physical activity and health.
  • High performance sports.
  • Sports trauma.

Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

Group Coordinator

Jaime Alberto Gallo Villegas, PhD

Doctor, Specialist in Medicine Applied to Physical Activity and Sports

PhD in Epidemiology

Universidad de Antioquia

Group Coordinator Email

jaime.gallo@udea.edu.co

Scientific Cooperation

Collaborative Relationships

  • IPS Universitaria, Universidad de Antioquia. 
  • Clinical and Research Center — SICOR
  • INDEPORTES Antioquia.
  • Gimnasio Laureles.
  • Hip Preservation Center, Baylor University.
  • Medical Center, Dallas, USA.
  • University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA.
  • Deportivo Independiente Medellín.
  • Club Atlético Nacional.
  • Epidemiology Research Group, Universidad de Antioquia.
  • Physis Group, Universidad de Antioquia.

Notable Projects

  • Efficacy of high-intensity, low-volume interval training compared to continuous aerobic training on insulin resistance, skeletal muscle structure, and function in adults with metabolic syndrome: study protocol for a randomized controlled clinical trial (Intraining-MET).
  • Intramuscular absolute carnosine quantification in young athletes by 1H-MRS using a flexible coil.
  • Influence of aging on a microvascular supply of the gluteus medius tendon: a cadaveric and histologic study.
  • Relationship of chronological age and sexual maturity with skeletal maturity by magnetic resonance imaging of the distal radial epiphysis in adolescent football players.

Main Research Results

  • Assessment of the efficacy of high-intensity, low-volume interval training on insulin resistance, structure (muscle mass and fiber type composition) and endocrine function of skeletal muscle (musclin) in adults with metabolic syndrome. 
  • Development of a method to estimate the area occupied by type II fibers in the vastus lateralis thigh muscle through proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy using a flexible antenna.
  • “Inverted U”shaped relationship of gluteus medius tendon microvascularization using CD4 markers on cadavers.
  • Application of magnetic resonance imaging of the distal radial epiphysis to assess skeletal maturity in adolescent soccer players.

Research Portafolio

Expert advice and training related to:

  • Physical activity and health in children, adolescents, and adults.
  • Biomedical control of training.
  • Prevention and treatment of osteomuscular injuries related to the practice of physical activity, exercise, and sports.

More Information

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