Research, Urban Planning, Environment and Health

Elaine Fuertes: How Physical Activity Can Help Improve Health

"What we are looking at is how physical activity can help improve health specifically focussing on respiratory health"

After having worked in Germany and in Canada, where she did her PhD, Elaine Fuertes came to Barcelona and joined the Respiratory Programme research group led by Josep M. Antó and Judith Garcia Aymerich at ISGlobal. Her work currently focuses on determining how physical activity can help improve health, specifically respiratory health, as part of a UE Horizon 2020 project.