Prof. Alfonso Jimenez


Professor of Exercise Science & Health, Coventry University


Professor of Exercise Science & Health and Executive Director of the Centre for Applied Biological and Exercise Sciences (ABES) at Coventry University he is Former Chairman of the Standards Council at EuropeActive (2009-2012), where he led the development and implementation of key European Standards for exercise professionals, the first draft of the European Sector Qualifications Framework, and established the International Standards Meeting as a global Forum for international partners working in education, accreditation and professional registration in the world. Exercise Physiologist by training, with an extensive background working in industry prior to academia, his research interests focus in the areas of clinical exercise, active living and worksite health promotion, having led and managed as PI 30 competitive research and consultancy projects with a funding allocation exceeding £1,5 million. Professor Jimenez is currently chairing the International Coaching Degree Standards Group (ISCDG) for the ICCE.