Manuel Castro Sánchez

Manuel Castro Sánchez
University of Granada | UGR · Department of Didactics of Musical, Plastic and Corporal

Doctor of Education
Professor University of Granada. Faculty of Educación and Sport Sciences

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O primeiro volume da Educação: Saberes em Movimento, Saberes que Movimentam, publicado pela Editora Artemis, é inspirado na inclusão, perspetivada sob diferentes prismas, simultaneamente complementares, desde pontos de vista macro (e.g. “políticas públicas”), meso (e.g. “escola”) e micro (e.g. “aula”), porém com enfoque no ensino superior. De facto...
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Dear Colleagues, It is our pleasure to present this Special Issue on “Physical Activity and Sleep Duration on Health” in the Applied Sciences journal. Sleep, physical activity, and sedentary behaviour are associated with a wide range of important health and developmental outcomes in children and adolescents. Sleep plays an important role in early...
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Engagement in physical activity and sleep duration are crucial to the adequate psychosocial and healthy development of children. Thus, the aim of this study was to develop an explanatory model of the relationships of physical activity and sleep duration with self-concept, Mediterranean diet and problematic use of videogames. Accordingly, a structur...
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El uso de la bicicleta representa un tipo de actividad física fundamental en la etapa escolar, además de ser considerado como un medio de transporte activo muy beneficioso, por ello en esta investigación se pretende analizar el autoconcepto en función de variables relacionadas con el uso de bicicleta en escolares de Melilla. Participaron 347 escola...
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Introduction: Emotional intelligence is considered a protective and facilitating factor for physical and mental health. The aims of the present study are to define and compare an explanatory model of trait emotional intelligence, anxiety, stress and physical activity engagement, as well as to analyse existing relationships between the aforementione...
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The aim of the present research was to analyse the relationships among physical self-concept, physical activity engagement and Mediterranean diet adherence in a sample of 1650 secondary school students from the province of Granada. The study design was descriptive–exploratory, cross-sectional and ex post facto. Measurements were taken from a single...
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Antecedentes y objetivos: la situación de pandemia por COVID-19 ha provocado grandes restricciones, incluso el confinamiento domiciliario obligatorio. El deporte como medio para la reducción del estrés y el malestar psicológico deriva en la siguiente investigación que pretende comparar el estado de malestar psicológico y estrés durante este periodo...
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En la presente investigación se plantean como objetivos describir los niveles de Calidad de Vida de los estudiantes universitarios de Colombia y analizar las relaciones existentes entre las variables sociodemográficas (sexo y edad) estudiadas y los niveles de Calidad de Vida de los estudiantes universitarios de Colombia. Participaron en esta invest...
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Motivational development represents a key element for academic performance in the university context. A non-experimental study with a cross-sectional and ex post facto design through a single measurement in a single group was conducted. The sample was made up of a total of 2736 university students (♂ = 33.8% (n = 924); ♀ = 66.2% (n = 1812)) belongi...
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The objective of this research was to compare the healthy behaviors and caries index of young people in school to obtain an overview of their lifestyles, which would enable the development of educational programs for the promotion of oral health. The study design was carried out using a descriptive, cross-sectional, and observational methodology wi...
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The aim of the present study was to define and contrast a explicative model of the relationship between the variables of quality of life that make up the KIDSCREEN-52 questionnaire. Methods: A total of 1641 Colombian university students aged between 17 and 18 years (17.69 + 0.490) participated in this research (61.2% males and 38.8% females) anal...
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Emotional Intelligence is a key factor that affects the social and mental wellbeing of students, making it easier for them to understand their environment and make the right decisions in the face of the various conflict situations that arise daily. Therefore, this construct should be constantly developed by educational institutions. For this reason...
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The aim of this cross-sectional study was to develop an explanatory model of motivational climate, problematic use of videogames, violent behaviour and victimisation in schoolchildren. The sample included 734 children aged between 10 and 12 years of age from the province of Granada (Spain). A multi-group structural equation model was used, with an...
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La Inteligencia Emocional es un factor clave que repercute en el bienestar social y mental de los alumnos, lo que les facilita a comprender su entorno y a tomar decisiones acertadas ante las diversas situaciones con-flictivas que surgen diariamente. Lo que pone de manifiesto que este cons-tructo debe de ser desarrollado de forma continua por medio...
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La práctica de actividad física constituye un medio esencial en la mejora de la salud física y mental. Su influencia en diversos aspectos cognitivos como la atención, memoria o concentración ha sido ampliamente estudiada, pudiendo guardar una estrecha relación con el rendimiento académico. El objetivo de este estudio consiste en la realización de u...
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El presente estudio pretende definir y contrastar un modelo explicativo sobre el clima motivacional, el ajuste escolar y la funcionalidad familiar, y analizar las asociaciones existentes entre las mencionadas variables mediante un análisis de ecuaciones estructurales en una muestra de 2.134 adolescentes de 15 a 18 años de la provincia de Granada, a...
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The present study which is descriptive and cross-sectional in nature, pursues the objective of developing a structural equation model which integrates basic psychological needs, emotional regulation and academic stress in a sample composed of 2736 university students [♂ = 33.8% (n = 924); ♀ = 66.2% (n = 1812)] with a mean age of 23.33 ± 5.77 years....
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Introducción: El consumo de tabaco es considerado factor de riesgo ante el desarrollo de múltiples patologías a nivel pulmonar y cardio-vascular, entre otras. En este sentido, la práctica de actividad física es considerada un factor de protección. Objetivo: Describir las variables socio-demográficas y de calidad de vida en cuanto al consumo de taba...
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Authors' Contribution: A-Study design; B-Data collection; C-Statistical analysis; D-Manuscript Preparation; E-Funds Collection. Abstract Purpose: The main purpose of this research was to show if there are differences between the Mediterranean diet and physical activity in students from Romania and Spain. Material: The study was carried out on a sam...
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The present study was carried out in a sample of 775 university students who attend the Physical Education in Primary Education degree from the Autonomous Community of Andalusia. It aims to analyse the different dimensions of self-concept based on the type of sport practiced and the frequency of Physical Activity in a sample of future teachers in P...
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The increased visibility of bullying cases has led the scientific community to be more interested in analysing the factors affecting these behaviours in order to reduce bullying cases and their negative consequences. The aim of this study was to define and contrast an explanatory model that makes it possible to analyse the relationships between sel...
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(1) Background: Several studies have shown that high anxiety impairs sport performance, making it important to develop strategies which improve the emotional self-regulation of athletes. The present study analyzed the relationship between emotional intelligence, motivational climate in sport, and anxiety according to participation in contact or non...
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Background The practice of Physical Activity (PA) is a key factor for the improvement of physical and mental health, making the study of the motivational processes that take part in the development of active lifestyles of interest.Methods This cross-sectional study was conducted on 775 university students of Physical Education (PE) from Spain. This...
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Background: At present, new technologies provide numerous benefits in their correct use, while the need arises to study the consumption of some technologies, in this case, videogames, due to the negative consequences that they can cause in those subjects who have not yet consolidated their personality due to their excessive use. The study aimed to...
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Authors' Contribution: A-Study design; B-Data collection; C-Statistical analysis; D-Manuscript Preparation; E-Funds Collection. Abstract Purpose: The main purpose of this research was to show if there are differences between the Mediterranean diet and physical activity in students from Romania and Spain. Material: The study was carried out on a sam...
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Currently, there is a problem related to violence and tolerance towards violence, and the levels of empathy of the subjects can affect this, in addition to the practice of physical activity. The present study sought to define and contrast an explanatory model of victimization, empathy and attitude towards physical education, and to analyze the exis...
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This research study aims at contrasting a structural model of the associations between the alcohol consumption, tobacco dependence, and the problematic use of video games with motivational climate toward sport depending on the category of sports practiced in a sample of Physical Education university students. The sample consisted of 775 university...
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1) Background: Several research works have shown the relationship between physical activity (PA), adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MD) and health. Nevertheless, there are few studies that demonstrate the relationship of these habits with academic performance, and specifically with academic stress. (2) Methods: This descriptive, non-experimental...
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The aim of this study is to analyse, define and contrast a model that explains the concept of self-awareness and teenagers’ attitudes towards Physical Education (P.E.). Using multi-group structural equations, the study also delves deeper into the links between the concept of self and attitudes of learners toward the physical education teacher accor...
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Background: Motivational climate in sport is a psychosocial construct which is related with several factors, such as healthy habits and well-being, and is influenced by teachers, trainers, and parents. The aim of this study was to assess the relationships between motivational climate, family functionality, and physical activity within a population...
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Background: Practicing physical activity in a natural environment has various benefits that make it an ideal setting to develop healthy behaviors and thereby diminish unhealthy habits. The objective of this study was to develop and verify an explicative model for motivational climate in sport, considering its potential influence on alcohol and tob...
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Los dolores a nivel lumbar son uno de los problemas que más afecta a la población de forma esporádica o permanente a lo largo de la vida, cuyas causas principales están relacionadas con posturas corporales incorrectas, ejercicios de impacto y rotación superior, lo cual ocasiona un deterioro del disco intervertebral. Este estudio de revisión sistemá...
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The present study sought to define and contrast an explanatory model incorporating motivational climate towards sport, life stress, academic performance, and engagement in physical activity, and to analyze the existing relationships between these variables as a function of sex. A total of 2452 adolescents of both sexes (42.7% males and 57.3% female...
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The objective of the present study was to define and contrast an explanatory model relating the motivational climate, body mass index, and adherence to a Mediterranean diet with the self-concept of school children. A further objective was to analyze the existing relationships between the variables included in the developed model according to sex, u...
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La presente investigación tiene como objetivo analizar el clima motivacional de deportistas de diferentes modalidades deportivas en función del sexo, en una muestra compuesta por un total de 372 sujetos de edades comprendidas entre los 18 y 50 años, evaluados mediante el cuestionario de Clima Motivacional (PMCQS-2) y una hoja de auto registro que m...
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El sedentarismo se constituye como uno de los principales problemas para la salud de la población mundial del siglo XXI. Debido a las características socioculturales que presentan los estudiantes universitarios, resulta una población idónea para el estudio y fomento de actividad física (AF). El objetivo principal de la presente revisión sistemática...
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Background: Emotional and motivational factors are fundamental in the context of sport, as they directly relate to sports performance and anxiety. Methods: The present study aimed to analyze the relationships between motivational climate (MC), emotional intelligence (EI), and anxiety within a sample of footballers playing at a low level. The sample...
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After finishing high school there is a sudden abandonment of the practice of physical activity, so the present research aims to describe the levels of motivational climate of university students in Granada and analyse their relationship with sociodemographic variables. A total of 351 students between the ages of 18 and 44 years participated, evalua...
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La motivación y la ansiedad representan factores psicológicos fundamentales en el contexto deportivo, por su estrecha relación con el rendimiento deportivo, por lo que la presente investigación tiene como objetivos describir los niveles de ansiedad y clima motivacional percibido de los deportistas estudiados, y analizar las diferencias entre el cli...
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Motivation and anxiety represent fundamental psychological factors in the sport context, due to its close relationship with sports performance. Thus, the objective of this research was to describe the levels of anxiety and motivational climate perceived by athletes, as well as to analyze the differences between the levels of motivation perceived an...
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Background: The Mediterranean Diet (MD) is one of the healthiest dietary models worldwide, being an essential mean of preventing pathologies along with the practice of physical activity. Through a comparative study carried out across different countries, it has been demonstrated how this type of habits vary depending on the geographical context. Th...
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Shoulder pathologies among the adult population are increasing, causing a high concern in health-educational institutions. The aim of this research is to take a step further and to conduct a detailed study of the relationship between the application of Jackins technique and a postural education program for people affected by shoulder problems. This...
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The creation of healthy habits and lifestyles is fundamental in the educational field and for acquiring adequate health levels that will prevail in adulthood. The aim of this study was to determine the characteristics and correlations between the level of practice of physical activity, adherence to the Mediterranean diet (MD), body mass index (BMI)...
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Este estudio de tipo descriptivo y corte transversal, realizado en una muestra de 490 estudiantes universitarios, tiene como objetivo analizar las relaciones existentes entre diversos factores académicos como el rendimiento escolar y la concesión de beca y el clima motivacional percibido hacia el deporte, empleando como principales instrumentos el...
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El objetivo de esta investigación ha sido analizar las propiedades psicométricas del cuestionario AF-5 mediante técnicas de tipo exploratorio y confirmatorio en universitarios de diferentes tendencias religiosas, así como analizar la relación entre el autoconcepto y tendencia religiosa (cristianos, musulmanes y ateo-agnósticos). La muestra estuvo f...
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The present study set out to define and contrast an explanatory model of perception of stress, the dimensions of burnout syndrome, emotional intelligence, and non-verbal communication in a sample of university teachers. A total of 1316 teachers from Spain, aged between 24 and 70 years (M = 45.64, SD = 10.33) and evenly distributed between both sexe...
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The present study defines and contrasts an explanatory model of alcohol and tobacco consumption, and physical activity engagement according to the five dimensions of self-concept in a sample of 2.134 adolescents from the province of Granada (Spain). The instruments used were the Self-concept Questionnaire Form-5, the Test for the Identification of...
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(1) Background: Several researches have shown the relationship between healthy habits and physical and mental health. Thus, it is essential to study how some psychosocial factors can promote positive behaviours in university students, specifically in those who will be teachers of Physical Education. (2) Methods: This descriptive and cross-sectional...
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Background: Several studies have shown that following a healthy diet and practicing regular physical activity (PA) are related with multiple health benefits. However, the cognitive and academic implications of these behaviors within adolescents requires further study. Material and Methods: A cross-sectional study was conducted with a simple of 1059...
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Este estudio de carácter descriptivo y de corte transversal se realizó sobre un grupo de 41 adultos mayores de Santiago de Chile (Chile) que sufrían patología de hombro, con una edad media de 58,17 años (DT = 11,75). Se utilizó para la valoración el Test UCLA, el Termómetro de EUROQOL de Autovaloración del Estado de Salud y un Cuestionario Sociodem...
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Este estudio de carácter descriptivo y de corte transversal se realizó sobre un grupo de 41 adultos mayores de Santiago de Chile (Chile) que sufrían patología de hombro, con una edad media de 58,17 años (DT = 11,75). Se utilizó para la valoración el Test UCLA, el Termómetro de EUROQOL de Autovaloración del Estado de Salud y un Cuestionario Sociodem...
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Misuse of digital leisure produce several cognitive and emotional problems in children of school age. In this sense, the use of violent video games can generate disorders on prosocial behavior in younger sectors of population, being linked to aggressive behaviors of different type. This descriptive and cross-sectional study, which was carry out on...
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Resumen: Debido a la relación existente entre las variables psicológicas y el rendimiento deportivo, la psicología del deporte ha cobrado una especial relevancia en las últimas décadas, por lo que la presente investigación tiene como objetivo analizar los niveles de ansiedad en futbolistas de categorías inferiores, utilizando un diseño descriptivo...
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The present study aims to analyze the levels of violent behavior, self-esteem and practice of AF in adolescents who are in residential care ruling possible relationships between all variables with three hypotheses. The participation of a total of 203 adolescents allowed the registration and evaluation of violent conduct variables (Violent Behavior...
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he aim of this research is to analyze the degree of pedagogical coordination existing among physical education teachers, based on the promotion of a healthy lifestyle among the students. Speciically, an attempt was made to determine whether or not there was a tendency to work collaboratively in order to achieve speciic objectives in the area of Phy...
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El presente estudio que tiene como objetivo analizar los niveles de conducta violenta, autoestima y práctica de Actividad Física en adolescentes que se encuentran en acogimiento residencial donde se dictaminan posibles relaciones entre todas las variables con tres hipótesis. Participaron 203 adolescentes evaluados mediante la Escala de Conducta Vio...
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Introducción: El triatlón es un deporte que se compone de la combinación de tres fases de competición. La modalidad de triatlón más extendida es la olímpica, y es utilizada en los Juegos Olímpicos (JJOO), se compone de nado 1,5 km, bicicleta 40 km y carrera 10 km. Objetivos: Determinar la influencia de la duración y orden de las fases con el result...
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1) Background: In recent decades, the psychology of sport has gained special relevance in this field, due to the influence of psychological variables on sports performance and the regularity of sports practice. The aim of this research is to analyse the motivational climate of footballers. (2) Methods: This study uses a descriptive cross-sectional...
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Actualmente nos encontramos ante una situación preocupante debido a que los problemas cardiovasculares cada vez están más presentes afectando a un elevado porcentaje de la población, los cuales están llegando a desencadenar enfermedades que ponen en riesgo la salud de la población, provocados mayoritariamente a causa de la adquisición de hábitos no...