Andrea Fuente-Vidal holds a Degree in Physiotherapy by Ramon Llull University (Barcelona, Spain) and a Master of Sciences in Physical Activity and Health by the International University of Seville. Over the past 15 years, her career has focused extensively around muscle mechanics (ERA-RTS certified; Muscle Activation Techniques) and therapeutic exercise. She is a reputed Pilates Method instructor and runs an educational program called Pilates con Ciencia, which offers specialization seminars for movement professionals, both in Spain and abroad.
She has collaborated in scientific research projects, in the fields of proprioception for balance disorders, diafibrolysis, anatomy teaching and physical exercise for people with mild dementia.
Since 2019, she has worked on project management for Institut Català d’Oncologia, where she is currently involved in research for the promotion of healthy living habits in cancer survivors. She is also a working member of the SAFE Research Group (Universitat Ramon Llull), where she researches on the motivational aspects of exercise adherence in eHealth. And a collaborator of the M3O Research group at Universitat de Vic-Universitat Central de Catalunya.
– Comparative Cognitive Effects of Choreographed Exercise and Multimodal Physical Therapy in Older Adults with Amnestic Mild Cognitive Impairment: Randomized Clinical Trial. Bisbe M, Fuente-Vidal A, López E, Moreno M, Naya M, de Benetti C, Milà R, Bruna O, Boada M, Alegret M. J Alzheimers Dis. 2020;73(2):769-783.
– Factors influencing student choice of a degree in Physiotherapy: a population-based study in Catalonia (Spain). Fuente-Vidal A, March-Amengual JM, Bezerra de Souza, DL, Busquets-Alibés E, Solé S, Cañete S, Jerez-Roig J. Accepted for publication Feb.8, 2021. Peer J.