Dr Borja del Pozo Cruz

BSc (University of Extremadura), MSc/PhD (University of Pablo de Olavide)

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Senior Lecturer

Research | Current

Dr Borja del Pozo Cruz works in the area of exercise psychology. His research interests include research and innovation in the development of care models linked to different settings (i.e. community, occupational, clinical or school setting), addressed to promote health through physical activity using different behavioural approaches. He is also interested in the influence of physical activity on quality of life and health outcomes.

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Tremblay, M. S., Aubert, S., Barnes, J. D., Saunders, T. J., Carson, V., Latimer-Cheung, A. E., ... Chinapaw, M. J. M. (2017). Sedentary Behavior Research Network (SBRN) – Terminology Consensus Project process and outcome. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 14 (1).10.1186/s12966-017-0525-8
  • del Pozo-Cruz, B., Manas, A., Martin-Garcia, M., Marin-Puyalto, J., Garcia-Garcia, F. J., Rodriguez-Manas, L., ... Ara, I. (2017). Frailty is associated with objectively assessed sedentary behaviour patterns in older adults: Evidence from the Toledo Study for Healthy Aging (TSHA). PLOS ONE, 12 (9)10.1371/journal.pone.0183911
  • Mañas A, Del Pozo-Cruz, B., García-García FJ, Guadalupe-Grau, A., & Ara, I. (2017). Role of objectively measured sedentary behaviour in physical performance, frailty and mortality among older adults: A short systematic review. European journal of sport science, 17 (7), 940-953. 10.1080/17461391.2017.1327983
  • GBD 2015 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators. Electronic address: cjlm@uw.edu, & GBD 2015 Healthcare Access and Quality Collaborators (2017). Healthcare Access and Quality Index based on mortality from causes amenable to personal health care in 195 countries and territories, 1990-2015: a novel analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet (London, England), 390 (10091), 231-266. 10.1016/s0140-6736(17)30818-8
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Suzanne Barker-Collo
  • Sañudo B, de Hoyo, M., Del Pozo-Cruz, J., Carrasco, L., Del Pozo-Cruz, B., Tejero, S., & Firth, E. (2017). A systematic review of the exercise effect on bone health: the importance of assessing mechanical loading in perimenopausal and postmenopausal women. Menopause (New York, N.Y.)10.1097/gme.0000000000000872
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Elwyn Firth
  • García-Hermoso A, Saavedra, J. M., Ramírez-Vélez R, Ekelund, U., & Del Pozo-Cruz, B. (2017). Reallocating sedentary time to moderate-to-vigorous physical activity but not to light-intensity physical activity is effective to reduce adiposity among youths: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Obesity reviews : an official journal of the International Association for the Study of Obesity10.1111/obr.12552
  • Del Pozo-Cruz, B., Gant, N., Del Pozo-Cruz, J., & Maddison, R. (2017). Relationships between sleep duration, physical activity and body mass index in young New Zealanders: An isotemporal substitution analysis. PloS one, 12 (9)10.1371/journal.pone.0184472
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Nicholas Gant
  • GBD 2015 Risk Factors Collaborators (2016). Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks, 1990-2015: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015. Lancet (London, England), 388 (10053), 1659-1724. 10.1016/s0140-6736(16)31679-8
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Suzanne Barker-Collo

Contact details

Primary location

TAMAKI BUILDING 731 - Bldg 731
Level 3, Room 340
New Zealand