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Elzbieta Biernat

Elzbieta Biernat Elzbieta Biernat
Associate Professor at Warsaw School of Economics, College of World Economy, Department of Tourism, Poland
 
Biography
Associate Professor at Warsaw School of Economics, College of World Economy, Department of Tourism. In her research focuses mainly on the problem of public health promotion, investigates the positive effects of health indicators and economic consequences of their deficiency. Author of over 100 publications concerning the relationship between tourist and recreation activity and the level of health as well as individual and external conditioning of participation in tourism (including health tourism) and other forms of physical activity. Author of reports for The Ministry of Sport and Tourism, The Central Statistical Office of Poland, The Department of Sport and Recreation of Warsaw Municipality. Since 2014 expert for The Ministry of Sport and Tourism in the area of physical activity of the Polish population and a consultant for the EU project Eurobarometr concerning sport, health and participation in physical activity. Physical activity expert for the Days of Spirometry 2016 campaign and member of the Polish group GoPA! (Global Physical Activity Observatory). Contributor to the Strategy of Sport Development in Warsaw. Co-author of the Polish version of the International Physical Activity Questionnaire. Science editor for the Polish Journal of Sports Medicine and editor of the Physical Activity section of the National Physical Condition Research Centre e-publication.
 
Research Interest
Physical activity assessment, health behavior, leisure time, tourism
 

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