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Call for Funding of Research and Development Projects in all Scientific Domains - 2008

Sport Studies

    Painel de Avaliação de Ciências do Desporto - 2008
  • Maurice Piéron
  • Mary O'Sullivan
  • Karsten Froberg
  • Risto Telama
PTDC/DES/098309/2008

Physical Activity and Early life risk factors for obesity in childhood: A Longitudinal Study in Preschool Children aged 3 to 5 years-old. Jorge Mota, Faculdade de Desporto da Universidade do Porto (FADE/UP). €84,000.

PTDC/DES/098532/2008

Applying Computational Fluid Dynamics to sports (aquatic environment) research: a hydrodynamic analysis. Antonio José Rocha MArtins Silva, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €94,900.

PTDC/DES/098693/2008

Evaluating training and competition in team sports. Aggregating tactical analysis, external and internal workload. António Jaime E Sampaio, Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (UTAD). €95,000.

PTDC/DES/098963/2008

Body Composition and Physical Performance Changes Over a Season in Elite Athletes. Analiza Mónica Lopes de Almeida Silva, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (FMH/ULisboa). €125,000.

PTDC/DES/099018/2008

Objectively measured physical activity and obesity in adolescents: Study of personal, social and environmental determinants. Maria Paula Maia dos Santos, Faculdade de Desporto da Universidade do Porto (FADE/UP). €120,000.

PTDC/DES/101224/2008

Energy cost in swimming: characterization and relationship with other relevant bioenergetical and biomechanical performance determinants. Ricardo Jorge Pinto Fernandes, Faculdade de Desporto da Universidade do Porto (FADE/UP). €166,190.

PTDC/DES/101333/2008

Cardiac autonomic function and cardiovascular risk factors in young adults. Jorge Mota, Faculdade de Desporto da Universidade do Porto (FADE/UP). €82,000.

PTDC/DES/102058/2008

Effect of biomechanical loading on the musculoskeletal system in women during pregnancy and the postpartum period. RITA ALEXANDRA PRIOR FALHAS SANTOS ROCHA, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (FMH/ULisboa). €94,000.

PTDC/DES/102094/2008

Body perceptions and physical activity patterns of older adults. Analysis of the effects of a multicomponent exercise program on functionality, cardiovascular health and physicality. Maria Joana Mesquita Cruz Barbosa de Carvalho, Faculdade de Desporto da Universidade do Porto (FADE/UP). €52,000.

PTDC/DES/103047/2008

Influence of physical activity on bone tissue quality of female Wistar rats with estrogen deficiency. José Alberto Ramos Duarte, Faculdade de Desporto da Universidade do Porto (FADE/UP). €122,600.

PTDC/DES/103178/2008

Development of “in vivo” experimental techniques and modeling methodologies for the evaluation of the mechanical load applied on the musculoskeletal system. António Veloso, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (FMH/ULisboa). €151,800.

PTDC/DES/104036/2008

Morphological and physiological muscle properties changes in the rat denervation/reinnervation model of muscle disuse: an integrative research approach. Paulo Alexandre Silva Armada da Silva, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (FMH/ULisboa). €185,000.

PTDC/DES/104518/2008

Physical Activity in the elderly population; validation of specific cut-off points for accelerometers using oxygen consumption (VO2) adjusted to age and gender and the association with the clustering of CVD risk factors. José Carlos Rodrigues Dias Ribeiro, Faculdade de Desporto da Universidade do Porto (FADE/UP). €80,656.

PTDC/DES/104567/2008

Mechanisms underlying cardiac protection induced by exercise in a model of acute pressure overload. José Alberto Ramos Duarte, Faculdade de Desporto da Universidade do Porto (FADE/UP). €128,000.

PTDC/DES/105176/2008

Neuromuscular activity in the golf swing with implications for the practice and in the prevention of overuse injuries. Jan Maria Hendrick Cabri, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (FMH/ULisboa). €145,372.

PTDC/DES/108372/2008

A Physical Activity and Family-based Intervention in Pediatric Obesity Prevention in the School-setting. Luís Fernando Cordeiro Bettencourt Sardinha, Faculdade de Motricidade Humana (FMH/ULisboa). €130,000.

PTDC/DES/108780/2008

CARDIOVASCULAR RISK FACTORS, FUNCTIONAL FITNESS AND HEALTH-RELATED QUALITY OF LIFE IN OLDER ADULTS: RELATIONSHIP AND TRAINING EFFECTS. Maria Joana Mesquita Cruz Barbosa de Carvalho, Faculdade de Desporto da Universidade do Porto (FADE/UP). €98,230.