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Margarida Espanha

Margarida Espanha


Maria Margarida Marques Rebelo Espanha


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Academic Degrees:

  • PhD in Human Kinetics - Sports Science, Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon.
  • Degree in Physical Education, Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon

Current Position:

  • Associate Professor at the Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon.

Lecturing activities:

  • Undergraduate course: Anatomophysiology, Nutrition and Physical Activit.
  • Master Courses: Functional and Clinical Anatomy, Prevention and Intervention in Special Populations.

Research Interests:

  • Articular cartilage repair and adaptations to joint loading.
  • Effects of exercise on physical fitness, physical function and symptoms in knee osteoarthritis.
  • Exercise prescription in osteoarthritis and after knee replacement (aquatic exercise, home-based and strengthening programs).
  • Pain Assessment.

Curriculum vitae:

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