Biomechanics of Locomotion in the Elderly. Determinant Factors for Fracture Risk Reduction.

Starting date: 01-01-2008.

Duration: 36 months.

Principal Researcher: António Prieto Veloso.

Main Scientific Area: Sport Studies

Funding: €102.300,00.

Peripheral nerve regeneration using degradable guiding tube associated with a cellular system autologous

Starting date: 01/09/07

Duration: 36 months

Principal Researcher: Professor Ana Collete Pererira Castro Osório Maurício (ICETA/UP).

Principal Researcher from FMH: António Prieto Veloso.

Funding: € 177.609,00.

Evaluation of biomechanical load on the musculoskeletal system. Development and application of experimental methodologies and modeling.

Starting date: 01-07-2005

Duration: 36 months.

Principal Researcher: António Prieto Veloso.

Funding: € 62 162,00

Main Scientific Area: Sport Studies

Bioactive new generation of biomaterials and scaffolds for bone tissue regenerative surgery using 3D biomodelization.

Starting date: 01-01-2005

Duration: 36 months.

Principal Researcher: Professor José Domingos da Silva Santos.

Principal Researcher from FMH: António Prieto Veloso.

Funding: €79.000,00

A Vision of Technological Extent of Dance.Starting date: 07-03-2005.

Duration: 24 meses.

Principal Researcher: Professor Daniel Tércio Guimarães.

Principal Researcher from CIPER/FMH/UTL: António Prieto Veloso.

Effects of high-impact physical activity and pubertal maturation level in girls bone development: an observational study to menarche.

Starting date: 01-10-2005

Duration: 36 months.

Principal Researcher: Maria de Fátima Marcelina Baptista.

Principal Researcher from BFML: António Prieto Veloso.

Funding: €44.055,00.

Dynamic Analysis of Methodologies for Application to the Study of Behavior Human Musculoskeletal System.

Starting date: 2005.

Duration: 24 months

Principal Researcher: Professor Jorge Cadete Ambrósio.

Principal Researcher BFML/FMH/UTL: António Veloso (since January 2006).

Funding: 90.000,00 €.

The exploratory project "Frailty assessment in elderly people and risk stratification for falls and disability: determination of an objective and simplified frailty index" , coordinated by Filomena Carnide has been funded by the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology.



Luis Carrão


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PhD student at Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon

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Carnero EA, Amati F, Pinto RS, Valamatos MJ, Mil-Homens P, Sardinha LB (2013). Regional fat mobilization and training type on sedentary, premenopausal overweight and obese women. Obesity (Silver Spring). doi: 10.1002/oby.20568