Ana Pereira


Main areas of research

Exercise Training & Physical Performance

Well-Being in Older People

Ageing and Functional Fitness

Effect of Physical Exercise & Disease in Older People

Academic background

PhD in Sport Science (Exercise training and genetic in older people) (2013)

Go4Training Course - Digital Training Program for the Prevention of Sarcopenia, Frailty and Falls, Faculty of Human Motricity (2019)

5th edition of the course - Active and Healthy Aging - guidelines for better management in health and disease. Faculty of Medicine, University of Coimbra (2017)

Research projects / Experience

PRECASE: reformulation of the training curricula of educators and teachers of basic education and continuing training of teachers in service, Guinea-Bissau (2020)

Integrated intervention in the risk of falls after stratification in the elderly population of the district of Setúbal (2019)

Santander Volunteer Project "Community for a Healthy Life“ (2019)

More than 60 scientific articles in research area of physical exercise and ageing

Contact details

Polytechnic University of Setúbal

Areas of research

Wellbeing and Active Ageing