Madalena Gomes Silva

Vize Dean / Teacher / Researcher

Main areas of research

Older people Sedentary Behavior patterns and impact on health indicators – possible interventions

Carers of older people – education and support mechanisms with regards to functional ability

Academic background

PhD in Physiotherapy in 2002, Kings College London

MSc in International Health in 1994, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh

Physiotherapy degree 1989, Escola Superior de Saude do Alcoitão,

Research projects / Experience

Integrated Intervention in reducing sedentary behaviour patterns and increase in physical activity, in older people during pandemic times

Physical Activity for people with Alzheimer

Contact details

Polytechnic University of Setúbal

Areas of research

Wellbeing and Active Ageing