Rita Fernandes

Lecturer / Researcher

Main areas of research

Biomechanics & Gait Analysis

Motor and somatosensory profiles of musculoskeletal patients

Exercise in musculoskeletal conditions

Customized treatment solutions for subgroups of people with chronic musculoskeletal pain conditions

Clinimetric study of outcome measures

Academic background

BSc in Physiotherapy, Polytechnic Institute of Setubal (2005)

MSc in Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy, New University of Lisbon & Polytechnic Institute of Setubal (2011)

PhD in Human Kinetics - Biomechanics, University of Lisbon (2016)

Research projects / Experience

Researcher of national funded research projects in the area of musculoskeletal conditions - low back pain (SPLIT, SARA, MyBack)

Contact details

Polytechnic University of Setúbal

Areas of research

Wellbeing and Active Ageing