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Implementing Low-Cost, Community-Based Exercise Programs for Middle-Aged and Older Patients with Type 2 Diabetes: What Are the Benefits for Glycemic Control and Cardiovascular Risk?
Int J Environ Res Public Health
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Isabel Maia

Research - PhD Students

Isabel Maia is graduated in Nutritional Sciences by the Faculty of Biotechnology of the Portuguese Catholic University (2012) and Master in Epidemiology by the Medical School of the University of Porto (2015). During 2015-2016, she was a research fellow within the project “Promoting Food Security in Portugal – ProFooSe” (Ref. 000118SI2). She is currently a PhD student at Doctoral Programme in Public Health of Medical School of University of Porto, with a grant from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. She is also member of the research group on Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology (EPIUnit) at Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (ISPUP).

Current research interests: Food insecurity; Perinatal and Pediatric Epidemiology​. ​

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Sofia Vilela

Research - PhD Students

Sofia Vilela is a PhD student in Public Health at the University of Porto Medical School, with a grant from the Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology (Ref. SFRH/BD/92389/2013). She graduated in nutrition sciences by the University of Porto in 2009. In 2013 she obtained the master degree in Epidemiology (FMUP) with the thesis “Determinants of high energy-dense food consumption among preschool children”. She develops her research work at the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto, since 2010, integrating the Nutrition and Obesity Epidemiology research group (EPIUnit). Currently, she is a Member of the National Consortium for development of the National Food, Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey (Portugal). Her  main research  interests  are  related  with  factors  that influence  dietary  behaviours  throughout  childhood, assessment of food and nutrition intake in both children and adults and validation of age-specific dietary tools.

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Raquel Costa

Research - Integrated Members (PhD)

Raquel Costa nasceu em 1976 em Vila Nova de Gaia. Licenciou-se em Psicologia em 2001, concluiu Mestrado em Psicologia Clinica em 2004 na Universidade do Minho e Doutoramento em Psicologia Clinica em 2010 na mesma Universidade. É Professora Auxiliar na Universidade Europeia |Laureate International Universities, onde presta serviço em regime integral desde 2011. No seu percurso académico já prestou serviço na Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro (2009-2013). É orientadora e co-orientadora científica de teses de mestrado na área da Psicologia Clínica e Psicologia da Educação. Orienta estágios profissionais da Ordem dos Psicólogos. Tem desenvolvido trabalho de investigação em projetos financiados por fundos nacionais e internacionais nas áreas da psicologia do desenvolvimento, psicofisiologia e genética comportamental. É autora e co-autora de artigos em revistas científicas internacionais com revisão de pares e índice de impacto indexadas na SCOPUS e ISIS. Os trabalhos publicados na área da psicologia clínica, têm mais de 350 citações no ISI Web of Knowledge (índice h = 8) e mais de 1200 citações no Google Scholar (índice h = 20).

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