Ana Barbosa

Ana Barbosa

Ana Barbosa is graduated in Nursing and Specialist in Public Health and Community Nursing from the Nursing School of Porto.

In 2015, she began her clinical career at the Unidade Local de Saúde de Matosinhos, at the Internalsl Medicine Department.
In 2016, she completed the Master’s Degree in Health Education from the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto.
Currently, she is a PhD student in Public Health, by the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, under a PhD Studentship by FCT with the project entitled “Walking football for type 2 diabetes patients: a novel strategy for developing physical activity programs”. Since 2018, her research has been focused on the physical activity field, mainly in implementing and managing community-based exercise programs among individuals with type 2 diabetes.

She is also a member of the Laboratory for Integrative and Translational Research in Population Health (ITR) in Physical Activity and noncommunicable diseases line coordinated by Dr Romeu Mendes.


Barbosa R , Whiting S , Ding D, Brito J , Mendes R

Eur J Public Health, 2022 Aug 26;32(Supplement_1):i56-i66. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckac074.

Duffey K , Barbosa R , Whiting S , Mendes R , Yordi Aguirre I, Tcymbal A, Abu-Omar K, Gelius P , Breda J

Front Public Health, 2021 Oct 15;9:743935. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2021.743935. eCollection 2021.

Teixeira E, Fonseca H, Diniz-Sousa F, Veras L, Boppre G, Oliveira J, Pinto D, Alves AJ , Barbosa R , Mendes R , Marques-Aleixo I

Geriatrics (Basel), 2021 Apr 7;6(2):38. doi: 10.3390/geriatrics6020038.

Barbosa R , Whiting S , Simmonds P, Scotini Moreno R , Mendes R , Breda J

Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2020 Aug 17;17(16):E5972. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17165972.

Barbosa R , Brito J, Costa J, Figueiredo P, Seabra A , Mendes R

Prog Cardiovasc Dis, 2020 Jul 4;S0033-0620(20)30137-7. doi: 10.1016/j.pcad.2020.06.014. Online ahead of print.

Barbosa R , Brito J , Figueiredo P , Seabra A , Mendes R

Res Sports Med, 2020 Jun 22:1-19. doi: 10.1080/15438627.2020.1777417. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32567951.

Pinto P , Barbosa R , Ruano L , Lunet N

Arch Clin Neuropsychol, 2019 Nov 18. pii: acy045. doi: 10.1093/arclin/acy045. [Epub ahead of print]


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