Romeu Mendes

Romeu Mendes

Romeu Mendes is a Medical Doctor with a PhD in Sports Sciences. He also holds a medical specialty in Public Health and postgraduate studies in Sports Medicine and Public Health.

Professionally he is a Public Health Medical Doctor at the Portuguese Northern Region Health Administration (where he acts as a Health Authority and as a member of the board of the primary health care units of Douro I – Marão e Douro Norte), Invited Assistant Professor at the University of Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, and Consultant at the World Health Organization for the area of noncommunicable diseases.

He is also a Researcher at the Epidemiology Research Unit of the Institute of Public Health of the University of Porto (integrated at the associated Laboratory for Integrative and Translational Research in Population Health – where he leads the research group on “physical activity and noncommunicable diseases”) and at the Portugal Football School of the Portuguese Football Federation.

He is still the Deputy-Director of the National Program for the Promotion of Physical Activity at the Portuguese Directorate General of Health, and the coordinator of “Diabetes em Movimento” and “SWEET-Football” – community-based exercise programs for patients with type 2 diabetes.

Articles

2022
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.

2022
Leite NJC, Raimundo AMM , Mendes R , Marmeleira JFF

Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2022 Mar 27;19(7):3986. doi: 10.3390/ijerph19073986.

2022
Rodrigues B, Encantado J, Carraça E, Sousa-Sá E, Lopes L, Cliff D , Mendes R , Silva MN, Godinho C, Santos R

PLoS One, 2022 Mar 11;17(3):e0265100. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0265100. eCollection 2022.

2021
2021
Gelius P, Tcymbal A , Whiting S , Messing S, Abu-Omar K, Geidl W, Reimers AK, Pfeifer K , Mendes R , Berdzuli N , Breda J

J Phys Act Health, 2021 Oct 26;1-5. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2021-0083. Online ahead of print.

2021
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.

2021
Silva MN , Gregório MJ , Santos R, Marques A, Rodrigues B, Godinho C, Silva CS , Mendes R , Graça P, Arriaga M, Freitas G

Nutrients, 2021 Aug 2;13(8):2685. doi: 10.3390/nu13082685.

2021
Gonçalves C , Cabral M , Ramos E , Mendes R

J Nutr Sci, 2021 Aug 11;10:e59. doi: 10.1017/jns.2021.50. eCollection 2021.

2021
Whiting S , Mendes R , Abu-Omar K, Gelius P, Crispo A, McColl K, Simmonds P, Fedkina N, Andreasyan D, Gahraman H, Migal T, Sturua L, Obreja G, Abdurakhmanova Z, Saparkulovna IN, Erguder T, Ekinci B, Keskinkilic B, S , Breda J

Eur J Public Health, 2021 Aug 18;ckab028. doi: 10.1093/eurpub/ckab028. Online ahead of print.

2021
Whiting S , Mendes R , Morais ST, Gelius P, Abu-Omar K, Nash L, Rakovac I , Breda J

Health Policy, 2021 May 25;S0168-8510(21)00138-X. doi: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2021.05.011. Online ahead of print.

2021
Franco S, Godinho C, Silva CS, Avelar-Rosa B, Santos R , Mendes R , Silva MN

Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2021 Apr 29;18(9):4734. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18094734.

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.

2021
Tcymbal A, Gelius P, Abu-Omar K, Foster C , Whiting S , Mendes R , Titze S, Dorner TE, Halbwachs C, Duclos M, Toussaint JF, Wendel-Vos W, Baxter B, Ferschl S, Breda JJ.

BMJ Open, 2021 Apr 15;11(4):e041710. doi: 10.1136/bmjopen-2020-041710.

2021
2020
Whiting S, Buoncristiano M, Gelius P, Abu-Omar K, Pattison M, Hyska J, Duleva V, Musić Milanović S, Zamrazilová H, Hejgaard T, Rasmussen M, Nurk E, Shengelia L, Kelleher CC, Heinen MM , Mendes R , Williams J, Rakovac I , Breda J

Obes Facts, 2020 Dec 22;1-13. doi: 10.1159/000511263. Online ahead of print.

2020
Silva MN, Godinho C, Salavisa M, Owen K, Santos R, Silva CS , Mendes R , Teixeira PJ, Freitas G, Bauman A

Int J Environ Res Public Health, 2020 Nov 2;17(21):E8062. doi: 10.3390/ijerph17218062.

2020
Gonçalves B , Mendes R , Folgado H, Figueiredo P, Travassos B , Barros H , Campos-Fernandes A, Beckert P, Brito J

Sensors (Basel), 2020 Oct 29;20(21):E6163. doi: 10.3390/s20216163.

2020
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.

2020
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.

2020
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.

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