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Publications in 2015 (indexeed in ISI MASTER LIST)

Publications in 2014 (indexeed in ISI MASTER LIST)



Stay tuned, in the next days the keynote conferences will be available on our youtube channel!
Available the keynote from Professor Nuno Leite

Available several
oral presentations from CreativeLab members here!


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We are updating Post-graduate certifications from the consortium, according to the 2015-2020 strategic program.
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Check out the new videos available on
CIDESD TV and Youtube channel: ICSports 2014 - Performance analysis - Bruno Travassos

CreativeLab new initiative: Science PT - audioslides presenting recently published research.

Decision making in team sports
Pacing, status and unbalance when playing 5-a-side football
Strength and conditioning in team sports

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New industry-related cooperations

Research community: CreativeLab, CIDESD responsible: Jaime Sampaio, Developing novel sports equipment

Research community: CreativeLab, CIDESD responsible: Bruno Travassos,Developing novel sports software

New research-related cooperations

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Research community: CreativeLab and Strong

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Research community: CreativeLab and Strong

Research community: Geron


Sports Med IF= 5.2

Ludovic Seifert, John Komar, Tiago Barbosa, Huub Toussaint, Grégoire Millet, Keith Davids
Coordination Pattern Variability Provides Functional Adaptations to Constraints in Swimming Performance. Sports Medicine, June 2014, DOI 10.1007/s40279-014-0210-x

Henrique P. Neiva, Mário C. Marques, Tiago M. Barbosa, Mikel Izquierdo, Daniel A. Marinho
Warm-Up and Performance in Competitive Swimming. Sports Medicine, March 2014, Volume 44, Issue 3, pp 319-330.

Aldo M. Costa, Luiza Breitenfeld, António J. Silva, Ana Pereira, Mikel Izquierdo, Mário C. Marques
Genetic Inheritance Effects on Endurance and Muscle Strength. Sports Medicine, June 2012, Volume 42, Issue 6, pp 449-458.

PLoS ONE IF= 3.73
Hugo Folgado, Ricardo Duarte, Orlando Fernandes, Jaime Sampaio
Competing with Lower Level Opponents Decreases Intra-Team Movement Synchronization and Time-Motion Demands during Pre-Season Soccer Matches. Published: May 09, 2014DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0097145

Med Sci Sport Exerc IF= 4.5
Gago, Paulo; Marques, Mário C.; Marinho, Daniel A.; Ekblom, Maria M.
Passive Muscle Length Changes Affect Twitch Potentiation in Power Athletes. Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise: POST ACCEPTANCE, 1 January 2014, doi: 10.1249/MSS.0000000000000245.

J Sci Med Sport IF= 2.9
Luís Paulo Rodrigues, Raquel Leitão, Vítor P. Lopes
Physical fitness predicts adiposity longitudinal changes over childhood and adolescence. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Volume 16, Issue 2, March 2013, Pages 118–123.

Florbela Aragão, Maria Helena Moreira, Ronaldo Eugénio Gabriel, Catarina Gavião Abrantes
The upper limit of the cardiorespiratory training zone (40–84%HRR) is overestimated for postmenopausal women. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Volume 16, Issue 6, November 2013, Pages 571–576.

Jaime E. Sampaio, Carlos Lago, Bruno Gonçalves, Victor M. Maçãs, Nuno Leite
Effects of pacing, status and unbalance in time motion variables, heart rate and tactical behaviour when playing 5-a-side football small-sided games. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, Volume 17, Issue 2, March 2014, Pages 229–233.

Age IF=4.084
Ana Pereira, Aldo M. Costa, Mikel Izquierdo, António J. Silva, Estela Bastos, Mário C. Marques
ACE I/D and ACTN3 R/X polymorphisms as potential factors in modulating exercise-related phenotypes in older women in response to a muscle power training stimuli. AGE, October 2013, Volume 35, Issue 5, pp 1949-1959.

Aging IF=5.127
Jorge Pinto Soares, António Cortinhas, Teresa Bento, José C. Leitão, Andrew R. Collins, Isabel Gaivão and Maria Paula Mota
Aging and DNA damage in humans: a meta‚Äźanalysis study. Aging, June 2014, Vol.6, nº6.

Amino Acids IF=3.914
Alexandre de Souza e Silva, Maria Paula Mota. Effects of physical activity and training programs on plasma homocysteine levels: a systematic review. Amino Acids, April 2014, DOI 10.1007/s00726-014-1741-z.

Exp Gerontology IF= 3.911
Nelson Sousa, Romeu Mendes, Catarina Abrantes, Jaime Sampaio, José Oliveira
A randomized 9-month study of blood pressure and body fat responses to aerobic training versus combined aerobic and resistance training in older men. Experimental Gerontology, Volume 48, Issue 8, August 2013, Pages 727–733.

Ana Pereira, Mikel Izquierdo, António J. Silva, Aldo M. Costa, Juan José González-Badillo, Mário C. Marques
Muscle performance and functional capacity retention in older women after high-speed power training cessation. Experimental Gerontology, Volume 47, Issue 8, August 2012, Pages 620–624.

Ana Pereira, Mikel Izquierdo, António J. Silva, Aldo M. Costa, Estela Bastos, J.J. González-Badillo, Mário C. Marques. Effects of high-speed power training on functional capacity and muscle performance in older women. Experimental Gerontology, Volume 47, Issue 3, March 2012, Pages 250–255.

Am J Prevent Med IF= 3.945
Emmanuel Stamatakis, Ngaire Coombs, Russell Jago, Augusta Gama, Isabel Mourão, Helena Nogueira, Vítor Rosado, Cristina Padez
Type-Specific Screen Time Associations with Cardiovascular Risk Markers in Children. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, Volume 44, Issue 5, May 2013, Pages 481–488.

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CIDESD Science 30' - mini videoconferences

Translating science - present the major implications of your Ph.D. Tesis

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