Selected Publications

Almeida, C. H., Duarte, R, Volossovitch, A. & Ferreira, A. P. (2016). Scoring mode and age-related effects on youth soccer teams’ defensive performance during small-sided games, Journal of sports sciences, DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2016.1150602

Andrade, R., Freitas, S., Vaz, J., Bruno, P., & Pezarat-Correia, P. (2014). Provocative mechanical tests of the peripheral nervous system affect the joint torque-angle during passive knee motion. Scandinavian Journal of Medicine Science in Sports, 25: 338–345 http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/sms.12250

Andrade, R., Nordez, A. Hug, F., Ates, F., Coppieters, M., Pezarat-Correia, P. & Freitas, S., (2015). Non-invasive assessment of sciatic nerve stiffness during human ankle motion using ultrasound shear wave elastography. Journal of Biomechanics. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jbiomech.2015.12.017)

Araújo, D., & Davids, K. (2011). What Exactly is Acquired During Skill Acquisition? Journal of Consciousness Studies, 18(3-4), 7-23.

Araújo, D., Davids, K., Diniz, A., Rocha, L., Santos, J.C., Dias, G., & Fernandes, O. (2015). Ecological dynamics of continuous and categorical decision-making: The regatta start in sailing. European Journal of Sport Science, 15 (3), 195-202.

Bentley, D.J.; Millet, G.P.; Vleck, V.E. & McNaughton, L.R. (2002). ‘Specific aspects of contemporary triathlon: implications for physiological analysis and performance.’ Sports Med 32 (6): 345-59.

Bruno, PM., Pereira, FD., Fernandes, R., Mendonca, GV (2011). Analysis of power output time series in response to supramaximal exercise: an approach through dynamic factor analysis. Pediatric Exercise Science, 23, 3-16.

Burnay, C., & Cordovil, R. (2016). Crawling Experience Predicts Avoidance of Real Cliffs and Water Cliffs: Insights from a New Paradigm. Infancy, n/a-n/a. doi: 10.1111/infa.12134

Carvalho, J., Araújo, D., Travassos, B., Esteves, P., Pessanha, L., Pereira, F., Davids, K. (2013). Dynamics of player’s relative positioning during baseline rallies. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(14), 1596-1605. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2013.792944.

Chow, J. Y., Davids, K., Hristovski, R., Araújo, D., & Passos, P. (2011). Nonlinear pedagogy: Learning design for self-organizing neurobiological systems. New Ideas in Psychology, 29(2), 189-200.

Cordeiro, N., Cortes, N., Fernandes, O., Diniz, A., & Pezarat-Correia, P. (2015). Dynamic knee stability and ballistic knee movement after ACL reconstruction: an application on instep soccer kick. Knee Surgery Sports Traumatology Arthroscopy, 23, 4, 1100-1106. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00167-014-2894-8)

Cordovil, R., & Barreiros, J. (2010). Adults’ perception of children’s height and reaching capability. Acta Psychologica, 135 (1), 24-29. doi: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2010.04.008

Cordovil, R., & Barreiros, J. (2011). Egocentric or allocentric frameworks for the evaluation of other people’s reachability. Human Movement Science, 30(5), 976-983. doi: 10.1016/j.humov.2010.08.011

Cordovil, R., Araújo, D., Davids, K., Gouveia, L., Barreiros, J., Fernandes, O., & Serpa, S. (2009). The influence of instructions and body-scaling as constraints on decision-making processes in team sports. European Journal of Sport Science, 9 (3), 169-179. doi: 10.1080/17461390902763417

Cordovil, R., Araújo, D., Pepping, G.-J., & Barreiros, J. (2015). An ecological stance on risk and safe behaviors in children: The role of affordances and emergent behaviors. New Ideas in Psychology, 36(0), 50-59. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.newideapsych.2014.10.007

Cordovil, R., Lopes, F., & Neto, C. Children’s (in)dependent mobility in Portugal (2015). Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 18(3), 299-303. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2014.04.013

Cordovil, R., Santos, C., & Barreiros, J. (2012). Perceiving children’s behavior and reaching limits in a risk environment. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 111(2), 319-330. doi: 10.1016/j.jecp.2011.09.005

Correia, J., Oliveira, R., Vaz, J., Silva, L., & Pezarat-Correia, P. (2016). Trunk Muscle Activation, Fatigue and Low Back Pain in Tennis Players. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 19, 311-316. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2015.04.002)

Correia, V., Araújo, D, Duarte, R., Travassos, B., Passos, P., & Davids, K. (2012). Changes in practice task constraints shape decision-making behaviours of team. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15(3), 244-249. doi: 10.1016/j.jsams.2011.10.004.

Correia, V., Araújo, D., Craig, C., & Passos, P. (2011). Prospective information for pass decisional behavior in rugby union. Human Movement Science, 30, 984–997. doi:10.1016/j.humov.2010.07.008.

Correia, V., Araújo, D., Cummins, A., & Craig, C. (2012). Perceiving and acting upon spaces in a VR rugby task: expertise effects in affordance detection and task achievement. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 34, 305-321.

Correia, V., Araújo, D., Vilar, L., & Davids, K. (2013). From recording discreteactions to studying continuous goal-directed behaviours in team sports. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(5), 546-553.

Correia, V., Passos, P., Araujo, D., Davids, K., Diniz, A. & Kelso, S. (2014). Coupling tendencies during exploratory behaviours of competing players in rugby union dyads. European Journal of Sport Science, DOI: 10.1080/17461391.2014.915344.

Correia, V., Passos, P., Araújo, D., Davids, K., Diniz, A., & Kelso, J.A.S. (2016). Coupling tendencies during exploratory behaviours of competing players in rugby union dyads. European Journal of Sport Science, 16 (1), 11-19.

Davids, K., & Araújo, D. (2010). Perception of affordances in multi-scale dynamics as an alternative explanation for equivalence of analogical and inferential reasoning in animals and humans. Theory & Psychology, 20, 125-134.

Davids, K., & Araújo, D. (2010). The concept of ‘Organismic Asymmetry’ in sport science. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 13(6), 633-640.

Davids, K., Araújo, D., & Brymer, E. (2016). Designing Affordances for Health-Enhancing Physical Activity and Exercise in Sedentary Individuals. Sports Medicine, 1-6.

Davids, K., Araújo, D., Correia, V., & Vilar, L. (2013). How small-sided games enhance acquisition of movement and decision-making skills. Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 41(3), 154-161. doi: 10.1097/JES.0b013e318292f3ec.

Davids, K., Glazier, P., Araújo, D., & Bartlett, R.M. (2003). Movement systems as dynamical systems: The role of functional variability and its implications for sports medicine. Sports Medicine, 33(4), 245-260.

Diniz, A., Barreiros, J., Crato, N. (2012). A new model for explaining long-range correlations in human time interval production. Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, 56, 1908-1919.

Diniz, A., Wijnants, M. L., Torre, K., Barreiros, J., Crato, N., Bosman, A. M. T., Hasselman, F., Cox, R. F. A., Van Orden, G. C., Delignières, D. (2011). Contemporary theories of 1/f noise in motor control. Human Movement Science, 30, 889-905.

Duarte, R., Araújo, D., Correia, V., & Davids, K. (2012). Sport teams as superorganisms: Implications of sociobiological models of behaviour for research and practice in team sports performance analysis. Sports Medicine, 42(8), 633-642.

Duarte, R., Araújo, D., Correia, V., Davids, K., Marques, P., & Richardson, M. (2013). Competing together: Assessing the dynamics of team-team and player-team synchrony in professional football. Human Movement Science, 32, 555-566.

Duarte, R., Araújo, D., Freire, L., Folgado, H., Fernandes, O., & Davids, K. (2012). Intra- and inter-group coordination patterns reveal collective behaviours of football players near the scoring zone. Human Movement Science, 31, (6), 1639-1651.

Duarte, R., Araújo, D., Travassos, B., Davids, K., Gazimba, V., & Sampaio, J. (2012). Interpersonal coordination tendencies shape 1-vs-1 sub-phase performance outcomes in youth soccer. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(9), 871–877.

Espada, M. C., Reis, J. F., Almeida, T. F., Bruno, P. M., Vleck, V., & Alves, F.B. (2015). Ventilatory and Physiological Responses in Swimmers Below and Above their Maximal Lactate Steady State. Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 29 (10), 2836-2843. doi: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000504

Esteves, P. T., Araújo, D., Davids, K., Vilar, L., Travassos, B., & Esteves, C. (2012). Interpersonal dynamics and relative positioning to scoring target of performers in one vs one sub-phases of team sports. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(12), 1285-1293.

Esteves, P.T., Araújo, D., Vilar, L., Travassos, B., Davids, K., & Esteves, C. (2015). Angular relationships regulate coordination tendencies of performers in attacker–defender dyads in team sports. Human Movement Science, 40, 264-272.

Fernhall, B., Mendonca, GV., Baynard, T (2013). Reduced work capacity in individuals with Down syndrome: a consequence of autonomic dysfunction? Exercise and Sport Sciences Reviews, 41, 138-147.

Fonseca, S., Milho, J., Travassos, B., & Araújo, D. (2012). Spatial dynamics of team sports exposed by Voronoi diagrams. Human Movement Science, 31 (6), 1652-1659.

Fragoso, I., F. Vieira, Canto E Castro, L., Mil-Homens, P., Capela, C., Oliveira, N., Barroso, A., Veloso, R., & Oliveira Júnior, A. (2004). The importance of chronological and maturacional age on strength and speed performance of soccer players during adolescence. Journal of Sport Sciences 22, 6, p. 541-542. ISSN 0264-0414 (IF=1.6)

Fragoso, I., Massuça, L. M. & Ferreira, J. (2015). Effect of birth month on physical fitness of soccer players (Under-15) according to biological maturity. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 36(1), 16-21. doi: 10.1055/s-0034-1384548

Freitas, S. R., Vaz, J. R., Bruno, P. M., Andrade, R. J., & Mil-Homens, P. (2016). Stretching Effects: High-intensity & Moderate duration vs. Low-intensity & Long-duration. International Journal of Sports Medicine, 37 (3), 239-244. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0035-1548946

Freitas, S. R., Vaz, J. R., Bruno, P. M., Valamatos, M. J., Andrade, R. J., & Mil-Homens, P. (2015). Are Rest Intervals Between Stretching Repetitions Effective to Acutely Increase Range of Motion?. International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 10 (2), 191-197. doi: 10.1123/ijspp.2014-0192 (IF: 2.662; Q1 in Sport Sciences)

Freitas, S., Vaz, J., Gomes, L., Silvestre, R., Hilário, E., Cordeiro, N., Carnide, F., Pezarat-Correia, P., & Mil-Homens, P. (2015). A new tool to assess the perception of stretching intensity. Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research, 29(9): 2666–2678. (DOI: 10.1519/JSC.0000000000000926)

Headrick, J., Davids, K., Renshaw, I., Araújo, D., Passos, P. & Fernandes, O. (2012). Proximity-to-goal as a constraint on patterns of behaviour in attacker–defender dyads in team games, Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(3), 247-253.

Laires, M.J., Monteiro, C. & Bicho, M. (2004). Role of cellular magnesium in health and human disease. Frontiers in Bioscience, 9, 262-276. PMID: 14766364; DOI: 10.2741/1223; Accession Number: WOS:000186773800027

Leventer, L., Dicks, M., Duarte, R. Davids, K., & Araújo, D. (2015). Emergence of Contact Injuries in Invasion Team Sports: An Ecological Dynamics Rationale. Sports Medicine, 45, 153-159. DOI 10.1007/s40279-014-0263-x

Lopes, J. E., Araújo, D., & Davids, K. (2014) Investigative Trends in Understanding Penalty Kick Performance in Association Football: An Ecological Dynamics Perspective. Sports Medicine, 44, 1-7.

Lopes, J.E., Jacobs, D.M., Travieso, D., Araújo, D. (2014). Predicting the lateral direction of deceptive and non-deceptive penalty kicks in football from the kinematics of the kicker.Human Movement Science, 36, 199–216.

Luz, C., Rodrigues, L. P., Almeida, G., & Cordovil, R. (2015). Development and validation of a model of motor competence in children and adolescents. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2015.07.005

Marta, M., Silva, L., Vaz, J., Castro, M., Reinaldo, G. & Pezarat-Correia, P. (2016). Electromyographic analysis of lower limb muscles during the golf swing performed with three different clubs. Journal of Sport Sciences, 34(8):713-20. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2015.1069376)

Massuça, L. M., Fragoso, I. & Teles, J. (2014). Attributes of top elite team-handball payers. The Journal of Strength and Conditioning Research, 28(1), 178-186 .

Mendonça, G., Vaz, J. Pezarat-Correia, P., & Fernhall, B. (2015). Effects of walking with blood flow restriction on the excess post-exercise oxygen consumption. International Journal of Sports Medicine. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0034-1395508)

Mendonca, GV., Pereira, FD., Fernhall, B (2012). Heart rate recovery and variability following combined aerobic and resistance exercise training in adults with and without Down syndrome. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 34, 353-361.

Mendonca, GV., Teixeira, MS., Heffernan, KS., Fernhall, B (2013). Chronotropic and pressor effects of water ingestion at rest and in response to incremental dynamic exercise. Experimental Physiology, 98, 1133-1143.

Mendonca, GV., Teixeira, MS., Pereira, FD (2012). Cardiovascular responses to water ingestion at rest and during isometric handgrip. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112, 2495-2501.

Mendonca, GV., Vaz, JR., Pezarat-Correia, P., Fernhall, B (2015). Effects of walking with blood flow restriction on the excess post-exercise oxygen consumption. International Journal of Sports Medicine (In press).

Millet, G.P; Bentley, D.J., & Vleck, V (2009). Physiological adaptations to cycle and run training: lessons from triathletes. Sports Med 39(3): 179-206.

Millet, G.P.; Bentley, D.J.; & Vleck, V. (2007).) ‘The relationships between Science and Sport: Triathlon.’ International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance (2): 315-322.

Morgado, J., Monteiro, C.P., Matias, C.N., Alves, F., Pessoa, P., Reis, J., Martins, F., Seixas, T., Laires, M.J. (2014). Sex-based effects on immune changes induced by a maximal incremental exercise test in well-trained swimmers. Journal of Sports Sciences and Medicine, 13, 708-714.

Orth, D., Davids, K., Araújo, D., Renshaw, I. & Passos, P. (2015). Effects of a defender on run-up velocity and ball speed when crossing a football. European Journal of Sports Sciences, 14 (sup1), S316-S323.

Passos P., Davids, K., Araújo, D., Paz, N., Minguéns, J. and Mendes, J. (2011). Networks as a novel tool for studying team ball sports as complex social systems. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport. 14, 170-176.

Passos, P., Araújo, D. & Davids, K. (2013). Self organization processes in field invasion team sports: implications for leadership. Sports Medicine, 43:1-7. DOI 10.1007/s40279-012-0001-1

Passos, P., Araújo, D., Davids, K., Gouveia, L., & Serpa, S. (2006). Interpersonal Dynamics in Sport: The Role of Artificial Neural Networks and 3-D Analysis. Behavior Research Methods, 38(4), 683-691.

Passos, P., Araújo, D., Davids, K., Gouveia, L., Milho, J. & Serpa, S. (2008) Information governing dynamics of attacker-defender interactions in youth level rugby union. Journal Sport Sciences, 26, (13), 1421-1429.

Passos, P., Cordovil, R., Fernandes, O., & Barreiros, J. (2012). Perceiving affordances in rugby union. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(11), 1175-1182. doi: 10.1080/02640414.2012.695082

Pessoa Filho, D.M., Alves, F.B., Reis, J.F., Greco, C.C., Denadai, B.S. (2012). “Oxygen Uptake Kinetics as a Determinant of ¬ Exercise Intensity Domains”, International Journal of Sports Medicine 33(10): 855 – 855. (Letter to the editor).

Pessoa Filho, D.M., Alves, F.B., Reis, J.F., Greco, C.C., Denadai, B.S. (2012). VO2 kinetics in heavy and severe exercise. International Journal of Sports Medicine 33(09): 744-748.

Pinder, R. A., Davids, K., Renshaw, I., & Araújo, D. (2011). Manipulating informational constraints shapes movement reorganization in interceptive actions. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 73(4), 1242-1254.

Pinder, R. A., Davids, K., Renshaw, I., & Araújo, D. (2011). Representative Learning Design and Functionality of Research and Practice in Sport. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology, 33(1), 146-155.

Ramos C.A., Reis J.F., Almeida T., Alves F., Wolterbeek H.T., Almeida S.M. (2015). Estimating the inhaled dose of pollutants during indoor physical activity. Sci Total Environ 15;527-528:111-8.

Reis, J. F., Alves, F. B., Bruno, P. M., Vleck, V. E., & Millet, G. P. (2012). Oxygen uptake kinetics and middle distance swimming performance. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport, 15 (1), 58-63. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jsams.2011.05.012

Reis, J. F., Alves, F. B., Bruno, P. M., Vleck, V., & Millet, G. P. (2012). Effects of aerobic fitness on oxygen uptake kinetics in heavy intensity swimming. European Journal of Applied Physiology, 112 (5), 1689-1697. doi: 10.1007/s00421-011-2126-6

Reis, J.F., Alves, F.B., Bruno, P.M., Vleck, V., Millet, G.P. (2012). Oxygen uptake kinetics and middle distance swimming performance. Journal of Science and Medicine in Sport 15(1):58-6.

Reis, J.F., Millet, G.P., Malatesta, D., Roels, B., Borrani, F., Vleck, V.E., Alves, FB. (2010). Are oxygen uptake kinetics modified when using a respiratory snorkel? International Journal of Sports Physiology and Performance, 5(3), 292-300.

Shafizadeh, M., Davids, K., Correia, V, Wheat, J.S., Hizan, H. (2015). Informational constraints on interceptive actions of elite football goalkeepers in 1v1 dyads during competitive performance. Journal of Sports Sciences. 1-6. DOI: 10.1080/02640414.2015.1125011

Silva, P., Chung, D., Carvalho, T., Cardoso, T., Keith Davids, K., Araújo, D., & Garganta, J. (2016). Practice effects on intra-team synergies in football teams. Human Movement Science, 46, 39–51.

Silva, P., Garganta, J., Araújo, D., Davids, K., & Aguiar, P. (2013). Shared Knowledge or Shared Affordances? Insights from an Ecological Dynamics Approach to Team Coordination in Sports. Sports Medicine, 43, 775-772.

Silva, P., Travassos, B., Vilar, L., Aguiar, P., Davids, K., Araújo, D., & Garganta, J. (2014). Numerical Relations and Skill Level Constrain Co-Adaptive Behaviors of Agents in Sports Teams. PLoS ONE, 9 (9): e107112, 1-12.

Travassos, B., Araújo, D., Duarte, R., & McGarry, T. (2012). Spatiotemporal coordination patterns in futsal (indoor football) are guided by informational game constraints. Human Movement Science, 31(4), 932-945.

Travassos, B., Araújo, D., Vilar, L., & McGarry, T. (2011). Interpersonal coordination and ball dynamics in futsal (indoor football). Human Movement Science, 30(6), 1245-1259.

Travassos, B., Duarte, R., Vilar, V., Davids, K., & Araújo, D. (2012). Practice task design in team sports: Representativeness enhanced by increasing opportunities for action, Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(13), 1447-1454.

Vaz, J., Olstad, H., Cabri, J., Kjendlie, P., Pezarat-Correia, P., & Hug, F. (2016). Muscle coordination during breaststroke swimming: Comparison between elite swimmers and beginners. Journal of Sport Sciences. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02640414.2016.1143109)

Vilar, L., Araújo, D., Davids, K., & Button, C. (2012). The role of ecological dynamics in analysing performance in team sports. Sports Medicine, 42 (1), 1-10.

Vilar, L., Araújo, D., Davids, K., & Renshaw, I. (2012). The need for ‘representative task designs’ in evaluating efficacy of skills tests in sport: A comment on Russell, Benton and Kingsley (2010). Journal of Sports Sciences, 30(16), 1727-1730.

Vilar, L., Araújo, D., Davids, K., & Travassos, B. (2012). Constraints on competitive performance of attacker-defender dyads in team sports. Journal of Sports Sciences, 30 (5), 459-469.

Vilar, L., Araújo, D., Davids, K., Correia, V., & Esteves, P. (2013). Spatial-temporal constraints on decision-making during shooting performance in the team sport of futsal. Journal of Sports Sciences, 31(8), 840-846.

Vilar, L., Araújo, D., Davids, K., Travassos, B., Duarte, R., & Parreira, J. (2015). Interpersonal coordination tendencies supporting the creation/prevention of goal scoring opportunities in futsal. European Journal of Sport Science.

Vilar, L., Araújo, D., Travassos, B., & Davids, K. (2014). Coordination tendencies are shaped by attacker and defender interactions with the goal and the ball in futsal. Human Movement Science, 33, 14-24.

Vleck, V., Millet, G.P., Bessone Alves, F (2014). The effect of triathlon training and racing on athletes’ general health. Sports Medicine 44(12): 1659-92. doi: 10.1007/s40279-014-0244-0

Vleck, V.; Millet, G.; Bentley, D.; & Cochrane, T (2010). ‘Occurrence and Risk Factors for Overuse Injury in Elite Triathletes: Effect of Event Distance.’ Journal of Strength & Conditioning Research 24(1): 30-36.

Withagen, R. de Poel, H.J., Araújo, D., Pepping, G.J. (2012). Affordances can invite behavior: Reconsidering the relationship between affordances and agency. New Ideas in Psychology, 30 (2), 250-258.