António Prieto Veloso

Academic degree

  • PhD in Human Kinetics, Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon
  • Degree in Physical Education, Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon

Current position

  • Laboratory of Biomechanics and Functional Morphology Group Coordinator
  • Full Professor in the Sports and Health Department of the Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon
  • Member of the board of directors of the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports (ISBS) since 2006

Lecturing activities

  • Undergraduate course: Biomechanics; Occupational Biomechanics
  • Master Courses: Clinical Biomechanics; Research Methods in Biomechanics

Research interests

  • Development of experimental methodologies, modeling and simulation for the study of mechanical load on the musculoskeletal system
  • Implementation of methodology for morpho-functional evaluation in vivo in humans with use of imaging techniques
  • Population-based epidemiological studies for evaluation of mechanical loads and the effects of exercise programs in conditions such as osteoarthritis, aging, pregnancy, as well as the effects of exposure to outdoor conditions of everyday life and occupational settings