Marco António Colaço Branco

Academic Degrees:

  • PhD in Human Movement, in the specialty of Biomechanics
  • Master in Sport Sciences, in the Specialty of Fitness and Health
  • Postgraduate in Exercise & Health, in the specialty of Personal Training
  • Degree in Sport Sciences, in the specialty of Fitness and Health

Current Position:

  • Assistant Professor at ESDRM-IPS – Sport Sciences School of Rio Maior – Polytechnic Institute of Santarém, Portugal

Lecturing Activities:

  • Biomechanics of Sports and Exercise
  • Motor Control and Learning
  • Exercise and Health
  • Martial Arts and Combat Sports Training (Karaté)

Research Interests:

  • Effect of biomechanical loading on the musculoskeletal system in women during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Effect of morphology and physical activity.
  • Biomechanical indicators for Sports Performance in Martial Arts and Combat Sports
  • 2bio4cartilage – Integrated intervention program for prevention and treatment of cartilage lesions