Maria Filomena Araújo da Costa Cruz Carnide

Academic degree

  • PhD in Human Kinetics- specialty in Ergonomics, Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon
  • Post-graduate in Epidemiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Lisbon
  • Degree in Physical Education – Ergonomics field, Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon

Current position

Assistant Professor at Faculty of Human Kinetics, University of Lisbon

Lecturing activities

  • Risk analysis in Occupational Context
  • Industrial Ergonomics
  • Epidemiology
  • Occupational Biomechanics

Research interests

  • Assessment of mechanical exposure n musculoskeletal system in occupational settings.
  • Population-based epidemiological studies (both observational and experimental designs) centered on the evaluation of effect of mechanical loads and the effects of exercise programs in health impairment conditions in special populations.
  • Neuromuscular changes analysis associated with ageing process and its implications on the functionality and falls.