Constraining factors of pediatric sport in the district of Coimbra, according the perception of sports agents and families (2000-2002). Financed by: Centre for Studies and Sports Training, programme PAFID signed on 30 December 1999. Coordination: Francisco Sobral, Manuel J Coelho e Silva. Output (articles): 0. Estimated amount: 5.000€. Finalized.
Skeletal age, maturity related to variation of body size and functional capacities among 14- to 15-year-old elite Basketball players. Financed by: Foundation for Science and Technology [PTDC/DES/70918/2006]. Research team: Manuel João Coelho e Silva (IR), Robert Marion Malina, António José Figueiredo, Ivo António Silva Rêgo.
Acute response of salivary IgA, testosterone and cortisol in aerobic and anaerobic effort of elite National swimmers. [2004-2006]. Financed by: PAFID, IDP, Foundation for Science and Technology (plurianual). Research team: Ana Maria Miranda Botelho Teixeira (IR), Luís Rama (IR).
The elderly, exercise and c-reactive protein as an agent atherogenic [2004-2005]. Financed by: PAFID, IDP. Research team: Raúl Martins (IR), Ana Maria Miranda Botelho Teixeira, Manuel Teixeira-Veríssimo, .
Influence of exercise on immune and biochemical parameters of the elderly: consequences for quality of life. [2004-2007]. Financed by: Foundation for Science and Technology (plurianual). Research team: Ana Maria Miranda Botelho Teixeira (IR), Manuel Teixeira-Veríssimo, Raúl Martins.
PRONTALSPORT – Readiness and sport talent. Financed by: Foundation for Science and Technology [plurianual: 2005-2008]. Research team: Manuel J Coelho e Silva (IR), António José Figueiredo, Vasco Vaz, Humberto Moreira Carvalho, Robert Malina, Maria Eugenia Pena Reyes.
National Observatory of Physical Activity and Sport - Central Region of Portugal. [2006-2008]. Financed by: Portuguese Sports Institute. Research team: José Pedro Leitão Ferreira (IR), Alain Guy Massart, Manuel João Coelho e Silva.
Global Cardiovascular Risk Reduction by Physical Exercise - Program of promotion of exercise . Financed by: Integrated Development Project for Social Action (PDIAS), which had as its proponents the City Council of Arganil, the Health Center of Arganil, the Parish Council of Arganil, the Parish Council of Côja, the Parish Council of Folques, the Parish Council of Sarzedo, the Parish Council of Benfeita, the Parish Council of Cepos, the Parish Council of Vila Cova de Alva, the Parish Council of Barril de Alva, the Holy House of Mercy of Arganil and the Employment Center and profissional formation of Arganil. Research team: Raul Agostinho Simões Martins, Ana Maria Miranda Botelho Teixeira, Manuel Teixeira Veríssimo
European Standards in Adapted Physical Activities. [2009-2010]. Financed by: Education, Audiovisual & Culture Executive Agency, Life-long Learning Programme Sub-programmes – Multilateral projects, networks, accompanying measures - European Union (245.408,00 Euros from a global value of 410.918,00 Euros). Cooperating entities: Palacky University (Czech Republic), University of Jyvaskyla (Finland), Swedish Development Centre for Disabled Sport (Sweden), Catholic University of Leuven (Belgium), Joseph Fourier University (France), University of Coimbra (Portugal), Jozef Piludski University (Poland), Latvian Academy of Sport Education (Latvia), Institute of Technology Tralee (Ireland), Loughborough University (United Kingdom) and European Federation of Adapted Physical Activity. Research team: Kudlacek, M., Rintala, P., Frojd, K., Vanlandewijck, Y., Flore, P., Ferreira, J.P., Bartosz, M., Klavina, A., Flanagan, P., Tolfrey, V. & Dinold, M.
Secular tendency of growth and physical and psychological well-being. Financed by: Regional Government of Azores, Regional Direction of Sports. Research team: Manuel João Coelho e Silva (IR), António José Barata Figueiredo, José Pedro Leitão Ferreira, Cristina Padez, Robert Marion Malina.
Els aintaments i l’Esport a Catalunya. Financed by: Agencia de Géstio d’Ajuts Universitaris i de Recerca [2008-2012]. Research team: Nuria Puig (IR) (INEF of Catalunha), Rui Gomes, Member of the Advisory Committee.
NEAFA FCDEF - Center for the Study of Adapted Physical Activity of FCDEF-UC. Project co-funded by the Foundation Calouste Gulbenkian. 3000 Euros. Coordination: José Pedro Ferreira (IR), Maria João Campos.
Oral-respiratory mucosal immune responses during ultra-marathon competition in a desert based environment / Pró and anti-inflammatory cytokine balance during ultra-marathon competition in a desert based environment. Financed by: University of Coventry. Research team: Ricardo Costa and Ana Maria Teixeira (IR), Luís Rama and Fátima Rosado. Institutions participants: Sport and Exercise Science Applied Research Centre, Health and Life Sciences Faculty, Coventry University, UK, CIDAF, FCDEF-UC. Financed by: University of Coventry.
BRAIN DRAIN AND ACADEMIC MOBILITY FROM PORTUGAL TO EUROPE. Financed by: Foundation for Science and Technology [PTDC/IVC-PEC/5049/2012]. Research team: Rui Machado Gomes (IR), Belmiro Cabrito, Henrique Vaz, João Lopes, José Alberto Azevedo Vasconcelos Correia, Tomás Patrocínio, Luís Carvalho, Maria de Lourdes Machado- Taylor, Luisa Cerdeira, Paulo Peixoto, Rui Brites Correia da Silva, one research fellow. Financing: 133.197,00€.
Hormonal mediation of exercise on cognition, stress and immunity. Financed by: Foundation for Science and Technology [PTDC/DTP-DES/0154/2012]. Research team: Ana Teixeira (IR), António J. Figueiredo, Eef Hogervorst, José Pedro Leitão Ferreira, Luis Rama, Margarida Figueiredo-Braga, Maria João Carvalheiro Campos, one research fellow. Financing: 106.408,00€.
Self-esteem, self-confidence and physical self-concept in practitioners and non-practitioners of physical activity with visual disabilities. (in the scope of the Master course of Exercise and health in special populations). Cooperating entities: FCDEF-UC, University of Madrid, Department of Exercise and Health Sciences of the University of Bristol, Department of Sport Sciences of the University of Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. Research team: José Pedro Leitão Ferreira (IR), H.A. Vilagra, C. Dave, K. Douglas.
Sport and healthy aging: immunosenescence and lifestyles. Sent for Financing by: Foundation for Science and Technology [EXPL/DTP-DES/2147/2013]. Research team: Carlos Gonçalves (IR), Ana Teixeira, António J. Figueiredo, Artur Paiva, Humberto Jorge Gonçalves Moreira de Carvalho, Joana Margarida Navalho Gaspar, Luis Rama, Luciele Guerra Minuzzi. Financing: 49.660,00€.
The science applied to team sports training: A multidisciplinary approach. (Ciência aplicada ao treino em jogos desportivos coletivos: uma abordagem multidisciplinar). Financed by: Portuguese Foundation for Science and Technology. Bolsa: 43/ID/2014 - 2014-09 to 2015-03. Contributors: Rui Mendes (lead), Filipe Clemente & Fernando Martins. Description: Grant to apply a new teaching style based on performance analysis, match analysis and new technologies in the Team Sports classes (college degree). Financing: 1.850€
Programme ERASMUS + (Regulation EU Nr 1288/2013 of the European Parliament and of the European Council) _Project Lifelong Swimming [2015-2016]. Financed by: Erasmus + programme. Participant Institutions: Federazione Italiana Nuoto, University of Coimbra, Real Federacion Española de
Natacion, Aquatic Sports Association Malta, Turkish Federation of Swimming. Research team: Luís Rama (Coordinator), Ana Teixeira, Liliana
Moreira, Maria João Campos, José Pedro Ferreira.
PSI2015-71947-REDT, MINECO/FEDER [2015-2017]. Financed by: Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness - Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation - Spain. UEAvances metodológicos y técnológicos en el estudio observacional del comportamiento deportivo. (finished at 30/11/2017). Hugo Miguel Borges Sarmento. Financing: 30.000€
DEP2015-66069-P, MINECO/FEDER, UE [2015-2018]. Financed by: Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness - Secretary of State for Research, Development and Innovation - Spain.
La actividad física y el deporte como potenciadores de estilo de vida
saludable: evaluación del comportamiento deportivo desde metodologías no
intrusivas. (on development - finishes at 31/12/2018).
Hugo Miguel Borges Sarmento. Financing: 39.200€
Programme ERASMUS + (Regulation EU Nr 1288/2013 of the European
Parliament and of the European Council) _Project EMPATIA. Financed by: Erasmus + programme. Participant Institutions: Università di Roma Foro Italico, Italy; University of Limerick, Ireland; University of Coimbra, Portugal; Institut National du Sport, de l’Expertise et de la Performance (INSEP), France; European Athlete as Student (EAS) Network, Malta; Italian National Olympic Committee (CONI), Italy; European University Sports Association (EUSA) Institute, Slovenia; Sport Ireland Institute, Ireland; Ginásio Clube Figueirense, Portugal.
Research team: António Figueiredo (coordinator), Carlos Gonçalves.
Programme ERASMUS + (Regulation EU Nr 1288/2013 of the European
Parliament and of the European Council) _Project FITWORK. Financed by: Erasmus + programme. Participant Institutions: Instituto de Biomecáncia de Valencia, University of Coimbra, Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e), European Network for Workplace Health Promotion, INNEX SRL, KOMAG, Romtens Foundation. Research team: Ana Teixeira (coordinator), Manuel Teixeira Veríssimo, Luís Rama, Carlos Gonçalves, Alain Massart, Maria João Campos.