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If you are a prospective student or postdoc interested in intervention studies, evidence synthesis, or meta-research, feel encouraged to contact me at daniel.umpierre@ufrgs.br

Current group

Angelica Trevisan De Nardi – PhD student
Angelica is a physical therapist specialized in physical rehabilitation for hospitalized patients and MSc in Functional Rehabilitation from the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria.  As a doctoral candidate in Cardiovascular Sciences, she has been working on: (1) clinical trials of physical activity for special populations (HAEL and EDDIE), and (2) systematic reviews with meta-analyses of exercise-related studies.

Cíntia Ehlers Botton – Postdoctoral fellow
Cíntia received B.A. in kinesiology and PhD in Human Movement Sciences from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. As a postdoctoral fellow at the Health Technology Assessment Institute, she has been working on: (1) HAEL and EDDIE clinical trials, and (2) systematic reviews and overviews of exercise-related studies.

Fernando Dourado – MSc student
Fernando received B.A. in kinesiology and specialization in exercise physiology from  the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. He is a town employee in Porto Alegre and works with the older population. As a MSc student in Cardiovascular Sciences, he has been working on a cross-sectional study about public programs that promote physical activity for elderlies.

Laura Millán Vasques – MSc student
Laura received B.A. in kinesiology from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. She is a town employee in Gravataí working on public health issues.  As a MSc student in Public Health, she has been working with exercise interventions for patients with hypertension.

Larissa Xavier – Research assistant
Larissa received B.A. in kinesiology, specialization in resistance training, and MSc degree from  the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. She is currently for overseeing and applying our exercise intervention to older subjects, but she also works on an exercise program for women undergoing treatment for breast cancer.

 

Leandro dos Santos – Postdoctoral fellow
Leandro received B.A. in kinesiology from the Universidade Federal de Santa Maria (UFSM), MSc degree from the Universidade Federal de Pelotas (RS) and PhD from the Universidade Estadual de Londrina (PR). He specialized in physical activity, motor performance and health at UFSM. As postdoctoral fellow at Graduate Program in Public Health from Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul (RS), he has been working on: (1) HAEL, EDDIE clinical trials.

Lucas Helal – PhD student
Lucas received B.A. in kinesiology from UNISUL and MSc degree from the Universidade Federal de Santa Catarina. As a doctoral candidate in Cardiovascular Sciences, he has been working on: (1) systematic reviews and overviews of exercise-related studies, and (2) HAEL and EDDIE clinical trials.

Lucas Porto Santos – PhD student
Lucas received B.A. in kinesiology and MSc degree from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul. He specialized in exercise training for special populations at the Instituto de Cardiologia (RS). As a doctoral candidate in Cardiovascular Sciences, he has been working on: (1) HAEL and EDDIE clinical trials, (2) systematic reviews and overviews of exercise-related studies.

Lucinéia Pfeifer – PhD student
Lucineia is a physical therapist graduated at the Universidade Regional Integrada do Alto Uruguai e das Missões – URI and received MSc degree in Human Movement Sciences. As a doctoral candidate in Cardiovascular Sciences, she has been working on: (1) HAEL and EDDIE clinical trials, and (2) systematic reviews with meta-analyses of exercise-related studies.

Nórton Luís Oliveira – Postdoctoral fellow
Nórton received B.A. in kinesiology from the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul, MSc and PhD in Physical Activity and Health from University of Porto – Portugal. As a postdoctoral fellow at the Hospital de Clínicas de Porto Alegre, he has been working on: (1) HAEL and EDDIE  clinical trials, and (2) systematic reviews and overviews of exercise-related studies.

 

Alumni

Karlyse Claudino Belli, PhD
Karlyse led a project summarizing the literature on aerobic training and chronic heart failure. We are preparing the results to dissemination.

Paula Figueiredo Silva, PhD
Paula studied the locomotor pattern in patients with peripheral artery disease. We are preparing the results to dissemination.

Michel Arias Brentano, PhD
Michel investigated energy expenditure and muscle damage during strength training sessions. Results are published.

Marta Brod, MSc
Marta investigated the habitual physical activity in patients with chronic heart failure. Manuscript submitted.

 

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