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Fátima Baptista

Faculty of Human Kinetics, FMH/Universidade de Lisboa – Portugal

Fátima Baptista is Associate Professor at the Faculdade de Motricidade Humana, Universidade de Lisboa teaching curricular units in undergraduate, master's and doctoral courses - Physical Fitness and Well-Being Evaluation; Exercise and Aging; Women and Exercise; Evaluation of Physical Activity and Sedentary Behavior.
She is coordinator of the Post-graduation in Mobility and Active Aging - http://posgrad.fmh.ulisboa.pt/mobilityandaging/, co-coordinator of the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Frailty, Falls, and Functional Loss Education 3Fights@Edu - http://posgrad.fmh.ulisboa.pt/3fights.edu/.
Current research interests involve the study of physical activity/fitness phenotype of musculoskeletal health - how physical activity/exercise and fitness determines peak bone mass during growth and osteoporosis, sarcopenia, falls and loss of autonomy during aging.

My Sessions

Late in life: Risks, preservation and quality

Panel discussion