Sílvia Fernanda da Rocha Rodrigues Mendes

Sílvia Fernanda da Rocha Rodrigues Mendes

Institution: IPVC-ESDL

Community: STRONG

Research: Collaborator

Sílvia Rocha-Rodrigues, Ph.D, is an Adjunct Professor at Escola Superior de Desporto e Lazer (IPVC), a researcher member at Research Centre in Sports Sciences, Health Sciences and Human Development (CIDESD) and a technical responsible for designing and prescribing exercise program in breast cancer patients and survivors in Mama Help (breast cancer association).

She worked at laboratory of Exercise Physiology, Faculty of Sport Science, University of Porto, where developed MSc and Ph.D works dealing with exercise training, obesity, white-to-brown plasticity, liver mitochondrial functionality. She integrated the Laboratory of Metabolic Research at Clínica Universidade of Navarra, under supervision of Prof. Dr. Gema Frühbeck during three months and increased her expertise in adipose tissue dynamics as well as in gene and protein expression techniques.

Her research in physical activity and health has led to a several publications in international peer-review journals with impact factor and presented works in conferences and meetings presented works in conferences and meetings.

Email: silviars@esdl.ipvc.pt

Orcid: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3724-1417

Research Gate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Silvia_Rocha-Rodrigues

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